Category: Blacks

Who’s Allowed to Wear a Black Panther Mask?

Who’s Allowed to Wear a Black Panther Mask? As children express fandom for Marvel’s latest superhero, parents face new questions about race, cultural appropriation and permission. Source: New York Times Who’s Allowed to Wear a Black Panther Mask?

The Look: Everyday Excellence

The Look: Everyday Excellence Black History Month is a vital celebration of achievement in the face of adversity. But there are millions of stories that go untold. Source: New York Times The Look: Everyday Excellence

Why I Can’t Quit You, Hoops

Why I Can’t Quit You, Hoops Like many Latinas, my mother took my sister and me to get our ears pierced when we were newborns. I gave up hoop earrings for 12 years, though. Here’s why. Source: New York Times Why I Can’t Quit You, Hoops

H&M Apologizes for ‘Monkey’ Image Featuring Black Child

H&M Apologizes for ‘Monkey’ Image Featuring Black Child The retailer said it would no longer sell the shirt shown in the image, which appeared to refer to a black child as the “coolest monkey in the jungle.” Source: New York Times H&M Apologizes for ‘Monkey’ Image Featuring Black Child

Modern Love: Love to Love You, Baby

Modern Love: Love to Love You, Baby Sometimes we fall for a person, sometimes a place. For Jacqueline Woodson, it was disco-drenched New York, where anything, and everything, could happen. Source: New York Times Modern Love: Love to Love You, Baby