D’Wight Women Out Here D’Wight Womening, Again

When the news broke that another non black woman, Jessica Krug, was impersonating a black woman to increase her affirmative action credit score, I laughed. As a black man, I found it funny. Like, here is another white woman attempting to sneak her way into black spaces by literally attempting to replicate black faces. The horror. The hilarious. The audacity. The D’wight womaning. And when I laughed, I laughed like a rich white man would laugh at a poor white man, asking for change on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. “You’re…

Kylie Jenner and the ‘Copyright Infringement’ of the Black Woman

By Frenshea Love I ain’t gone lie, when I first saw Kylie Jenner’s latest picture I was like, okkayy Beyonce.’  It wasn’t until I jumped deep into the comment section that I realized it was not Queen Bey. It was Kylie Jenner parading in her likeness.   Besides my usual distaste for the Kardashian clan, the picture further disturbed me. On Facebook, Maceo Cassell responded to Kylie’s picture with this collage and wrote, “If copyright infringement was a person.” Beneath the layer of comedy, Cassell’s remark illustrates the assault against…

Flewed Out: For Colored Girls Who Twerk in the Light When Gentrifications Shadows Try Hiding Them

Ok So Boom… I got to rant real quick. I constantly pay attention to instances of how whiteness is often rewarded and celebrated and even exalted when existing in black spaces. I recently watched a video posted on shaderoom of a White (or non-black) girl twerking. First, I’ll give her her credit she was good. By good i mean she wasn’t bad- I don’t mean she was the greatest twerker of all times (Flewed Out)… hell or even top 5. Basically she was a B Level twerker or the equivalent…