"Teen life is no longer just frilly skirts and bubblegum; it is distorted and perplexing and corrupt and it is only just getting worse."
It's yet another example of Black girls' onscreen narratives being defined by trauma.
On Saturday, Zendaya's effort for Tommy Hilfiger at Paris Fashion Week featured 59 Black models styled by a Black hairstylist and makeup artist.
The FLOTUS herself doesn't lay down any bars, unfortunately, but it does feature Missy Elliott, Janelle Monaé, Kelly Clarkson, Kelly Rowland, Lea Michele, and Zendaya, among others.
The notion that female artists are “brave” for speaking out against body shaming perpetuates the notion that women in the public eye have something to answer for.
Stream Volume Two of On the Roof, dedicated to The Jacka, which features songs from Bobby Brackins, Iamsu!, and The Jacka himself.
If you are a living human, you are upset about the fact that there is an Aaliyah biopic happening. This is an objective fact.