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Imani Perry

Entries by Imani Perry

Is (Black) Beauty Still a Feminist Issue?

(14) Comments | Posted August 24, 2010 | 4:53 PM

Last night I read my friends' tweets about the Miss Universe Pageant. But I didn't watch it. I am an old fashioned feminist when it comes to pageants. They turn my stomach. I find them embarrassing and absurd. But I can't be preachy about my dislike.


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Who's Afraid of the Big Black Wolf? Race and Presidential Politics

(2) Comments | Posted August 4, 2010 | 5:18 PM

"To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public. Nothing but the truth should be spoken about him or any one else....
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The Color We See But Don't Speak: How Race Impacts Our Kids

(335) Comments | Posted May 18, 2010 | 2:38 PM

This week Anderson Cooper 360 is airing a four-part series on a CNN commissioned study that examines how children view skin color. The results of the study, led by University of Chicago professor Margaret Beale Spencer, show that white children show a high bias towards white skin, and...

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