Black is Sexy
Black is Sexy
It was Friday, and I met many a festive folk, including this one.
The History of Twerking
this gave me chills
Nikyatu Jusu is a writer/director/filmmaker born in the US to Sierra Leonean-immigrant parents.
While completing undergrad at Duke University, she became enamored with the craft of film making, leading her to complete an MFA in film at New York University.
Her short films, African Booty Scratcher, Black Swan Theory and Say Grace Before Drowning have won her numerous awards, including a Director’s Guild Honorable Mention and an HBO Short Film Award. Say Grace Before Drowning also earned her a Spike Lee Scholarship, as well as a Princess Grace Foundation Scholarship. HBO has acquired her films.
Currently, she’s working on her first feature, Free The Town, to be shot on location in Freetown, Sierra Leone. We caught up with Nikyatu to discuss her first feature film, feminism on the continent, and what it takes to be an Afro-feminist in the film industry.
Former Atlanta Falcon’s NFL’er Ray Edwards with plus size model, Tiffany Bank, for Plus Model Magazine
Tweets From #FastTailedGirls Trending Topic On Twitter (11/30/2013)
Started By : @HoodFeminism
So Basically, To Break It Down To The Simplest Form “Fast Tailed” Is A Term Usually Older Black Women Use To Describe A Girl Under The Age Of 18 Who Has Had Something To Do With A Sexualness. Ex: Losing Virginity Young, Wearing Tight Clothes, Anything That They Believe A “Young Girl” Should’ve Be Doing.
This Topic Began As a Discussion On Promiscuousness And Young Women Of Color Women Began Sharing Stories Of How They Were Called Named For Events They Had No Control Over.
I Will Be Writing On It Personally But This Is An Overview. I May Not Have The COMPLETE Idea Of This #TT. But Go Look At The Hashtag On Twitter. Worth It.
Trigger Warning Though.
i always miss good twitter shit when it happens. but this is needed and emotional and real and shit. i can relate to so much of this.