Introspective Perspective: The Heart of the Matter

I suppose I should express how the past few months have progressed. I suppose I should run the gamut of Summer activities that have taken up my time during the small hiatus from… Continue reading

Gone ‘Til July

Posting to Mirror, Media will resume in July. Until then, keep talking, ladies. I hear you.

Introspective Perspective: Where Do We Go From Here?

Our time has come to an end. …Sort of. I’m not exactly sure if words alone will do my experience with this capstone project justice. I am not sure of such because far… Continue reading

Let’s Go There: The Heavy/Healthy Debate

Study after study has come forth in recent years regarding the African-American female and her, seemingly, overt comfort with being overweight. Far and wide, African-Americans are painted as the “Fat and Happy” culture,… Continue reading

“If you talked …

“If you talked to your friends the way you talk to your body, you’d have no friends left.” -Marcia Hutchinson

Introspective Perspective: The African American Female In Mainstream Media

Truth? A massive amount of how African-American women regard themselves in direct relation to how African-American women see themselves portrayed in the mainstream media. How is that, you ask? Whores. Vixens. Exotic whores… Continue reading

Body Image Image

It’s best to nurture who you are as opposed to constantly pitting yourself against the mainstream beauty ideal, because you is all you’ll ever be in the end. …and you should always look forward… Continue reading

Let’s Go There: Hair Texture

It was only a matter of time before the topic of hair texture roamed its way in this direction. Hair is an inherently intricate topic, biologically speaking. So there’s really no wonder it… Continue reading

Introspective Perspective: The Business of Beauty

Demand, supply, profit. The aforementioned are fundamental concepts of economics. Where there is an intrinsic need, some company, somewhere, will find a way to supply it. Sure, there will be marketing attempts stating… Continue reading

Body Image Image

The statement above is far more difficult to learn once your reality has already been affected, however, that doesn’t make it any less true.  You have every right to be the author of… Continue reading