Do White Girls Do It Better?

  |  Topic: Culture, Entertainment, General, Girl Code, Identity, News, Race/Ethnicity, Senior Picks 2016
RHOA Bravo

Recently, Kylie Jenner, the young reality star from “Keeping up with the Kardashians,” photographed herself with her new do — cornrows — and captioned it “I woke up like disss (sic).” The Instagram post got more than 1.3 million likes.

#HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl Sparks Curiosity

  |  Topic: Culture, Entertainment, Girl Code, News, TV
Nzinga Pharham, 7, Berean Christian Jr. Academy

Recently, former NAACP Chapter President Rachel Dolezal posed as a Black woman to become president and kept up this charade for eight years — until she was recently and very publicly outed by her parents. In seemingly unrelated news, the Twitter discussion, #HowItFeelsToBeABlackGirl, was birthed last Friday. I got a chance to see what Black […]

Makeup or Nah?

  |  Topic: Culture, Entertainment, Fashion, General, Girl Code, TV
Tyra No Makeup

As a young girl growing up, I would see this false representation of women. Picking up a magazine and seeing a woman with makeup plastered all over her face was instantly what I wanted to become. I wanted to be that woman because she looked so beautiful. I began to sit down and watch shows like “America’s Next Top Model” with my mother, and I wished I could get my makeup done just like them.