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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Double Standard

Image from offthebeatenpanel.com, artist: Suso, copyright 1974. Victims reprinted by Eternity Comics 1988

Confession: The tough Black girls on the covers of urban romances look incomplete. Their bold stares challenge their observers, but where's the tenderness and vulnerability that's the standard for mainstream romance covers?  

BATAF: Authentic Black girls are hood rats, tough girls or ride-or-die chicks.

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