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Becky

Stereotypes

Beyoncé’s “Becky With the Good Hair”

…“The inference is that “Becky” has desirable, sleek hair, while Beyoncé has a naturally curly texture under the wigs and without hot tools. It sheds light on an overall picture when it comes to how black coarse hair is perceived, since the former is “good” and the latter is assumed to be the opposite.”

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Blackbook

Relation Art & Loneliness

“Concerning the relation art-loneliness: seems like a cliche. All art, one could argue, is an attempt to get in contact, al though not always conscious or explicit.” — Stefan Kuijper

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Becky

Stereotypes

The complete history of ‘Becky with the good hair,’ from the 1700s to ‘Lemonade’ — Fusion

Even if she’s referring to another woman of color, “to critique her as a Becky is more than just like, ‘You’re a cheater.’” The insult cuts far deeper, she says: “It re-encodes her as a white Becky.” — Rebecca Kinney

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