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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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Encyclopedia of —isms

P

Postracialism

“Anyone who thinks we move in a post-racial society is someone who’s been smoking crack” – Spike Lee, 2009

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