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Monday
Sep162013

Clutch Magazine: Street Harassment in Our Nation's Capital

For Clutch Magazine this Monday I wrote about how I spent my Sunday dealing with cat calls and other annoying commentary on my body by men who appeared to be doing this for their own, shallow enjoyment.

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Monday
Sep162013

Julie Chen's Eyes and My Love/Hate Relationship With My Nose

There's been a lot of talk about newscaster and host of "The Talk" Julie Chen admitting that she had eyelid surgery to make her eyes larger. On the show, Chen, who is Chinese, showed an old picture of herself with smaller eyes and a larger, broader nose. She said the station she worked for told her she would never make it on the air unless she had surgery, and so she did, and has since wondered if she sold out to the man a little. The answer, of course (no matter what Sheryl Underwood and a cheering audience said) is yes. If you alter how you look to appease a job you did give into "The Man" in this case. "The Man" said the features you were born with weren't pretty enough, so you changed them. And that's that.

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Friday
Sep132013

The Fab Empire Has You Covered For You CBC Partying

The latest guide to where you should try to stalk your favorite hot, drunk, partying black Congressional staffer is in thanks to the folks at the Fab Empire. Go crazy for me, D.C. I'll probably spend my CBC Annual Legislative Caucus week writing, writing, writing unless one of my friend's kidnaps me, makes me do my hair and drags me to the "clerb."