If one of us gets invited somewhere, the other person has to be invited, too. It’s fun and you don’t have to wear makeup or put on this front or care if people see you looking gross. They’re these alien creatures when you’re in an all-girl schools school. You have to prioritize things like dressing for yourself. Something like cutting your hair, it seems like such a menial thing, but I think it signifies…strength. ” When they’re generally interested, that’s a good feeling. I guess that’s why social media is powerful, right? We’re always being compared to one another even though we look nothing alike, and we’re a package deal. I have friends who are dating — they meet their boyfriends through socials with other schools. It’s weird, you know, you watch all of these coming-of-age films and they’re all dating when they’re 15 or 16 and so we think it’s normal. When you hit 16 it’s like, How do you stay true to yourself in high school? You have to separate who you want to be and who others want you to be. Teenagers are really good vessels to articulate emotions because they feel things in such deep ways. But as we get older, our little fires die down as our priorities shift to money and we begin to settle. We need to retain our angst and frustration because when we get into positions of power, we’ll have global warming on the top of our to-do list, underlined three times. "They're an unequivocal and proud proclamation of our individuality, as well as a salute to those who gave us our names,” journalist and Emmy-winning producer Collier Meyerson writes."The necklaces are a response to gas-station bracelets and department-store mugs emblazoned with names like Katie and Becky. I don’t feel British because I’m like a citizen of the world. I’ve picked up certain things from all the places I’ve been to. Every time we move I have to make completely new friends and start all over again. It’s just hair at the end of the day, but we don’t talk about it. Everyone wears black puffer coats and black skinny jeans and Adidas at my school, desperately trying to fit this mold because they’re afraid of standing out. Du-rags are basically the black man's version of the black woman's satin scarf or bonnet.They protect the hair, keep it moisturized, and aid in the formation of sea-sickening waves when tied down after a good brushing.
She wants to make films about food activism, global warming and feminism. I was born just outside of London, then we moved to Australia, then to Singapore, then Miami. Instagram is a cool platform for young people to share their ideas, but it’s terrifying. I went to a lecture where the speaker said that by the time my age turns 80, we’ll have spent 20 years of our lives on our phone. You made a really cool Instagram video for this “Ask a Teen” contest — we were blown away by it. I have a twin, and she and I make quirky videos where we take things that are boring and make them wacky. So I stuck googly eyes on it for this Instagram competition and it won. Hair is this great thing that you shouldn’t be afraid to mess around with.
Taylor Swift isn't exactly known for her cultural consciousness, so it was no surprise when the pop star's video for "Shake It Off" dropped.
In denim booty shorts, knee pads, a cropped leopard bomber, and jumbo gold hoops, Swift tried to wine and twerk her derrière while encouraging listeners to "shake it off," "'Cause the players gonna play...
Really, black men own the popularization of du-rags.
BUT, you wouldn't have black men without black women.