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Basic Black - Skin Deep: Women of Color and Beauty

March 4, 2016

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but it’s also created in the media and marketing agencies around the world.  But when it comes to women of color in America, the notion of beauty can be fractured through a prism of race, class, and history.  This week on Basic Black as Women’s History Month begins, we’ll take a look at traditional notions of beauty and how women of color are defining beauty, from the First Lady to Formation and everyone in-between…

Panelists:
- Latoyia Edwards, Anchor, New England Cable News
- Kim McLarin, Associate Professor of Writing, Literature, and Publishing, Emerson College
- Marisol Negron, Assistant Professor of American Studies and Latino Studies, UMass Boston
- Dr. Myechia Minter-Jordan, President and CEO, The Dimock Center

 

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