The Bard photographer brings up questions of empowerment, sexuality and complexity in her work.
With a history that has been systemically erased and forgotten, Earica Parrish says, you have to do everything you can to recover that history. To reclaim it.
“Eventually, it came down to how I felt: I had this constant, deep feeling that I really, really wanted to wear the hijab out in public for the rest of my life.”
With Jay-Z’s side of the story fresh in our minds, Danielle Dacres reflects on the power of “Lemonade” for her fellow black woman and in her own life.
Personally, my heart bleeds for the victims of the Charleston shooting as well as for their families, their churches and the black community of Charleston. My pain is sharp as I have lived as black woman in Charleston for four years.
Despite the fact that I already viewed slut-shaming – attitudes and behaviors towards women that condemn them for their real or perceived sexual activities – as unwarranted and disrespectful, I had not yet realized that some feminists specifically champion the reclaiming of female sexuality.