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Is White Still Right?

Is White Still Right?

by Carla Murphy on January 16 2014, 11:58AM

The New Year is bringing new attention to a very old question.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Beyoncé is the Whitest She's Ever Been in New Album Promo

Beyoncé is the Whitest She’s Ever Been in New Album Promo

by Jorge Rivas on January 19 2012, 12:42PM

The new promo ad released by Beyoncé Knowles’ camp to promote the 2011 album “4,” finds Beyoncé with blonde hair, bleached eyebrows and the lightest skin we’ve ever seen on her.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Rihanna Goes White and Blonde On New Vogue UK Cover

Rihanna Goes White and Blonde On New Vogue UK Cover

by Jorge Rivas on October 4 2011, 2:39PM

The new look is all too common for darker skinned women who end up on the covers of magazines.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Jamaican Dancehall Star Vybz Kartel Bleached Skin

Jamaican Dancehall Star Vybz Kartel Bleached Skin

by Jorge Rivas on January 19 2011, 11:46AM

The controversial artist says bleaching is “tantamount to white people getting a sun tan.”

Topics: Arts & Culture

ELLE Cover Lightens The Most Beautiful Woman in the World

ELLE Cover Lightens The Most Beautiful Woman in the World

by Jorge Rivas on January 12 2011, 10:00AM

ELLE is at it again, this time they’ve lightened the most beautiful woman in the world.

Topics: Media

What Gabby Sidibe's Cover Tells Us About

What Gabby Sidibe’s Cover Tells Us About “Looking Good” in Print

by Ayana Byrd on September 25 2010, 10:15AM

Editors talk about how—and why—they manipulate images of women.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gabourey Sidibe, Gender & Sexuality

10 of Gabourey Sidibe's Cutest Looks (Take Note ELLE Magazine) Photo

10 of Gabourey Sidibe’s Cutest Looks (Take Note ELLE Magazine)

by Jorge Rivas on September 18 2010, 12:27PM

The controversy over ELLE’s Sidibe cover inspired us to dig out some of our favorite shots of Gabby looking fabulous.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gabourey Sidibe

Gabourey Sidibe is a (Much Lighter) Elle Cover Girl

Gabourey Sidibe is a (Much Lighter) Elle Cover Girl

by Julianne Hing on September 13 2010, 6:14PM

When is landing a fashion magazine cover more a snub than a coup?

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gabourey Sidibe

Not White Enough? There's a Facebook App for That!

Not White Enough? There’s a Facebook App for That!

by Daisy Hernandez on July 13 2010, 3:23PM

Vaseline markets digital whitening to Indian men.

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