With great pride, we present The Skin Issue, a celebration of black skin and bodies. Throughout the February issue, discover an array of skin-related content. We’ve got your winter skin care tips courtesy of Dr. Brittany Carter-Snell and an in-depth look at colorism in black America and beyond. A survivor of the skin condition hidradenitis suppurativa and a frequent BLAC contributor shares her story, we reflect on white/black relationships, we implant into the world of professional cuddlers and much more.
The idea that lighter skin is more beautiful permeates within black America and beyond – measurable in microaggressions and systematic oppression.
A solid squeeze has the power to lift your spirits and lower your blood pressure. Once thought as something only to be shared between lovers and friends, some have stepped up to provide cuddles to those who desire it while making a few extra bucks themselves.
The Carter Snell Skin Center doctor is helping us have beautiful, healthy skin year-round.
Black men are far more likely than black women to marry outside of the race – and more likely to get married period. Is it time for black women to expand their search for love?
After years of frustration and misdiagnoses, Espy got control of the debilitating skin condition. Now she’s chronicled her journey in a documentary, ‘My Gold Lining.’
A lifelong passion for advocacy led this mom of six to form an organization that empowers mothers of color to fight for economic equity.
Cheryl Garnett and Omer Jean Winborn says this area is rich in African American history.
The East English Village takeout restaurant serves up stuffed bell peppers, salads, smoothies and more.
Dr. Simisola Caxton-Idowu says young women should begin regular Pap testing at age 21.
Lawyer Todd Perkins opened the Highland Park restaurant as an homage to his late wife Jetuan Lanette.
On Jan. 21, WSU invited the community to the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center to honor and celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.