Celebrating Girls of Color


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Girls of Color Living Life Beautiful!

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(Originally published in All This Goodness)

Living in a society that does not always embrace the beautiful hues of brown and dark skin tones, girls of color experience issues that affect them psychologically, which can leave scars that can last a lifetime.  I am the founder of the Intraracial Colorism Project, Inc., a project designed to study colorism and develop strategies to eventually eradicate colorism in society. Colorism involves distinctions based on skin color (light, medium and dark) and results in the favorable or unfavorable treatment of individuals based on the lightness or darkness of their skin color. With its foundation deeply rooted in white superiority, white supremacy, white privilege, racism, prejudice and stereotypes, colorism is complex in nature, occurs interracially and intraracially and is detrimental to the psychological well-being of victims. When those victims are girls, pre-teens and teens of color, especially…

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I Am Beautiful-ICP Essay Contest


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I Am Beautiful-ICP Essay Contest

October 3, 2013 – January 31, 2014

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Essay Topic
Contestants must respond to all of the following:

  • Explain how you demonstrate self-love, self-respect, self-esteem and self-pride in your life.
  • Explain why your skin color is beautiful.
  • Why are you BEAUTIFUL on the inside and  outside?  Use the following key words to describe yourself:
    •       Balanced
            Empowered
            Achiever
            Unique
            Tenacious                                                 
            Inspired
            Fascinating
            Uplifting
            Loving

Please read the Contest Guidelines carefully at I Am Beautiful

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Live Life Beautiful!

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Saving Our Children: Straight With No Chaser


Join Dr. Culbreth for a straight to the point commentary on the plethora of issues affecting Black children and teens and why it will take a village to save them.

It Takes a Village Series: Episode 3

Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 8pm EST

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The Dynamics of Colorism Talk Radio 

Listener Line:  914-338-1308

 

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Topics include:

  • The Reality of Race in the Millennium
  • Black America’s Reality
  • Black Children Compared to White Children
  • Pre-school Suspensions
  • Stereotypes, Racism and Colorism
  • The Media, Colorism and Racism
  • Drugs, Crime and Teen Pregnancies
  • Discipline and Tough Love
  • Opportunities for Success
  • Diversity and Cultural Awareness
  • Taking a Stand Now!
  • It Takes A Village

 

The Dynamics of Colorism Talk Radio

Listener Line:  914-338-1308

The Intraracial Colorism Project, Inc. 

Why We Must Revive The Purpose of Education!


Join Dr. Culbreth on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 8:00 pm EST for Episode 3 of “It Takes A Village Series.

 

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Show Topics:

  • The Purpose of Education
  • The Achievement Gap and students of color
  • What does it mean to be “Young, Gifted & Black”
  • High school and college ready skills
  • Reading
  • Passion Writing
  • Student success
  • Summer activities
  • Extracurricular activities
  • The Elex Intellectual Society and I Am Beautiful
  • Reviving the purpose of education
  • The Village Philosophy

 

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