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Love Island and the fetishisation of Black women

By August 14, 2021August 27th, 2021No Comments

Sandrine Uwase Ndahiro writes about how the beauty of Black women is portrayed in popular culture...

Watching Love Island for the past few weeks has been entertaining, to say the least. However, for me, this entertainment has also seen the unravelling of a lot of memories of the difficulty of navigating the dating world as a Black woman. As a Black woman, your sense of beauty is measured under the western beauty microscopic lens. Unless you are white, blonde, and have . . .

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