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women of colour

This post originally appeared on Neri Magazine by Chantal Amsterdam Once upon a time when Michael Jackson was still alive, high bangs and bamboo earrings were “da lick” and people knew everyone’s phone number by heart, women of color (WOC) who wore nylon stockings had a choice of 3 colors; Spice, Nightshade or Taupe. For the rebels like me who weren’t fans of the ashy hues meant for our Caucasian sisters, there was also sheer black as a default, regardless of what you were wearing. Then you went to war

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