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Growing up female and black!

Michelle May  Growing up a girl in the black community comes with a lot of rules, expectations and pressure. We are expected to act a certain way, to do certain things and even sit in a particular manner. When curiosity piqued as to why things were so, the only response …

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Is there an “anti-makeup” culture at Rhodes?


Chloe Osmond “Isn’t she beautiful?” I ask aloud to my friends one day, referring to a female student with beautifully contoured cheekbones, expertly winged liner and shimmering, golden eyelids. “She’s wearing so much makeup”, comes the response. It’s clear they regard this as a negative thing. They don’t see the …

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