A Holi Playlist

Spring is here, which means that it’s time for the best holiday that has been turned into corporate marketing that isn’t Christmas. It’s Holi!

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PoC News in America

Another week of inspiring solidarity and protests following the tragic deaths of black men in America. Let’s get to the news. Read More PoC News in America

PoC News in America

Happy post-Halloween hangover! Have you lost any of your favs to problematic Halloween costumes? Have you gained any new favs? Let’s jump right in!

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PoC News In America

Happy Yom Kippur and Eid Mubarrak to all people who are celebrating holidays this past week!

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31 Days of Halloween — Day 3, Seven Great Plus-Size Halloween Costumes, and One Terrible One

If you’re not into DIY costumes, it can be hard to find good ones to fit. The packaged ones in those pop-up Halloween shops are usually “one size fits all,” where “all” is smaller than a size 6. Even when they have “plus size” options, they’re rarely larger than a 12.

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Pioneers, Playing Dress-Up, And Katy Perry

When I was in the third grade, our school hosted a Famous Pioneer Day. I’m guessing on the name; I actually don’t remember the name of that costume-themed day, but nonetheless it was a day to recognize the early American (white) pioneers. I was extremely motivated in dressing up because of the costume contest. I’m not sure what convinced her (either my begging or crying or a combination of both), but my mom actually went to a novelty costume store and rented out a costume that looked like it came out of 1700s-era America. The costume was a literal adaptation of what you would see on those American Girl book series. Read More Pioneers, Playing Dress-Up, And Katy Perry

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

From Miss America to Shonda Rhimes, ladyblogland has it all!

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