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Black Beauty and Digital Spaces: The New Visibility Politics

Abstract: Less than a year after the creation of the viral hashtag #BlackLivesMatter, an equally catchy and politically charged slogan surfaced: #BlackGirlMagic.  This latest hashtag insists on making black women’s bodies both visible and legible in contexts of beauty, desirability, and dignity. However, more needs to be said about how digital spaces have reified the … Continue reading Black Beauty and Digital Spaces: The New Visibility Politics