STYLIST SPOTLIGHT: a modern spin on a retro look | styled by @gigi1042
Black girls are from the future
Fun History Fact: The overwhelming majority of cowboys in the U.S. were Indigenous, Black, and/or Mexican persons. The omnipresent white cowboy is a Hollywood studio concoction meant to uphold the mythology of white masculinity.
I will always re-blog this
Hence why they’re called cowBOY. “Boy” was a common title/nickname for men of color (usually black men) used as a way to demean and infantilize them.
Tatjana Patitz by Peter Lindbergh
Dear Black Men
Don’t be scared to be held by your woman. It doesn’t make you look weak. We all need to be supported and cared for at some point. Don’t be ashamed to feel safe and secure wrapped in her arms, with your head on her breast.
Miss Black America Beauty Pageant (1972)
What happend to this?
Answer=> Not enough Black people were interested in maintaining it in the following years.