Eyes on Ebony: Must-Reads of the Week

Three must-read stories from our sister site,

In this weekly feature, we spotlight popular stories from our sister site,

Check out  some of their most buzzed about headlines below.  We dub these three links required reading:

[Beautiful Struggler] Black Thighs, White Eyes: Ebony’s news and lifestyle editor Jamilah Lemieux takes two writers to task for their articles about how Black women’s bodies (namely, Beyonce’s and an unnamed yoga student) make them uncomfortable.

Letitia James: History Maker, Game Changer: New York City’s first Black woman elected to public office talks candidly about “her new role, the importance of getting more women to the (political) table and the controversy surrounding her alleged involvement in bringing the harrowing story of homeless youth Dasani Coates to the New York Times.”

Kinky Hair and the Pursuit of Latin-ness: Afro-Latina Gilmarie Brioso shares her journey to embrace her African and Hispanic heritage…beginning with her hair.