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He Wanted a Certain Type of Black Girl

Loving Black women runs deeper than loving those with light skin

A photo of Beyonce at the London red carpet for “Lion King.”

SSummer 2011: I was watching a Harry Potter movie (don’t ask me which one because I really don’t remember) when a scene completely unnecessary to the plot came up. Harry is sitting in a restaurant and he captures the attention of a young Black woman. She’s slender, tall, light-skinned, big 3C…



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Raven J. James

Writer | Entrepreneur | Blogger | Dreamer | Pro-Oxford Comma; Feel free to check out my blog at www.serendipityandsuch.com