Why Do We Have Selective Praise? The Beauty Double Standard For Black Women

Alicia Keys and Viola Davis

People can be so fickle at times.

You realize that people tend to support what’s considered conventional or typical, as long as the person or movement they’re supporting fits into their box of beliefs…you know…what they’re accustomed to or conditioned to believe.

Then you begin to realize that the people or movement they’re supporting is doing the same thing that someone else has done…yet…that other person is being ridiculed or criticized for doing the same thing.

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