Posts tagged “nichole perkins”

  1. If Taraji P. Henson were your girlfriend, your wardrobe would magically become whatever slick, powerful, and comfortable means for you. If Taraji P. Henson were your girlfriend, she’d put a pillow on the floor and tell you to sit so she could scratch your scalp while you watched Coming to America together for the thousandth time. She’d confess she really didn’t like it when Derek Luke and Tyrese were “play-fighting” over her characters Cookie and…

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  2. This is Nichole Perkins' first essay for The Toast. Her previous work for The Butter can be found here.   My ringtone is the theme from the Lynda Carter-led Wonder Woman series. The journal I use for ideas and outlines features a comic version of the heroine looking prettily from the corners of her eyes. I have several sets of Wonder Woman underwear that I put on when I want good luck or good…

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  3. “…my crew don't mind it thick (Uh-uh)/ Every woman ain't a video chick (Nah)/ Or runway model anorexic/ I love what I can hold and grab on…” Posdnuos, “Baby Phat” by De La Soul

    In the south, we're known for appreciating a "thick" woman, and for a very long time, I was upset that I didn't have the hips, ass, and breasts my people lift in praise. My mother

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