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Beauty as Capital w/ Kimberly Foster The Laverne Cox Show

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Beauty. What is it? Who has it and who doesn’t. Does it really matter? Sure, everyone would probably like to be “beautiful” if given a choice, but does it actually matter? Kimberly Foster says yes. Actually she says hell, yes. The way a person is perceived in the world affects everything from job security to healthcare, which means there are real consequences for anyone brave enough to push back and opt out of the high heels, slinky dresses and eyelash extensions. //
Kimberly Foster is a writer, cultural critic and founder and editor-in-chief of For Harriet, a multi-platform digital community for Black women. For Harriet was founded in 2010. The site has been featured in the New York Times, ESSENCE, Forbes and Huffington Post. // https://www.youtube.com/user/ForHarrietdotcom
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Beauty. What is it? Who has it and who doesn’t. Does it really matter? Sure, everyone would probably like to be “beautiful” if given a choice, but does it actually matter? Kimberly Foster says yes. Actually she says hell, yes. The way a person is perceived in the world affects everything from job security to healthcare, which means there are real consequences for anyone brave enough to push back and opt out of the high heels, slinky dresses and eyelash extensions. //
Kimberly Foster is a writer, cultural critic and founder and editor-in-chief of For Harriet, a multi-platform digital community for Black women. For Harriet was founded in 2010. The site has been featured in the New York Times, ESSENCE, Forbes and Huffington Post. // https://www.youtube.com/user/ForHarrietdotcom
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