Recently, a New York Times’ writer dubbed actress Viola Davis as not classically beautiful and an angry black woman in her portrayal of a law professor in Shonda Rhimes’ latest drama series.

Naturally, I had something to say about The NY Times jumping on the Vogue band wagon that black beauty is not beautiful. Ain’t I a Woman


This article is dedicated to my Auntie Rae that just had cancer surgery. To Auntie Rae and Mom – thank you for being beautiful women of color.

Ronda Lee
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Ronda is an attorney, writer, and entrepreneur. She is a contributing writer for the Huffington Post. Originally from Chicago, she has lived in Los Angeles and New York. She loves to travel and is passionate about education equity, especially for first generation college students.