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Dangers of Naturalizing Differences

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As you examine the dangers of naturalizing difference or understanding something as innate rather than understanding something as socially or culturally based, I offer some brainstorming ideas:

First, Hooks negate the tendency for black females to be seen as innately inferior in terms of beauty to other females particularly white women. She claims that black women are misrepresented in today's society.

She uses evidence such as black models who are lighter skinned and Barbie-like earn better jobs and soar in popularity to prove her point.

Hooks further disagrees with innate notions of beauty. Her ...

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This posting suggests the detrimental effects of gender naturalization.