Comments on: Cut It Out! http://www.afrobella.com/2009/09/01/cut-it-out/ Natural Hair, Beauty, Fashion and Makeup Blog Sat, 27 Aug 2016 02:24:15 +0000 hourly 1 By: trofie http://www.afrobella.com/2009/09/01/cut-it-out/#comment-263088 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 11:55:51 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=1637#comment-263088 i would love to rock the “my name is not shorty” tee. i am in the middle of a process right now. there is a very dear friend of mine that insists on calling me shorty. it has caught on and now several people are calling me shorty. at first, i decided that perhaps i should fall in line and be a good sport…i mean, like i dont have to be an actress about everything right? but as the months go by, i am second guessing myself because i’m like, my name is not shorty dammit! it is %$^(*&()* and it is a beautiful name that my parents gave me and it is MY NAME!!!!!!!!!! if i let you call me shorty, what will it be next year? so, i am in the middle of a transition in my life and this tee would be a wonderful way for me to remember this time in my life. thanks in advance.

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By: Urbansweetheart http://www.afrobella.com/2009/09/01/cut-it-out/#comment-263087 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 11:48:47 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=1637#comment-263087 i would like to have the CIO Peace shirt because i think the shirt is cool and hip and the figure is shaped how i kind am…LOL

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By: Black Girls RUN! http://www.afrobella.com/2009/09/01/cut-it-out/#comment-263036 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 03:27:54 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=1637#comment-263036 I really like the “Destroy Stereotypes” tee. I love the statement that it makes.

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By: Adria Johnson http://www.afrobella.com/2009/09/01/cut-it-out/#comment-263035 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 03:22:34 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=1637#comment-263035 I like the “Destroy Stereotypes” tee because it is soo what the world is in need of right now. So often people have preconceptions about who one is because of the color of their skin, the way they walk or even how they wear their hair. Right now is the time to destroy stereotypes and stop living as if it’s one against all. Everyone is an individual and we should all appreciate that!!!

It is also a good tee because recently I had a bad experience at a restaurant because of the stereotypes that my waiter had about who I was. He thought because I was a young black woman that I didn’t deserve the same decent service as everyone else. As long as my money is still green, I am still somebody!

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By: Cynthia Marie http://www.afrobella.com/2009/09/01/cut-it-out/#comment-263034 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 03:12:41 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=1637#comment-263034 I’m 5 feet tall and I have been called shorty for being short but also just because guys use that term…. I love that T! How clever!

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By: Nicole B. http://www.afrobella.com/2009/09/01/cut-it-out/#comment-263018 Fri, 04 Sep 2009 01:06:35 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=1637#comment-263018 Destroying Stereotypes is what I do daily. As a “darker shade” black woman married to a Mexican man that has graduated college and is in the process of purchasing my own home. I have broken every stereotype that has been expected of me and i’m only 25. My mother was a teen mother and my father abandoned me. I chose to break those stereotypes and not get pregnant young and to be open to love when I found it. I also break the stereotype when employers meet me and realize that the voice they heard on the other end with the person who has all the necessary credentials and sounded as “white” as them was an afro/cornrow wearing size 18 black women. If I win the Destroy Stereotypes tshirt you would allow me to say who I am without uttering a word.

The Nikki

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By: la tyrant http://www.afrobella.com/2009/09/01/cut-it-out/#comment-263006 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 23:27:24 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=1637#comment-263006 I would love to win the My Name is Not Shorty tee!

My name is not shorty!, it’s not “aaayy girl!” it’s not “lil mama!”

We women go through being catcalled and borderline harrassed for just minding our business going to the grocery store, walking to our cars etc. just normal everyday activities become a battle and that tee is like armor! Let’s bring chivalry and just plain everyday niceties back!

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By: Ebony W. http://www.afrobella.com/2009/09/01/cut-it-out/#comment-262970 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 19:19:07 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=1637#comment-262970 The one tee that spoke to my soul was the one pictured, Destroy Stereotypes. I choose this tee for many a reason, but mainly because I am atypical but oh so typical. LOL! What I mean is that I don’t have natural hair; instead I have relaxed hair that is screaming ‘get a perm today…stop working so much, being a Mom so much’. I don’t have long hair; instead I have shoulder length hair that speaks to my Michelle Obama type of swag! I don’t wear a weave like the typical video girl; instead I just pray for my hair to grow out to accentuate my behind closed doors, MC Lyte type of swag. I am youthful, beautiful, and above all intelligent. This is what makes me typical depsite the atypical looks that society places on women of the African-American culture. I enjoy being normal. Sure, I have my days when I do wish I could look like Nia Long one day and then Naomi Cambell the next; but in spite of it all I smile and remember that I what God aspired me to be…a typical, hard-working Mother. I don’t need long hair to look beautiful. I don’t need natural hair to look beautiful. I don’t need silky-straight, hair strands completely in place type of hair; instead, I just need my kids to say ‘Mom, you look great today’! That is what inspires me. No stereotypes…just good ol’ fashioned truth by my children! **Destroy stereotypes people…they are so not becoming on you**

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By: Eliane T. http://www.afrobella.com/2009/09/01/cut-it-out/#comment-262961 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 17:23:46 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=1637#comment-262961 My favorite is the Destroy Stereotypes. I love the message is so powerful and current!
Thanks a lot.

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By: Nay http://www.afrobella.com/2009/09/01/cut-it-out/#comment-262951 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 16:37:41 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=1637#comment-262951 I would enjoy wearing the “Destroy Sterotypes” tee. It speaks to all races and genders. People today are so quick to judge. At what point do we stop judging and just ask “who are you and what do you stand for?” We should all know from experience that looks are very disceiving. This shirts speaks volumes and I would love to express it on my chest!

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