More and more publications are revealing that they have no Black writers or editors on their teams by publishing highly offensive articles. Most recently, Mashable published an article titled "How to Pull Off the Ugliest Fall Nail Colors," calling nude polish for Black people ugly.
While the article could have been a helpful resource, the author goes on to say this about brown nail polish, which many Black people use as nude:
The offensive comments have since been deleted for racial insensitivity, but not before Black twitter let Mashable know what's up.
Can @HayleyWilbur @mashable explain why nail polish that matches dark/Black women's skin is automatically "ugly?" https://t.co/1ZH9GeGHEl— Trudy (@thetrudz) September 7, 2015
Hey @mashable I guess you think WOC don't do our nails huh? Brown =/= ugly in case you missed the memo.— Tanya DePass (@cypheroftyr) September 7, 2015
You can always count on Black twitter!So nudes for brown skinned women? “@mashable: How to pull off the ugliest fall nail colors. http://t.co/y0pRYOI0OU pic.twitter.com/MYyHLx9Mob”— Pett-E. (@AirInDanYell) September 7, 2015
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