Mammy Jars Mock Black People. Why Are They Still Collected?

The mammy caricature, perpetuated by racist objects like dolls and ceramics, portrayed black women as subservient.CreditGabe Palmer/Alamy Mammy kitchen items, including jars, salt and pepper shakers, and kitchen bells, grew in popularity during the Jim Crow era.CreditJeffrey Greenberg/UIG, via Getty Images In a Black History Month roiled by tone-deaf scandals in politics and fashion involving…

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3 Ways to Style Sneakers

The hallmark of a great pair of shoes is versatility. You know you’ve got your hands on something special when the same style works for brunch with friends, a day at the office, and a night out. Even better? When it’s super comfortable like a sneaker. Thanks to the growing popularity of the category, it’s…

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The Captionfluencers

Image Bill Mullen, a fashion stylist and illustrator, wants you to know that he used to wear a belt made out of teeth, skulls on every finger and cataracts of crosses, his exotic turnout once spurring a stranger to bellow, “Go for it, space monkey, go for it.” Solange Knowles is touting “Metatronia,” an architecturally…

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Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about antifreeze poisoning

Antifreeze contains chemicals that are toxic if a person ingests them. Antifreeze poisoning can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. People add antifreeze to vehicle radiators to prevent the liquid coolant inside from freezing and overheating. Antifreeze typically contains ethylene glycol, methanol, and propylene glycol. Although the chemicals in antifreeze are relatively nontoxic, the…

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