Zendaya Coleman Research Paper

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Zendaya Coleman was born on September first, nineteen-ninety six in Oakland, California. Zendaya was born to Kazembe Ajamu Coleman and Claire Stoermer, being of african and german descent, Zendaya is biracial. Zendaya was exposed to the arts of performing, acting and dancing at an early age which later led to her first tween appearance on Disney’s tv show, Shake it up and later she would appear on Dancing with the Stars. Zendaya also has published her very first book called Between U and me. Zendaya is known for a multitude of things but most notably for her creative and unique sense of style. Zendaya attended the 2015 Oscars and as usual looked ravishing. She wore a ivory silk flowing floor length gown designed by Vivienne Westwood and…show more content…
"That hidden prejudice is often influential in our actions. It's our job to spot these issues within others and ourselves and destroy them before they become hurtful. I have so many people looking up to me, that I couldn't be scared, wait it out, nor could I just stand up for me; I had to do it for WE.It is important in this journey to remember that just because someone has inflicted hurt upon us, it does not give us the right to do the same. Body shaming and other hurtful tactics will never get the job done," she wrote. "As hard as it was to stop MYSELF from being ignorant and from posting the first mean words that came to my mind because I was hurt, I had to think about the bigger picture. Instead I sat for two hours on my phone, doing my research and formulating an educated response. "Giuliana, I appreciate your apology and I'm glad it was a learning experience for you and for the network," she wrote. "I hope that others negatively affected by her words can also find it in their hearts to accept her apology as well. From a quote we all know by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 'Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.' Let's be that light and spread that…show more content…
There are already many negative and misinformed stigma toward black women and the perception of black hair. First off, dreads and locs do not make you a hippy or make you have any relation to the hippy culture. Locs are indigenous to the south american region and is an African American protective style related to the Rastafarian culture. In the Rastafarian culture as Zendaya quoted, locs resemble strength, beauty and often even religion. Locs have been around for centuries dating back to the slavery era. Locs have been around before they were referenced and associated with weed or patchouli oil. Locs first got their reference to be associated with weed through the famous musician Bob Marley. Yes, Marley smoked weed but that doesn’t mean all people with locs smoke or are hippies or whatever you classify as them. Marley is the root of where society got this superficial stereotype or social view that identifies loc wearers as smokers. Yes, he set that example but we don’t have to classify every person like that with weed or oil. It makes no exceptions when society applauded Kylie Jenner for her locs quoting her hairstyle was “edgy” but Zendaya was criticized. Jenner wasn’t labeled as smelling like weed or patchouli oil and wasn’t referred to as a hippy, it can’t be a double

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