Stacie Turner stopped by her sorority sister’s skincare showcase. The show was just one of the many events put on by notable Howard alums over the weekend during the school’s annual homecoming celebration.
“The new VH1 shows offer a different take on the black reality TV star,” says Imani Perry, a professor at Princeton University’s Center for African American Studies. “These are images of wealthy black families. These shows may potentially be less stereotypic because they present a different, higher status black image.