This week kicks off with the South African Spring Summer Fashion Week 2018. The event was certainly star-studded with influencers and personalities but the main attraction for the open night was the Woolworths Style by SA Show. The shows’ formal wear reminisced the 80’s with the stripped pantsuits and wide leg fit for the …
Honorary black mamma Jenifer Lewis talks about awareness, mental illness, sex addition and more. You have to watch this interview.
Chimamanda Adichie on the importance of language as a conduit to culture at the 2018 Igbo Conference. Watch the full video here.
“Do you taste like chocolate if I lick you?” Models Leomie Anderson, Khoudia Diop, Nyakim Gatwech and Ajak Deng describe the issues with being Black in the modeling and fashion industry.
Born to strict Nigerian parents, Yvonne determined to get married and intimate at 18. But her enthusiasm was diminished by her friends’ low expectations of sex. After getting “bamboozled by Jesus” in college, today Yvonne is a 33 year old virgin. We love the gems in this video.
Have you ever had a moment of doubt on whether you should use your name? Adaobi Adibe is an Electrical and Electronic Engineering student at the University of Manchester and she takes on this very important question. Watch her video here:
This weekend, Michelle Obama was interviewed by Tracee Ellis Ross at the United State of Women Summit in Los Angeles. We loved the talk and if you haven’t already seen it take a look here:
Magona is one of many internationally prominent South African writers whose work is informed by her experience of impoverishment, femininity, resistance to subjugation and being a domestic worker.
So here’s the thing… We need to stop.
Did someone say Friday? Let’s get the weekend started with some classic sing-alongs.
Marjorie Stewart Joyner was the granddaughter of a slave and a white slave-owner, she was born on October 24, 1896 in Monterey, Virginia. She moved to Chicago in 1912, and shortly thereafter, she began studying cosmetology. In 1916, she became the first African American graduate of Chicago’s A.B. Molar Beauty School. In Chicago, Joyner met …