Afro Art giving us life
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Afro Art giving us life

Focusing on their hair, the married duo (Regis and Kahran,) created Afro Art, a series of gorgeous portraits that has cast a spell on everyone’s eyes. The stunning photos feature girls in elaborate costuming and hairstyles, from the Baroque period (roughly, 1600-1750) to steampunk clothing and fierce high-fashion ensembles.   We are here for it! Check … Continue reading

#FlexinInHerComplexion
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#FlexinInHerComplexion

10-year-old Kheris Rodgers experienced colorism when she was bullied at school for her dark skin tone. This would lead to her being teased by her classmates and teachers. Her older sister, Taylor Pollard, was determined to boost her sister’s pride and confidence, and started taking and posting model style photos of Kheris on her Twitter account calling … Continue reading

Behind the Business : Bathobela can
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Behind the Business : Bathobela can

Who is “Bathobela can”? The 35 years old single mother, Miss Matau Ramapuputla, has managed to raise a beautiful daughter in all of life’s difficulties. Children’s book publisher, author and a woman in I.T, Matau is an Entrepreneur who has a passion for children and changing societal stereotypes about children with special needs. Her daughter, … Continue reading

Behind the business: My Girl Squad
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Behind the business: My Girl Squad

Founder of #MyGirlSquad, Lungiswa Moore, recently gave a TalkXTalk in Detroit. In it she was dispelling the narrative that women of color cannot get along! And asserting positive images that speak abundance and beauty in women of color. Take a look here and let us know how you feel about the current black girl narrative. … Continue reading

MGS Exclusive Interview with C.O.R.E.
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MGS Exclusive Interview with C.O.R.E.

C.O.R.E. is an online magazine created to uplift and empower young women between the ages of 12-18. Through content development, fashion, beauty, financial, as well as on-site development, C.O.R.E has helped shaped the lives of many young women. Recently I had the pleasure of speaking to the women behind this organization and discovered that C.O.R.E … Continue reading