Beyond The September Issues- Representation Matters

I feel as if I have spent a lot of time talking about fashion publications and their new found love of Blackness. It is something to watch unfold and it makes one a little uncomfortable knowing the short attention span of the fashion industry and how quickly things turn into fads and trends before they…

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Lupita Nyong’o on Beauty and Being Beautiful

I can’t tell you how much this moved me. For our daughters, sisters, friends and every woman who has, rejected her beautiful, been told her beauty has a shade, been relegated to a particular category, had her beauty re-defined to fit a certain mould, been excluded because her beauty wasn’t the norm…whatever it is the…

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