As I manipulate my curls to fit soul-crushing social standards, sometimes this hair articulates convincing authenticity—most times it leaves me feeling like a f...
Who We Are (12 posts found)
Short hair, don’t care? It’s deeper than that.
"At 14 I bought my first Reflex camera, Canon 1000D, in order to make self portraits. No-one wanted me as a model so I began modeling for myself."
If someone gave you a blank slate and said, ‘you’re the boss; you can determine what is pretty,’ what would you say? How would you define it?
Slavery (during the Atlantic Slave Trade) never actually took place on British soil. So then we have to ask, how did its effects trickle into England?
The matter of immigration is a complex one, but we can't forget that underneath that complexity are pleas for help.
Like most capital cities, Nairobi has pockets of glamour and pockets of seediness. It’s a wonderful place, and it’s also my home.
Synead Nichols and Umaara Elliott organized one of the largest protests in recent US history, Millions March NYC. We speak with Synead about activism in the age...
“You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.”
It’s a bit unsettling that Black women still make news for doing mundane things like wearing their natural hair to work.
We are a nation of immigrants. But at what point do you no longer identify as an immigrant from a homeland far away and become fully American?
Thando's story is not one of being confident despite being different; it's one of understanding difference in a larger unifying context as well as tuning into o...