Black is beautiful
The Fenty fashionista drew inspiration from Kwame Brathwaite’s "Black Is Beautiful" movement and his photos of regal Black women.
“You’re not pretty for a black girl. You’re beautiful period.”
Rihanna was the star of Crop Over, and she never disappoints. But it is not just Rihanna's costume or celebrity that makes her a star in my eyes. It's her love of life and her love of family and friends, her ability to live her life by her rules and no one else's that makes her a Caribbean Girl.
Ever since I got into travel writing, I've been told to read the works of Joseph Conrad, Jack Kerouac, Edward Abbey, Bruce Chatwin, Paul Theroux, William Dalrymple, Bill Bryson, and other white men. While I learned a lot from their stories, I was also repeatedly left with questions about misogyny and racial insensitivity.
Some declared that we had turned a page and entered a post-racial society with the election of the nation's first African-American president in 2008. Yet cases of racism, violence and overt discrimination in schools, housing, the workplace and penal institutions persist.
The 30-minute documentary includes powerful interviews with Olympic gold-medalist Gabby Douglas, MSNBC host Melissa Harris
When asked for a statement the company sent the following to The NYT: The program, a collaboration with Black Girls Rock
Black Women's Natural Hair Inspired Photographer Glenford Nunez To Shoot 'The Coiffure Project' (PHOTOS)
Sounds like a brilliant idea when you consider the current trend toward natural hair. The New York Times has covered the
Phillips, who studied under legendary photographer Irving Penn, plans to travel around the country in order to capture a