I rolled my eyes when I saw the tweet of the H&M ad. I was annoyed, but I wasn't surprised. Placing a beautiful Black boy in a sweatshirt labeled "Coolest Monkey in the Jungle" is disrespectful and offensive--but you knew that. Why didn't they? Did they know better and just didn't care? How could the... Continue Reading →
Last year Kyemah McEntyre, 19, wooed the world with her prom dress in homage to the dashiki. It had a beauty and vibrancy that refused be ignored. This year she has helped to inspire the class of 2016 to show up and show out in their own designs—and they definitely did. Fabrics from Nigeria, Ghana,... Continue Reading →
Serena Williams has proved that she knows how serve on and off the courts at the 2015 Wimbledon Champions' Ball. She is one of the greatest athletes of all time.