At the end of August 2013, Jakiyah McKoy was crowned Little Miss Hispanic Delaware, but because of community outrage that “she was not the best representative of a Latin beauty,” her crown was revoked. It turns out that she was … Continue reading
via African Dev Jobs This week, Sister Angélique Namaika, was honored by the UN with the United Nations Refugee Award. Since 2003, her organization, Dynamic Women for Peace, has been serving women and girls displaced by the region’s wars. Her … Continue reading
Los Angeles! Award winning South African lesbian artist and activist Zanele Muholi will duscuss her visual activism, her work with the queer media collective Inkayiso, her ongoing photographic portrait series of black lesbians and transmen Faces and Phases (2006-present), and … Continue reading
Los Angeles, Long Beach and General Southern California! This Friday evening, Kasi Teyana, Nina Simone Moore, and Michelle Denise Jackson of A Necessary Body Collective open their play A Necessary Body at the Anointed D’Va Boutique in Long Beach.
(via Naturally Naija) Check out the latest short film directed by Ava DuVernay styled by Duro Olowu. Whatchu think?
When it comes to Janelle Monàe, believe the hype. I stumbled on her several years ago, likely during a late-night internet surfing session. Her afrofuturist vision on Metropolis: The Chase Suite, replete with cyborgs and an intricate story she told … Continue reading