I know it’s been a minute since my last Black Every Friday post and really, I have no excuses. I just knew that when I returned, it’d have to be with a little heat. I’m so excited to share with you a store and brand that I’ve been a fan of (read: stalking) for years […]Read more "Black Every Friday: Nubian Hueman"
I feel like I’m long overdue for a Black Every Friday post! To spread the word and hopefully circulate some dollars is why it began and that is how it shall continue. As you may remember, my skin and hair can get quite parched, especially in the cooler months. (Thanks Grandma.) Like sweaters and scarves, I […]Read more "Black Every Friday: Smelly Goods"
MangoBeat® is a natural amplifier for your smartphone, made with just leather and decoratively carved mango wood. The size makes it easy to pack for a beach day or party at the park while the look adds style to any space. I know I sound like a commercial, but this is how I really feel! […]Read more "Black Friday | MangoBeat"
innovativesupplies.net article by Erickka Sy Savane via madamenoire.com You’ve been thinking about starting a business and every time you come close to doing it your mind hits the brakes. If that’s you, keep reading and you’ll think again about hesitating. Take Nneka, a 27-year-old single mom fresh out of the military for example. She recently […]Read more "Back to Cool"
article via eurweb.com Back in 2007, a Nigerian businessman Taofick Okoya struck gold you could say when he founded the “Queens of Africa” doll line with the motto: “Empowering the African gi… Source: TOYS: Nigeria’s “‘Queens of Africa” Dolls Are Coming to AmericaRead more "Nigeria’s “‘Queens of Africa” Dolls Are Coming to America"
Afrofuturism is a literary and cultural aesthetic that combines elements of science fiction, historical fiction, fantasy, Afrocentricity, and magic realism with non-western cosmologies in order to critique not only the present-day dilemmas of people of color, but also to revise, interrogate, and re-examine the historical events of the past. First coined by Mark Dery in 1993 and explored in the late 1990s through conversations led by scholar Alondra Nelson, Afrofuturism addresses […]Read more "afrofuturism"
Why I’m Not Buying Clothes [for myself] for the Entire YEAR Mom said “you… what?” My sister laughed and a friend asked a horrified “whyyyy??!” It sounds crazy. I know. Just read. Firstly, I have a lot of clothes. A. Lot. I’ve been told so and I believe it. In my last apartment, I had […]Read more "week 12 \\ 2015"