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Kwentonza & Tundae Mena… the beauty of an intense real

Kwentonza & Tundae Mena… the beauty of an intense real

“I enjoy using my body as a canvas. I’ve been Blessed as of late to have the opportunity to put this canvas in front of a camera. Hoping that my Artistic expression will have the chance to appeal to broader audiences, also with this opportunity, my hope is that an interest will be sparked in my fellow Brothers or Sisters. That you will be inspired or moved to artistically express yourself in a way...

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Kwesi Abbensetts: 30 minutes with Jodie Smith

Kwesi Abbensetts: 30 minutes with Jodie Smith

"So I first saw Jodie Smith in Seu Jorge short film The Model: Oshun and the Dream. I was enchanted by and wondered who was this girl. Well by chance she flew into New York for a shoot, but it was cancelled due to the snow and so she gave me a call late night and we had an impromptu shoot just to introduce ourselves to each other and as rushed as it was I found some gems to share." - Kwesi Abbense...

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Looking back… Yemi Toure’s Midnight Erotica pt3

As Yemi Toure’s Midnight Erotica 2012 fast approaches (Saturday, Aug. 25 11 pm – 3 am) we take one last look back at the Yemi’s event last year. Nobella had worked her artistry on earthSista Serenity whose very being was the inspired canvas and earthSista Serene unabashedly hosted the event. That is when the festivities got interesting. Wise sista, Tassili Ma’at, decided to...

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V Bozeman in Melody Ehsani Designs

V Bozeman in Melody Ehsani Designs

Did anyone see these images last year? I happened upon one of them on Pangea’s tumblr page a few weeks ago and I had to see the rest. Photographer Mike Quain and Creative Directors Melody Ehsani and Ashly Ludwin worked together to create these extraordinary captures featuring Melody’s creative jewelry designs adorning singer Veronika “V” Bozeman. V first appeared in the Gar...

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a big weekend of EVENTS in the ATL

How will we get through it all? ATLANTA – The coming weekend is so full of exciting events that no one will be bored and the only problem we will have is which events to attend. They are all centered around the celebrations and commemorations of Happily Natural Day and Black August Weekend. Happily Natural Day (HND) is an african centered business expo, cultural arts and craft trade show, an...

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pgp303: Kenyan Model Ajuma says its not OK to tell us to lighten our skin

pgp303: Kenyan Model Ajuma says its not OK to tell us to lighten our skin

From Clutch Magazine – Like many other parts of the world, Africa is no stranger to European standards of beauty. The practice of skin lightening is becoming rampant in many African countries as some folks go to drastic lengths to shed their dark complexions for lighter, “more acceptable” ones. “It seems that the world is conspiring in preaching that there is something wrong with Kenyan ladies’ ki...

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