Sign In

Remember Me

pangea's Posts

WGO?: The Daily Show’s Jessica Williams and Operation Black Hair

WGO?: The Daily Show’s Jessica Williams and Operation Black Hair

From TheWire.com Back in April, the military banned several specific hairstyles almost exclusive to black women, including twists, dreadlocks, and several forms of naturally grown hair. The currently available options – straightened (or “relaxed”), wigs, weaves, microbraids, and cornrows – are costly and require hours in a salon. Williams decided to take the issue to the streets, first...

Read More »
pgp366: anonymous hairpiration…

pgp366: anonymous hairpiration…

Sometimes you have to take a moment to step back and embrace your roots. You have to remind yourself that you come, beautifully made. Every time you sport your kinks, your naps, your curls, you turn heads and change perceptions. Rock your curls girls. Be confident, bold and authentic. Never let your self-worth be defined by someone’s opinion of you (They are limited by the confines of a colo...

Read More »
pgp356: the southern afro charm of Teyonah Parris

pgp356: the southern afro charm of Teyonah Parris

Teyonah, initially, came to our attention with her appearance on Mad Men. Sporting a ’60’s style wig and secretarial attire, she joined the staff as the first African-American  hired by the fictional ad agency Sterling Cooper Draper Price.  Her character’s role broadened the perspective of the, until then, myopic view of culture and society of the ’60’s. But it was at...

Read More »
pgp355: a blues for nina…

pgp355: a blues for nina…

Say baby, can I be your slave? I’ve got to admit girl, your the shit girl And I am digging you like a grave   Now do they call you daughter to the Spinning Pulsar Or maybe Queen of 10,000 Moons, Sister to the distant yet Rising star   Is your name Yemaya? Oh hell nah, it’s got to be Oshun…       When it comes to art, food, fashion, health, fitness music, culture an...

Read More »
Foodie: the perfect piece of salmon by Simple Servings

Foodie: the perfect piece of salmon by Simple Servings

Kenyada Stalls of Suppers Served works with Phuzion Media Group to share her secrets for making the perfect piece of Salmon without drying it out. Suppers Served is a home-cooking service that uses the freshest ingredients to create beautiful, healthy meals, customized to fit any dietary needs. Crafting a customized meal involves more than personalizing your pizza, Suppers Served offers dinnertime...

Read More »
an afrosensual moment…

an afrosensual moment…

we didn’t know how far we would go… pressed against the window she moaned and welcomed him longingly, he thrusted deep again and again embraces… bites… kisses an Afrosensual prelude… to a moment AfroerotiK   More to come  soon in Scottie’s AfroerotiK and AfroerotiK.com Scottie Lowe, owner and founder of AfroerotiK.com, essentially, creates erotica, for and about people...

Read More »
pgp352: words of HIP HOP wisdom

pgp352: words of HIP HOP wisdom

“Hip Hop is the constantly evolving spirit and consciousness of urban youth that keeps recreating itself in a never-ending cycle.  It is joy, sorrow, pleasure, pain, victory, defeat, anger, happiness, confusion, clarity, humor, intensity, dream, nightmare, life, death, and everything else in between.  It is the spirit that connects the past to the present and lays a path towards the future. ...

Read More »
pgp351: PrettyFire is the Ratchet Housewife…

pgp351: PrettyFire is the Ratchet Housewife…

“I am intelligent enough to know that there are lots of pretty women in the world. Many prettier then me but none can duplicate that which emanates from within me. My voice, my light, my energy, the point of origin for my real beauty. My story is that which is uniquely mine it is what I seek to share with the universe through my art.” –PrettyFire SHE’S EQUAL PARTS 1950’s ha...

Read More »
pgp350: Mother of George

pgp350: Mother of George

all content, unless noted otherwise is courtesy of Studio Africa “Mother of George” almost never goes outside, and when it does it’s shocking that “outside” is New York City… it’s an exclusive gateway into a microcosm. –Matt Prigge, Metro.us Mother of George is a 2013 Nigerian drama film directed by Andrew Dosunmu. The film, which premièred in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2013 Sundance Fil...

Read More »
Lookbook: Zaire… elegant goth

Lookbook: Zaire… elegant goth

For its Sixth cycle of Frofashion Week, Tarin Boones of NaturallyMeMedia.com, the event’s creator, went with the theme “GOTHIX.” As part of the celebration, they launched a competition: who will be the cover model for GOTHIX? The contest required that entrants submit a photoshoot embodying the “Goth” theme highlighting fashion, hair and makeup.  Then each contestant had 3 weeks t...

Read More »