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Feature:Johnica Reed Hawkins

I've lived, worked and studied across six continents. Work / As a writer, I work to archive Black culture through stories. Latest Project / On assignment for Time, Inc., I traveled to Cuba to explore the African history, traditions and religious customs that form the backbone of the island's identity. My work appears in the… Continue reading Feature:Johnica Reed Hawkins

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Feature:DWomoh-Piper Twins

Danielle and Chantelle Dwomoh-Piper are Models, bloggers and Designers based in New York.Since the start of their journey in fashion they have been blazing the fashion trail with features in WWD,Elle SA,Essence,HuffingtonPost, Lucky Magazine, Marie Claire, Buzzfeed and The New York Daily Newspaper, as well as appearances on the Rachael Ray Show, NBC’s Today Show,… Continue reading Feature:DWomoh-Piper Twins

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Feature: Spectra Speaks

Spectra is an award-winning Nigerian writer, gender justice advocate, and new media evangelist at Spectra Speaks (www.spectraspeaks.com), a global afrofeminist blog which publishes social commentary about gender, sexuality, diaspora communities, and movement-building through the lens of “Love” and media psychology. She is also the founder and executive editor at Queer Women of Color Media Wire (QWOC Media… Continue reading Feature: Spectra Speaks

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Feature: Elizabeth Eckford

  It was a school night, and Elizabeth Eckford was too excited to sleep. The next morning, September 4, 1957, was her first day of classes, and one last time she ironed the pleated white skirt she'd made for the occasion. It was made of piqué cotton; when she'd run out of material, she'd trimmed… Continue reading Feature: Elizabeth Eckford

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FEATURE: Danielle Cadet

Danielle Cadet is the editor of Huffington Post Black Voices. She is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where she received her bachelors and masters. She has written for the Medill News Service, Right On! & Blackbeat Magazines, and various other publications and websites. Source

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FEATURE: Necole Bitchie

They say the best way to find your own path is to get lost on your present one. No one is a better example of that than Necole Kane. Today the blogger/entrepreneur sits in the driver's seat of a burgeoning empire which includes the Urban Entertainment blog NecoleBitchie.com, its Lifestyle offspring, XONecole, the web channel… Continue reading FEATURE: Necole Bitchie