A lady who had dreams of becoming a U.N ambassador after she graduates ends up as a sensation in the modeling world. She first hit the airwaves during the Miss Minnesota where she rocked a hijab all the way through and who wore a burkini for the swimsuit section of the competition. she was among the models who… Continue reading HALIMA ADEN; Beyond Boundaries
The beauty of art is to communicate. It should tell a story from an angle that touches its depth. I find most art as a reflection of its artist; a portion shed of their mind and thoughts. Even though some artist do it to pay their bills, we can’t underestimate the fact that art comes… Continue reading FOLASADE ADEOSO; African Diasporic Identity
I was up on instagram a day or two ago and I came across some beautiful work of art. What excited me was the authenticity and originality of it all. The arts carried a degree of impressing African drawings that carried with it the glowing bits of Africanism as a people’s culture and as a… Continue reading GALILE ART: THE THICK EAST AFRICAN GIRL
We all have to admit that the digital and tech world needed something we could relate ourselves to. What about emojis that are representative of Africa and its rich culture? That would brighten our conversation and not forgetting bring out emotions in a more homely state? You guessed it right! Afreekmoji is an Afrocentric emoji App… Continue reading AFREEKMOJI: Express The African In You
Miss Tourism competition 2003, that had her crowned Miss Nairobi, brought her to the spotlight. A lady from humble beginnings, with roots of a submerged ethnic community, sure had passion for fashion. Lyndsey McIntyre of Surazuri Modeling Agency saw to it that her beauty didn’t go unnoticed. A high fashion model and a family lady,… Continue reading BEING TRUE TO YOURSELF
Her elegant smile coupled by her taste in fashion and her charisma had her a lifetime award in Harlem- New York, where this photo has its roots. It was in a local restaurant where the Congressman, Charles Rangel and Harlem Arts Alliance Chairman, Voza Rivers named October the 20th Lupita Nyong’o Day. Rivers justified the move… Continue reading BENEATH YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL.