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Exclusive Interview with 10 Year Old Twin Dancers; Imani & Nia (Video)

Exclusive Interview with 10 Year Old Twin Dancers; Imani & Nia (Video)

Walking at just 8 and a half months old, these gifted sisters were meant to dance and have been ever since. Meet the beautiful Lindsay twins; Imani and Nia, who were recently accepted into The American Ballet Theatre’s “Young Dancer Summer Workshop” on half scholarship. The American Ballet Theatre or “ABT” is recognized as one of the world’s leading classical(…)

Hype Hair Magazine: Blogger Buzz

Hype Hair Magazine: Blogger Buzz

via: Hype Hair Magazine by: Allyson Leak Photo: Rog Walker   “Inspirational, smart and beautiful are just a few ways to describe Cipriana Quann. As co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Urban Bush Babes, she is promoting a natural and healthy lifestyle, one blog post at a time. We caught up with Quann to talk with her on all(…)

(1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race

(1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race

“Whereas the academic discourse on skin color politics tends to focus primarily on the sociopolitical disadvantages associated with having dark skin in a racialized society, (1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race explores potential disadvantages related with having light skin, particularly among people of African descent – racial ambiguity and contested racial authenticity.   “Often(…)

My Affordable Spring Shopping List With Vogue.com

My Affordable Spring Shopping List With Vogue.com

via: Vogue.com edited by: Chelsea Zalopany Photo: Rog Walker   “In our exclusive video series, My Life in Vogue, we look at the lives of six remarkable women, including Cipriana Quann, co-founder and editor in chief of the website Urban Bush Babes. With the days about to get longer and the temperature aspiring to rise, we asked her to list(…)

HBO ‘Girls’: A Sneak Peek Into Tonight’s Episode (Video)

HBO ‘Girls’: A Sneak Peek Into Tonight’s Episode (Video)

Courtesy of HBO I was sent a few new ‘Girls‘ episodes to preview before they aired in the following weeks, and lets just say you are in for a major turning point tonight. Last week for the first time we had a more intimate look inside Hannah’s family that extended past the usual Mother and(…)

Watch ‘My Life In Vogue’ (Film)

Watch ‘My Life In Vogue’ (Film)

“Its really important for me to reach out to all of these women all across the world who are feeling exactly how you are, not recognizing that their uniqueness is beautiful!”  -Cipriana     As 1 of 6 women from NY, selected by Vogue for their ‘My Life In Vogue’ mini-film series, I am excited to(…)

My Life In Vogue

My Life In Vogue

via: Vogue Magazine (March Issue)     “Starting on March 3rd Vogue.com brings you into the real lives of 6 brilliant young women -an educator, a musician, an actress, an asset manager, a design guru and a blogger-discovered on the streets of New York. In intimate mini films by See-Think’s Andrew Neel and Luke Meyer, these(…)

Behind the Scenes with Greenroom Magazine, Zoe Kravitz & ‘Lolawolf’

Behind the Scenes with Greenroom Magazine, Zoe Kravitz & ‘Lolawolf’

On Martin Luther King day not only was I in remembrance of one of the greatest influential figures of our time, but simultaneously conducting an interview with Greenroom Magazine, for their cover feature with band members, Zoe Kravitz, James Levy and Jimmy Giannopoulos of ‘Lolawolf‘.     A new quarterly publication highlighting musicians, progressive urban culture,(…)

La Soirée: Marawa The Amazing Hula Hoop Dancer, The English Gents, Bath Boy, Juggler Extraordinaire & A Blue Bunny?

La Soirée: Marawa The Amazing Hula Hoop Dancer, The English Gents, Bath Boy, Juggler Extraordinaire & A Blue Bunny?

“Even the juggling is naughty! Don’t bring the children, this ain’t no big apple circus.” -New York Times   I was invited by the beautiful and jaw-dropping talented hula hoop virtuoso, Marawa, to see her perform last night in the off-broadway show, La Soirée, held at the Union Square Theatre in NY. Winner of the 2012 London Cabaret Awards, La Soirée(…)

Candace Marie Stewart: Pursue Your Dreams (Video)

Candace Marie Stewart: Pursue Your Dreams (Video)

“When making this video I wanted to express myself and be as transparent as possible. My message is simple. If you have a dream, goal or ambition, strive for it. Don’t let anyone or anything stand in your way. If I would have let others dictate my life I would still be in Arkansas today.(…)