LA Times: How To Talk To Your Children About Thanksgiving’s Ugly History

LA Times: How To Talk To Your Children About Thanksgiving’s Ugly History

by: Susan Rohwer Photo: Frank Doerger via: latimes.com   This week, schoolchildren across the country will come home from elementary and preschool armed with cutout paper turkeys and stories excitedly recounted about the first Thanksgiving, all those years ago in Plymouth, Mass. At school, most will learn the traditional narrative of hungry Pilgrims aided by friendly(…)

WonderKiss: Behind The Scenes of ‘Won’t Lay Down’

WonderKiss: Behind The Scenes of ‘Won’t Lay Down’

After a year hiatus from their last video collaboration of single, ‘Don’t Break Me Off‘, WonderKiss is back in full effect, and I had the chance to go behind the scenes of their latest music video, ‘Won’t Lay Down’. A female duo group, WonderKiss fuses together the electronic sounds of Lyricist/Singer/Songwriter; TK Wonder and Singer/Songwriter/Producer, Kissey. A compilation of(…)

Hejira: Litmus Test (Video)

Hejira: Litmus Test (Video)

Meet Hejira; a band arising from London, the quartet of Rahel Debebe-Dessalegne on the bass, Sam Beste and Alex Reeve on guitar with Alexis Nunez on drums produce a experimental sound that is hard to describe, but once you listen you will instantly know their sound cannot be contained in a box. Directed by Faith Millin, via Nowness.com, Hejira shares(…)

Ingrid LaFleur: AFROTOPIA

Ingrid LaFleur: AFROTOPIA

Detroit native, Founder of Maison LaFleur and Curator/Art Advisor, Ingrid Lafleur discusses art project, AFROTOPIA . “AFROTOPIA is really about reexamining Black History and imaging the African diaspora in the future.” – Ingrid LaFleur   The idea revolves around creating imaginative and effective solutions to address social challenges. The root of the idea is planted in(…)

7 For All ManKind x Malhia Kent

7 For All ManKind x Malhia Kent

Invited to view the collaboration of premium denim line 7 For All Mankind’s capsule line of luxury denim with French textile company Malhia Kent, held at the 7 For All Mankind flagship store in Soho. Formally known as “Seven”, Women’s Senior Designer, Jennifer Garcia stated “Malhia Kent used to provide 100 percent of Chanel’s fabrics, but their work has never(…)

4 Tips You May Have Not Considered In Promoting Healthy Hair Growth

4 Tips You May Have Not Considered In Promoting Healthy Hair Growth

Photo: Ali Kate Cherkis. I receive numerous questions a everyday regarding hair but the most popular one by far regards growth and what products I would suggest to help grow long hair successfully. As simple as this question seems, many people are looking for a topical miracle. A magical product that will enhance growth and prevent(…)

Street Etiquette: Slumflower

Street Etiquette: Slumflower

Artist Statement:   SLUMFLOWER started out as a seed idea that we had about two years ago, about the misconceptions formed about public housing. The story is centered around a 10-year old boy finding beauty and growth in the midst of concrete.   Growing up watching video like Spike Lee’s “Clockers” (1995) or Nas’ “Nas is like”(…)