FEATURED EDITORIALS

WHERE WE’RE GOING & WHERE WE’VE BEEN

TRANS QUALITY OF LIFE

Photography to me has always been about resistance. When fashion photography was my focus it was an attempt to highlight Black models and models of color as not... Read More...

EX-FILES: HU JOHN

FACES OF EXPATRIATION – CHINA A Newark, NJ native and first born Trinidadian American, Hu John grew up in various parts of the United States. He went to High S... Read More...

GOLDEN AGE

Several studies continue to show steady growth in the percentage of African Americans who have embraced the power of the passport, and are traveling more fr... Read More...

GENDER<

“Genderless” is becoming a trending buzzword in the world of fashion. From non binary models walking in the latest fashion week to unisex clothing lines, the in... Read More...

EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

“When I got off the plane in June 1982, I found a dollar on the ground (my first dollar earned in the U.S.) and on that day, I knew I would not be returning t... Read More...
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Ex Files: Germaine Thomas

FACES OF EXPATRIATION - SWEDEN (IMG: Germaine Thomas. Photo Credit to : Lola Akinmade Åkerström) A strong desire for change and to continue her life journe... Read More...
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SEPIK

ONE OF THE WORLD'S LAST FRONTIERS The Sepik River Tribes of Papua New Guinea are some of the most unique tribes in the world. Their art and culture are very un... Read More...
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Sarah Rest In Power

  Saartjie Baartman was a Khoikhoi woman taken from the Eastern Cape province of South Africa in the company of Scottish military surgeon William Dunl... Read More...
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ACEY

THE ARTIST   You’ve been writing and performing for over 20 years at this point. You have 16 CD’s, a memoir, and numerous accolades, with the cherry on t... Read More...

A Family’s Journey

Winner of the Benjamin Franklin Book of the Year and the Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History, Gail Melissa Grant is an acco... Read More...

To Be Beautiful In Brazil

We had just made it to the river when they saw me. Four teenage girls of varying shades, all prepubescent and thin. The brownest and youngest one couldn’t stop ... Read More...