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Black Business and Entrepreneurship

Spotlight on black women who created their own opportunity!

Lipstick and Heels: Black Business Spotlight

Beauty is a central to the female experience. Originally excluded from the term woman, femininity--a privilege not allotted to the traditional black female, circumscribed black female beauty into an imposed masculinity. Contemporary culture welcomes black consumers-- a relationship that falsely... Continue Reading →

Eat This Not That: Unveiling Food Appropriation in the Black Community

Appropiation is perhaps one of the greatest areas of distress for the contemporary African in America. From Iggy Azalea as a hit making rapper, Angelina Jolie as the epitome of luscious lips to Kim Kardashian as the portrait of round derrieres,... Continue Reading →

Black Business Spotlight: Nude Barre

A medley of personal style and professional aspiration, stockings, tights, or hoisery- are a part of my daily life. However, despite its essential status to my lifestyle, the cost is often overwhelming to my meager earnings. This cost, while personal harmful,... Continue Reading →

Asserting the Black Doll Initiative with Artist and Dancer ShalomIsrael

As most of the western world prepares to celebrate the holiday season, The Whispers of Womanism cites the star or angel at the top of the tree as a black woman. So rather than celebrate Christmas, we're taking this time... Continue Reading →

Spotlight on Upcoming Showcase: Be Tina, A Tina Turner Tribute

Be Tina is a live tribute performance dedicated to Tina Turner and the incomparable gift of a legacy she has graced us with! With a 5 piece band, 3 dancers and myself as Tina, we are hoping to capture the true essence of a Tina Turner performance. My role extends from creator/producer to lead of show.

Spotlight: An Interview with Actress Andrea Lewis, Founder of JungleWild Productions

There’s a popular saying, “write what you know” and I truly believe in this advice. Be inspired by your own life and the people around you and then go and tell the story that inspires you the most. As a person of color I am inspired by my friends and family and they happen to look like me so as a writer I have an obligation to write about women and people of color because our stories are not told enough and creating these stories fulfills me.

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