Negress Allure (in honor of sisters at the 2017 MET Gala…)

A Cosmopolitan online piece pointed out how women of color were best-dressed at the 2017 MET Gala. I must agree with Cosmo (which I rarely do). While everybody else was smoking in the bathroom, brown girls were kind of showing everybody else what the real point of the night is. But, Negress allure will be any woman’s best friend.
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An Interview with Maya Jensen, Filmmaker behind ‘Solidarity in Saya: An Afro-Bolivian Music Movement’

   Maya Jensen’s documentary film SOLIDARITY IN SAYA has been a labor of love for over a decade now. What began as a short trip turned into a divinely-inspired collision with a people’s legacy, resurrected culture and ancient heritage. Bolivians … Continue reading

When We Are Witnesses…for Kitty Genovese

No matter what I have learned from her brother Bill Genovese’s heart-wrenching push for the truth, I still can not extinguish the feeling of seeing myself in Kitty Genovese: young, happy, independent, innocent, moving toward the future, and fated to be a woman living alone in American big cities. Continue reading