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Young designer makes big mark on fashion industry when Colin Kaepernick rocks his line

NFL football star Colin Kaapernick is one of the few professional athlete that does not don a three piece suit during post-game press conferences. Instead, he rocks casual wear designed by 13-year-old Jeremiah Jones. 

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Moziah Bridges, Melissa Jade Aiello among young fashion designers to look out for in 2014

While you’re average 11-year-old is probably playing with the latest gadget or video game, two young talented children of color are continuing to make their mark on the fashion scene. In one of its latest articles, the Huffington Post highlighted several young tweens and teens who are embracing cloth and creativity. Among them are Moziah Bridges, […]

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Erykah Badu, the new face of Givenchy

Givenchy’s new Spring-Summer 2014 brand ambassador is none other than Erykah Badu. The fashion line’s creative director Riccardo Tisci chose Badu for her charisma.

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Iman: Boycott Fashion Labels That Don’t Use Black Models

Supermodel Iman has called for a boycott of fashion labels that don’t use black models: “”It feels to me like the times need a real hard line drawn like in the Sixties, by saying if you don’t use black models, then we boycott”

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Guest Post

Don Lemon and Media Violence Against Young Black Men

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Don Lemon’s comments are reminiscent of the media violence that has played out across news broadcast with reports that have called young black men crack babies, predators, dropouts, absentee fathers, and thugs. Reports that have captured the American imagination, and created moral panic.

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BET Refused to Let Blogger B. Scott Wear Heels at Awards Show

It’s not the BET Awards if something horrible didn’t pop off, right? Well, blogger B. Scott, who hosted the BET Awards red carpet last night, has confirmed that the network refused to let him wear high heels.

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Featured Article

Designer Aamna Aqeel Under Fire for Racist “Be My Slave” Photo Set

Pakistani designer Aamna Aqeel’s latest fashion spread is facing fierce criticism for depicting a dark-skinned slave boy catering to the needs of a well-dressed white woman.

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VIDEO: Janelle Monåe | The Return of Artistry in R&B, Soul, & Hip Hop

Janelle Monae has been on the scene for a brief minute. Clearly, she’s here to stay! Monae’s style is equivalent to an equinoctial point. In other words, she’s distinctive in fashion, beauty, and music and there’s no one like her. If so, they too are very rare, appearing infrequently throughout a life’s cycle of entertainment, and soon […]

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Louisiana City Set to Ban Saggy Pants

A city in Louisiana is set to ban saggy pants. An ordinance has been passed in The Terrebonne Parish Council and is expected to be signed by the Parish President. Is a ban on saggy pants necessary? Is it just another way to criminalize black youth?

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Anti-Sagging Pants Ad Targets Black Youth; Warns of $300 Fine and Up to 3 Years in Prison?!

A controversial ad urging black youth in Boston to pull up their sagging pants is raising eyebrows. Penalties apparently include a $300 fine and up to three years in prison! Is it fair to incarcerate a young person over sagging pants? Is that how we look out for our youth?

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