Distractions by Laura Lannes
this is the most beautiful
- Black vegans exist
- Black lesbian exist
- Black gays exist
- Black romantics exist
- Black people with mental disorders exist
- Black people with eating disorders exist
- Black people with adopted kids exist
- Black Nerds exist
Keep the list going.
Girls&WomenToKnow: Leanna Archer
Meet Lenna Archer, who started her Leanna Inc. a haircare line at This Long 9 years old. Leanna all nautral organic hair products has generated over $ $100,000 in revenue. Leana develops and mixes each of her products (the original hair dressing was based on a family formula), and tracks orders and customer correspondence. Her parents and two brothers assist in bookkeeping, packaging, and product testing. The company sells its shampoos, conditioners, shea butter, and other products both in stores and online.
Leanna is a philanthropist as well in 2008 she founded the Leanna Archer Education Foundation, an organization devoted to providing better opportunities for children in Haiti. Leanna’s goal is to built schools in Haiti, while providing a Safe learning environment for over 150 students.
Leanna as been featured in Forbes Magazine, Success Magazine, INC Magazine (30 under 30) and Ebony Magazine. Online web portal, AOL Black Voices, was also impressed with Leanna and positioned the Teen CEO as #5 on their list of “ Top 9 Young Lions” who are making Black History. Leanna has also been interviewed by several major media outlets, including NBC, MSNBC,ABC,FOX Business and BET.
Change, Don’t Complain
They forgot touching her hair and saying “OMG, is this your real hair?”
1969 Tina Turner
By Jack RobinsonMy everything. My spirit animal.
Erica Oyama created the hit web series-turned-TV-show, Burning Love and now she has five screenplays in development. Here, the in-demand screenwriter talks to Co.Create about her approach to burning through projects. (via fastcompany)
#TBT- Chicago’s beautiful South Side as my backdrop along with working with two of my best friends in the whole entire world!! It was the perfect day to make pictures, and here is one of them from a series Logan and I titled “Waiting”.I just love this image.
Commissioned by @globetrottermag
#southside #chicago #photography #fashion #art #blackwomen #collaboration #editorial #englewood #blackwhitephotography #street
"The best way for a troublemaker, or creative person, to survive and thrive in a career that you love is to focus on doing your best work and learning something new every single day. "
— Chris Coleman, speaking at CreativeMornings/Atlanta.
Touki Bouki (1973), Djibril Diop Mambéty