Fashionistas far and wide are gearing up for the fourth edition of African Fashion Week Toronto (AFWT). One of the city’s most anticipated fashion events, presented by the Fashion Ready Foundation, AFWT brings together student and high fashion designers, fashion industry professionals, and attendees looking
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Growing up, I had an aunt, a distant relative of my Dad who I first got to know through our morning devotional prayers. My Dad would always bring up her name during prayers, he would say "let us pray for Aunt Ann, that God will
In Fifty, we meet a highly successful, chic power player whose daughter hates her; a super-Christian party-planner keeping a deadly secret from a husband who adores her; a 49-year-old board chair who wants no children and a TV star who is equal parts mean-girl and
One of the many great things to love about Afro-Pop Singer sensation Yemi Alade, besides her beauty, grace and artistry, is that as this Nigerian native continues to rise to international stardom, she makes it evident that she never forgets where she comes from, and that
Two of the greatest female novelists of our time Chimamanda Adichie and Zadie Smith sat down to speak at the Schomburg Center in Harlem about Adichie’s new novel Americanah two weeks ago. The hour-long conversation spanned topics such as writing, race, classism, feminism and black
In Nigeria, feminists are women who are angry because they could not find a husband. They are women who hold picket signs and burn bras and never marry. They hate men. They have wild sex with multiple lesbian partners.
African women are docile. They defer to