On That Bullsh*t: That Time The New Yorker Called Solange’s Video “Ghetto Chic”

For a publication as venerated as The New Yorker, you would think they would be more sensitive to using a description like “ghetto chic” so freely, but they, and for a brief about artist (and fashion favorite) Solange Knowles. Printed in last year’s February 25, 2013 issue, in what’s basically their what’s happening section, for Solange’s Webster Hall concert date, in a backwards compliment, some … Continue reading On That Bullsh*t: That Time The New Yorker Called Solange’s Video “Ghetto Chic”

Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong’o Interviews (the iconic Model and Activist) Alek Wek [VIDEO]

Following her epic cover of PEOPLE magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful People issue, Nyong’o got the chance to interview her icon, the model Alek Wek, who like Nyong’o made a legendary splash for women of color and diversity throughout her career, and in particular her 1997 ELLE magazine cover. Watch their encounter below! Continue reading Oscar Winner Lupita Nyong’o Interviews (the iconic Model and Activist) Alek Wek [VIDEO]