Fashion & Beauty

Erykah Badu Goes Global for Essence Magazine

Erykah Badu graces the cover of Essence Magazine‘s inaugural “Global Issue,” which brought the singer and fashion muse to East Africa.

Fashion & Beauty Inspiration

Watch: Model Ajuma Nasenyana Talks Being Teased Over Dark Skin, Skin-Bleaching in Kenya

Kenyan model Ajuma Nasenyana speaks on her battle with skin prejudice, the gruesome effects of skin-lightening, and how beauty companies and advertising contribute to the bleaching epidemic in Kenya and on the continent of Africa.

Film Photography

Watch: Clip from JR’s ‘Women Are Heroes’ Documentary

Women Are Heroes, part of Parisian street photographer JR’s 28 Millimètres project, draws attention to oppressed women everywhere.