Five years ago, Novella Coleman wore her hair in sister locs and embarked on a work trip to San Francisco. Coleman is a staff attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. From the roots on her scalp to the melanin that guarded it, Coleman found herself in the middle of a debate … Continue reading From the Roots: Stories from a Rose Garden
Web Link: Anthony Geathers PDF Version: anthony-geathers-time-travel Story originally posted on October 19, 2016. Anthony Geathers was introduced to photography as a teenager growing up near Nostrand Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Now he is a young and rising photographer, most recently featured in The Fader for his work with Randy ‘Rudeboy’ Brown, a UFC Prize … Continue reading Time Travel: A Bed-Stuy Storyteller in the Old Neighborhood
Web Link: DJ Workshop PDF Version: DJ Workshop Brings Inclusivity to Turntables Story originally posted on Feb. 8, 2017. Fed up with what she viewed as a male-centric music industry environment, Chhavi Nanda — also known as Chippy Nonstop — decided last year to start an inclusive DJ workshop in Canada, the country she has … Continue reading DJ Workshop Brings Inclusivity to Turntables
Web Link: Trans Models at NYFW PDF Version: Trans Models Shine at Stevie Boi’s New York Fashion Week Show Story originally posted on Feb. 16, 2017. Fashion innovator Stevie Boi, the designer behind Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” headpiece and “Judas” shades, launched his new collection Sunday at New York Fashion Week. The title and … Continue reading Trans Models Shine at Stevie Boi’s New York Fashion Week Show
Web Link: Indya Moore PDF Version: Transgender Model Indya Moore Is Ready for Her Closeup Story originally posted on March 4, 2017. “I’m on the phone,” transgender model Indya Moore shouted after hearing a knock on her door. “No, can you please not come in right now.” Moore sat nude, freshly out of her … Continue reading Transgender Model Indya Moore Is Ready for Her Closeup
Born and raised in our nation’s capital, he’s 27 years old and has been through the brightest and darkest paths in life, leading him to the haven he is at now. Only weeks following his prodigious performance on the same stage as Chi-Town’s own Kanye West, I sat down with the up and coming rapper to be. … Continue reading Chit Chat With Cap City’s Eddie Quotez. We Talk Bluesfest, His Music, His Love For Anime, and His Life Post Depression/Attempted Suicide.
You know him on Instagram as Kill.613, the daring photographer who knows no limits, bridging edginess and art, through a lens. With over 1200 followers on IG, Kill.613 is a local photographer I was extremely excited to feature. The interview gave me an insight into Kill.613, but also the man behind the lens, Nathaniel Kane, himself. … Continue reading Starbucks With Ottawa’s Own, KILL.613.