Demetria Obilor Shuts Down Body Shaming

Traffic anchor Demetria Obilor, 26, has been on Channel 8, WFAA-TV in Dallas, Texas, for just two weeks, but she’s already attracting international audiences after her clap back to body shaming went viral over the weekend. Obilor’s response was prompted by a viewer’s critical Facebook comment about the anchor, who moved to Texas from Las…

Natural Hair: Part 2

So I mentioned before that nourished and healthy hair does not have to be a fantasy for the Contemporary African Woman. So what’s next? We are in an era that encompasses both unfamiliarity and knowledge regarding African women and our hair. Many times we seem to believe that we are all-knowing when it comes to…

Natural Hair: The Series 

I once heard an American student’s description on her school-based trip to a West African country. One thing that stood out to her was the fact that natural hair wasn’t as rampant as she expected it to be in Africa! Africa embodied blackness and strength to this student, and because of this, it was shocking…

#HijabFashion: Crushing Stereotypes

Fashionable Muslim women are breaking stereotypes surrounding hijab fashion. Fashion blogging has become a trend on many social media outlets for many women to express themselves and showcase their love for fashion. However, not until recent years, hijab fashion has come to light and a few women have taken it upon themselves to change the […]