Lupita Nyong’o is on the cover of People as the most beautiful person for 2014 in their annual “50 Most Beautiful” issue. This is the first time that anyone of her complexion has made the cover and she’s only the third Black woman to make the cover, other than Halle Berry…
Lupita Nyong’o named People’s Most Beautiful Person
TODAY: Lupita Nyong’o is People’s Most Beautiful person for 2014, the magazine revealed Wednesday morning on TODAY. The Oscar winner with the perfect smile and the style to match beams from a cover that promises “her inspiring story.”
"I have gotten so many letters from girls and boys who were so excited and proud to see a Black woman performing one of their favorite characters, “Elphaba”, in the musical Wicked. I was in Wicked for nearly 2 and a half years and I learned so much during that time.. .it wasn’t always easy and I was so busy in my own experience of working at the Gershwin theatre that I didn’t truly imagine so many kids would be inspired.
"Oh, but the letters flew in, the artwork the fan sites, all the love that said "We’re so proud of you!" and "We can do it too!" I found out over the years that these things have meant alot to young people of color. "
'What is 'Wanderlustful'? Discover the definition through UK-residing Writer/Poet LD Henriquez's new video. With multi-lingual, melodic odes to exploration, stunning visuals (By WOC from New York: Natalie Del Villar, Shelley Harte and Mia Monee) and a message that celebrates expression, ‘Wanderlustful’ is utopia laced in lyricism for Art, Culture, Film and Poetry enthusiasts.
hey y’all, please consider participating anonymously or otherwise. there are so many complex reasons victims/survivors do not report, and i want to help create space for us to feel empowered in sharing them.
you can submit anonymously here (anon asks are on) or using your twitter handle through the hashtag <3
i won’t be posting anything submitted via tumblr in the hashtag until monday 4/14 at 7pm, but you’re welcome to begin submitting now. i’ve already seen a few that are breaking my heart. you are all powerful beyond measure.
another quick clarification: tumblr’s submit option for non-users asks for a name and email address but you can give fakes for both of those—and either way i would never share them.
Please signal boost. If you are a POC and ID as a womanist/feminist/riotgrrl and would like to run the blog please contact the current admin. He is a white latino cis male and is looking for someone willing to run it and any contributions.
Thanks to nuestrahermana for the boost! We do have some wonderful new members, but we’re always looking for more. If you want to join, please let us know!
The brand Aschobiis the first real fashion brand from Sierra Leone and stands for portable and affordable fashion. In the words of the 25 year old designer, Adama Kai: “As Ralph Lauren stands for America, Chanel for France and Versace for Italy, I want Aschobi to put Sierra Leone on the fashion map.