Shariah Harris, 19, becomes first black woman to ride in US polo’s highest league
Sport

Shariah Harris, 19, becomes first black woman to ride in US polo’s highest league

EARLIER THIS month, Shariah Harris became the first African-American woman to play in the highest polo league in the United States. The 19-year-old took the field for the Postage Stamp Farm team and became a pioneer in polo, breaking barriers in the white, male-dominated sport. Shariah didn’t always she her future in polo, but rather … Continue reading

Meet Kirsty Latoya Peters: The British creative using art to start discussions about mental health
Black excellence

Meet Kirsty Latoya Peters: The British creative using art to start discussions about mental health

MEET KIRSTY Latoya Peters, a British creative using art to start discussions about mental health. When the 24-year-old’s mother died earlier this year, she was offered therapy, but had been dealing with depression for many years prior. “I went through a long stage of depression and I didn’t receive as much support for it as … Continue reading

The amazing hyper-realistic artist Arinze Stanley is on a mission to ensure artists are “taken more seriously” in Nigeria
Black excellence

The amazing hyper-realistic artist Arinze Stanley is on a mission to ensure artists are “taken more seriously” in Nigeria

FOR FANS of Nigerian artist Arinze Stanley, the line between reality and make-believe is blurred. Arinze’s work has many questioning whether it is a digital photograph or drawing as he continues to push the boundaries with his hyper-realistic art. When drawing hair in a portrait, he studies the kind of hair he’s using as reference, … Continue reading

Teyana Taylor’s second campaign with Reebok follows release of workout video series
Business

Teyana Taylor’s second campaign with Reebok follows release of workout video series

TEYANA TAYLOR has released her second campaign with Reebok to coincide with the sports giant’s 25th anniversary. Back in January, Reebok announced it would be partnering with the singer and dancer To re-release the Freestyle Hi, also known as the 5411. “I’m a serious sneakerhead, I can dance in anything, but the 5411’s are so light … Continue reading

Entrepreneur develops app that allows users to locate ‘underrepresented’ African and Caribbean restaurants and takeaways in London
Business

Entrepreneur develops app that allows users to locate ‘underrepresented’ African and Caribbean restaurants and takeaways in London

FOOD ENTHUSIAST Vivian Ngwodo has developed an app that allows users to find African and Caribbean takeaways in London. In 2010, Vivian resigned from her Foreign Operations job in one of Nigeria’s major banks and embarked on a journey to Scotland to pursue a Master’s Degree and began her career journey in the UK financial … Continue reading

The 12-year-old star of Oscar-nominated ‘Moonlight’ vows to build a cancer research laboratory with his earnings
Film, TV & Stage

The 12-year-old star of Oscar-nominated ‘Moonlight’ vows to build a cancer research laboratory with his earnings

THE 12-YEAR-OLD star of Oscar-nominated film, Moonlight, has vowed to build a cancer research laboratory with his earnings. Alex R. Hibbert, who landed the role of the young Chiron (a.k.a. “Little”) after an open audition, has revealed he decided to give up his footballing dreams and his ambition to become a scientist in favour of … Continue reading

Award-winning UK lifestyle vlogger Gracie Francesca lands publishing deal
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Award-winning UK lifestyle vlogger Gracie Francesca lands publishing deal

  POPULAR BRITISH vlogger Gracie Francesa has announced she has signed a publishing deal and will add author to her growing list of accomplishments when her book is released in Summer. Aptly titled No Filter will be a no holds barred account of the award-winning personality’s journey up until this point. “This is my biggest announcement to … Continue reading