Jacqueline R. Jones
Jacqueline R. Jones
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Kiyana Wraps are statement hats, headwraps, hats and turbans handmade in London. Kiyana wraps aims to revolutionise the way African head wraps are worn by adding avant-garde designs and modern day touches for a high-fashion finish. Kiyana Wraps offers contemporary head-wrapping techniques. Used for editorial photoshoots, private parties hosting, b
Alsarah is a sudanese singer/songwriter with a powerful voice and eclectic mix of north and east African tunes with Arabic influence. Sudanese born Alsarah was recently pegged by the Guardian newspaper as ‘The New Star of Nubian Pop‘ and has built a reputation for her use of vintage middle eastern and and North African influences in her music.
Gordon Parks was born in Kansas in 1912 and later raised in St. Paul, Minnesota. He bought a camera at a young age and taught himself how to use it, eventually leading to a position with the Farm Security Administration (F.S.A.). Following its closure in 1943, he worked as a freelance photographer prior to joining Life Magazine where he remained fo
Kiripi Katembo Siku is a Congolese Photographer, initially a painter. He made the change to photography and video when he was 27, using a pocket camera to shoot his first experimental film during a workshop jointly organised by the Académie des Beaux- Arts in Kinshasa and the École des Arts Décoratifs in Strasbourg. In his photographic series ca
Design for love (DFL) started in 2004 by Wunmi Olufeko, and it was borne out of her desire to infuse her love for arts into designing classy outfits for women. DFL’s brand philosophy is classy-elegance; the DFL woman is an understated beauty, who does not need to try hard to catch attention. DFL specializes in bespoke/ made to measure female garm
While many marriages last, sometimes a couple just cannot live together any longer and decide to divorce. If they live in Virginia, there are certain conditions they must meet before a judge grants them a divorce. First of all, at least one of the marital partners must be a resident of Virginia before a judge accepts the case. Additionally, the div
Namibia, a country in South West Africa is distinguished by the Namib desert along the Atlantic Ocean Coast. The country is home to diverse wildlife, a significant cheetah population including a popular fashionista by the name Lourens Loux Gebhardt. Lourens Loux Gebhardt is a fashion designer, stylist, fashionista, tailor and a blogger who writes t
As the Ebola outbreak continues to spread in West Africa, a photographer’s chronicles the country’s bid to contain the outbreak. The pictures by John Moore, from Getty Images, capture the harrowing scenes of families torn apart by the deadly disease, along with the medical workers battling to save the sick . . .
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. Typically carried out by a traditional circumciser with a blade or razor, with or without anaesthesia, FGM is concentrated in 27 countries in Africa, as well as in Yemen and Iraqi Kurd
Mickalene Thomas is a New York-based artist. She is best known for her elaborate paintings composed of rhinestones, acrylic and enamel. Thomas introduces a complex vision of what it means to be a woman and expands common defiitions of beauty. Her work stems from her long study of art history and the cliassical genres of portraiture, landscape, and