INSPIRATION: Yagazie Emezi

September 28, 2017 Yagazie Emezi has continuously brought me joy for the last few years. The multi-disciplinary artist has created a following on social media and YouTube with her quirky cartoons and videos on everything from relationships to hair problems and any embarrassing thing we’ve probably dealt with but just don’t want to admit.     Her…

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INSPIRATION: Grits Co.

September 1, 2016 Instagram has put me on to some great illustrators and designers, and one of my favourite pages for inspiration is Grits Co, a independent lifestyle brand run by Reuben & Toya Levi. From their website: Grits Co. is a Southern inspired brand from Houston,Texas that is widely known for its detailed representation of the…

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Edmonton Natural Hair Show

April 13, 2016 Edmonton had its first ever natural hair show this past Saturday – featuring speakers like CBC’s Portia Clark and vendors like local hair care company B’n Naturale – showcasing and discussing all the ins and outs of Black hair, with poets Ahlam Sadik and Medgine Mathurin opening and closing the show respectively. The event…

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