Ava Duvernay’s ‘When They See Us’ Bags 16 Emmy Noms

Highly watched four-part series, When They See Us earned the most nominations for Netflix with 16 Emmy noms including Outstanding Limited Series. After the nominations were read, show director, co-writer, and producer Ava DuVernay went on Twitter to thank the real-life series subjects—Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, and Korey Wise—affectionately dubbed The Exonerated…

Freshbydotun Births Ibejí In Their 2018 Unisex Collection

Nigerian designer Freshbydotun reveals its unisex collection “Ibeji” on two pairs of identical twins through artistic styles; the result is absolutely phenomenal. Ibeji simply means twins in the Yoruba language. The Yoruba people of Nigeria look upon the birth of twins as a special blessing, they also believe that twins have the power to bring…

Santa Monica; The Prostitute My Father Told Me About❣

This story isn’t about Santa Monica as much as it is about the Igbo culture and a role the women play in ensuring the longevity of the family name as no man wants his name to die. According to the storyteller who happens to be my father, in Igbo culture, a man who doesn’t have…