2019’s New York Fall Fashion show was a leading example for diversity of models and designers present at the shows. Award winning designer Telfar Clemens who is Liberian-American is a significant part of this years show through his culturally mobile designs.
Persepolis is a autobiographical graphic novel written and illustrated by Marjane Satrapi, an Iranian-French cartoonist. It tells the tale of Marji, a young girl living in Tehran just before the 1979 Iranian Revolution. This accounts her life before, during, and after the Iranian Revolution, where she lives through threats to her wellbeing and xenophobia.
Monstress is an epic fantasy graphic novel written by Marjorie Liu telling the tale of Maika Halfwolf, a teenage girl sharing a psychic link to a power monster who occasionally emerges from the stub of her severed left arm. Inspired by early 20th century Asia, Monstress is set in a matriarchal world split into factions, where war for power and greed set the stage for our heroine to avenge her fallen mother.
With great power comes great responsibility, and America Chavez is no exception to that rule. Coming from the far reaches of the Marvel multiverse, this superheroine blasts through time and space to save the day, all the while keeping her special charm and wits in battle.
2018-2019 NBA champion, Serge Ibaka, used his CCK upbringing to form a relentless motivation to play professional basketball and become a champion.
Slowly but surely, the entertainment world is finally starting to represent the real world — thanks in part to these TCKs.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas — and that look differs from one culture to the next. Let’s take a look at how Christmas is celebrated around the world.
Despite the racist undertones in “West Side Story”, the messages about life in foreign places still stand true.
Representation in photography is about the inclusion/exclusion of certain stories and the reasoning behind it. But the conversation shouldn’t end there.
For some in the LGBTQ+ community, the holidays aren’t the most wonderful time of the year. Instead, they can ignite familial pressures and uncertainties.