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Olivia Johnson

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Life

Laila Sabreen And Representing Young Black Muslims In YA Literature

Laila Sabreen started writing her debut novel, You Truly Assumed, when she was just a junior in high school. She’d always been an avid reader and storyteller, and her mother took her to the library every week. This article contains affiliate links. For more information, visit our disclosure page. Now 20 and in her junior…

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Journeys, Life

Taj McCoy’s Debut Novel Is ‘Good As Hell’

Taj McCoy’s debut novel, Savvy Sheldon Feels Good as Hell, is about a “plus-sized sweetheart” and her journey to self-acceptance. This article contains affiliate links. For more information, visit our disclosure page. Savvy Sheldon is a lovable, loyal-to-a-fault workaholic, and though she’s one-of-a-kind, she’s also one of many potential protagonists for McCoy. The 39-year-old author…

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Journeys

Behind The Scenes Of Simone Imaani’s World Record Afro

Simone Imaani Williams, 33, is a native New Yorker, natural hair advocate, and fashion designer. When creating her own styles, she focuses on locally made, custom pieces with vibrant colors and bold patterns. She’s assisted the head designer in at Sesame Flyers, which is responsible for creating the extravagant costumes and headdresses for the West…

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Techniques

Curl Clumping: How to Do It and Why It’s Important

While “clumping” may not be the most elegant word, it’s an important part of our style vocabulary. That’s because curl clumping is essential when it comes to minimizing frizz. Take a look at one of your curls. That’s not one single piece of hair! It’s made up of several strands that “live” together for a…

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