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Lupita Nyong’o meets Alek Wek People magazine recently made Lupita Nyong’o’s dream come true after they set up a meeting between the Kenyan beauty and her idol, supermodel Alek Wek. Nyong’o, who’s been dubbed the mag’s most beautiful person for 2014, previously said at Essence’s annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon that Wek, who is “dark as…

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The cover featuring famed model Alek Wek for Forbes Life Africa commemorates the second anniversary for the magazine. It’s a celebratory moment in more than one way. Forbes is launching Forbes Woman Africa, which comes at an appropriate time given the announcement of the richest black woman in the world, Nigerian oil tycoon, Folorunsho Alakija.…

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At the height of NYFW, top black supermodels Iman and Naomi Campbell along with activist and former model Bethann Hardison joined together to initiate a new call for diversity on the runway. Together, the terrific trio formed a group called the Diversity Coalition, in hopes of drawing attention to the “acts of racism” conducted by several top designers. Model…

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Alek Wek, Grace Mahary, Joan Smalls, Maria Borges, Kelly Moreira and Yasmin Warsame scored a spot on the runway for Christian Dior’s Paris show. Super casting agent, James Scully’s damning words last week during a Buzzfeed interview where he called out Calvin Klein, Jil Sander and Dior for lacking diversity. “I’m from the old school…

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Since shooting to fame in the ‘90s, Brandy has been the face of several brands and has been revered as one the industry’s most beautiful stars. But despite the praise for her physical frame, Brandy recently explained that she wasn’t always comfortable in her own dark skin. In a new interview with EURWeb, Brandy discussed…

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With fall slowly creeping around the corner — although the extreme heat waves can make you feel otherwise — we wanted to give you a little sneak peek into what makeup trends to expect this fall. The theme this fall seems to center around being bold. We are seeing nothing but bold lips, bold brows,…

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