Jonathan Sims on his Evolution as Chicago’s Community Advocate

It was a cold winter night. Before turning off the car engine, Jonathan paused. He just hesitated. His shoulders started slumping after taking a deep breath. Slowly exhaling, he tilted the driver's seat further back. Feeling the frigid temperature, Jonathan blasted the heat as he dragged the blanket closer to him. His frosted window was … Continue reading Jonathan Sims on his Evolution as Chicago’s Community Advocate

Jasmine Smith on Creating Meta-Moisture, an All-Natural Hair and Body Butter

It's rare to know a company that offers the option of customizing your order based on your hair type and skin needs. Inventor and founder of Meta Moisture, Jasmine Smith, wanted to create an all-natural hair and body butter, handcrafted with love and care. "I'm proud to say that Meta Moisture is parabens-free, and it … Continue reading Jasmine Smith on Creating Meta-Moisture, an All-Natural Hair and Body Butter

Harvey Mitchell : How Kubwa Collective Became My Version of Protest

Fashion designer, Harvey Mitchell, launched his clothing line on Juneteenth to celebrate the importance of educating others about African history. Kubwa means greatest. With his collection, he wants to instill pride in the African heritage and aspire to greatness. Shop at Kubwa Collective How did the idea for your collection come about? During the whole … Continue reading Harvey Mitchell : How Kubwa Collective Became My Version of Protest

With One Simple Idea, the PuffCuff Hair Clamp was Created

Ceata Lash, inventor and founder of PuffCuff, wanted to put her hair up without damaging her natural hair. She wanted something durable, affordable, and can be easily sanitized. "After years of searching for an accessory to accommodate thick, textured hair, we created the PuffCuff. It works with a variety of hair types from 2C to … Continue reading With One Simple Idea, the PuffCuff Hair Clamp was Created

Asia Janay on Giving Up Twice as a Fashion Designer – and How She Conquered it

Too often, fashion designer, Asia-Janay, finds herself second-guessing her decision, fearful of people not liking the product she put and merely failing. But she finds that when she put that fear aside and fully trust God with the ability that he has given her, she started to exceed her expectations. Follow the brand on Instagram … Continue reading Asia Janay on Giving Up Twice as a Fashion Designer – and How She Conquered it