Though Black History Month has come to an end, the conversation is just getting started. I reached out to several Black public figures to ask them to contribute "reminders" concerning issues that mattered to them, which I have compiled into a list. If you're white, much like me, all I ask of you is to listen and perhaps learn from the advice, experiences and perspectives of these influential figures.
On his way to catch a flight to New York City, Canadian-raised international supermodel Adonis Bosso calls me to chat about the release of his first independent single, “Jungle.” He describes the song as social commentary on life, as the 27-year-old has experienced it. “I feel like life is a jungle. It’s kind of about my time in New York, trying to make it, trying to make a name for myself,” says Bosso.
Since my first day in WWD's gorgeous, white office space, located in front of the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue, I have written a celebrity style report card, attended a movie premiere and interviewed a celebrity.
It's a pleasure for me to announce that I will be spending a large portion of my summer as an editorial intern for Women's Wear Daily (WWD) on Fifth Avenue, in New York City!
OTTAWA – The Individuality Project is a film photography series by local photographer Cassie Even-Hen. Last night, The Individuality Project was exhibited alongside other local talent. The event was in celebration of Black History Month and Canada's diversity of individuals. Canadian rappers Jacob Chin, Ian Lorts and Sleezoe performed, and YouTube personality Fatima Zahra presented slam poetry.