popular

The Black Women Who Made Big Strides in France in 2018

Yes, this was a bad year for many reasons, but we can still celebrate the black women who rose to prominence

Back in 2015, a group of Black women activists appeared in the French media: les afrofems. They were and still are, fighting against police brutality, for better inclusion in the media and to destroy harmful sexual stereotypes surrounding black women among other worthy goals. Since then, more influential Black women have gained a bigger representation in the media. And, even better, some of the afrofems activists, like Laura Nsafou and Amandine Gay, have made films and written books to bring more diversity to the entertainment industry.

Keep reading... Show less
Sponsored

Opening Doors: Jubilee Clothe is Bringing Nigerian Style to Los Angeles | Presented by Uber

For Jubilee Gamaniel, being an Uber driver-partner is what allows her to pursue her entreperneurial dreams.

Sponsored content from Uber

The bright floral patterns of Jubilee Clothe dresses mirror the effusive personality of their designer and namesake, Jubilee Gamaniel, a creative force from Nigeria living in Los Angeles.

The filmmaker, model and designer has her finger in many different pursuits related to bringing more beauty to the world and with her burgeoning fashion business, she hopes to spread her vision from her home to the rest of the globe.

Keep reading... Show less

get okayafrica in your inbox

news.

popular.