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Watch Iman Speak on Her Youth as a Somalian Refugee For Kenzo + H&M's Upcoming Collab

“I am the face of a refugee,” the 61-year-old model-icon says.

Iman epitomizes the adage, “Black don’t crack.”

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Literature

Yaa Gyasi Makes The National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 List for 2016

Life keeps getting sweeter for Ghanaian-American author Yaa Gyasi.

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News

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Police Brutality: ‘Language Has Failed Me’

The Nigerian novelist says she’s at a loss of words when it comes to the rash killings of black men and women by police in America.

If you tore through Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah, then you’ll likely recall that the protagonist Ifemelu had a blog wittily named “Raceteenth or Various Observations About American Blacks (Those Formerly Known as Negroes) by a Non-­American Black.”

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