Protective Hair Styling

A Conversation With Yvonne Harris Interviewed by Angela Lester Summer is almost over.  As a person with natural hair, I’ve decided to investigate the possibility of using a protective hairstyle during the fall and winter months.  I sat down and spoke with Yvonne Harris, owner of Infinite Hair Company. Tell me about yourself and your […]

Exhibit Review: One Way Ticket

One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North On a Tuesday afternoon I made my way to the Museum of Modern Art to check out the Jacob Lawrence Migration series, which for the first time in two decades is being shown its entirety, since half the collection was purchased […]

Unlocking Your Locs

By Ingrid Ellis When I appeared with my large twist out fro after having worn locs for 20 years it was quite a shock to my friends.   They were not so much shocked by the fact that I no longer had locs it seems, but by the length of my hair.  “What?!  You cut your […]

Profile: NeoSoul1

“We wanted to make music and make music available that reminded us of good soul music and old school hip-hop, yet reflected our life in the 1990’s and 2000’s.  We wanted to get music to folks that they could not hear on the radio.  We wanted artists like Jill Scott, Maxwell and Erykah Badu to […]

Considering Boarding School As An Option for Your Child

By Ingrid Ellis If you are a parent, particularly a parent living in an urban area, I’m sure that you will agree that finding the best possible school for your child is one of your most pressing – and stress-filled – concerns.   Finding a school that offers an academically challenging, yet artistically and athletically balanced […]