Sheryland Neal, First Foreigner And African American Competes To Become An Ebony Goddess In Brazil

Sheryland Neal wanted to be an Ebony Goddess, making her the first African American and foreigner to become to ever compete in the A Noite da Beleza Negra (the Night of Black Beauty) beauty pageant...
January 31, 2018
  • Sheryland Neal, First Foreigner And African American Competes To Become An Ebony Goddess In Brazil

    Sheryland Neal wanted to be a Deusa do Ébano—an “Ebony Goddess,” in Portuguese. That’s why Neal, an African American from Atlanta, became the first foreigner to ever compete in the A Noite da Beleza Negra (the Night of Black Beauty) beauty pageant on Saturday, Jan. 20—the premier beauty pageant...
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    From Northern Nigeria, Ndidikanma “Ndidi” Emefiele is a multimedia artist whose portraits of black women with larger than life heads have charmed art lovers around the world. Her signature style – which is typically characterized by oversized female heads donning natural hair and enormous eye wear – is embodied in her...
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    Ladies and gentlemen, class is in session. This week we’ll be discussing gender equality (or rather inequality); women’s rights and gender pay gap – all which are synonymous. This isn’t the first article on gender (in)equality and certainly won’t be the last. The mere fact that gender equality as...
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