Exhibition Featuring Contemporary Muslim Fashions On Display Until January

SAN FRANCISCO – Contemporary Muslim Fashions is the first major museum exhibition to explore the complex and diverse nature of Muslim dress codes worldwide. Organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, this pioneering exhibition examines how Muslim women—those who cover and those who do not—have become arbiters of style within and beyond their communities and, […]

Model Monday: We Catch Up with Afro-Native Model Kiara Nizhoni Jones

Diné (Navajo) and African American model Kiara Nizhoni Jones may seem the most modest (and sometimes quietest) person around; until you see her modeling portfolio. It’s her flowing poses paired with her captivating expressions that scream the loudest. Which isn’t surprising, considering she’s a highly-requested and sought-after model in the Southwest. We catch up with Jones about […]

Stepha Murphy: “Being Black and Native, My Story”

Born in Baltimore, MD and raised in Raleigh, NC, Stepha Murphy was attending UNC-Chapel Hill when she was scouted for modeling during her third year of college. This was also the same time she experienced racism and discrimination from people whom she called “friends”. She and her partner Ben then moved to New York to model […]

What Cinco de Mayo is and How to Celebrate it Respectfully

As indigenous people of the USA, we understand cultural appropriation all too well. With Cinco de Mayo creeping up, we want to teach our readers who don’t know about Cinco de Mayo and how to respectfully celebrate the holiday. In an attempt to do this, we did a little investigating and learning. There are a […]