Black Fly: Sex Education Done Right

Nana Adae-Amoakoh and Ella, two influential forces, have manifested Black Fly –a space where POC can freely express their concerns related to sexual health. It’s about having those serious conversations, but also about supporting sexual exploration. Black Fly encourages artists to bless the world with their creativity, which becomes a vehicle that propels conversations forward.

Bomber Jackets for Freedom: Fashion & Politics

“Not everyone can go to Europe or the Caribbean for a holiday. With Marijuawaiian I made a place for people to go on line to experience the island feel through my clothes.” – Abigail Hofeldt Throughout my interview with Abigail, I realized she is a fashion representative of current times. We talked about bomber jackets to shield


When my grandfather was a warehouseman for a counterfeit perfume distributor and I had no school, he would take me along as he ran errands downtown. One of the stops on the way was always 777 International Mall. In my vague memory from the early nineties, the mall was a glassy market of electronics, passport


Sometimes Pigeons Sing: story behind a mural

Jimmy Royals is a tall, strong, 76 year-old black soldier. He’s wearing an electric blue polo shirt, jacket, and a beanie, all with an embroidered “LAZ Parking” logo. His reading glasses and grayish beard remind us that he’s been around, not precisely in the same parking lot he has been managing for three years… In



On Saturday, we headed north to Fort Lauderdale’s FATVillage, a historic warehouse district turned startup and arts enclave, for SPF17. Since it inception in 2016, SPF (Small Press Fair) has celebrated South Florida print culture with regional presses, screen-printers, kitsch artists, designers, and zine-folk. The gathering is organized by Girls’ Club and IS Projects. You