My name is Ben Sweet and I am a staff member at Bard College. (more…)
Gloria is passionate about issues relating to Congo, immigration, mental health, black women, race relations, sexuality, spirituality, intersectional feminism, and womanism.
Miriam Meza is the founder of Bellx in Color, which is dedicated to increasing online visibility of men and women of different skin tones in the fashion industry. Meza has showcased exclusive fashion designs by herself. Bellx in Color also features fashionitx of color in curated photo-shoots in effort to reinforce that beauty comes in different skin tones.
“Growing up I didn’t see Mexican women on the front page of Vogue. I didn’t see people like me and it made me question if I was beautiful. As a recovered anorexic and first generation immigrant, I was determined to follow my passion and spark conversation on the lack of diversity and sizes in the industry through innovative content.” -Miriam Meza
We are Bellx in Color.
DESIGN BY BELLXINCOLOR
“The perfect fusion of pleather and floral pattern. Carefully tailored together, they give you the perfect look to walk out with confidence. The picture was carefully curated and captured in the streets of NOHO, NY.”
To check out more : http://www.bellxincolor.com/
Taína Asili is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, bandleader, and activist. She performs with la Banda Rebelde and her music is a fusion of Afro-Latin, reggae, and rock sounds. (more…)
I was born on your birthday (more…)
I imagine I am much like other girls trying to feel their way into becoming a woman.
This is for my kids in the ghetto
who feel like they don’t belong
in a world that’s far too shallow,
content on annihilating us all.
I am not their daughter. The name that reverberates in the atmosphere is of another and I am not her. (more…)
On October 29th, 2016, Misbah Awan delivered a speech at Bard College during an event on Ramsey Orta, the man who filmed the death of Eric Garner, and police brutality. She discusses the importance of educating yourself and speaking against injustice.
The October 2016 issue of Oblivion is finally available online! You can download it HERE.