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Iman-EDGE Magazine
Friday 25 January, 2013

Media Magician: Iman Milner | 30 Days Unchained: Day 16

30 Days Unchained/#30unchained | Day 15 – 1/25/13 | Inspiration: Iman Milner With a magic touch for media, Iman has pushed past the usual boundaries that the world has gotten so well used to. Iman Milner is the proud co-founder and contributor to EDGE Magazine, which showcases entrepreneurial and exciting youth who speak to our personal, […]

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Monday 14 January, 2013

Akua Naru: Putting it in Our Own Words | 30 Days Unchained : Day 5

30 Days Unchained/#30unchained | Day: 5 – 1/14/13 | Inspiration: Akua Naru Speaking of what she wants to see change, in terms of women’s representation in hip hop, Akua Naru tells Live Unchained: “We are so often talked about, but we are never humanized and heard. We are almost never in first person…I would like […]

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Tuesday 09 October, 2012

Live Unchained Invites You to Middle of Nowhere Debut and Poster Giveaway . Friday, October 12 [VIDEO]

Live Unchained is awarding a “Middle of Nowhere” movie poster autographed by writer/director Ava DuVernay and lead actress Emayatzy Corinealdi. Just join our “Middle of Nowhere” Facebook page and you’ll be entered to win. Two winners will be announced on Friday, October 12th and awarded after the film debut the same day. If you saw […]

Friday 23 March, 2012

Beyond Tyler Perry’s Existence: Why We Need More Awkard Black Girls

“The problem with Tyler Perry isn’t that he exists…” Of course, everyone in the audience on Issa Rae’s college tour couldn’t stop laughing as she began to explain her thoughts on stereotypes in Perry’s films. She thinks the real issue is bigger than Tyler Perry. There are plenty of talented artists telling rich stories about […]

Thursday 16 February, 2012

Whitney’s Lasting Impression

I now have two new favorite stories about Whitney Houston. My roommate’s friend, a professional dancer, was at an event with Whitney when she said (in sultry Whitney tone I imagine): “Baby, go get me a ginger ale.” He said: “You want Seagram’s or Shweppe’s?” She said: “Surprise me sugar.” Recently, Steve Harvey shard that […]

Monday 06 June, 2011

I Now Pronounce You Art and Commerce: Lisa Nicole Bell on Building Creative Brands Without Losing Your Peace

Art and commerce are the inseparable yin and yang for visionaries that want to create for a living. Even though they were destined to be together, marrying the business and creative aspects of our lives takes work. Lisa Nicole Bell counsels artists, entrepreneurs and organizations on how to enhance their brands without compromising their artistry or […]

Tuesday 28 September, 2010

Kenya’s Creative Fire: A Conversation with Rachel Gichinga of Kuweni Serious

Art is politics; and, it’s the weapon Kuweni Serious uses to, as they say, “fight the evil forces of apathy,” they saw plaguing Kenyan youth in the aftermath of the country’s 2007 elections. Kuweni Serious is a cultural activist organization based in Nairobi, Kenya. Their team includes three creative minds committed to raising political consciousness […]