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Alek Wek is Lupita Nyong’o’s Beauty Icon

Alek Wek is Lupita Nyong’o’s Beauty Icon

  by Valis Vicenty

Lupita Nyong’o has become one of the best dressed stars to rock the red carpet this awards season, but the 12 Years a Slave star wasn’t always so confident in her own skin. Thankfully, she had Alek Wek. As Nyong’o accepted [...]

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BET Honors Black Girls Who Rock!

BET Honors Black Girls Who Rock!

  by Valis Vicenty

Last week, the Bronx rolled out the red carpet to honor black women who have empowered the community through philanthropy and activism for the 2nd annual televised special, Black Girls Rock. Hosted by Regina King and Tracee Ellis Ross at [...]

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