Black Voice

Popular Fashion Started by Black People

By: Sydnee Walcott   Black culture is not only embedded in the performing arts scene, but in the fashion scene as well.   Historically, Black culture has inspired some of the most groundbreaking fashion trends that transcend to future generations. Unfortunately, Black people continuously face challenges when achieving recognition for their creativity in the fashion industry.   The […]

Black People Who Revolutionalized The Hair Industry

By: Sydnee Walcott    Blacks Who Revolutionized The Hair Industry   By: Sydnee Walcott   For women of colour, hair is a form of expression that encompasses their identity and culture for centuries. Different hairstyles such as cornrows, single braids, dreadlocks, and afros help with presenting who Black people are and the pride they have towards  their […]

Eight Beautiful Places in Africa

By: Priscilla Wiredu Africa is the second-largest continent in the world, and recognized for being the most culturally enriched and diverse.   The continent houses over 50 countries, a collection of distinctive heritages, and a world filled with beauty.  Africa is a beautiful place with different landscapes, ranging from vast deserts, to tropical rainforests, and their […]

Black Influencers in Social Media You Need to Hear About

By: Lavanya Kathirgamanathan  In 2020, since the COVID-19 pandemic, social media has been one of the biggest platforms to gain worldwide recognition.   The lockdown created an atmosphere for people to grow and create content while staying home, which led to popular content creators and new advanced skills.   According to statistics on Zippia, only 7.2 per […]

Black Maternity

By: Priscilla Wiredu On May 2, 2023, Olympic Medalist Frentorish “Tori” Bowie died after experiencing complications from childbirth.   Bowie was eight months pregnant at the time of death with a well-developed fetus when she was going into labor.   Reports claim that Bowie may have been having respiratory distress as well as eclampsia; a condition where […]

Five Destructive Moments From America’s Next Top Model

By: Sydnee Walcott An American reality television show that was meant to provide models with an opportunity to showcase their beauty, turned out to be a destructive experience for their career.   In 2003, supermodel Tyra Banks created America’s Next Top Model. The show made its debut on the now-defunct United Paramount Network.  After successfully premiering […]

Lessons We Can Learn From A Different World

By: Sydnee Walcott A Different World was created as a spin-off of The Cosby Show. The show is centered around Dr. Huxtable’s second oldest child, Denise Huxtable, played by biracial actress Lisa Bonet in the show.   Bonet navigates through the complexities of college life at Hillman College, the college her parents formerly attended.  The show […]