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America’s first slave owner was a black man.

According to colonial records, the first slave owner in the United States was a black man.

Prior to 1655 there were no legal slaves in the colonies, only indentured servants. 361 more words


Finding your ideal foundation shade (post for Naya blog)

Stroll in to the make-up department of Morley’s Department Store in central Brixton and you will be greeted by the beautiful faces of Claudia Schiffer, Mila Jovovich and Freida Pinto who- as a poster for L’Oreal True Match foundation declares- represent the light, medium and dark skin tones that the range caters to. 461 more words


What being "color blind" means to me

I want to say, to anyone who reads this, that the racial slurs used in this piece are not slurs I EVER use. It was said in conversation and I felt compelled to share with you all. 542 more words


Purple Velvet

Sometimes I can’t believe all the stones I have. And sometimes I can’t believe what I don’t have. Like today, listing for the first time plain African amethyst 8mm cabochons. 125 more words

Countdown.... 4 days to go!

With only 4 days until Team Gambia fly to Banjul, some of the team have jotted down how they’re feeling….

Maia:  I’m so excited to experience something completely new, with such a lovely, fun group of people. 893 more words