Neith Knight

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This gorgeous woman is Neith Knight.  On Youtube she goes by the name Goddess Neith. I believe she is from the Houston,Texas.  She is a very conscious sista that has a great YouTube channel.  Her Facebok account is called The Blackest Truth. On her channel she discusses everything from self hate,melanin,European culture and being a black queen.

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Robin Barrett

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This gorgeous sista is Robin Barrett.  She is a real gem!  One of the most beautiful women I’ve found on the internet. This weeks feature is all about D.C. fashionista, Robin Barrett. She is the multifaceted 26 year old, Syracuse University graduate and owner of online fashion boutique, Vintage Expresso. Robin studied biology and was Pre-Med at Syracuse, when she created the sexy and chic online store. How’s that for beauty and brains? The site carries both men’s and women’s clothing, with everything from tee’s to dresses to vintage pieces. Aside from the chic garments you can grab at VE, your money is supporting a company very active in the community. Vintage Expresso is involved with a host of organizations and charities like the Make-a-Wish Foundation and the American Diabetes Association. Robin is quite the entrepreneur and is one to keep an eye out for in the future!

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She’s a real knock out beauty!  A real Black diamond!

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Samira Bajan

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This stunning beauty sista is Samira Bajan. I don’t know much about her other than she’s a model from Barbados and  based in Los Angeles. She has some great pictures on her Instagram account.

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Cat Wilson

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Cat Wilson was born on April 25, 1980 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She is known for her work on Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 1-12 (2005), The Call (2002) and Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22 (2007). She has been married to Malik Yoba since December 21, 2003.

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Shaniqua Martin

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This stunning beauty is Shaniqua Martin. I found her last year when I was searching YouTube and her beauty blew me away! She looks a lot like actress Jill Marie Jones. She has a YouTube channel called Nu Mindframe. She can also be found on Facebook and Twitter as well.  She’s not only gorgeous but a very intelligent woman.  She graduated from Lincoln University and has a degree in clinical psychology. Be sure to check her out!

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Ebonee Davis

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Model Ebonee Davis is one of the biggest rising stars in the fashion industry. She’s starred in massive Calvin Klein campaigns, graced the pages of Sports Illustrated: Swimsuit Edition, walked in countless shows and been featured in countless magazine spreads.

But it wasn’t exactly an easy journey to success, nor does she find her career perfect now. In a powerful, must-watch TED Talk, the 23-year-old model detailed the pervasive racism she’s experienced in the industry, concluding with an uplifting screed on Black Girl Magic.

Davis starts out by describing how she began relaxing her hair at the age of four, convinced by the media and the world at large that what she already had wasn’t beautiful. “To be born Black in America is to be born into a world that makes you feel inferior before you can even take your first step,” she said. “It is to be under constant spiritual and mental attack.”

She detailed moving to New York from Seattle as a teenager to model, where people in the industry frequently asked “where she was from.” She told them she was from Seattle.

“I figured that once I got a contract, the industry would open up for me,” Davis said. “But at every turn, I was met with resistance. I had white agents with no knowledge of Black hair care run their fingers through my hair and tell me things like, ‘We already have a girl with your look.’ Translation: All Black girls look the same.”

She was hurt by agents telling her, “We just don’t know what to do with you.” Her face was “painted grey” by makeup artists, stylists burned and pulled out her hair to the point where she “had to start over,” and she was discouraged from wearing her hair natural (she did it anyway).

“I was told not to work for publications like Essence and Ebony magazines, because if I got labeled an ‘urban model,’ the fashion industry would close its doors to me,” she said. She appeared in the March issue of Essence. Her career is bigger than ever.

Despite everything she’s gone through, Davis continues to rise in the industry, and due to her fame and success, she has a powerful platform to speak out about inclusion (she does not want to be the one Black model, checking some kind of box, but rather see representation across the board).

“Despite the great injustices we face as Black women, we can, and have, and will rise out of the ashes, and become examples of resilience, drive, and excellence,” she said. “I like to call this Black Girl Magic. And with this magic we are creating our own publications, we are creating our own television shows. We are creating our own narrative.”

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