• Michael Che Rounds Out A Week Of Toxic Masculinity With Jokes About Simone Biles

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    By Okla Jones · July 30, 2021July 30, 2021 In recent months, mental health has risen to the forefront in the realm of sports. Tennis star Naomi Osaka's unexpected loss at the Games, along with Simone Biles pulling out of the Olympics earlier this week due to mental health issues has created an important conversation for a topic that was once considered “taboo” in the aforementioned athletes' demanding profession. Although there has been massive support for Biles' and Osaka's decisions , there are also many people who oppose, or don't fully understand the pressure that is placed on...
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  • BFYNE Sends An Empowering Message By Enlisting All Black Models At Miami Swim Week 2021

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    By emerald elitou · July 30, 2021July 30, 2021 Designer Buki Ade showcased her latest Resort collection , BFYNE x Models of Color Matter at the Paraiso Tent during Miami Swim Week 2021. Melanin ruled the runway as the Nigerian American designer showcased her eye-catching collaboration with the non-profit organization Models of Color Matter -an organization founded by Nicole Doswell to advocate for equity and representation of Black and Brown models in the fashion industry. Promoting the beauty of Blackness, the partnership between BFYNE x MOCM not only focused on casting all Black models...
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