Naomi Before Naomi

By Shon Lomax Naomi Campbell may have reinvented the gallop down the catwalk with her infamous stride but Naomi Sims was clearly the first black “supermodel”.

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GET AWARE!

By Shon Lomax October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There are so many events going on that we can’t keep up. But we’ll do our best to keep you informed about what’s going on around Los Angeles and the rest of the country. Get aware! Then get involved.

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IT’S OCTOBER YA’LL!

2011 SKATE THE COAST By Shon Lomax Skate the Coast is an 18-mile longboarding push from the Santa Monica Pier, CA to Redondo Beach Pier, CA that promotes an active, healthy lifestyle in the fight against breast cancer. Proceeds from the event benefit Boarding For Breast Cancer’s (B4BC) educational programs.

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Next Stop Nicholas! Brooklyn Stand Up

By Shon Lomax When you first step into the store you are hit with a variety of sounds and smells. If it’s the early morning you may be greeted by the uplifting vibes of Nomsa Mazwai and the surrealism of  Billie Holiday, followed by a rambunctious mix of Fela Kuti, A Tribe Called Quest and Richie Spice, later in the afternoon. Cubby holes are…

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To Be This, Or Not To Be That; Should Never Be The Question

By Shon Lomax Early morning crawl. I am lost without my morning tea. Had to pull at this naggin’ thread. I’ve noticed a trend forming, brewing or possibly has always been there but gone unnoticed because of the many social networking distractions. I enjoy reading other blogs just as much as I enjoy contributing to…

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