Meet 19-Year-Old Melanin Goddess: Khoudia Diop

As a child, Senegalese model Khoudia Diop was constantly teased for her dark complexion. But today, Diop’s deep chocolate skin is helping the 19-year-old New Yorker make a name for herself. She was recently featured in The “Colored” Girl Project, a diversity-centered campaign that went viral last summer.

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The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl: Issa Rae’s Rap Style

When I first heard that I’d be interviewing, Issa Rae the creator and star of  “The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl”, I went from instant joy to sudden sadness.  Happy dance subsides. Cue the melancholy that is Coltrane now playing in the background. Suddenly my middle brain was hitting me with all sorts of questions.…

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