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August 29, 2009
August 28, 2009
"It's easy to forgive Serena Williams for sounding a bit tired. Fresh off her third Wimbledon singles title at the time of this interview—and her fourth Wimbledon doubles championship alongside older sister Venus—the 27-year-old is laid-back and talkative despite having jumped back into her normal post-win routine."
"Nyakio Kamoche, a first generation American, developed NYAKIO from family beauty secrets passed down through her Kenyan heritage. NYAKIO is a bath and body line that helps to enrich, maintain, and invigorate the mind and body through skin therapy. "
August 27, 2009
Photographer: Peter Lindbergh
Models: Arlenis Sosa and Chanel Iman
Stylist: Brana Wolf
Hair: Yannick d'Is
Makeup: Tom Pecheux
Williams was an active and enthusiastic participant in the creation of her wax figure, spending more than an hour with a team of Madame Tussauds studio artists, who flew to Paris to meet Serena, as she trained for the French Open. Williams and Nike generously donated a replica of the outfit she wore during the 2004 U.S. Open for her figure to don.
August 26, 2009
Beverly Johnson on How Being the First African-American Woman on the Cover of Vogue Changed Her Life
August 25, 2009
Today I went to the Royal Ontario Museum with my Mother and younger cousins, this was my favourite exhibition on display . "An astounding array of gems, with few rivals outside of the royal collections, from the private collection of Michael Scott, first CEO of Apple."
Buika's family is originally from Equatorial Guinea. She grew up in Mallorca among gypsies -who imbued in her the traditional "cante" flamenco- as the only person of African descent in her neighborhood. Her music mixes flamenco and coplas with soul and jazz. source
August 24, 2009
Life is lived in this moment. Let go of the past. Let go of any labels of who you are (or who someone else is) and just be present. And have fun making that present moment the highest expression of who you are. (Or not. You always have the next moment and the next and the... :)
August 23, 2009
"Recently, Taylor was named by The Michigan Chronicle as one of 2007’s ten people making a global difference. Taylor has been described as “walking history” by popular radio show host Tom Joyner."
"Beyond his unprecedented accomplishments at an early age in business, Taylor is an author, inspirational speaker, and real estate mastermind. His first book, “Creating Success from the Inside Out”, is published by the world’s number one business publisher, Wiley and is an Amazon and CEO Read best seller. The book serves as an expose of the mindset of today’s multi-millionaires while defining success as not only attaining wealth, but how to utilize it."
"South Africa will give track champion Caster Semenya a heroine's welcome when she comes home this week, a minister said Sunday, after athletics officials subjected her to a controversial gender test."
"Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma spoke on the telephone Sunday with the 800-metre gold medallist whose boyish looks led to the test following her impressive performance at the world championships in Berlin."
"Caster deserves our support as a nation against the onslaught being waged against her," Dlamini Zuma said in a statement."
"The gender-testing debate has sparked outrage in the 18-year-old's home country, with the ruling party and its youth and women's wings saying the test smacked of racism and sexism."