Unique Boutique Creator uses Internet to Learn Trade

By Edward Henderson You can learn anything from YouTube these days. The information age has birthed digital savants worldwide without an ounce of formal training. Mesha Thomas, creator of Unique Boutique, le...

Local African Designer Brings Flare to Fashion Week San Diego

By Edward Henderson The moment I walked into LK Fashion Design’s storefront on El Cajon Blvd, my eyes were greeted with a kaleidoscope of colors. African prints are some of the most distinct fabrics on the planet. There is something regal about their exuber...

What do black women want? Cigars!

By Curtis Bunn, Urban News Service When Monica Cooper walked into a smoke-filled room, it changed her life.   She was a New York promotional model in 1998, when she worked an obscure event that sh...