Post by Candace Dantes | Photography by Kevin Dantes It was a hard sell. Convincing a group of 1st- through 5th-grade students that an “old-school” way of receiving information is still important in their digital-everything climate. A lot — and I do mean a lot — of thought and creativity had to go into my […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Photos by Kevin Dantes Innovation in beauty and hair became a recurring trend at the United States’ largest professional trade and multicultural beauty show Feb. 8 through 10. Bronner Bros. International Beauty Show — known as the “Black Hairstylists Fashion Week” — featured everything from magnetic lashes and new barbering precision […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published on AV Their hands morph into talking, singing, dancing mop heads. Using recycled materials, African-American puppeteers Greg Hunter and Jimmica Collins know how to command a performance stage, capturing kids’ and their parents’ hearts with each gesture. It’s literally all in the hands, too. “The process starts with the […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published for The Atlanta Voice She sashays into the dirt-filled arena. Flanked by young, black cowboys Devinn Jordan, 26, and Mazi Willis, 24, atop stately steeds, veteran rapper and singer Khia Thug Misses hikes up the front of her black, ruffled Western dress. She gives a little leg. Props a […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Images by LaSundra Davis Think of drovers as the GPS to livestock. No matter the terrain, they skillfully steered herds of cattle across the Western frontier during the late 19th century. “I’m helping to retell this part to the America West’s history,” said Donald Lee, a lifelong cowboy and part-time historical […]
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