Nakea Tyson, Project Manager, USA Today

My name is Nakea Tyson and I’m a Project Manager for Brand Marketing at USA Today. I’m African American and Native American. My dad is Native American. My grandmother on his side is fifty percent Native American, and her father was a chief of a tribe. ~ I learned some beauty stuff because of dance.…

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On Being a Brown Beauty in the UK

“Hey chocolate!” Now that is not a hailing that I have become accustomed to in the UK. However, it’s a completely different story across the Atlantic where brown beauties in the US have to put up with similar patronizing catcalls. I had a conversation about this with Melanie where I told her that “chocolate hailing”…

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Brown Girl Business, Flo + Theo is Everything and More

Flo + Theo is home to an artisanal skincare collection of body butters, cremes, washes and soaps, created by two Nigerian sisters, Mayowa and Ebony. In need of products that catered to their sensitive skin, Flo & Theo is a Queens-bred product line formulated with the freshest ingredients, ranging with products like Lemon Orchard Natural Body…

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