“They didn’t want to put my fat body in a store, they didn’t want to put my rolls . . .
“I had never seen a black person as free as Basquiat,” says painter, designer, and filmmaker Gabrielle Ledet . . .
“Still I rise,” says 79-year-old Roxy Wright, glancing down and caressing each scar she’s accrued over a long . . .
“Clothing is a way to let people in and put up walls. When I’m moving in white spaces, . . .
“My favorite thing about aging? That I'm still alive,” states Roselyn Lionhart, the musician and activist whose life . . .
“It's so specific that I have these lips and these eyes, even this body. I feel so special to be a Black girl, to have so much melanin. I have to make it count.”
Best known as Jessa on HBO’s Girls, artist Jemima Kirke is often ascribed the same carefree spirit as . . .