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Talent Profile: She's All Fat

“It freaks me out how there’s a pushback on talking about race in fat-positive and plus-size spaces. It’s like people expect me to say, ‘On this day I’m fat, on this day I’m a lady, on this day I’m black.’ I’m all of those things every day. As feminists, we need to use our intersectionality muscle to talk about race. We place a great emphasis on being as intersectional as possible.”

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Talent Profile: Hannah Beachler

Beachler has leveraged her network, knowledge and mind to change the narrative around black lives and representation - to encourage young men and women of color to test the limits of our cultural consciousness. What would our culture be if we had our own agency over it?

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Artist Preview: Arima Ederra

Some dream through life while others float...some do both. That’s the first thought that comes to mind when listening to the Atlanta born singer with pure African roots. She carries an evolving sound that carries a treasure cove of vibes that range from late 90’s Trip-Hop to Jhene Aiko.

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The New Flyover

Welcome to the new Flyover, an event and content platform aiming to make fashion, politics and culture more inclusive and representative. We are a Midwest-based company (shoutout to the all our “flyover” states) whose mission is to amplify the stories of underrepresented and marginalized groups and support the “radical” idea that any barriers between self-worth, self-love, and empowerment should be torn down.

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Your Style Is Your First Sentence

I am a fashion and beauty obsessed, Instagram-worshipping, professional-selfie-taking, occasionally-basic bitch. I am also gay, or rather pansexual, and fat, or rather “average” by the actual U.S. women’s standard.

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Grows to Mawu, Yoruba Moon Goddess

Do you really wanna touch it?” Monifah wails powerfully in her song Touch It (1998). Now, I know what you and many are thinking, “What might I be touching? Is there consent? We don’t really know each other…” I appreciate your sense of bounded inquisition, AND if you are a white, cis-gendered human it is likely that you have exoticized the natural hair and body of black women like myself; put our golden/brown/black/earth bodies in some hybrid progressive-is-me faux meets “I celebrate diversity” otherness.

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