Egypt’s First Plus Women Marathon Breaks Barriers

  Many people assume that if someone is a bigger size their out of shape and unhealthy. All over the world, women in particular can experience severe body shaming, discrimination, and low self-esteem. Marwa al-Saeed decided to do something about this. She organized Egypt’s first Marathon For Plus Women! Al-Saaed says, “I want to break…

Have You Heard?: James Fauntleroy

A favorite… To simply put it. James Fauntleroy also know as ‘Black Mario’ has a distinctive voice and style. His beautiful song writing skills will have you thinking tens across the board!

10 Latinx Feminist Writers to Know

Hate-crimes that target women, or femicide, is undeniably present throughout many parts of Latin America. These 10 writers took to pen and paper to address femicide through their writing.

Faces of GMF

Our time at Gasparilla Music Festival was already an experience in itself. Check out some of the beautiful souls who also took part of this event!  

Art Activism: Meei Ling Ng Explores Food Access & Urban Spaces

Singapore born artist and urban farmer Meei Ling Ng, Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission, & the Asian Arts Initiative’s 2014-2015 Social Practice Lab transform walls and a parking lot with Grow Where You Live. The project not only beautifies the space but makes local healthy food more accessible to the community.

The 2016 GMF Experience

 7 days have passed since the 2016 Gasparilla Music Festival (GMF) and we at The Noire Image are still riding the vibrational high. Taking place on March 12 and 13th at Curtis Hixon Park, GMF was packed with an array of talent, fashion, and culture. The line up was nothing short of magical with a mixture of…

Aborginal Grandfather Dances with Granddaughter for Graduation

We got a little teary eyed reading about Aboriginal elder Gali Yalkarriwuy Gurruwiwi and his granddaughter Sasha. Gali traveled 3,000 kilometers (1864 miles) to dance Lunggurrma with his granddaughter for her year 10 graduation. “They need to know who they are, where they come from” Gali says. Read more…

In Formation: 4 Women of Color Accept Tech Award

The Crunchies is an award ceremony hosted by TechCrunch that spotlights the coolest companies in the tech world. In a field still largely  male and white, 4 women of color representing tech company Slack, accepted the”Crunchie Award” for Fastest Rising Start-Up this year.  We’re here for it Read More…

Onna-bugeisha: Female Japanese Warriors

“The menfolk of these islands have had their martial ideals since time immemorial, but there have been many women with that fighting spirit, too.” To learn more  

Syncopated Ladies and Beyonce’s ‘Formation’

Think tap dancing is dead? Think again!! If you are familiar with SYTYCD, then you may remember these queens ripping the stage effortlessly! Check out their flyness as they do WORK to Beyonce’s newest track ‘formation’!

Have You Heard?: Sampha

With so much going on in our lives, it is always good to take time and decompress. Sampha’s relaxing tunes will do just that. Sit back, make some chrysanthemum tea and enjoy the vibes.