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 … Continue reading Egypt’s First Plus Women Marathon Breaks Barriers

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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! We promise you won't skip a song! Open your mind and ears then click the playlist below.   https://soundcloud.com/the_diviiine/sets/black-mario

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 … Continue reading The 2016 GMF Experience

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...