I’ve learned to not let other people use me to burnish their cultural bona fides. I’m also learning to not use other people to burnish my own. Here’s how.
Nubian Skin founder Ade Hassan, MBE, has been instrumental in redefining nude hues in the lingerie industry. I spoke with her about the challenges of introducing a color-inclusive product, the ways Nubian Skin has impacted the fashion industry, why she thought it was important for Nubian Skin to contribute to the Black Lives Matter movement, and what she does to stay sane during the pandemic.
In praise of Kim’s Convenience, a comedy about Korean Canadians that reminds me of my Black American family
As Kim’s Convenience nears the end of its fifth and final season next week, I’d like to reflect on a show that makes me laugh like nobody’s business and helps me appreciate the path my grandmother walked.