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Zahara is the Deputy Editor for Blavity.

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Famed ‘For Colored Girls’ Creator Ntozake Shange Passes Away At 70 Years Old

Famed playwright and poet Ntozake Shange passed away in her sleep on Saturday. She was 70 years old.  The Star Tribune reports the award-winning creator of 1975 choreopoem For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf died at the Bowie, Maryland assisted living facility she’d been residing in. Prior to her passing, Shange had rebirthed her...

Princess Nokia On Being Sexually Fluid And Making Music For Girls With The 'Delusional Confidence Of Barbra Streisand'

Princess Nokia's rarity doesn't solely lie in that she was able to create a smash hit about being an unabashed tomboy who can still take your man. The New York City rapper and activist, whose real name is Destiny Nicole Frasqueri, is a spiritual maven who likes to represent for the queer kids and other underdogs in her free time.Nokia has made headlines for her rebellious...