Oil paintings by Mariella Angela who’s known for her stylized brushworks - has made a name for herself painting some of contemporary hip-hop’s favorite icons. Check out here instagram for more
Oh my GOSH I love these so much it isn’t even real. Damn. Respect.
An Afro Bolivian woman and her baby
Afro Bolivians are unique in that they’ve adopted many of cultural practices, traditions, and attire of the Aymara people who are the largest Indigenous group native to Bolivia. Most Afro Bolivians not only speak Spanish but also the Aymara language fluently.
The Black body, more so of women, have stood on the opposite side of the narrow Eurocentric standards of beauty. Black hairstyles have defiantly rebelled against and even when straightened added creative magic of Blackness and Boldness.
Black hair, whether relaxed or natural, locked or shaven is beautiful. Black women are beautiful.