The beauty industry often shuts out women with darker complexions, but Nyma Tang, Monica Veloz and Jackie Aina are video bloggers working to change that. From left: Nyma Tang; Juan Veloz; Angela Marklewchicagocrusader.com
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They Couldn’t Find Beauty Tutorials for Dark Skin So They Made Their Own

CHICAGO CRUSADER —Women are not born knowing how to do a flawless cat eye or a shadowy, smoky eye, so they often turn to makeup tutorials on YouTube. A search for “smoky eye” pulls up endless videos showing how to perfectly blend eye shadows to achieve the look. […read more]

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Blame a Dark-Skinned Man

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   I don’t know where CNN’s John King got the information that a suspect in the Boston bombing was “a dark-skinned male,” but beyond apologizing, he needs to explain himself.  How many sources gave him the false tip?  If it Read More