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Runway 2018: Diverge

Runway 2018: Diverge

Kaila Taylor July 24, 2018

A Path to Inclusive Fashion It is understood that in the world of fashion there tends to be a standard whose existence is not a true reflection of all types of bodies and people. This standard earns...

Should we put Woke to sleep?

Should we put Woke to sleep?

Kaila Taylor May 6, 2018

The past tense of awake is woke, obviously. “I woke up,” is what someone could utter any given morning. The word has also been adopted as a slang word with a meaning that is ever expanding, but generally...

Sia Amma braids a weave into her clients hair at her salon, SF African Hair in the Tenderloin district on Wednesday, March 7. (Amarah Hernandez/ Xpress)

Sia Amma: A One Woman Show

Kaila Taylor April 15, 2018

The streets were a perfect balance of calm and chaotic, the air was cold, and the sound of a new apartment complex being built echoed throughout the shaded street. Sia Amma’s hair salon, Best Hair Braiding...

life goes on;

life goes on;

Kaila Taylor February 20, 2018

TRIGGER WARNING This article or section mentions suicide, which may be triggering to survivors. Cocktails, laughter, friends and movies. Everything about the night was typical and telling...

Taking it to the Streets, Part 2

Taking it to the Streets, Part 2

Kaila Taylor December 21, 2017

San Francisco is known as a picture perfect city, with its cool neighborhoods, historic streets, bright colored bridge, and tourist spots that attract people from all over the world. However, the city...

A section of Lenworth McIntosh mural entitled,

We Have the Power

Kaila Taylor November 6, 2017

“How do we create that revolution?” Almost mirror-like, the art is intended to help people of color see themselves in a world that doesn’t thoroughly grasp the concept of equal representation....

Not Your N***a

Not Your N***a

Kaila Taylor October 3, 2017

Featured Illustration by: Kevin Catalan https://open.spotify.com/user/ktaylor-11/playlist/6lkHj8H04givb4Oqakh6SZ?si=s6OnF46G   Hip hop; it’s more than just a genre of music, it’s...

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