6th Avenue (near 23rd Street)
It’s impossible not to notice model Diandra Forrest. She is simply stunning. She’s has an inspirational story as well. She has albinism, and has had to overcome obstacles that would be insurmountable to many.
20/20 interviewed her in 2009. Check it out here.
It’s always a delight to see dark skinned models in major advertising campaigns. This lovely lady is featured in the current Marshall’s campaign. Her glowing skin and natural hair style are hopeful reminders that the standard of beauty is changing to reflect the multi-cultural and multi-ethnic world we live in.
STREET PHOTO OF THE DAY
Meet world renowned photographer Louis Mendes. He’s is famous for his press camera, portraits, and street photography. His beautiful instrument the Graflex Speed Graphic is a staple for Mendes. He is never seen without it, and who could blame him?
Learn more about Mendes and his creative contributions here
Go Ask Alice
THE HIGH PRIESTESS OF SOUL, NINA SIMONE
(February 21, 1933 – April 21, 2003)