Do you prefer your African women with natural hair or straightened hair? | Vote

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Do you prefer your African women with natural hair or straightened hair?

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Vashtie Kola (aka Va$htie) (Indian/Afro-Trinidadian) [American]

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Originally Featured: April 30, 2012

Known as: Video director, artist, party promoter, designer (Creator of the VIOLETTE clothing line; Director of Creative Services at Island Def Jam in 2006; Created the iconic “1992” & “ICON” parties)

Music Videos Directed: Justin Bieber’s “One Time”, Solange’s “T.O.N.Y.”, Gym Class Heroes’ “Martyrial Girl$”, “US Placers”, Jadakiss’ “Letter to B.I.G.”, KiD CuDi’s “Heaven At Nite”
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María Elisa Velásquez: “Africans and Afrodescendant Women in Mexico City during Colonial Times”

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Watch video of María Elisa Velásquez delivering the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities’ 2012 Black Atlantic Lecture Feb. 2.   Renowned experts on preservation of African and Afro-descended slave records gathered at Vanderbilt Feb. 2-4 to launch the university’s new Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies digital archive and website.   The three-day conference, “New Sources for the Study of Slave Societies,” opened Feb. 2 with Velásquez, professor of history at Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico, speaking on “Africans and Afrodescendant Women in Mexico City during Colonial Times: Social Relationships and Cultural Reproduction.”
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