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[Upcoming Event Alert] Heritage & Fashion: Fashion Show and Cultural Expo

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – On Saturday February 29, 2020, enjoy both a cultural expo and a fashion show presented by Fierce Entertainment Management. “Heritage & Fashion” celebrates the achievements and roles of African Americans throughout U.S. History. Participants will enjoy cultural exhibits, fashion, a vendor fair, and performers. The expo and fair begins at…

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[Upcoming Event Alert] City of Orlando to Host Black History Month Reception

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – On Wednesday February 12th, join Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and City Commissioners as they host the City of Orlando’s Black History Month Reception. Focusing on the continual contributions and positive influence of African Americans in the Central Florida community, this year’s theme is “2020 – African Americans and the Vote.”…

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African-American Fashion Firsts: Donyale Luna

  by Alexis Ansley     Donyale Luna was an American born model and actress who helped the world admire the beauty and diversity of African-American women. In 1966, Luna became the first African-American model to appear on the cover of a fashion magazine, British VOGUE, in a photo shot by David Bailey. Prior to…

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