IloveJANY from Fernando Teixeira on Vimeo. In 1960′s and 1970′s Haitian model, Jany Tomba, graced the covers of Mademoiselle, Ebony, and Essence magazines, among others. Hear this amazing woman tell her story in this video from Fernando Teixeira.
Monthly archives for May, 2011
My earliest memories are of being in Haiti and of freedom. I was four years old and I was allowed to walk alone to visit other family members and friends who lived nearby. I could travel farther if I was with one of the other kids. We spent all day outside, playing, hiding, running, chasing, [...]
Katia D. Uysse For weeks a little voice warned me to stay out of this place that would drain my energy and make me feel sore in places no woman should. I ignored the warning recently and returned to the gym. Blocking the parking lot was a white van with the letters ABC News in [...]
Courtney Bartlett Every day we have the opportunity to learn, the chance to be plucked from our familiar pool and taken into the unknown. But what do we do when we find ourselves in new and uncharted water? Do we quickly swim back? Do we observe? Or do we allow yourself to become moved? Until [...]