For fashion week, The Root Live brings together some of the hottest names in fashion for a lively discussion about the business of design and what really goes on behind the scenes. Designers Byron Lars and Kimberly Goldson are featured, along with writer Teri Agins and Prudential's ShirleyAnn Robertson
The Root OUT LOUD: Big Girls Challenge And Confirm The Big Girl Stereotype
In light of Ebony's brilliant Body Brigade cover featuring the full and fluffy bodies of plus size blogger and designer, Gabi Gregg, recording artists Chrisette Michele and Jazmine Sullivan, and Orange Is The New Black's Danielle Brooks, we want to also celebrate full-figured women who love themselves and challenge or confirm the stereotype--all while having enough confidence to poke fun at themselves.
Charlene Carruthers is a black queer feminist activist and organizer. Her work aims to create young leaders in marginalized communities to fight for liberation. This is how she champions for black people.