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Joseph Mbilinyi’s stage name translates as “stubborn,” and he’s not letting a prison stint deter his message.
Andrea Stillacci is the CEO, founder and the head heretic at Herezie, a punk-style and award-winning French ad agency.
From lecturing to launching a magazine written in the ancient Baybayin script, artist Kristian Kabuay is determined to save his native tongue from extinction.
Somali-American Guled Wiliq battles financial restrictions and safety concerns to bring power to his home country.
New Orleans’ Trevon Bluiett is out to prove that his NBA-ready jump shot is only part of the package.
Yasmine Terki has made it her mission to preserve one of the world’s largest concentrations of earthen “Berber castles.”
They’re pushing the limits of what technology can do — and triggering a conversation about what it should not do.
Nina Buitrago put women’s freestyle BMX on the map. Will the X Games finally listen?
British runway regular Leomie Anderson is using her platform to make the path easier for Black models to come.
Karin Housley’s long-shot bid to turn Minnesota red is the end of a winding career transformation.
Kene Anoliefo has already achieved at age 30 what most hope to do over a long career.
NFL running back Chris Thompson doesn’t want to hear about your fantasy picks.