The worst nightmare of any parent is the thought of losing their child. But, for Sybrina Fulton, this wasn’t just a nightmare, it was her reality. In 2012, her unarmed 17-year-old son, Trayvon Martin, was shot and killed by 28-year-old George Zimmerman. Zimmerman wasn’t arrested for the shooting until two entire months later, and he was still acquitted a little over a year later by using Florida’s “Stand Your Ground,” law as his defense.
When NOAH, an American menswear brand, dropped their Spring/Summer 2020 collection, the company made a statement. The clothes were quintessential NOAH- boardshorts, color-blocked rugby shirts, paisley pants, and graphic striped tees- a concoction of 90s skater silhouettes, luxury nautical stylings, and a Manhattan attitude.
He may not exactly be well known by most adults, but one would be hard-pressed to find a bigger star of YouTube Kids. This eight-year-old makes unboxing and toy review videos, and he was the highest-earning YouTuber of 2019, according to Forbes Magazine. He beat out Markiplier, PewDiePie, and Jeffree Star, two gaming YouTubers, and a beauty YouTuber, who make up some of the highest earners on the platform. He raked in a total of $26 million last year, out the second-place earner, Dude Perfect, a sports and comedy channel, by $6 million.
This alternative rock band from Alabama that sounds more like an old school soul group is turning heads with their soulful-rock mix debut album Boys and Girls. Alabama Shakes is taking the music world by storm with their experimental styles and their magnetic stage presence. Like many musical groups, Alabama Shakes began back in high school when one band member, Brittany Howard (lead singer).
Before art movements like Dada, which sought out to completely destroy traditional art values, and Fauvism, which used scientific color theory to emphasize emotional responses over-literal interpreted scenes; art was a tool to understand and simplify the world at large. Eventually, art was put aside and considered its own study, completely removed from academia. Istanbul artist Ozlem Thompson remarried the fields with her organic, contemporary paintings.
Fashion and Italy always go together. It’s the home of some of the hottest fashion and most well-known designers and fashion houses in the world, such as the ever-in-style Gucci and Versace, and home to Milan Fashion Week, one of the biggest fashion shows on the planet. The country is also playing a part in raising some of the newest names in fashion, such as Marco de Vincenzo.