Travel Tips from First Black Woman to Travel the World

Travel Tips from First Black Woman to Travel the World

Woni Spotts is the first black woman to travel to every country in the world. Spotts grew up exposed to the wonders of travelling. This only fueled her love for travelling more, and she subsequently set the goal to travel the world. Here are some of her tips to help you become a world-traveler.

The First Black Woman to Travel the World

The First Black Woman to Travel the World

Qweens caught up with Woni Spotts, the first black woman to travel to every country and continent on earth, to talk about her experiences travelling as a black woman, her favourite destinations to date and her tips on travelling as a black woman.   

Lion King: The Gift... That Keeps on Giving

Lion King: The Gift... That Keeps on Giving

The accompanying album to the newest version of Disney’s 1994 classic, “Lion King” dropped on Friday. The album, titled “Lion King” The Gift” is executive produced and curated by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, who also stars int eh film. It features artist from all over the African continent and America, with sounds with heavy African influences. Stream the album on Spotify, Tidal and Apple Music.

2019 Oscar: Favourite Moments

2019 Oscar: Favourite Moments

The 91st Oscars was a big night of firsts, and the making of history. For the first in over 30 years Regina King, Spike Lee and Ruth E. Carter received Oscars for their work, while Hannah Beachler became the first black woman to win her category. The ceremony had so many memorable moments, all while being host-less.

2019 Oscar Nominations

2019 Oscar Nominations

Every year there’s this breath we hold in as we await the Oscar nominations with one question in mind: Will we have to boycott the award show again this year? This year we can let the breath out ( only a little bit) with this list of 2019 Oscar nominees featuring films with melanin.

Last-minute Gift Ideas for Him

Last-minute Gift Ideas for Him

If you’ve left your Christmas shopping to the last minute and you have no idea what to get the men in your life, have no fear Qweens is here. Here is a list of gift ideas for him she has been using to gift the men in her life for years, and she had decided to share this knowledge with you.

Can you be pro-black and date outside of your race?

Can you be pro-black and date outside of your race?

This question always comes up when a black celebrity is in an interracial relationship. Qweens founder, Elizabeth Oloidi, discusses how you can be pro-self and date interracially, in this opinion piece, following Michelle Williams’s split from her fiancé Chad Johnson earlier this month.

Karla Williams: Changing the industry one episode at a time

Karla Williams: Changing the industry one episode at a time

Qweens founder, Elizabeth Oloidi chats with playwright, screenwriter and producer Karla Williams about her newest project, ‘Celibate,’ diversity in the film and theatre industries and sex and faith in the 21st century.

Isn't it ironic...

Isn't it ironic...

Aude Konan writes an op-ed on the double standards black women face when dating interracially.

“And since black women, especially darker skinned women are not seen as desirable by white beauty standards, it is expected from powerful black men to go for white women. And when they do, they tend to be congratulated by their peers as “‘they’ve upgraded.’”

Am I Ugly?

Am I Ugly?

We live in a world that puts so much emphasis on superficial qualities, qualities that don't hold weight when it comes down to what matters. Are you kind? Do you recognize your worth and live your life accordingly? Are you respectful? What are you doing to try and make your life and the lives of the people around you worthwhile? Are you constantly working on yourself to make the best version of you? These are the things we should hold value to, not the colour of your skin, or dress size.