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Hans J. Massaquoi

Hans J. Massaquoi Dies

  Former Ebony magazine managing editor wrote about growing up black in Nazi Germany by Frederick H. Lowe Hans J. Massaquoi, retired managing editor of Ebony magazine, who wrote one of the groundbreaking books of the decade, has died. Massquoi was author of Destined To Witness: Growing Up Black In Nazi Germany, a memoir that explored an ignored subject associated […]

January 29, 2013 · 0 comments ·
For Many Black Men, Shaving is an Ordeal

For Many Black Men, Shaving is an Ordeal

  by Frederick Lowe Gregory Cooper, a slender 26 year old, sometimes wears a scraggly beard that detracts from his good looks because he can’t shave every day. When he does shave with a blade, his face becomes inflamed with razor bumps caused by his naturally curly hair becoming imbedded in his face. “Eight hours after shaving with a razor […]

January 29, 2013 · 4 comments ·