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How This Former Model Started A Black Woman-Owned Talent Management Agency

Joy Kingsley-Ibeh, celebrity stylist and the founder of the Kinglsey Model+Talent Management agency (KMTM), serves as a role model for young women within the modeling industry. As a Black woman-owned agency, she is setting a higher standard for talent management. KMTM is a boutique, full-service talent agency specializing in providing diverse talent to fulfill its clients’ commercial, print, runway and specialty needs. It’s models have been featured in top publications and ad campaigns, including British Vogue, Essence and Target. Kingsley-Ibeh also has had the pleasure of styling celebrities like Soledad O’Brien and Rickey Smiley, and national recording artists, Sons of Serendip, for Oprah’s 2020 Vision Tour. 

“Now, more than ever, I have understood the importance of who I am in this industry, especially with the whole Black Lives movement,” she comments. “I

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Coyotes shopping Taylor Hall with free agency approaching | Devils, Oilers seeking reunion?

The Devils have more cap space than all but two teams and one of their big needs is a goal-scoring winger to pair with young center Jack Hughes. They could use someone like Taylor Hall, who was traded away last winter to the Arizona Coyotes for a No. 1 pick and prospects.

Could Hall be back on the still-rebuilding Devils’ radar?

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Maybe, but a second marriage seems unlikely.

Hall will become a free agent at noon Friday when the market opens, and he’s expected to chase an opportunity to compete for Stanley Cups as much as big dollars.

In the meantime, the Coyotes are shopping Hall’s rights, TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger reported on Monday. If a deal goes down, it probably would be for a late-round conditional pick

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shopping

Coyotes shopping Taylor Hall with free agency approaching

The Devils have more cap space than all but two teams and one of their big needs is a goal-scoring winger to pair with young center Jack Hughes. They could use someone like Taylor Hall, who was traded away last winter to the Arizona Coyotes for a No. 1 pick and prospects.

Could Hall be back on the still-rebuilding Devils’ radar?

Sign up for Devils Insider: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text message directly with beat writers

Maybe, but a second marriage seems unlikely.

Hall will become a free agent at noon Saturday when the market opens, and he’s expected to chase an opportunity to compete for Stanley Cups as much as big dollars.

In the meantime, the Coyotes are shopping Hall’s rights, TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger reported on Monday. If a deal goes down, it probably would be for a late-round conditional pick

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New Podcast THE ROOT Explores Racism In Fashion And How Black & Brown Indigenous People Of Color Can Receive Real Agency In The Industry And Beyond

To understand the supply chain dynamics, agriculture and the history of the fashion industry is to understand a number of larger systems of inequality in America. Dominique Drakeford, founder of Melanin & Sustainable Style, and Kestrel Jenkins, host of the podcast, Conscious Chatter, are exploring issues revolving around fashion and race with their new 5-part podcast series, THE ROOT

As Fashion Week month comes to a close, the podcast’s final episode “Where Do We Go From Here” dropped today, featuring all 17 guest from its previous four episodes. The roster includes scholars, academic activists, designers, and marketers. 

Redefining Sustainability 

“The goal of THE ROOT is to discuss how we re-engineer and create activations around sustainable fashion,” says Drakeford. “What we’re doing with the series is redefining sustainability to embody

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