Enter Ade Hassan, the entrepreneur and wonder woman behind Nubian Skin. "Nubian Skin launched with a carefully edited collection of lingerie and hosiery to provide the essential underwear needs of women of color.
Waiting on line for the bus, I tried to be friendly to a pregnant lady standing behind me. "When is the baby due?" I asked. She frowned and said, "What baby?" Turned out she wasn't pregnant, just overweight.
Women born before 1985 well remember the "dance" you had to do to dress your legs in tights. Leggings are as liberating as the "divided skirt" that allowed women to first ride bicycles more than a hundred years ago.