Dominique Drakeford is the CEO and Founder of a Brooklyn-based, two-tier company in fashion PR and community development called Drake Natural. At 24 years old, Dominique received a B.A. in Environmental Management and a Master’s degree in Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Fashion from New York University. Raised in Oakland, California and currently living in New York City, Dominique specializes in providing spectacular wardrobes for those in her community while sending love and positivity into neighborhoods. With over 5 years of experience in the fashion industry, appearing in several magazines, she’s not out of steam yet!
"Black women already have a strong presence when we walk in the room. Make sure what comes out of your mouth and the energy you put into the atmosphere is just as strong and beautiful…."
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Nedra Phillips wearing Robert E. Knight @The Annual Full Figured Fashion Week NYC June, 2014
Genocide is defined by the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide as “any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such: killing members of the group; causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; [and] forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.”