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Eva Jean-Charles

Eva Jean-Charles is a biologist and cinephile with an affinity for all things hip-hop, a love of Black lives, and a passion for health equity.
Phoebe Robinson of 2 Dope Queens Sits with Brooklyn Magazine Photos by Jesse Dittmar Hair by Naivasha Johnson Make-up by Delina Medhin Shot at Loosie Rouge Phoebe Robinson enters stage left. Author (Yas). Writer (Yas). Producer (Yas). Actress (Yas). Brooklyn (Yas). Dope Queens (Yas). Stand-up comic (yep you guessed it, YAS). How to properly introduce a queen you ask? Well of course by acquainting you to her accolades. It was a sweltering August when I got to sit down with Phoebe Robinson at Loosie’s Kitchen & Café...
From color to short cuts, braids and extensions, there is no hairstyle that LaWanda Pierre, up-and-coming hairstylist, cannot do. Originally born in Houston (with a stint in Atlanta in between), Pierre made Brooklyn her home at the age of nine and lived here ever since. Like most young black women in the 90s, she ran to the creamy crack (what some of y’all call a relaxer) from high school up until her early 20s....