Kenyan materials engineer Nzambi Matee invents Plastic Bricks That Are Stronger Than Concrete

Frustrated with the slow municipal response to the problem of plastic waste, Matee told Reuters, “I was tired of being on the sidelines.” With her background in material sciences, the young entrepreneur designed a system which converts high density polyethylene, low density polyethylene, and polypropylene plastics into solid bricks. She founded Gjenge Makers in Nairobi to […]

How Dapper Dan went from fashion industry pariah to Gucci god

The racist belief that black people devalue luxury brands is gradually changing. The rapper Nicki Minaj launched a capsule line with Fendi last year; and after years of ignoring him, Gucci employed the rapper Gucci Mane to front a campaign. But fashion’s problem with race remains, as recent scandals can show. In 2018, a display […]

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