Shantae Howell is a Chicago-based creative, proud daughter of Thelma and sister to three near clones.
As the child of a Jamaican immigrant -- aforementioned Thelma -- Shantae’s humor and worldview is informed by her experiences growing up, as well as the joy and tough conversations she’s shared with loved ones over the years. Shantae is curious about the ways in which experiences across Black diaspora and various (other) immigrant communities impact our relationships to ourselves and each other. Be it through the lens of finance, food or -- with this project -- hair, she hopes to inspire self-awareness, introspection and hopefully a laugh or two.
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