A profile on Miranda Scott and her store Coven, a metaphysical and magical provisions shop in Lakewood.
"While we aren’t burned anymore in the way witches used to by physically burned at stake, I think society still burns women in a lot of ways. We’re living under so much pressure. Witchcraft is simply a divine feminine awakening. It’s a way for women to reclaim their lives and their power.”
A feature on niche shops Cleveland Curiosities and Coven.
“There’s just this misconception that people who own oddity shops must be bad people, but we’re not. We love this stuff, and we love when people are open-minded to it,” Wallace says. “I’ve seen kids eyes light up when they see something like a cow’s eyeball in a jar and it’s an awesome experience for us.”
A feature on Lila MacQueen Djaba of Ghana, who founded Lila's Childcare Foundation in the quarries of her country.
"Within the walls of the office inside of a teal and white make-shift two building schoolhouse with no formal address on Awoshie Road in Anyaa Sowutuom, the sounds of the soft explosions and the constant cracking of sheetrock are masked by the sounds of pure joy: children dancing, singing, laughing, running and reciting their lessons from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Lila’s Child Care Foundation."