When Shayna Watson decided to get an AncestryDNA test to reveal her ancestry on her 30th birthday, she had a certain idea of what the results would look like.

"I expected to see African, I expected to see a little bit of European, just based on colonization, and I definitely expected to see at least a little Native American," she says.

Watson had grown up with stories of her partial Native American heritage. In fact, her father had proudly shown her photographs of her grandmother on a Pequot reservation.  

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Rachel Powell's stunning fashion collection is a celebration of black womanhood.

Powell grew up in rural New Jersey. When she couldn't find clothes that fit right on her body, her grandmother taught her to sew.

"That's what started my interest in fashion," Powell says, "just designing clothes that I could personally wear."

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