link: HANNAH

A biannual custom publication, web site and community that serves as a celebration of and a safe space for Black women. In 2015, Saafir launched a content preview on and ran a successful Kickstarter campaign that funded the first print issue, released in November 2016. The Kickstarter campaign received press coverage around the globe.

HANNAH No. 1 features cover girl Alice Smith, Lena Waithe, Yvonne Orji, Beyoncé protégés Chloe and Halle, and a host of other singers, authors, chefs, writers, dancers and tech mavens.

link: Charlie & His Imaginary Friend

A children’s book self-published by Saafir and her partner Popephoenix. The two started a publishing company in response to the lack of diversity in children’s books. They aim to “color one book at a time”.  

The book was written by Saafir and illustrated by Popephoenix. The project was funded by a successful Kickstarter in 2012 and is available for purchase at