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Curly Hair: The Past vs. The Future & Why It’s Here to Stay #LoveYourCurls

Sunday, December 6, 2015

In 2nd grade my science  fair project consisted of me explaining the difference between African American hair & Caucasian hair. I even had mannequin heads for my experimental procedure. Sounds complex for a 7 year old right? However, it was completely normal for my family. I basically grew up in the beauty shop. My mom ...

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Dove Adds Diversity to Technology by Launching Curly Hair Emojis : Ad

Friday, November 20, 2015

Question: Am I the only one who feels like it took Apple FOREVER to launch a variety of skin tone emojis? Seriously, I could only go on for so long with adding a disclaimer along with my emojis, because they looked absolutely nothing like me. Imagine the joy I felt when they added more skin ...

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Brooklyn: Film Review (Ad)

Saturday, November 14, 2015

This post is made possible by support from Fox Searchlight Pictures. All opinions are my own.  This Wednesday evening Steve and I concurred a windstorm by making our way downtown to attend a private screening of Brooklyn. You guys know I'm a self-proclaimed movie critic and I absolutely LOVE movies, so when Fox Searchlight asked me ...

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3 Reasons Why I Absolutely LOVED “War Room” Movie

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Hallelujah! This weekend Steve and I saw "War Room" movie starring Priscilla Shirer, with our good friends Jonathan & Ariel. People. I have no words. Okay, actually I do. I give "War Room" movie 5 stars. Why? It was EVERYTHING! Here are 3 reasons why I absolutely LOVED "War Room" movie. View post

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Check Out My Interview With Tasha Cobbs for JET Magazine

Sunday, August 23, 2015

34-year old Tasha Cobbs has an undeniable powerhouse voice that’s caused her to soar to the top of gospel charts. In 2013, Cobbs released her debut album “Grace” full of songs that you’re bound to hear at any church in America, on any given Sunday. But none of that has gone to her head. The ...

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Sharon Irving Shuts DOWN “America’s Got Talent” With ‘Glory’ Performance

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A few weeks ago I featured Chicago artist, Sharon Irving, on my JET's "Giving You the Gospel" column. Some of you know, Sharon and I attended college together and are good friends/sisters/kindred souls. We haven't seen each other in awhile, but we always keep in touch.View post

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4 Reasons Why Chief Keef’s “Benefit” Concert Is A Terrible Idea

Monday, July 13, 2015

Photo credit: First let me say I appreciate what Chief Keef is attempting to do, but how come anyone isn't stopping him? If you haven't heard by now, this Saturday rapper Capo was shot and killed on the South side of Chicago. 77th Kingston to be exact. Capo was affiliated with Chief Keef. It ...

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Why is Serena Williams So Perfect & So Unbothered?

Thursday, July 9, 2015

I'm not going to even pretend like I watch tennis, because I don't. The only reason I gave tennis an after thought, is SOLELY because of Venus and Serena Williams. How could I ignore two black girls with beads like myself, dominating in such a "White" sport. Fast forward to today, I STILL don't watch ...

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