Fun-In-The-Sun tips from Sunscreen Giveaway Winners!

I got some great tips and chose ten winners. I’m definitely going to use these next summer, or heck — I might start using some of ‘em later this week when Miami’s less overcast! Lots of you agree with me and adore aloe vera gel. Imla says, “Lily of the Desert Aloe Vera Gelly not […]

The Glorious Return of Worth a Click

Man, I haven’t done one of these since… MAY??? Wow. There were multiple reasons for it fading away — I’d originally envisioned Worth a Click as a weekly respite from longer posts on my busiest days, but being the verbose writer that I am, it never worked out that way. Ideally, it was supposed to […]

Errands to Run and Work to Do

It breaks my heart when I don’t have the time to do a real post in the morning before work, bellas. But I celebrated my Black Weblog victory too late last night, and this morning, duties call. I will be back this evening with the longer stuff I’ve been working on. For now I just […]

I Won!!

You’re reading the words of an official Black Weblog Award winner!!!! I won the Best Niche Blog, and I got the Judges’ Vote for Best Culture Blog. Thank you so much to everyone who voted and showed Afrobella love. This means a lot!

Jena’s Judgment Days

Today’s the day. A year ago, Mychal Bell was a star on the Jena Giants football team, looking at graduation, and considering his future. Today he will appear before a Louisiana judge, and his lawyers will argue that his conviction should be thrown out. Bell’s the only of the Jena Six to be convicted of […]

Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)

This is one of those posts that I’ve been meaning to do all summer long. Maybe in the back of my mind, I’ve been feeling like the season lasts forever. Lord knows July and August dragged on long enough. But all of a sudden it’s supposed to be over, the kids are back at school, […]