Afrobella On NPR!

On today’s News and Notes blogger’s roundtable, I discussed issues weighty and lighthearted with hostess with the mostess Farai Chideya, and bloggers Robert Redding of, and Jasmyne Cannick. We touched on Obama’s visit to Iraq, David Paterson’s allegations of “accidental” racism, Michelle Obama’s blog, and… sigh… Star Jones and Al Reynolds. Specifically, Al Reynolds’ […]

The Things We Do For Beauty

We preen, pluck, and primp. We go on insane and obviously unhealthy diets. We shove our feet into pointy toed high heel shoes that can cause long term health effects, and pay a pretty penny for that pleasure. We get our wrinkles disguised from the inside out with fillers, or we have known poisons injected […]

Cornrows — Nothing New Under the Sun

I appreciate the fine folks behind the Michelle Obama Watch — they’re keeping their eyes on the media to make sure the Obama family is being fairly represented. For the most part, the attacks against Michelle O and the kids anger me tremendously. But a recent blog post about Malia Obama’s Access Hollywood interview actually […]