I’m so excited and I just can’t hide it — you guys nominated me for THREE Black Weblog Awards this year!

Honored is not even the word. My admiration for the folks who put these awards together, as well as for so many of the previous winners and current nominees, can’t be overstated. Afrobella has been nominated for Best Culture Blog, Best Style and Fashion Blog, and YAY, Best Writing in a Blog!

Many of my favorite blogs are also nominated this year, including Concrete Loop, Soulbounce, Funky Brown Chick, Conversate Is Not a Word, NYAM, Trini Gourmet, Crunk and Disorderly, Pam’s House Blend, The Beautiful Struggler, Jack and Jill Politics, The Fashion Bomb, and Necole Bitchie. So as you see, I’m in excellent company!

Click here to peep the finalist list, and click here to cast your vote! Voting lasts from August 16 to 31, and winners will be announced September 4.

Thanks so much to those of you who nominated me, and congratulations to my fellow nominees! YAY!!!

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blackwomenblowthetrumpet.blogspot.com says:
August 18, 2008, 8:09 pm
Greetings! Three nominations! Fantastic! CONGRATULATIONS! It is so wonderful for all of the visitors of your blog to recognize your your hard work! I posted the list of finalists at my blog a few hours ago and have asked everyone to drop by the blogs of the finalists and to appreciate and congratulate! Continue to be fabulous! Peace, blessings and DUNAMIS! Lisa
mochachoc says:
August 19, 2008, 3:59 am
Congratulations Bella you deserve it.
Anita Grant says:
August 19, 2008, 7:02 am
Afrobella, dear heart, I voted for you in all three categories. I did a Control + F for Afrobella and clicked those Radio Buttons... Put simply you are an absolutely phenomenal writer! You, Afrobella, have such creative flare - I can only read with awe at the way you encourage others to communicate with you on topical issues that *may* not be covered on the web or in print. Your honesty and loyalty are such that I consider you, in my eyes, a rare gem. Although we have never met before I feel privileged to be able to consider you as a friend - I'm positive that I'm not alone when I type these words either! The ability that you have to share your written images with your readers and discuss your thoughts in such panoramic vision is something that SHOULD be awarded, rewarded and celebrated every day that you wake to type your feelings out for all of us to absorb. Much love to you! Anita
Get Togetha. says:
August 19, 2008, 7:31 am
Afrobella. Wear your crown well cause you are a Queen. In a sea of negativity, you are a positive gem. You've got my vote!
Doris says:
August 19, 2008, 8:20 am
Yeaaaah! Congrats on the nominations Bella...you got my vote...because you're the BEST!!
TJ says:
August 19, 2008, 11:13 am
Congrats on your nomination!
TJ says:
August 19, 2008, 11:13 am
Uh I mean nominations! :)
Olivia says:
August 19, 2008, 11:14 am
Just back & forth surfing online at work. Congratulations on the nominations, its wonderful and I hope you tek it all, you deserve it! You are truly an awesome writer :o)
in your ear radio says:
August 19, 2008, 11:22 am
That's awesome! Congratulations, Sis. -monique
Fresh says:
August 19, 2008, 12:20 pm
Congratulations and I wish you much luck. You deserve it!!!
AlooFar says:
August 19, 2008, 12:34 pm
All the best. You sure deserve to win.
Amn.eris says:
August 19, 2008, 12:36 pm
Congrats on the nomination!!
WARRIOR11209 says:
August 19, 2008, 12:38 pm
Congrats on the nominations!! This is well deserved - I will definitely vote for you in all categories.
Mrs.Mckinzie says:
August 19, 2008, 12:46 pm
Congrats, and I hope that you win them all.
Megan says:
August 19, 2008, 1:33 pm
Congrats! I love the uprising of Black blogs. Shoot we have something to say too!
Product Junkie Diva says:
August 19, 2008, 2:13 pm
congrats girl
Hampton06 says:
August 19, 2008, 3:23 pm
Congrats! Love your site.
pets says:
August 19, 2008, 3:51 pm
Congrats sis! Hope you win all 3! especially Best Writing. hugs
Ms. Bar B says:
August 20, 2008, 1:59 pm
Congrats and good luck!!!
Nancy says:
August 20, 2008, 5:41 pm
Congratulations and the best of luck to you sista...You so deserve it!!!
Katrina says:
August 20, 2008, 7:25 pm
I voted for afrobella all the way! Congrats girl! Proud of you!
regina says:
August 20, 2008, 7:28 pm
Congrats to you! A very deserving honor!
don says:
August 20, 2008, 8:31 pm
You're a solid blogger and that's why I voted for you, Afrobella.
Dad and Mom says:
August 20, 2008, 10:36 pm
You should be very proud of yourself, we certainly are, especially as it is clear that you put a lot into your work.It cannot be easy, but you are young and you are moving on. Congratulations and much love always. D&M
Brandy Williams says:
August 22, 2008, 8:55 pm
WOW!!!!! Congratulations on the nomination. You have such a nice blog!
Scott Williams says:
August 24, 2008, 4:42 pm
I found your blog through the Black Weblog Awards... you have a nice well rounded site. Well Written. Nominations for three categories is Big-Time; my blog weas nominated for Best Faith-Based Blog. "BigIsTheNewSmall" Best Wishes!
Fave says:
August 28, 2008, 1:54 am
Consistency is truth and I certainly find both when I come to your site. I found out about you during last year's BWAs and it's no wonder why you are always nominated (and winning). celebrate your accomplishment and keep doing the phenomenal job that you're doing!

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