Throwback Thursday — Althea and Donna

Bellas in the Seventies knew how to do it! The golden era of natural hair gave me much hair and style inspiration. Today I want to shine a light on two underrated pioneers in the Jamaican reggae scene, Althea and Donna. In the Seventies, the late great producer Joe Gibbs made 17 year old Althea […]

Getting Back in the Saddle

…And I was doing SO WELL. My last post on The Journey was brimming with confidence — I’d managed to drop a couple of pounds in the New York/Washington DC leg of my road trip, thanks to a rigorous schedule of things-to-do and cities that required a certain level of physical activity. Then I got […]

Afrobella’s Miami

I’m so behind on Ask Afrobellas, and just catching up with life after my road trip. So forgive me — I’m about to smush two Ask Afrobella answers into one. But they’re both very similar and give me the opportunity to show love to the city I’ve called home for the past OMG-I-can’t-believe-it 11 years. […]