Remembering Old Marcus Garvey

122 years ago, a great man was born. Marcus Mosiah Garvey was a publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, Black Nationalist, Pan-Africanist, and orator of tremendous note. Garvey was a controversial leader who believed firmly in the power of unity in the black community. His quotes are so often used but — in my opinion — infrequently contemplated […]

Queen Ifrica Giveaway Winners

I got such great response to my Queen Ifrica interview both here on Afrobella, and on AOL Black Voices where I shared her tips for dreadlocks. (Yup, she says dreadlocks, not locs. Quite an interesting debate about the word). Whether or not folks agreed with what she had to say, Ifrica sparked fascinating discussion. It […]

Giveaway Updates

The pleasure of hosting giveaways is sharing the wealth, knowing you bellas out there who continually visit and show love are getting something special in the mail that makes you smile. I love hosting giveaways! But having said that, they can also be a total pain when things go wrong. Take for example the Sarenzo […]