Happy Independence Day to My Trinis!

Even though I’m far away, Trinidad will always be my home. And on days like today I miss the simple pleasures. Like spending time with my family, going to visit my friends, eating good food like roti and doubles, shark and bake, pholourie, and pelau. I miss drinking Shandy and having the best rum available […]

The New York Times on Black Hair

Bellas — slow down, take a moment. Drink it in. Our hair is having a moment. Tyra Banks is about to devote a whole show to her own Natural Hair Day. Chris Rock and Nelson George’s film Good Hair hits select cities October 9 (and opens nationally October 23). And just last week, the New […]