The Awesomeness of Awkward Black Girl

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When it comes to comedy, I tend to steer left of center. I tend to love comedy that’s subversive, quirky, sometimes cringeworthy. I can’t miss Curb Your Enthusiasm, Parks and Recreation, or Community. I think Wyatt Cenac, Donald Glover, and Hannibal Burress are brilliant. Anthony Jeselnik makes me laugh till I cry. I’m a big […]

Mean Stinks! Amber Riley Takes On The Bullies

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As one of the stars on the megahit show Glee, Amber Riley is the ultimate high school friend-in-the-head we all wish we had back in the day. She’s fabulous, funny, fiercely loyal to her truest friends and has a voice so big and beautiful, words can hardly describe it. Mercedes rules! And the actress who […]

Naturally Professional – Carolyn Edgar

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The Naturally Professional series on Afrobella.com and CurlyNikki.com was created to make a positive statement. Our intent is to disprove false and long held beliefs that wearing ones hair in a natural style — including locs, sisterlocs, and loose natural hair — makes a person somehow not professional enough for a corporate environment. Natural hair […]

Natural Hair Diary – Venita Griffin, Digital Marketing Expert

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The Natural Hair Diary continues here on Afrobella.com – don’t forget, you can send in submissions to my e mail, or nominate yourself in the comments below! I plan to continue the natural hair inspiration here as long as you want me to keep it coming! This week’s Natural Hair Diary comes from a friend […]

Afrobella For MAC. Yes, This Really Happened

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I’ve been wanting to blog about this for so long now, but we couldn’t. Until today. So because I feel like I’m about to explode with excitement, let me just up and say it. In April I went to Toronto, to the MAC Cosmetics headquarters. After a truly amazing tour of their facilities, I worked […]

Finding My Swimsuit Confidence

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My troublesome relationship with swimsuits goes back as far as I can remember. One of my earliest swimsuit memories came on a class trip to Tobago. I wanted to get the hottest style of swimsuit out…but I was already a big girl at age 11. It was hard to find the kind of swimsuit I […]

Straight Hair Or Fitness?

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Bellas, I’ve been thinking a lot about health and fitness, my particular issues, and what I need to do to take better care of myself. And I’ve also been thinking a lot about our community of black girls and women around the world. What are we teaching the generation to come? How are we uplifting […]