Thank You, Ebony Magazine!

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When you’re sitting at home and writing every day with only a ratchet tabby cat and the internet for company, sometimes you wind up without perspective. It’s wonderful to be reminded of how what you do can affect the world, and how you are percieved by others. I say all that to say this — […]

Amy Winehouse’s New Video Makes Me Happy/Sad

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The sudden death of Amy Winehouse still remains such a study of conflict in my mind. It simultaneously seems like a long time ago, and like just yesterday. Although the news wasn’t altogether shocking, it was still so tragic and heartbreaking. A posthumous album of previously unreleased Amy Winehouse tracks is about to be released […]

The Muppets Merchandise Makeup Machine

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I’ve been a major fan of Jim Henson and the Muppets my whole life. Before I even could speak words. I was raised on a steady diet of Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Electric Company, 321 Contact and the original vintage episodes of The Muppet Show — gloriously broadcasted on TTT every afternoon around 4, […]

How Does Naomi Campbell Do It?

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…and by “it,” I mean look so agelessly gorgeous! This year she celebrated her 41st birthday and got possibly the most jaw droppingly incredible birthday present of all time — a house in the shape of the Eye of Horus. AMAZING. I’ve been an admirer of Naomi Campbell even before I was aware of who […]

Apparently I Look Like X-Factor’s Rachel Crow

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I really don’t watch as much TV as I used to, and consequently I tend to be ever so slightly out of the pop culture loop. Especially when it comes to reality television. I have no idea what’s happening. But lately, every time X-Factor comes on TV, my timeline fills up with tweets. “Look at […]

The Afrobella Interview – Project Runway, Season 9 Winner Anya Ayoung-Chee!

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**Edited 10/28/2011 — Spoiler alert, ANYA AYOUNG-CHEE is the new winner of Project Runway! American viewers may be new to her, but Trinidadians around the world have already come to expect great things from Anya Ayoung-Chee. As Trinidad and Tobago’s representative in the 2008 Miss Universe pageant, she showed the world the diverse range that […]

My Amazing Beautylish Beauty Social Experience

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To quote John Lennon, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” Let me give you some backstory of what’s been happening with me. This week, I was scheduled to go to India with a team of people from Aveda, to see how their charity money is spent and where their […]