6 Words. This Friday. Diana Ross on Oprah!

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Bellas, set Your DVR. Tell the boss you’re taking a personal day! If you’re a big fan of the original female singing group, big fabulous hair, and icons who have earned the title with sweat and talent…you need to see Diana Ross on Oprah this Friday. And it won’t just be Miss Ross. According to […]

Happy 80th Birthday, Toni Morrison!

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Dear Toni Morrison. I’m gonna skip the formalities and just call you Aunt Toni, if that’s alright. Please don’t be offended by my familiarity. In my head, that’s who you are. And you’ve been there for me for years, offering sage words that I may not have always understood, even though they’ve resonated in my […]

Afrobella Loves the Grammy Awards!

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Did you watch the 2011 Grammy Awards last night, bellas? I did, and I really enjoyed parts of the show! Unlike in years past where performances have dragged on and winners left me scratching my head, I thought the 2011 awards got it right in many ways. These were my favorite Grammy award moments! 1 […]

On My Way to NYC!

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I really didn’t plan on being in New York for Fashion Week in February. Last September’s NYFW left me spent, stressed, and a little poorer for the experience (literally). I said to myself, self, you won’t be going back to New York and entering the NYFW vortex until September 2011. But then an e mail […]

Black History Month, On The Fashion Tip

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Black History Month always brings out so much creativity, and I always find so much inspiration online. From facts to fashion, bloggers online are celebrating and commemmorating the struggles and experiences, the highs and the lows of our people. I think it’s a beautiful thing. But I realize not everyone feels the same. I’ve read […]

Blog Sister Love!

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Every week I’m going to highlight my favorite posts from around the blogosphere, to keep you bellas up to date on what’s happening in hair, beauty, fashion and more! Beauty If you watched the Screen Actors Guild Awards last night, you may have seen some um, questionable red carpet looks. But there were some real […]

Throwback Thursday: The Magic of Etta James

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Recent reports about Etta James left me truly disturbed and saddened as a longtime fan of her music. She just turned 73 on Tuesday. It’s been reported that she is currently suffering with leukemia and dementia. Her family is going through legal struggles to protect her assets, and just today a court ruled that her […]