A Powerful Message From Marsha Ambroisius

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Marsha Ambroisius is everything I love and want to see more of in music today. Gorgeous and unique and talented beyond words. She’s an incredible songwriter and her singing can give me chills, it’s so beautifully melodious. Her album Late Nights, Early Mornings will be released on February 22, and the second single she’s released […]

Kim Coles Goes Natural!

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Yesterday we teased you with the photo, but today you get to see the real deal! Actress and comedienne Kim Coles has been wearing her hair in micro-braids since 1991. Before that she wore weaves. Before that, she wore her hair relaxed. But now finally she’s ready to show the world her beauty in its […]

Guess the Natural Hair Celebrity!

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So seeing as today is #naturalhair trending day on Twitter, a celebrity I admire who is well known, immensely talented and instantly recognizable reached out to me to share her newly natural hair! Can you recognize who it is? “It’s a personal choice for me. I’m taking the plunge and I’m a little scared…. it […]

RIP, Teena Marie

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They called her the “Vanilla Child,” the Ivory Queen of Soul, Lady T – she was the fire that stoked Rick James’ desire. But the world knew her best as Teena Marie – and just last night fans around the world were shocked to learn that she passed away over the holiday weekend. Details are […]

There are TWO New I Love My Hair teeshirts!

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Just so you know! I think this baby blue one is the CUTEST YET. And the gray is pretty awesome too! AHEM, Sesame Street, I’m ready for you to come out with a doll already! And a children’s book (available on Kindle and V-Tech, too!) and more segments involving this adorable doll. If there’s any […]

Say a Little Prayer for Aretha Franklin

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When the news hit that she was sick and had been hospitalized, many assumed they knew the cause. I heard two Chicago-area DJs LOLing on live radio about the possible cosmetic reasons and their expected outcome of Aretha Franklin’s hospital stay. I wonder how they’re feeling now that the news has been released. The Queen […]

5 Black Female Cartoon Characters You Should Know

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This past week on Facebook, just about everyone I knew changed their avatar to a cartoon character. The intent behind the animation, was to raise awareness of child abuse. While I am often skeptical of Facebook-driven awareness campaigns (the main question being – OK, NOW what?) I found this campaign to be quite cute and […]