Life Advice From Donna Brazile

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Donna Brazile has been an auntie-in-my-head for years now. No-nonsense, personable, classy and sassy – Donna tells it like it is, and if you don’t like it, #shruglife. I love that about her. Now Donna has a new column for O The Oprah Magazine, and she kicked things off in inimitable Donna Brazile fashion. Her […]

Tune In to Afrobella Radio THIS THURSDAY!

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I’ve been teasing folks about having a big announcement, and finally I can share the big news! Bellas, fellas – on Thursday I’m beginning an exciting new chapter. Afrobella Radio!! Afrobella Radio will be the weekly on-demand airwaves embodiment of all things Afrobella – natural women, engaging and enlightening discussion, and insight about hair, beauty, […]

Five Ways to Celebrate the Life of Michael Jackson

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Do you remember where you were, when you heard the news? I was at a liquor store with my husband, when I checked Twitter and saw the news unfold on my timeline. I couldn’t keep it to myself, and told the cashier. I still remember the disbelief on his face as he shouted to the […]

Woman Is Boss!

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This post is long overdue! I have Kamla to thank for this one. On May 24th there was a snap election, and in a history making vote – Kamla Persad-Bissessar became the first female Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago. She is also the first female Commonwealth Chairperson-in-Office. Over time I’ve become jaded about politics […]

Queen Latifah on Social Media

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Queen Latifah has always been a woman of tremendous wisdom. Her lyrical content has always revealed the mind of a critical thinker, one who isn’t afraid to challenge societal norms and question the status quo. As a self admitted addict of social media, I found her latest interview with Upscale Magazine to be both interesting […]

Memorial Day, the Marcus Samuelsson Way

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You say Memorial Day, and I say BARBECUE! This long weekend marks the beginning of summer and the scent of grilled meat shall waft through the streets of Everywhere, USA. If you’re tired of the same ol’ burgers and brats, I’ve got a great recipe for you courtesy of one of the world’s most famous […]

Sam Fine’s Top 5 Makeup Tips

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The venue was exclusive. The ambiance was elegant. Even as I entered the room, I knew this would be an event to remember. Handsomely dressed hosts and hostesses flitted around the room with platters of hors d’oeuvres. A bar in the corner was covered in glasses of champagne, ready for the taking. A Fine Day […]