Afrobella Bride – Kiwana

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With the Afrobella Bride series, I’m going to feature businesses that cater to your special day, ideas for your special day, and photos FROM your special day. So bellas, please give a warm welcome to my first ever Afrobella bride! Kiwana is a jewelry designer and soap maker, among many other things! Check out her […]

Afrobella’s Brides – Wedding Inspiration and More!

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Wedding season is upon us, and I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s got ceremonies galore to attend this summer. My husband and I will be in attendance at four weddings, and I’m a bridesmaid in one of them! All of the invitations and registry lists reminded me of my own wedding, so many […]

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 […]

All About The Butters

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A YouTube video by Heady 1313 recently made the rounds of social media and the blogosphere, stirring up controversy and laughter in its wake. Provocatively titled “I Am So Pissed At Black People Right Now,” the video wasn’t about some hot-button racial issue. It was about The Butters. As in shea, cocoa, mango, etcetera. When […]

Natural Hair Diary — Alycia Carter, Attorney

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Hey Bellas! Consider this a new transition (ha! get it?) in the Natural Hair Diary. The weekly series is going continue showcasing your beautiful curls, favorite tips, best products, and hair inspiration over here at Afrobella.com, so please continue to submit yourselves and share your stories with me! This week’s Natural Hair Diary comes from […]

The Afrobella Interview – Janet Mock

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I’ll be honest — when I first read Janet Mock’s brave and beautiful confessional to Marie Claire, I Was Born A Boy, I wasn’t so much shocked by the headline as I was awestruck by Janet’s beauty. LOOK AT HER. Look at that hair, look at that skin, look at that smile. Janet Mock is […]

The Afrobella Interview – Miss Jill Scott. Part 1

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I’ve been fortunate enough to interview a wide variety of famous folks through the years. Enough to be able to honestly say – not every celebrity is an interesting person. Not every celeb is a scintillating conversationalist. You don’t walk away from every interview thinking, wow – I’d love to be friends with this person […]