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 […]

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! Hair This weekend I had the honor of speaking at a special natural hair meetup here in Chicago. Put together by the dynamic makeup artist and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! Happy Friday! Hair I don’t write nearly enough about locs here on Afrobella, because I just don’t know enough! If you rock locs and would like […]

Sam Cooke, The Way He Was

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Oh, Sam Cooke. Way back when I started this blog, I had a series of posts titled Lost Ones. I more or less abandoned the endeavor in 2007. The premise of the series was to remember black celebrities who lost their lives due to tragic means, kind of a Hollywood Babylon for people of color. […]