Happy New Year from Afrobella!

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2010 was quite a rollercoaster, and I can’t say I’m sad to see it end. But it’s crazy to think that this isn’t just the end of a year, it’s the end of a decade. Wow! This past decade has been so extremely eventful. I’ve changed and grown SO much! Here’s to a bright new […]

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 […]

5 Absolutely Essential Christmas Songs

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Bellas! Fellas! I wish you all a very merry Christmas! It’s Christmas Day, and I hope you’re spending it with family and friends, enjoying great food, good times, and the music we’ve all grown to love over the years. I understand that naming this list 5 Absolutely Essential Christmas Songs is going to open things […]

The Last Afrobella Radio

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Bellas, it’s been an incredible six month experience. I’ve learned so much about myself in 2010 in general, and hosting Afrobella Radio has been a really important part of the journey. And Thursday December 16th – tomorrow morning, if you’re reading this now – the first part of that journey comes to an end. My […]

Titi, Miko, and the Miss Jessie’s BOGO!

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I’ve been writing this here blog for four years now, and I’ve learned that there are a few products that bring out a natural hair junkie’s cravings and opinions more than Miss Jessie’s. Whether it’s the Curly Pudding or the Baby Buttercreme or the Rapid Recovery Treatment – there’s a Miss Jessie’s product that natural […]

Tomorrow Afrobella Radio Returns with Special Guest Marcia Hamilton!

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Bellas, I must be honest with you – balancing life with travel with blogging with Afrobella Radio has been challenging. The show went on hiatus for a while as I figured out a schedule that worked for me. And then the stars aligned and I am happy to announce – from here till December I’ve […]

Even MORE Reasons to LOVE Sesame Street!

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I am seriously looking forward to having kids – just so I can share the magic of the Muppets with them. I think Jim Henson was a genius. I grew up loving The Muppet Show and Sesame Street to the point of obsession, so seeing that the Children’s Television Workshop is still continuing the great, […]