Afrobella Art – Tanekeya Word. Artist, Afrofuturist, Feminist, Visionary.

Tanekeya Word
title: "Home Court Advantage"
medium: mixed media on watercolor paper
year: 2013

  In 2011 I tried to launch a regular series called Afrobella Art. The intent was to feature images that inspire and celebrate our unique beauty, and the people who create and curate them. I started out OK but then ran into a wall of FAIL not too long after that because I was in […]

The Afrobella Interview – Jenifer Lewis

JeniferL

Fierce, funny, and always 100% real — Jenifer Lewis has earned her place amongst iconic Hollywood actresses. Since her stage debut in 1979, she’s had notable, beloved roles in every medium of acting – from the Broadway stage to the small screen to cinemas around the world. She’s known as a consummate professional, and has […]

Tomorrow Afrobella Radio Returns with Special Guest Marcia Hamilton!

Marcia Hamilton

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 […]

Hairstylist Kenneth Walker Speaks His Mind on Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls

Kenneth Walker and Afrobella

My IT&LY Hairfashion experience was truly epic and amazing on many levels. Not only did I get to go to Vegas and enjoy the VIP experience, not only did I get my hair done by an award winning stylist…but I got to meet and interview and bond with some of the most incredibly accomplished hairstylists […]