The Coolest Celebrities I Met at the Essence Fifth Annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon

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From the very first day that I landed in Hollywood, it was like being in an alternate universe. One where I was surrounded by celebrities, and not only were they friendly…but every so often they knew who I was and expressed love for my blog. I can’t tell you how honored and humbled I was […]

Afrobella Interviews Jill Scott — Wisdom, Wit, and Light Of The Sun

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During my interview with Jill Scott, she impressed me as a woman who can’t be reduced to a soundbite. Jill Scott gives a thoughtful, considered answer to every question you ask her. Excerpting one sentence or snipping a quote won’t work. When Jill responds to a question, there’s nothing flippant or offhanded about it. When […]

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 […]

Meet Felicia Leatherwood

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If you’re like me, you’ve been noticing Jill Scott’s triumphant return to the spotlight. First she appeared at the NAACP Image Awards and got everyone abuzz about her gorgeous glow and amazing new hairstyle. Then she did it AGAIN at the premiere of Why Did I Get Married Too. Jill’s new style has been turning […]