Life Advice From Donna Brazile

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Donna Brazile has been an auntie-in-my-head for years now. No-nonsense, personable, classy and sassy – Donna tells it like it is, and if you don’t like it, #shruglife. I love that about her. Now Donna has a new column for O The Oprah Magazine, and she kicked things off in inimitable Donna Brazile fashion. Her […]

Queen Latifah on Social Media

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Queen Latifah has always been a woman of tremendous wisdom. Her lyrical content has always revealed the mind of a critical thinker, one who isn’t afraid to challenge societal norms and question the status quo. As a self admitted addict of social media, I found her latest interview with Upscale Magazine to be both interesting […]

What’s Your Best Natural Hair Advice?

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Today on Twitter, there’s a concerted effort by the natural hair community to get the hashtag #naturalhair as a trending topic. The initative was started by amazing loctician Camille Reed AKA NoireBoss1, and My Hairitage, to increase awareness and appreciation for natural hair. I absolutely LOVE the idea! So I decided to ask my friends […]

IMAN at the Met, by Sam Fine

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Sam Fine and I are besties now. I just want you to know that. In my head, anyway. I had the amazing, amazing fortune of meeting the makeup artist to the stars last weekend – EPIC post and video to come, bellas! For now, it’s all about IMAN. 55, and more stunning by the day […]

Wakeema Hollis – Simply Stunning

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She’s drop dead gorgeous with legs that go on forever…and an amazingly sunny, friendly, warm attitude to go with it! I’ve been an admirer of Tennessee-born model Wakeema Hollis from afar, but this incredible interview by Vogue Black – done by the legendary Bethann Hardison – charmed me completely. Hollis is the kind of beautiful, […]

Thanks to the Trinidad Guardian

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Back in high school, I was a raging sea of confused emotions. And to channel those feelings, I listened to music and wrote angsty, often angry poems. Even back then I knew I was meant to be some kind of writer. So instead of locking up my poetry in a diary and hiding it under […]

Oprah On Gabby

“When we look at you, we see a true American Cinderella, on the threshold of a brilliant new career. Precious is but the first of many adjectives coming your way. And they are all great. Congratulations, Gabby Sidibe.” Even though Gabourey Sidibe didn’t win Best Actress tonight at the Oscars, I am sure she was […]