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Watch ‘My Life In Vogue’ (Film)

Watch ‘My Life In Vogue’ (Film)

“Its really important for me to reach out to all of these women all across the world who are feeling exactly how you are, not recognizing that their uniqueness is beautiful!”  -Cipriana     As 1 of 6 women from NY, selected by Vogue for their ‘My Life In Vogue’ mini-film series, I am excited to(…)

Music: Urban Bush Babe Kelsey Lu McJunkins

Music: Urban Bush Babe Kelsey Lu McJunkins

  Tell us your name and where you are from?   My birth name is Kelsey Elizabeth McJunkins, but I go by Kelsey Lu. I was born in Charlotte, NC but I like to say I personally “grew up” in Winston Salem, NC where I went to North Carolina School of the ARTS.    (…)

Music: Calma Carmona – “When I Was Your Girl” (Video)

Music: Calma Carmona – “When I Was Your Girl” (Video)

“When I Was Your Girl”…meet Puerto Rican Singer/Songwriter, Calma Carmona.   Directed by Ed Mariota Produced by Anthony Elizo and Calma Carmona Music by Dj Nature       2 previous photos: Mariela Alvarez     Photo: Alberto Santiago Torres    Photo: Mariela Alvarez calmacarmona.com

HBO ‘Girls’ : Exclusive Interview With Actress Danielle Brooks Of ‘Orange Is The New Black’ & Executive Producer Jenni Konner

HBO ‘Girls’ : Exclusive Interview With Actress Danielle Brooks Of ‘Orange Is The New Black’ & Executive Producer Jenni Konner

Cordially invited by HBO I had the chance to attended the networks premiere of ‘Girls‘ season 3 on Monday, January 6th. I caught up with one of the Executive Producers, Jenni Konner of the 2014 Golden Globe nominated, ‘Girls’, and leading lady, Danielle Brooks, aka ‘Taystee’ of Netflix Original Series ‘Orange Is The New Black,’(…)

Sneak Preview: ‘Play With It’ Documentary (Video)

Sneak Preview: ‘Play With It’ Documentary (Video)

The ‘Play With It‘ Project is the missing conversation from Director, Vaughn Dabney that sheds light on the natural hair movement, experiences of the journey and why certain women either embrace or reject the notion of natural hair. Using photography and film as his media, Vaughn will attempt to debunk myths, uncover hidden desires, and bring forth truths about(…)

The Right To Wear An Afro

The Right To Wear An Afro

Via theguardian.com, Chicago based Writer & Journalism Lecturer, Deborah Douglas takes a moment to discuss Vanessa VanDyke; a 12 year old Violinist and Honor Student from Florida who was almost expelled over her right to wear a afro. Serving as Facilitator for The OpEd Project (dedicated to amplifying diverse voices of women, youth and other underrepresented groups) Douglas(…)

Urban Bush Babe: Khadijat Oseni

Urban Bush Babe: Khadijat Oseni

Tell us your name and where you are from? My name is Khadijat Oseni aka KO and I’m from Brooklyn, NY.     How long have you been natural? I’ve been chemical-free for a few years now however I’ve only had an afro for about a little over a year and a half.    (…)

Video: My Son Jaden Finally Got a Haircut

Video: My Son Jaden Finally Got a Haircut

My hubby and I have been trying to persuade Jaden to get a haircut since the summer. He has had his fro since he was about 4yrs. old although I do trim a few inches off every couple of months, he refused to do something a little different. We explained to him it wouldn’t be(…)