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Funny Fridays: “Wow Her Hair is Real Ugly”

Funny Fridays: “Wow Her Hair is Real Ugly”

Ever leave the house feeling real supa dupa fly about your hair only to get shot down in moments by snide remarks by others on your appearance? Well this is another one of the many interludes I have had with strangers over my hair. So let me welcome you to another UBB Funny Fridays where(…)

Bob Marley: Feburary 6, 1945-May 11, 1981

Bob Marley: Feburary 6, 1945-May 11, 1981

Bob Marley: Whose music changed entire nations. This is my 18 by 25 oil piece tribute I created to this extraordinary, legendary man who influenced many essences of my creativity as he did with countless others. He will never be forgotten! What is your earliest memory of Bob Marley?

Why do you love your natural hair?

Why do you love your natural hair?

Hello beautiful naturals, I wanted to do a post on why you love your natural hair for some inspiration. I will start by saying why I love mine. I love my natural hair because its free and unpredictable just like me. I also love that “just got out of bed”  look which makes it nice(…)

Falling Whistles

Falling Whistles

Falling Whistles is an organization that helps to remove little boys of the Congo from militias who are sometimes so small they are sent to the frontlines of war armed with only a whistle. I heard of this organization years ago from a close friend who is heavily involved with the foundation of this strong(…)

Moment in Time

Moment in Time

Just wanted to share my moment with all of you with my fam today. Sending out mad love to everyone on Mother’s Day!

To All the Moms

To All the Moms

I got pregnant when I was 16 and it was one of the toughest things I have ever had to go through. Parenting is a journey and its not for everyone, because anyone can have a baby, but it takes certain characteristics and sacrifice to be a real mother. I’m sending my blessings and love(…)

Bad Mama Jama

Bad Mama Jama

(Left: Twin TK Wonder, Center: Bad Mama Jama, Right: Me) To the beautiful, intelligent, amazing and selfless woman who taught me the true meaning of wisdom, respect, determination, patience and love, Happy Mother’s Day! I feel so blessed to have been born with a best friend who I idolize in every way. I love you(…)

Style: 80’s Influence

Style: 80’s Influence

The beautiful actress Holly Robinson Peete aka Judy Hoffs on 21 Jumpstreet was one of my favorite fashion forward style influences along with the legendary, unique persona, striking Andy Warhol muse and actress Grace Jones and last but not least the talented dancer, choregrapher and actress Debbie Allen aka Lydia Grant  of FAME. In mainstream media these three(…)

Texture Denial: You’re not really a True 4b-c…..Are You?

Texture Denial: You’re not really a True 4b-c…..Are You?

It seems I have been getting the random (for the most part the majority is supportive) emails of individuals who want to debate me on the authenticity of my texture type. I feel I have major support from many of our reader but I am going to be honest it is a bit frustrating and(…)