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TK Wonder’s New Music Video + Performing At Exit Festival

TK Wonder’s New Music Video + Performing At Exit Festival

Click Read More + Comment to view video. This past Monday I celebrated my Birthday at Cafeteria with my amazing girls, Nikisha and Fran of HeyFranHey after we concluded our forum at the Meadowlands in New Jersey, for the International Hair & Beauty Show. Then the following day I wrapped up the festivities with my man(…)

Mater Mea Tribute

Mater Mea Tribute

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos. “Mater Mea was born from a simple idea…that mothers come from all different walks of life. It’s a truth that one sees while strolling down countless streets, but one that is rarely reflected online. And that’s where Mater Mea comes in — this site is a celebration(…)

Style Like U: Artist, Shantell Martin (video)

Style Like U: Artist, Shantell Martin (video)

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos and video. “I’m from London and I have 4 blonde sisters and a blonde brother, we have a different dad. Growing up in a very white working class environment and being brown with an afro, kinda already put me on the outside, so I was able to(…)

Mengly & Ousmane

Mengly & Ousmane

Mater Mea is a incredibly breathtaking “bimonthly online magazine that celebrates the lives of high-profile women of color as they balance work and motherhood. Using stunning photographs and in-depth profiles, readers are immersed into the lives of awe-inspiring women in the most intimate settings: at home, with their children.”–Mater Mea   Mengly & Ousmane  (…)

“Bad Hair”

“Bad Hair”

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for additional photos. Featured photo by Chuck Johns. Writer/Actress/Radio-Presenter, Erickka Sy Savane shares with us her personal journey of struggle, in what others deemed her beautiful tresses as, “Bad” hair.  Giving power to a label, Erickka realizes the struggle ended with herself.   “Bad Hair” by: Erickka Sy Savane  (…)

One of The Most Beautiful Natural Hair Journeys on Self-Discovery (Video)

One of The Most Beautiful Natural Hair Journeys on Self-Discovery (Video)

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ to view video. For some, hair is just hair but for others, including myself, a natural hair journey is more of a personal reflection, revealing a visual timeline to the transformation of who I really was…ME! Meet Kayla Enigma of ‘Revealing the Roots’ who shares her one year natural hair(…)

Style Like U: Body Image (Video)

Style Like U: Body Image (Video)

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ to view video. “On our body image roundtable we begin the conversation about how painful the inauthentic, unattainable, cookie-cutter norms have been to females and why mass culture accepts these (or any standards) that diminish women.  Style and beauty is a self confidence that comes from a willingness to be as(…)

Free Angela & All Political Prisoners

Free Angela & All Political Prisoners

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ to view video. A documentary feature, almost eight years in the making, ‘Free Angela & All Political Prisoners’ gives us an intimate look behind the woman that launched a revolutionary movement. Directed by Shola Lynch with Executive Producers, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Jay Z,  James Lassiter and Sidra Smith, ‘Free(…)

13 Tips On How To Find The Right Salon For Natural Hair

13 Tips On How To Find The Right Salon For Natural Hair

Even the basics of handling natural hair is lost in translation if a stylist is unfamiliar with the natural world and as simple or silly as this sounds, the basics of natural hair is just that…basics! For example, I went to a very well-known salon in New York 7 years ago and let’s just say(…)

29 Ways To Stay Creative

29 Ways To Stay Creative

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ to view video. Want to stay focused or looking for motivation? Watch this inspiring video mantra from TO-FU Designs, that I follow religiously.   29 WAYS TO STAY CREATIVE from TO-FU on Vimeo.