Mater Mea: Sarah White

Mater Mea: Sarah White

The beautiful, Singer/Songwriter/DJ and Mother of 2, Sarah White was recently featured on Mater Mea, a site ”celebrating the multifaceted lives of mothers of color”. A friend of my sister years ago, I first met this young woman after a performance in Brooklyn, and let me just say Sarah’s low, sultry and beautiful voice was undeniably(…)

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(…)

13 Healthy Halloween Treats

13 Healthy Halloween Treats

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for recipes. 13 of my favorite healthy Halloween treats that will not only have your little ones screaming trick or treat but having you set aside more than a few treats for yourself!   *Click links for recipes from a few of my favorite vegan/vegetarian bloggers   Leggy Whoopie Spiders(…)

Urban Bush Babe Jessica Franklin

Urban Bush Babe Jessica Franklin

Tell us your name and where you are from?  My name is Jessica Marie Franklin, but some people might know me as Heygorjess! I’m from New Jersey.     How long have you been natural? 6 years, I did the BC going into my sophomore year of high school.     What do you do?(…)

My Fall Thrift Finds: Hat, Bag, and Shoes

My Fall Thrift Finds: Hat, Bag, and Shoes

It’s that time of year when I start breaking out the hats. Today was one of those days. I haven’t been thrifting since my trip to Austin TX back in July, and I actually haven’t shopped for clothes in months. I’m really happy about that :). But when my mum came for a visit about(…)

Documentary: Death Metal Angola (Video)

Documentary: Death Metal Angola (Video)

“War ravaged and potentially the richest country in Africa, Angola is the epicenter of the African hardcore music scene. Sonia Ferreira and her boyfriend, Wilker Flores live and breathe rock and roll. They run and live in the Okutiuka orphanage in Huambo, Angola and have a dream. They are going to mount the first ever(…)

Vogue: Getting Ready For The Met With Solange

Vogue: Getting Ready For The Met With Solange

Click ‘Read More + Comment’ for more photos.   “Vogue followed me as I got ready with Humberto for the Met Ball. The Night was a dream.” -Solange   Stunning images as Vogue captures Solange getting ready before her attendance at The Met Gala.   via: Vogue Photos: Leslie Kirchhoff          (…)

Modern Day Matchmaker: 9 Ways to Get Over Him (For Real!)

Modern Day Matchmaker: 9 Ways to Get Over Him (For Real!)

It’s been a while since I have posted any Essence.com articles written by my brother in-law, Paul Brunson. He has been busy doing a lot amazing things which is why I haven’t seen many Essence articles from him the last few months. But today I have an awesome one to share with you guys, 9 Ways(…)