9 Tips for New Naturals

9 Tips for New Naturals

As a new natural you are about to embark on an exciting journey with as many twists and turns as a rollercoaster that never ends but as exciting as this journey is the path can also be a frustrating one! Below are 9 helpful tips that I have found to be valuable in the journey(…)

Modern Day Matchmaker: 9 Proven Ways to Meet Someone New

Modern Day Matchmaker: 9 Proven Ways to Meet Someone New

Via Essence 9 Proven Ways to Meet Someone New by Paul C. Brunson Everyday I schedule an hour to respond to questions on Twitter and Facebook. It’s a very interesting part of my day because I never know what I’ll be asked. The questions range from what you would imagine is typical: “Do all men(…)

National Museum of the American Indian

National Museum of the American Indian

This month we shared out collaboration with American Express  and the National Trust for Historic Preservation as blog ambassadors, for an exciting program dubbed Partners in Preservation, an initiative that grants rewards for the preservation of historic landmarks, buildings and monuments across the country. This year New York was announced as the official 2012 grantee with(…)

My Natural Hair Style Icon Interview from Black Girl Long Hair

My Natural Hair Style Icon Interview from Black Girl Long Hair

Photographer: J Quazi King Introduce yourself! N: My name is Nikisha. I’ve been living in Brooklyn since age 3, but I was born in Toronto, Canada. I’m a teacher and co-founder of the online publication UrbanBushBabes.  Why did you make the decision to go natural? N: I got tired of conforming to fit in. I(…)

Happy Birthday Cipriana!!! + Words from Maya Angelou

Happy Birthday Cipriana!!! + Words from Maya Angelou

Happy birthday to Cipriana and Takenya, the two most beautiful people I’ve ever known (inside & out)! Cipriana you are such an amazing woman and friend! I swear you only get more beautiful as you get older! I feel so so blessed to have you in my life and appreciate every moment we have together!(…)

Today is my Birthday!!!

Today is my Birthday!!!

Click Read More/Comment for additonal pictures. Well as you can tell from the title today is my Birthday, well actually my twin sister as well!! I am going to make this short and sweet! I just want say thank you to all of you. Nikisha and I are so grateful for all the love and(…)

The Apollo Theatre Needs You!

The Apollo Theatre Needs You!

Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, James Brown, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Jackson 5, Patti LaBelle, Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Ben E. King, The Isley Brothers, Lauryn Hill Mariah Carey. What do all these legends have in common…The world renowned Apollo Theatre in New York City,(…)

Vote Now for The Carribean Cultural Center

Vote Now for The Carribean Cultural Center

Vote now for the restoration of Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) new home at the historic firehouse on 125th Street in New York City. The Caribbean Cultural Center is a non for profit organization dedicated to promoting the cultures of people of African Descent brought before and after the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Through(…)