Yearly Archives: 2012


Welcome to another term POTUS!

I could only imagine the overwhelming excitement for the Obama family, friends, and those who worked countless hours to bring in another victory. As I sit at my desk (well, guided reading table because I don’t technically have a desk lol), I’m tearing up just thinking about how far this […]


Rock the Vote!

Politically Correct: Obamacare(s) A repost from Nicole on The Seventh District It’s practically impossible to live in D.C and not get involved in politics. Most of DC’s urban professionals are politically active including those in my circle.  A friend of mine created a line of graphic tees properly called obamacare(s) […]


Harlem Monroe Blvd. Boutique 1

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Take Us Forward Obama!

My grandmother shared this link with me today.  While my initial thought was “awww this is cute and cheesy” lol I really do appreciate the culturally diverse imagery and the warm fuzzy feeling it gives to consider Barack Obama IS GOING TO BE elected for another term! #claimit [youtuber youtube=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_d9mntKvGM’] […]


UMBA – dream, embrace, explore, dare!

**From now until Sunday, October 14, save 15% off your purchase with the code LoveMynaturalreality ** Owner and designer Chelsie “Chloe” Hart, established Umba in the summer of 2012. Umba is a manifestation of visions, dreams, and inspirations.  Early on, Chelsie took a deep interest in African culture and fashion.  […]


Be the change you want to see in the world

Those words are from the twitter page of Jasmine Waiters, Notre Dame de Namur women’s basketball player, who was encouraged to record her poem about US Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas. The video went viral and even earned a feature on ESPN. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMmcUSAznCs[/youtube] It’s an old, tired, never-should’ve-been-news-story story, so I […]


President Obama: I have your back

“PRETTY BROWN GIRLS HAVE YOUR BACK!” — A budding T-shirt brand delivers a simple, yet powerful message — The “Pretty Brown Girl for Obama” T-shirt was designed by Sheri Crawley, CEO of Pretty Brown Girl, LLC. in Detroit, Michigan. Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The Pretty Brown Girl (PBG) brand has been […]


Fashion Forward, Eco Friendly Tees

Kinky Tees owner and designer, Lisa Love shared her vision for her chic tees.  It’s “to make shirts that accentuate and celebrate natural beauty, natural hair, or natural curves with style.” She is truly dedicated to her clothing line and meticulously ensures that the quality of every piece is top […]