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Conscious Living

Watch the latest episode of Conscious Living from Phenomenal Mark featuring Felecia Leatherwood from Loving Your Hair with Natural Care. They’re both spreading a little positivity, so get yours today! “You cannot have love and fear in the same space…” [youtuber youtube=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLxD9giPfnA&feature=youtu.be&a’] “Do you want love in your heart or do […]


Bring Back Our Daughters

I am overwhelmed by the thought of what is taking place in Nigeria. School-age girls, who were called back to school to take an exam, were abducted by a militant group called Boko Haram (translates to: Western education is a sin). The discussion on social media spans from those speaking […]


Support a Sista 1

This post is compliments of Toni Daley’s movement: Support-a-sista. I can always get behind a movement that’s about supporting the positive creativity of others! Crown of Glory apparel collection offers handmade crochet items with the natural woman in mind. Each poncho and scarf is handmade and crocheted using 100% acrylic […]


Black Actress: Andrea Lewis

After viewing yet another Issa Rae production that I thoroughly enjoyed, I just had to reach out to the creator. Andrea Lewis raised over $20,000 to create Black Actress, the most recent web series to grace the YouTube channel of Issa Rae. Her co-producer, Brian Walker, was the first person […]


Naturally Happy Hair Magazine

They’ve done it again! Another great issue that you absolutely must support!! Here’s a sneak peak so you can see what you’re missing 🙂   ^My contribution 🙂 Naturally Happy Hair


Teaching self-love (Sunne’s Gift)

This is a Kickstarter worth standing beside! Watch as Ama Karikari-Yawson shares the inspiration for her upcoming children’s book. The inspiration…   One day, I took my 3-year-old son, Jojo, to a barber.  I explicitly asked the barber not to shave off all of Jojo’s hair and to just make it shorter. The […]


The Kitchen Beautician [book]

Former self-proclaimed product junkie, Dezarae Henderson has been making hair products for a long time. “Sundays have long been my hair day and it was therapeutic for me. I would always experiment and would then be asked what I used in my hair, so I decided to publish my recipes.” […]


Afro’s A Celebration Of Natural Hair 1

Antoinette of Around the Way Curls attended a book release for the Afro’s – A Celebration of Natural Hair, thrown by Tamara Hood of LivelyHood (the event producer), and PR by Renae Bluitt of Crush Media/ the dope blogger of In Her Shoes Blog, and Susan Martin of MartinPR…and of course the author, Michael July. […]


Black Hair Kitchen [photos]

Whoooaaa I’m way late with posting about this event! In my defense, I am a teacher on summer break who has been relaxin’ and chillaxin’ while visiting friends from New York to Atlanta! I’ve not had much time to sit and work. But today is my catch-up day!   Anywho…while […]


My HAIRspiration for the day: My Natural Sistas 3

I’m not sure when I was first introduced to their youtube page, but I’ve loved them ever since! With varying hair lengths, the sisters provide helpful tutorials, insightful testimonials, product reviews, and much more. **From the sisters facebook page** [youtuber youtube=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhi-fHgnVBQ’] Photos taken by Len Bennett of LBD Photography.  Len […]


Harlem Monroe Blvd. Boutique 1

Harlem Monroe Blvd. is a natural hair site dedicated to helping you celebrate your natural hair journey! You have probably seen their Kinky Curly Natural TV episodes on Youtube…if not, you’re in for a treat! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_JDlOKhwZc&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Connect with http://www.harlemmonroeblvd.com/ on Facebook!


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 […]


SUPPORT! (REposted) 7

With the recent downplay of natural hair vloggers by Essence Magazine, many vloggers/bloggers have been asking others for one, simple request…be supportive instead of tearing one another down. Here is African Export’s view on the topic: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esS5sXG455Q&feature=youtube_gdata_player[/youtube] There is truly enough internet to go around, so there is no reason […]


Listening party…fashion…natural hair… 2

I recently attended a listening party for a soulful artist I adore: TeresaJenee! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eov_rsAZcvA&list=UUUG9eopZYuH6Rhp1QEXrymg&index=1&feature=plcp[/youtube] Heads were bobbing, feet were tapping, and lips were smiling at the abilities of this talented woman who wrote and produced several tracks on her upcoming mixtap Electric Yellow which will be released July 3, 2012.  TeresaJenee […]


Interview: Mela

I came across Mela’s blog on my quest to add more fitness and healthy lifestyle information to My Natural Reality.  She’s a gorgeous girl inside and out!  She blogs about quick workout techniques anyone can work into their schedule, meals she’s prepared or purchased, and she models her garments for […]


Interview: ChariT’s Inspirational Creations

How did you get into the jewelry-making business?  Have you always had a creative hand or did it come later in life?   Shortly after the birth of my twin babies and being laid off from my job, I began to wonder about and pray for guidance concerning my purpose […]