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I Took New Headshots So Help Me Pick One!

Since I speak at conferences pretty often, both on social media topics and to represent The Red Pump Project, I’m asked for my headshot a lot. But the one I always use is one from January 2010. And it’s obvious that it’s old because my locs are still 1-inch comb …

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What We Wore to the Academy Awards

When the day of the Academy Awards arrived, Afrobella and I got up super early so our glam squad could come through and make us look like princesses. And they REALLY did. First, we got our hair done by Felicia Leatherwood, the hair whisperer. Felicia is not only one of …

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Today’s the Academy Awards! Follow Luvvie & Afrobella’s Coverage

It’s finally! Today’s the 84th Academy Awards (aka the Oscars) and we’re in LA covering the show. Afrobella and I will be on the red carpet pre-show and backstage in the press room as the show goes on. Throughout the day, we’d like to bring you with us on our …

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My Journey to the Academy Awards with Afrobella

My peoples! I’ve been MIA on my eCrib all week because I’ve been prepping for my trip to LA for the Academy Awards. I’m there right now for a trip of a lifetime, and it’s a dream come true. Actually, it’s a dream I didn’t even have because I didn’t …

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Happy Birthday, Afrobella!

Today is a glorious day! It’s Afrobella‘s birthday!!! Yes, THAT Afrobella. The one whose hair precedes her. The one who folks call the Godmother of Brown Beauty Blogging. She was doing it before people blogged for the freebies (because there were none back then). She’s the reason a lot of …

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Amtrak Failed Us: An Overnight Trip Gone Bad

I got a tale to tell about my how Amtrak failed us! I had to travel to DC this past weekend to speak at the Blogging While Brown Conference. What had happened was: Me and my homette Patrice (aka Afrobella) decided to travel to Washington DC from Chicago on Amtrak. …

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AweLuv DEED that: Redesigned Afrobella’s Website

Hey y’all. If you’re reading this before noon, odds are that I’m somewhere making sweet sweet love with my pillow. I was supposed to write about my exciting Sunday but I had to finish what I was doing. What was it? Well I’m glad you asked (“Sharrap!” to everyone that …

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