“Put on the Hammer, and you will be rewarded.” It’s true. This story ends with me popping my FUPA onstage with Hammer. #Winning
Those 10 days were crazy and beautiful like Lupita said, but they were only a beginning; the first step on a very long path. In 10 days I barely scratched the surface, but I caught a glimpse of the me that’s free. I left on that 11th day knowing that I wanted to...
Taraji P. Henson is a badass in real life and portrays one in her latest flick, Proud Mary. Proud Mary, officially released in theaters today [Jan. 12], is the action-packed tale of a skilled - albeit reluctant - assassin named Mary who ultimately fights for the family she chose and not the one that chose… Continue reading Taraji P. Henson Comes Full Circle: From Singing “Proud Mary” As A Waitress To Leading Lady In #ProudMaryMovie
This New Year’s Eve I won’t be getting dressed up to party with strangers. I know what tradition says I’m supposed to be doing the last night of the year, but I’m a fan of creating my own traditions. The champagne will still be on deck, but this NYE I’ll be spending some quiet time reflecting on the year… Continue reading Make Your “Big A–” Gratitude Jar!
In 1989, she commanded all of us to ‘hail the Queen’ with her debut album, and Queen L-A-T-I-F-A-H has been in command ever since. Queen Latifah, the forever Jersey girl born Dana Owens, came into the game regal. Self-assured. Bold. Putting her sisters on the throne unapologetically with songs like “Ladies First” and “U.N.I.T.Y.” So,… Continue reading Queen Like Latifah: Latifah’s Wisdom On Self Care, Caregiving & The Pursuit Of Living Dope
THIS was the Janet show I wanted to see the first time. When she played The Chicago Theatre during the pre-pregnancy tour I was a little disappointed because I wanted the stadium experience. I'd never seen her before and in my mind "Janet Jackson" and "Theatre" just don't seem right. I honestly barely remember that… Continue reading She’s Baaaaack! Janet Jackson #SOTW Tour (Chicago)
If Black girls are magic, then jumping Double Dutch is one of our superpowers. Now, if you never learned how to jump as a little girl, no, that doesn’t make you any less magical or real. Your #BlackGirlMagic card is still fully activated. Like the Minister of Music India.Arie told us, “there’s hope.” Sean and… Continue reading Jumping Like It’s 1989 With Double Dutch Aerobics