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Random Musings::

Semret’s Braids

It’s been about 5 years since I’ve worn my hair in braids. I rocked cornrows and extensions all throughout college, alongside one of my best friends (s/o to G!), as…

This is what we hoped for

We feel like it might be time to share some behind the scenes stuff with y’all. First some background on who we are. There are three happy black girls (hbg’s)…

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength

The original plan was to start the year fresh. January 1 2013 would be the launch date for The Happy Black Girl.  We spent much of the summer of 2012…

Happy Mother’s Day

  Artist: Valerie Scott Design: Mother’s Day Card Release Date: May 12 2013 We here at The Happy Black Girl believe in honoring those individuals who’ve made positive lasting contributions to…

Muthadear

  To all the momma’s momma’s, Happy Mother’s Day.  

HBG’s nod to International Jazz Day

  Good morning, happy people. I say we all ditch work, toss forethought out the window and bounce. To Istanbul. Just for the day, International Jazz Day (April 30th).   It’s…

The Afronauts

About half a year ago on the internets (yes . . . “the internets”), I stumbled across a breathtaking photography feature via CNN, Cristina De Middel’s Afronauts: An African space fantasy….