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The Royale

My mom was a theater major at Antioch College. As a little girl en route to one of our first shows, I remember her telling me about her final project, bringing an original production…

Dig if you will…

I wanna tell you a story about an amazing project that once was. But it’s so heavy I gotta pull a Quentin Tarantino and start the story towards the end….

Sartorial elegance at it’s finest

I’ve always admired folks with style. It rarely (if ever) has much to do with labels, or trends or anything like that. It’s much more personal for me. The way a…

It’s HBG Muppet Week!

It’s HBG Muppet Week! Over on our Happy Black Girl Facebook page we’ve been sharing everything six degrees of Jim Henson. Here’s a sampling of some of the HBG worthy…

Create the stuff you wanna see

Guess who cleaned their craft closet this weekend? Well…to be fair, sorta cleaned. At least now when I open the door stuff’s not fallin out of boxes or knockin things into corners I can’t…

Happy Black Girl Trading Cards!

  In the Summer of 2012 The Happy Black Girl (just an idea at the time) sent letters to 25 HBGs requesting they take part in an art project. Potential participants were…

Fly D.I.Y baby creations w/ Lori Montano

We here at the HBG thrive on the Do it yourself (DIY) attitude! Just check out our semi-regular posts via Pink Stitches if you don’t believe us. Suffice it to…