Get To Know An HBG (Happy Black Girl) Mariah Rankine-Landers

Folks stay talking about The Good,The Bad and The Ugly. Once in awhile, we take a different approach and highlight the fascinating array of happy black girls and guys (hbg’s)…

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…

There’s always room for more Tigallo!

  It’s officially the weekend! In an effort to get up and get it started with a smile and some glide in yo stride we’ve compiled a short sampling of…

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…

Harriet Tubman Weekend Wrap-Up

I met Joy Graves when I was 5 years old. She was a wise 8 years old at the time. I looked up to her from the very beginning. Although…

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…

Tell me how you really feel though…

I woke up in a blah mood this morning. I tried (unsuccessfully) not to own it, but it’s here. For some reason it made me think of a conversation I…