Sunday +/- List

  + bradley’s allowing me to host a house party at his place, so i have something to look forward to this month. i should probably start tellin people. –…

Happy Dwelentines Day~

You know what time it is? Yep…it’s time to share the Love. Love Ultra that is. Last year our Happy Brown Girl cohort Deanna Cope created the awesome Valentines Day…

Get To Know An HBG (Happy Black Girl) Crystal C. Mercer

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) we…

Meet Rasar Amani

In another lifetime ago, I spent my Friday nights tucked away in a studio made of straw. Okay…maybe it wasn’t made of straw, but in the seven years since my…

Thank You B. Smith

I used to wake up at the insane hour of 5:30 am on Sundays, just to watch B.Smith with Style. I found the show on accident one morning (more than…

The Legacy of Zora Neale Hurston…

Zora Neale Hurston found me by way of Alice Walker. I imagine it was that way for many black girls my age. There was no “Mule Bone” or “Their Eyes…

Where two or more are gathered…

One of my earliest memories involves attending a  Girl Scouts Brownie meeting. I was probably in 1st grade and one of the older girls in the neighbor asked my mama…