The Art of Asking

I’ve been crafting things with the Happy Black Girl in mind long before I ever knew that’s what I was doing. Sometimes I would enlist the help of friends, other…

Get To Know An HBG (Happy Black Girl) Brandelyn Castine

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)…

Hardsoul & Uncle Charlie Covers

I have an HBG approved list of  music videos that make me feel good. They usually involve beautiful black folks doin regular stuff. That’s right…bein extra does very little for me. It pains…

HBG Tee Shirt Sale!

Did you know we’ve got HBG Merchandise? You can get buttons, tee-shirts and stickers via The HBG Sweet Shop. PLUS Now thru August 15th you’ll get 15% off your total…

Imperfect Peaches Need Love Too!

I’ve always loved summer fruit. When you live in the central valley it’s easy to access, inexpensive (for the most part) delicious and plentiful. Because of all these factors when…

What to Serve with David Bowie

Last week I opened my fridge and made a decision to try and act right again. What that means is healthier cooking options at home and less grabbing whatever I…

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….