June 29th, 2015 I walked into my boss’s office via her request. I had just came back from a 2 week vacation and was feeling renewed. Sometimes you just need a break from the monotony of the day-to-day schedule and just needed a little encouragement from the sunshine to de-stressed. During my vacation in the… Continue reading So….. I’ve Kinda Moved
I’ve been wanting to cut my hair. I’m not too sure if every naturalista goes through this, but I have periods of loving my thick, koily hair (usually when I blow it out) to absolutely hating and dreading it because of the maintenance it takes to keep it healthy… all the trimming, the deep conditioning,… Continue reading Natural Hair She-ro~~Tanisha Long
It’s been almost two years–and more than a couple of inches– since I’ve done a Nappy Hair Essentials post. As your hair grows, it tends to change and you tend to learn more about your hair and how it works; what makes it grow, how to comb it, how many times to wash it a… Continue reading Nappy Hair Essentials: Part Deux
The urban blogsphere has been erupting lately with the story of NFL free agent and former Arizona Cardinals team member, Kerry Rhodes and his private affair with his personal assistant and lover, Russell “Hollywood” Simpson. Pictures of Rhodes and Simpson in “compromising,” situations were blasted all over the internet. When asked about them, Rhode vehemently… Continue reading Ain’t Nothing Worst Than a Gay Man Scorned: The Kerry Rhodes Issue
So, I was sitting on my bed (which is completely covered with STACKS of papers for my upcoming Master’s Comprehensive Exams), fueled by the intense cup of Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee my awesome colleague gave me, when I got a great idea to check up on my old NappyCentric blog. Thinking that this will be… Continue reading I’m Back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This is the woman I want to be like, seriously! Not only is M.A.D my natural hair She-ro, she is my professional, intellectual She-ro. This chick is fly, I’m telling you! She’s an writer on urban style, gender, race and hip-hop. She worked for Essence, was the founder fashion director of VIBE magazine and has… Continue reading Natural Hair She-ro~~ Michaela Angela Davis
“Why are Black woman so angry?” is one of the most sought after questions within the Black community. Why do we have attitudes? Why do we shout and yell and roll or necks and eyes? Why are we so willing to fight? This is one of the main reasons why Black men say they date… Continue reading The Tired Black Man and the Angry Black Woman Part 2: Why Black Women are So Angry