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Celebrating Maya Angelou

[ 1 ] May 28, 2014 |
Celebrating Maya Angelou

How Maya Angelou, one of the world’s greatest Visionaries, has impacted my life as a writer.

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Erykah Badu Discovers Her African Roots

[ 3 ] May 22, 2014 |
Erykah Badu Discovers Her African Roots

Erykah Badu teamed up with OkayAfrica to find out where her lineage traces back to in Africa on her mother’s side. Watch: LOL at “Time is for White people.” Man, “African Time” is definitely very real. But anyway, I’d can’t wait to hear what new music she’s working on, especially if there will be musical […]

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Pharoahe Monch Gets Candid With Melissa Harris-Perry About Mental Illness

[ 2 ] April 14, 2014 |
Pharoahe Monch Gets Candid With Melissa Harris-Perry About Mental Illness

Pharoahe Monch reveals his own struggles with depression on his newest album ‘PTSD.’

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Cover Love: Essence Took a Chance on Ledisi, Solange, Erykah Badu

[ 1 ] April 2, 2014 |
Cover Love: Essence Took a Chance on Ledisi, Solange, Erykah Badu

Ledisi, Erykah Badu and Solange rep unconventional beauty on the cover of Essence magazine, May 2014.

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About the Ban Bossy Campaign: The Boss Vs. Leader Debate

[ 0 ] March 13, 2014 |
About the Ban Bossy Campaign: The Boss Vs. Leader Debate

I have a problem with Sheryl Sandberg’s campaign because I think there’s a difference between being a boss and being a leader.

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Random Acts of West African Ancestry

[ 6 ] February 25, 2014 |
Random Acts of West African Ancestry

DNA testing has determined what countries my West African ancestry comes from. A lot of things are starting to make sense now that I have some solid answers.

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Hey Zora Neale Hurston, Did You See Your Google Art?

[ 3 ] January 7, 2014 |
Hey Zora Neale Hurston, Did You See Your Google Art?

Zora Neal Hurston Would have been 122 today and so, I celebrate her legacy along with Google.

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Throwback Thursday – Because This One Time, I Interviewed Idris Elba…

[ 0 ] December 12, 2013 |
Throwback Thursday – Because This One Time, I Interviewed Idris Elba…

I re-posted my on-camera interview with Idris Elba in the spirit of Throwback Thursday,

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Killing it! 8 Best Moments From ‘Black Girls Rock’

[ 2 ] November 4, 2013 |
Killing it! 8 Best Moments From ‘Black Girls Rock’

This is a break down of my favorite moments from last night’s “Black Girls Rock.”

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A Dream Deferred: Apologies and Lessons Learned

[ 0 ] October 3, 2013 |
A Dream Deferred: Apologies and Lessons Learned

The editor who I thought did me dirty has apologized. I thought the worst of a misunderstanding.

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