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I’m Doing the 30-Day Writing Challenge. Lawd HEPMEH.

In the past coupla months, folks on these interwebs have been embarking on 30 Day writing challenges. It’s where they make it a point to write/blog EVERY DAY for 30 days straight. Folks like Aliya S. King and The XD Experience have done it and I’ve been clapping for them …

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It’s Nigerian Independence Day! You Know You’re Nigerian If…

It’s Nigerian Independence Day, folks! WHOOT! And we are a proud people with many quirks. You know you’re NIGERIAN if… * The only reason you dance at Nigerian parties is to get “sprayed” money by the adults. We are the ORIGINAL “make it rain” folks. * Your parents add “O” …

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Aspiring TV Writers in DC Area, Check Out the Evans Duo and “In the Writers Room”

This past year has been amazing for me in terms of opportunities. It’s actually been mind-boggling. One of the things I got to do this summer was work  with Stacey Evans Morgan, a veteran TV writer and producer in Hollywood. The project we worked on is still top secret but …

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FOCUS100 is Next Week! Black Women in Tech Should Get Them a Piece!

Next week, I’ma be back in NYC (NEW YOOORRRKKK, CONCRETE JUNGLE WET DREAMS TOMATOESSSS…) for 4 days. I’ll be there because I’m attending (and speaking) at Digital UnDivided’s FOCUS100 Conference, happening on Oct. 5 & 6. What is it? WELLS… lemme tells you. And I’ma be long-winded about it and you …

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Thoughts About New York Fashion Week from a Non-Fashion Blogger

I decided to go to New York Fashion Week this year because Afrobella peer-pressured asked me to come. And since I’m impressionable and I love to kick it, I went. I knew doggone well I had NO business at NYFW because I’m not a fashion blogger or a fashionista. The …

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Why I Went to Equatorial Guinea: FAQs Edition

My peoples! Last Saturday, I got back from an amazing and transformative trip that I was on for a week. I was more hush hush than usual about my disappearance from blogging and all but it was for a good reason. I was in the city (and island) of Malabo, …

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You Can Play Spades on an Airplane

My peoples! So I’m out of the country (and continent) at a pretty dope event as a delegate. More info on where and what to come when I get back next week. BUT I got to fly on my first ever chartered plane and it was truly awesome. It also …

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I Had a Blast at BlogHer 2012!

I attended my 3rd BlogHer conference a week and a half ago, and it was my 2nd BlogHer where I was a speaker. I was only able to go for 2 days, instead of 3 but I had a GRAND time while there. Lemme tells ya. That conference is truly …

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700 Posts and 6 Years Later: It’s My Blogversary!

I’m a TERRIBLE house blog mother because yesterday was an important anniversary and I forgot it. But now I am here and I must pay amish… to MYSELF. I’m a Capricorn and my blog is a Leo. I’ve been blogging for 9 years, but six years ago on August 8, …

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Sh*t One White Girl Said to Luvvie, Chescaleigh, Nicole and Tina at BlogHer

This weekend, I was standing in a circle at BlogHer 2012 with Chescaleigh, Nicole Blades and Tina Shoulders and we were just shooting the breeze talmbout random things. Then a woman joins us and goes “carry on with your conversation.” She happened to be white and we said hi’s and …

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