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I’m Going Going, Back Back to Blogging While Brown

My peoples! Today, I’m leaving for Philadelphia to attend the Blogging While Brown Conference for the 4th year in a row. I’m a veteran at this point! BWB is one conference I have made sure not to miss in the past 4 years because it’s so awesome. It’s remained small …

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Imitation is NOT the Sincerest Form of Flattery

I’m annoyed and a bit pissed because Complex Magazine had a post on their site called “50 Funny Spelling Mistakes on Twitter.” Sound familiar to you? That’s because I have a website dedicated to catching the grammatically-challenged and overall foolish that happens on Twitter. It’s called DumbestTweets.com, and it’s over …

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10 Things I Learned About Myself From My Trip to Abuja

My peoples! How I’ve missed you so. My blog hiatus was longer than I planned, but that was because I was frolicking with my family in Abuja, Nigeria. I was there for my cousin’s wedding and you know Nigerians love to do it HUGE, which we did. I had a …

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Blog You Later

My peoples! So usually, I go on a blogging hiatus once a year to be lazy recharge and refresh. Now is that time. As you’ve probably noticed, in the past 2 weeks I’ve only blogged like 5 times, so I already unofficially kinda started being a blog bum. But my …

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I’m Proudly Rocking the Red Pump Today!

I’m rocking some fierce red pumps today because tomorrow (March 10) is National Women & Girls’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD)! In March 2009, Karyn (The Fab Giver) and I launched The Red Pump Project to raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. Our mission is to …

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What We Wore to the Uptown Magazine Pordee

The Saturday before the Academy Awards was full of events, and Afrobella & I went to the Uptown Magazine party celebrating the 20th anniversary of the movie Boomerang. We realized it’d be pretty swanky so we needed to look goodt! We got a glam squad together, sponsored by Avon, and …

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What We Wore to the Academy Awards

When the day of the Academy Awards arrived, Afrobella and I got up super early so our glam squad could come through and make us look like princesses. And they REALLY did. First, we got our hair done by Felicia Leatherwood, the hair whisperer. Felicia is not only one of …

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Journey to the Academy Awards: My Epic Oscar Day Recap

This post is coming so late because I haven’t known how to recap the most EPIC weekend of my life thus far. This whole thing has seemed surreal since I found out I’d be going to the Academy Awards, but experiencing it felt even crazier. Half the time, I couldn’t …

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My 5 Favorite Celebrities I Met Outside of the Red Carpet in Los Angeles

The past week has truly been EPIC in every way for Afrobella and I. Our trip to LA for the Academy Awards went beyond the show itself. We got the chance to go to several events with Stephanie Frederic of FGW Productions in the days leading up to the Oscars and …

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Today’s the Academy Awards! Follow Luvvie & Afrobella’s Coverage

It’s finally! Today’s the 84th Academy Awards (aka the Oscars) and we’re in LA covering the show. Afrobella and I will be on the red carpet pre-show and backstage in the press room as the show goes on. Throughout the day, we’d like to bring you with us on our …

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