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Sending Love to My Oldest Reader: Mother Doretha

This blog is about to be 6 years old, and it’s definitely grown in reach since way back when I was still on Blogspot, back when it was called “Luvvie’s Random Rants” and looked like a cave. One of the people who’s been with me all along is Mother Doretha …

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Life’s Wops of Glory Announcements

Honestly, 2012 has been an EPIC year for me and it isn’t even half over. God has been doing the wop of glory in my life this year and I’m ever so thankful for His blessings. Every opportunity I’ve received has felt like a holy shove in the right direction …

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I Took New Headshots So Help Me Pick One!

Since I speak at conferences pretty often, both on social media topics and to represent The Red Pump Project, I’m asked for my headshot a lot. But the one I always use is one from January 2010. And it’s obvious that it’s old because my locs are still 1-inch comb …

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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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