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5 Lessons from My Week-Long Social Media Break

It’s my job to be attached to the internet. I get paid to mind other people’s businesses online and be all up into what’s happening in pop culture. Plus, I’m a child of generation social media so I am HYPER-connected. I’m active on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Google+ etc. …

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My Life

I Went to the White House, Saw the President and Pope Strutted

I got back from a fast and fierce trip to Washington DC on Thursday evening and I’m still tryna settle in (and I just got back from an 18-hour trip to Charlotte). As I posted on Monday, I was in DC for the White House Youth Summit, and for the …

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My Life

Winding Down the Year, Going to the White House and on Vacation!

My peoples! It’s the last month of 2013 and I’m amazed at how fast this year went by. Time ain’t playing no bald-headed games. I plan on spending this month taking it slower than usual. Well, after this week that is. Today, I’m headed to Washington DC until Thursday because …

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About Yoruba Names and their Meanings

As some may know, I’m Nigerian, specifically Yoruba. We’re in the Southwest part of the country, but we’re global because our culture and our people are all over the world. We’re over 35 million strong and we are everything. Yes, I’m biased. Anywho, yesterday, I started tweeting about how important …

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I Switched to T-Mobile and Now I Have Bad Service

I’ve been with U.S. Cellular since I got my first cellphone in 2002 and I loved them. They were based in Chicago and had amazing service. I even had reception when I was underground in the red line. WIN! My calls seldom dropped and even though I travel a lot, …

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My Life

My Hunt for Swiss Miss French Vanilla Hot Chocolate

When it comes to edible stuff, I have an obsessive thing where I love something a lot for a while and indulge in it ALL THE TIME. There was the time I ate Corn Pops every night before bed for a month. And then I’d wake up and eat a …

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My Life

7 Reasons Why My College Entrance Essay Was the Worst

While being random and perusing my computer, I came across a folder labeled “College Papers.” It was a gold mine, if “gold mine” now means “painful reminder of my past inadequacies and immaturity.” There were about 25 documents from undergrad: essays, research papers and other things to let me know …

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My LifeTV

I’ve Partnered with Comcast’s XFINITY for Scandal Coverage!

Hey folks! I’m super duper excited because I’ve partnered with Comcast’s XFINITY site for SCANDAL coverage this upcoming season! WHOOOT! I’ll be writing recaps on their new CelebrateBlackTV.com site, with top 10 moments of each episode. In preparation for the upcoming season 3 premiere of Scandal, I’ve even written quick …

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My LifeTravel

Atlanta, New York, Seattle and Nashville: I’m Coming To Speak This Fall!

My peoples! Fall has kicked off and I now have an excuse to break out my wool blazers, scarves and boots collection! I’m not excited for the whole “it gets colder from here on out” part but the layering part? HELL YES. Antywho, this is also one of my busiest …

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My Blogging, Branding, SEO and More Webinars for Fall 2013!

Hey folks! I’m back with 8 webinars (online classes) this fall, and four of them are classes I’ve never offered before! Favorites like the Blogging 101, Branding and SEO 101 are included but I’ve added classes on securing your website, Google Analytics and SEO 202! There’s something for someone at any level of the blogging game in my list of classes. Plus, you can …

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