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Envision 2016 Vision Board Party

I made a few goals this year and was excited to see the invitation from Tiffani of MyMommyVents‘ Envision 2016: Vision Board Party at Hope a Empowerment Center in Brooklyn. I’ve known of friends and family members taking them before, but never knew where or when to do one myself. […]

Best hairstyles for playing mas
Events, Natural Hair

Best Hairstyles for Playing Mas

Carnival is here! As a masquerader, you spent your money to play in the best band, so you definitely want to look your best out on the road. I have some tips for first timers in my carnival prep post, but didn’t mention anything about hair. Hairstyles that work best are when hair […]

Celebrating the Life of Alvin Ailey
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Celebrating the Life of Alvin Ailey

In celebration of what would have been Alvin Ailey’s 85th birthday, dancers and dance lovers gathered at the Ailey Extension for a panel titled “Celebrating the Life of Alvin Ailey”, giving us the history of the dance company, veteran dancer’s relationship with Mr. Ailey and insight on how the company […]

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Get Fit, Feast and Fete at the Trini Trifecta

August means summer vacation is winding down and parents are getting their kids prepared to go back to school. On August 1, the British West Indies celebrated Emancipation Day based on the The Slavery Abolition Act 1833 ending slavery in the British Empire. August is also independence month for many¬†islands […]