MACY’S Rising Stars in Social Media Panel Discussion, Featuring Me! [VIDEO]

Last month I was honored as a “Rising Star in Social Media” by Macy’s Inc as part of their Macy’s Celebrates Black History Month campaign. I was a featured panelist alongside marketing strategist and co-owner of “Curators Of Defining Experiences,” Alicia Gooding, and men’s style bloggers, Kenneth Kyrell and Jovel Roystan. 
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ICYMI: My Personal #BlackGirlMagic During The Red Dress Collection NYFW Show (Pics & Video)

If you missed my personal #BlackGirlMagic moment last week allow me to catch you up. In my partnership with the American Heart Association (see all the work I’ve done with them here) I was asked to host the red carpet during the Red Dress Collection fashion show presented by Macy’s and Go Red For Women.
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My Chapter 39: Thoughts On My Last Year Of My Thirties

When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid. ~ Audre Lorde Last week I gracefully arrived at the last year of my thirties. No breakdowns, I promise! But I did realize that it’s even more important for me to tell you that it…
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LeToya Luckett Spills Her Beauty Secrets At Essence Fest With #MBIB [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]

So this happened during Essence Festival! *squeals* From the display of our pearly whites above you can already tell that I had a blast in the My Black Is Beautiful social newsroom. Not only did I get to interview LeToya Luckett, but she totally stanned for my orange skirt from Eloquii and my hair. Life. Made. We are officially boofriends!
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I’ve Got A Big Announcement…I Mean, Huge, Big, Large!

Listen guys! It’s been so hard to keep this secret from you guys (and I still have one more secret ugh), but my good news has finally been announced!
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#ExperienceBuick: Detroit Through The Eyes Of Buick

During my #ExperienceBuick travels (catch up here) I’ve seen a lot of Detroit. So much so that it’s a city I’ve really grown to love. It’s rebirth of urban living is quite inspiring. But this trip I got to see Detroit from the eyes of one of its biggest supporter–Buick. 
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Here’s The First Thing I Did When I Started Blogging Full-Time

This post is sponsored by smartwater. Just as I was about to embark on my journey as a full-time blogger, I got this super dope opportunity with smartwater and WeWork. But working for myself has put a big dent in my couch, literally. Even though I enjoy being able to get up at noon just to not get dressed and lounge…
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Tia Mowry On How Motherhood Has Changed Her: ‘I’ve Been Attacking My Fears More & He’s My Motivator!’

Tia Mowry says she is one of those celebrities who will always remember a face. But I was still surprised that she recognized me from our last interview (maybe it’s the grey). The wildly gorgeous and humble actress is the star of The Cooking Channel series Tia Mowry at Home and Nickelodeon’s Instant Mom. She partnered with Elizabeth Taylor White Diamonds…
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FML, I Should Have Never Said I Was Depressed On The Internet

Being transparent is always a double-edged sword. Rarely are people (readers) comfortable with what needs to be shared. And one would think that those who offer help would be more comfortable with taboo topics like suicide being openly shared, but they’re not either. After learning that Karyn Washington, my friend and popular blogger, committed suicide I got this brilliant idea to open up…
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#ExperienceBuick: My NCAA Trip That Didn’t End With Me Marrying Jalen Rose

If you’re a daily reader of GIG, than you already know that I’ve been traveling with Buick on the hunt for amazing experiences around the country. If you’re not a daily reader shame on you but here’s your chance to catch up. Since Buick is a proud sponsor of the NCAA Final Four they invited us to be a part of the entire Final…
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