ALL Little Girls Don’t Want Long Hair

Photo by Makho
By Erickka Sy Savané

It was my daughter’s 6th birthday and as a surprise I decided to get her hair braided. She never really asked for braids, but recently I thought that she might like to try something new, and when I casually ran the idea by her she said she’d like to try it. Now, my daughter has a short, thick afro. Honestly, the thought of having it cornrowed for a while so I wouldn’t have to fight with her everyday to ‘pick it more softly’ was as much for me as it was her.

Fast-forward to the big day. We’re sitting in the Senegalese braiding shop in my Jersey City hood.

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Murielle Liguer Laubhouet is Très Très Naturally Glam!

Murielle Liguer Laubhouet 
There are some women who just have it. That je ne sais quoi that sets them apart from everyone else. Murielle Liguer Laubhouet, the 6'1 (without heels), silver-haired, 50-something-year-old beauty of Ivorian and Guadeloupean heritage is one such woman. She lives life on her own terms, turning heads every step of the way. Find out the hair question that she gets asked the most, what she loves about living in Paris, and how she stays so darn fit!

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7 Things To Know About Miss Jamaica, Davina Bennett

Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett
By Winnie Gaturu

Miss Jamaica, Davina Bennett, might not have won the Miss Universe Crown but she sure won the hearts of many. The 21-year-old proudly showcased not only beauty but also confidence and a true Jamaican spirit in the pageant. She ended up being the 2nd runner-up but hundreds of people on twitter thought she should have won and started the hashtag:  #MissJamaicaShouldHaveWon.
In case you missed the show, here are 7 things you should know about Ms Jamaica!

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Erica LaShai 'Rocks A Fro For The People' While Flipping The 'For The "D" Challenge'



It's 11:30pm on Monday when I come across this image on the gram. The fro kills. The beat drops. Oh, she's about to do the 'For The D Challenge?!' She spits her first bar: "I rock a fro for the people." While everyone else is doing it for the "D," Erica LaShai is doing it for the people. Click the video to watch her flip the script! 

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