For The Root Thursday I penned a piece about my struggles to make my hair look like the enviable hair of Hollywood actresses and shampoo bottles only to be endlessly disappointed. There was no way to “wake up like dis.” Beauty is hard work.
Sorry I haven’t been updating my page lately, but it’s for a good reason! I joined the staff of The Root last week as their newest associate editor. I will be writing, editing, recruiting and producing story packages for the African American interest news site. I’ve written for The Root off and on for years, so I’m really excited about finally joining the staff. Plus, my biffle Yesha Callahan and I get to be co-workers again! And isn’t that what really matters?
As always, thanks for your support!
I joined Aisha and Danielle Moodie-Mills for their Politini podcast Thursday night where I was invited to talk about the recent article I wrote for The Root on how race and class intersect in the Khloe Kardashian/Amber Rose slut-shaming fight. We had a great, lively chat (I’d already had a couple glasses of wine before I called in), and Aisha and Danielle are incredible to chat with … so enjoy!
This Snob has! I was busy cranking out stories for new site NBCBLK, The Root and ATTN, I even took over The Grapevine blog at The Root for my ace, Yesha Callahan for a few days. I wrote about the tragedy of Bobbi Kristina Brown and about that “Olivia Nope” who graced the pages of InStyle. Here’s a recap of what I’ve been working on for the past week-and-a-half. Continue reading
Over the weekend people learned of the passing of Miss Jessie’s co-founder Titi Branch. I wrote this piece for the Daily Beast about her life and legacy. Continue reading