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#BlackExcellence: Best Dressed at the 2018 BET Awards

The BET Awards show is the highlight of the summer. Black Twitter is on their phones with their TV’s on loud, all the snacks at their disposal, and ready to let the jokes fly. Every year has a slew of classic moments that stay in the Twittersphere forever. I get excited each year when it […]

4 Ways to Style Bantu Knots to Wear With Your Big Hoop Earrings

Y’all. It’s summer and it’s so. freakin. hot. Any kind of humidity causes frizz while all the sweat causes anything cute to fall flat on your face. During the summer, I try to do protective styles as much as I can to shield it from the sun. Plus, with all the vacations I have lined […]

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#CLChefs: Meet the Chefs 2018 samples Tampa Bay’s food scene

For those who don’t know, I’ve been writing for Creative Loafing for a year now. I interned in the food section last summer and started freelancing the following semester. Besides learning about what’s new and poppin with the food scene here in Tampa Bay, one of the great things about writing for the weekly magazine […]

#TigOlBitties: Where to Buy Bras for Full Size Busts

Listen…I’ve always had a hard time finding bras that fit me. From high school until now, it’s been a never-ending search to find bras that are my size. Long gone are the days when I was a smaller size and could walk into stores like TJMaxx and Marshalls to scoop up a few new ones. […]

Tickled Pink: Where to Find the Perfect Pair of Pink Shorts For Bae

I don’t think it was until rapper Cam’ron wore an all-pink outfit that it became cool for men to wear pink with confidence and swagger. Robert likes to talk about when he had a pink shirt in high school that he used to wear but because he was afraid of being picked on, he wore […]