Category: FBW Loves

Love Notes Fragrances: Inspired By Love

What do you do when your 9-to-5 is grinding you into dust, you have a million things to do in your everyday life, and we’re in the middle of a pandemic where travel is complicated and taxing—but you absolutely have to get away from it all? If you’re Nya Kam, creator and owner of Love […]

Ayanna Pressley: Living With Alopecia

Before we get into the headline, let us make a proper introduction of U. S. Representative Ayanna Pressley (D): the first Black woman elected to Congress from the state of Massachusetts, the first woman of color to serve on Boston’s City Council in its 100-year history, co-author of the ‘End Qualified Immunity Act”, an act […]

Ladies We Love: Aunjanue Ellis

From “The Book of Negroes”, (for which she received a Critic’s Choice Award Best Actress nomination), to “The Birth of a Nation”, “If Beal Street Could Talk”, “When They See Us”, and now, the ground-breaking “Lovecraft Country”, Aunjanue Ellis has been putting in that work. Lots of it. The California native—who spent all of her […]

Fellas We Love: Giancarlo Esposito

Once again, the subject of our latest “Fellas We Love” left me no choice but to jump in the driver’s seat and write this one my damn self. You’ll see why in a minute… The first time I remember seeing Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito on screen, I was a young, inexperienced 14 year-old who was […]

Fellas We Love: Laz Alonso

If the only thing you know about Laz Alonso’s career is that butt-nekkid, baby-oiled shower beating he got from Regina King in “This Christmas”, well…you’ve got a lot to learn. For example, the Afro-Cuban actor, Howard University Alum, former Wall Street investment banker and devout Christian (according to his Wikipedia) has a filmography that spans […]

Fellas We Love: LeVar Burton

For this, the inaugural “FBW Fellas We Love” post, I wanted to take over the keyboard myself. This is because anybody who knows me well knows how I feel about LeVar Burton. Yes, I was three when ‘Roots’ (the ground-breaking mini-series based on the novel of the same name by Alex Haley), first aired. Yes, […]

How To Care For Your Natural Gray Hair

Gray hair can make its grand entrance at just about any age,  but for most of us, our hair follicles don’t start to run out of melanin until we enter our 30s and 40s. Suddenly, we find that those pigment cells that were responsible for providing our hair with its vibrant natural color begins to […]

The Next Vice President of the United States May Very Likely Be a Black Woman

Included on a list of possible VP picks for presumed Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden are both former gubernatorial candidate, Stacey Abrams and  Senator Kamala Harris (D-California). Also included on that list is Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts)—who was also a candidate for the presidency until she suspended her campaign in March of this year after […]

Wendy Ida: “It’s Never Too Late to Take Back Your Life!”

One would think that the woman who is known as “America’s number one expert on ‘living fit and fabulous after 40’” would have lived an entire life devoted to health, fitness and well…fabulosity. But the path to the present for this fitness expert, best-selling author, speaker, Guinness World Record holder (Oldest Active Instructor in multiple […]

Products We Love: 5 Amazing Skincare Products Created By Us For Us*

When it comes to skin care, we women are creatures of habit, wanting to stick with what has always worked in the past. Whether your tried-and-true products aren’t working like they used to, or if you just want to try something new, here are 5 skincare products created by African-American Women, that are definitely worth […]

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