My Year in Review: 2016

  This blog entry isn’t necessarily a recap of all that has happened in the news, but just a brief summary of what 2016 was like for me.     Wow, what can I possibly say about 2016?   Without a doubt, it’s been a difficult year for me. I’ve had amazing highs (great friendships…

5 quick questions with media expert Camille Dundas

Being a person of colour, it’s really important for me to be able to see the contributions made by people that look just like me in the media. Be it in the world of business, medicine, or arts and entertainment – I want the opportunity to see positive images of black people. Lord knows we…

Anya Grant: Natural Hair Advocate

I met Anya from I Heart My Hair on a balmy Saturday afternoon at a midtown coffee shop.  She originally wanted me to email her the questions or Skype the interview, but I was pretty insistent on meeting up.   Meeting face to face not only allows for a more authentic interview, but it allows me to gain rapport with the interviewee….

Talking Hair with Natural Stylist Hair by Glenna

When it comes to natural hair, I can literally talk about it for hours and hours. #myobsession. Perhaps my preoccupation began when I was a little girl.   I went through a million emotions when it came to what I thought about my hair. I was embarrassed by it, hated it, liked it, and was obsessed…

Andrea Lewis: Actress, Singer & My Latest Hair Crush

First off, I really need to say this: Andrea Lewis is amazing. I’m not just saying that because I watched her back in the day on Degrassi (she acted alongside Drake – LUCKY!!), or because I am a total fangirl of her web series Black Actress, or because I’m crushing hard on her hair (seriously,…