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Black Girl Magic: The Fashion Bloggers You’ve Been Searching For #wcw

Hi, my name is Anaïs and I'm addicted to online shopping. What's there not to love? From anywhere in the world, I can scour every corner of the internet for what I need, have it delivered and still attend to my piña colada on the beach. I even schedule to have my groceries delivered! I… Continue reading Black Girl Magic: The Fashion Bloggers You’ve Been Searching For #wcw

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WanderLust (or Love), a Curly-American Walks into a Spaniard Bar… (Primera Parte)

After a long day's journey through the sites of Mardrid, the sun was low in the sky as I stumbled upon Mercado de San Miguel. My eyes feasted on the crystal clear glass structure being held up by iron beams winding across the ceiling. Through the walls, you could see produce displayed like a vibrant… Continue reading WanderLust (or Love), a Curly-American Walks into a Spaniard Bar… (Primera Parte)

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Solo Traveling While Black, Is It Safe? (Rule #2)

Read... Solo Traveling While Black, Is It Safe? (Rule #1)So I told you about my mini-solo travel experience in Hong Kong. Next, it was Germany that tested me and I am grateful that they happened in the order they did. Rule #2: Always ask for help.For months, I told my girlfriend, we'll call her Vera, who… Continue reading Solo Traveling While Black, Is It Safe? (Rule #2)

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ART: Un-Whitewashing MLK, Jr. 20FEB17

UN-Whitewashing MLK, Jr. 20FEB17 To hear the same quotes from the "I Have a Dream" speech year after year, shooting after shooting, is to feel the color draining from your face and that of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. History has a way of editing itself, compounding down to the most digestable… Continue reading ART: Un-Whitewashing MLK, Jr. 20FEB17

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ARGENTINA: How Buenos Aires Changed My Life (Pt. 2)

Go to Part 1 of ARGENTINA: How Buenos Aires Changed My Life After crying in front of a stranger who was supposed to employ me, I flew back home 0-1. I allowed myself to feel defeated for the rest of the day and then bits of the trip began to return to me. I remembered… Continue reading ARGENTINA: How Buenos Aires Changed My Life (Pt. 2)

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Solo Traveling While Black, Is It Safe? (Rule #1)

Yes, but... ...you still have to "act like you have home training," as my mother would say. My experience traveling alone has been limited. However, it has given me glimpses of what I should and should not do while away on a solo adventure. Rule #1, never ever panic! While visiting Hong Kong, I was… Continue reading Solo Traveling While Black, Is It Safe? (Rule #1)