This happened/is happening to my cousins who are visiting from Kenya, right now. People are asking them how they are dealing with Ebola back home and do they think it's safe for them to "be out around everyone" right now. This is coming from their own friends (luckily not my family, which actually surprises me). » 10/26/14 9:56pm Sunday 9:56pm

Black women making their own products was probably a big hit to Carol's Daughter. Anecdotal, I know, but most of my friends and I make at least most of our own stuff. Particularly moisturizers. I used to even make my own gel out of flax seeds, but started getting lazy so now I pick up some Eco-styler. But, when it… » 10/24/14 5:29pm Friday 5:29pm

Yes! And your idea that Black Americans invented American Cool is spot on. Internationally, Americans are named the coolest country and when asked who the coolest Americans are, most of them are Black (Link). » 10/22/14 7:53pm 10/22/14 7:53pm