Spotlight

Celebs Celebrate Ambassador Andrew Young’s 83rd Birthday + Leadership Awards #AYFConnectingGenerations

Celebs Celebrate Ambassador Andrew Young’s 83rd Birthday + Leadership Awards #AYFConnectingGenerations
May 18, 2015, No Comments

He’s more than a civil rights icon. Ambassador Andrew Young is a game -changer. This weekend The Andrew Young Foundation celebrated the 83rd birthday of its founder, Ambassador Andrew Young, by hosting the first Andrew Young International Leadership Awards. Ambassador Young ... Read More»

How a Teacher Can Get Away With Beating & Spitting On Kids In Douglas County Schools

How a Teacher Can Get Away With Beating & Spitting On Kids In Douglas County Schools
May 15, 2015, 7 Comments

UPDATE: A parent steps forward to recount the problems her daughter has had with Mrs. Rush. This parent’s statement is in response to a comment made by someone on my blog who discounts what is being said. Thank you Kim ... Read More»

St. Jude’s Second Annual Evening of Hope Set at College Football Hall of Fame

St. Jude’s Second Annual Evening of Hope Set at College Football Hall of Fame
May 14, 2015, No Comments

The second annual St. Jude Southern Evening of Hope is planned at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, at the College Football Hall of Fame to raise awareness and funding for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and honor three-time Super ... Read More»

Family & Kids/Travel

How a Teacher Can Get Away With Beating & Spitting On Kids In Douglas County Schools

How a Teacher Can Get Away With Beating & Spitting On Kids In Douglas County Schools
May 15, 2015, 7 Comments

UPDATE: A parent steps forward to recount the problems her daughter has had with Mrs. Rush. This parent’s statement is in response to a comment made by someone on my blog who discounts what is being said. Thank you Kim ... Read More»

Saving Lives; One Child At a Time #StJudeBlogTour

Saving Lives; One Child At a Time #StJudeBlogTour
May 14, 2015, No Comments

Hope. Inspiration. Love. Recently I had the opportunity to visit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and while I was prepared to be sad and crying the whole way through, the experience was more uplifting than I ever thought it would be. ... Read More»

Why a Second Opinion Matters When It Comes To Your Kid’s Health

Why a Second Opinion Matters When It Comes To Your Kid’s Health
May 11, 2015, 2 Comments

This past weekend my daughter Kaitlin, the bright bubbly girl who is as sweet as pie and never gets sick, got really ill all of a sudden. It really hit her hard on Mother’s Day and she complained of having ... Read More»

Entertainment & Celebrities

Proud Mom Moment: My Daughter Makes Her Film Debut at Morehouse College’s Film Fest

Proud Mom Moment: My Daughter Makes Her Film Debut at Morehouse College’s Film Fest
May 2, 2015, Comments Off

All I have to say in surreal.  For those of you who know, my daughter Mikaela is on a wonderful journey trying to work her way into the entertainment business as an actress. It’s been a long road and even ... Read More»

Jay-Z & Beyonce Will Release Joint Album Exclusively On Tidal

Jay-Z & Beyonce Will Release Joint Album Exclusively On Tidal
April 23, 2015, Comments Off

There’s a rumor going around that Tidal is not doing as great as Jay and Bey thought it would. But to boost it up you know the duo has got something up their sleeve. DJ Skee has reported that Jay-Z ... Read More»

BLOOP! Ludacris Fan Instagram Checks Him After Hawks Performance

BLOOP! Ludacris Fan Instagram Checks Him After Hawks Performance
April 23, 2015, Comments Off

That moment when you rock a show and then get chin-checked on your cousin’s Instagram page. That happened to rapper Ludacris when he took over the Wednesday night Hawks-Nets game at the Phillips arena and rocked an old-school concert had had ... Read More»

Dirty Daddy? Ludacris REFUSES to Allow His Daughter To Speak to Her Mom Tamika Fuller

Dirty Daddy? Ludacris REFUSES to Allow His Daughter To Speak to Her Mom Tamika Fuller
April 22, 2015, 1 Comment

This is a crying shame! Check out this EXCLUSIVE conversation between rapper Ludacris and his ex Tamika Fuller as she pleads with him just to see her daughter Cai. Luda allegedly disses Tamika big time by denying her the right to talk to ... Read More»

Beauty & Fashion

Jaden Smith Wears A Skirt & Then This Happened…

Jaden Smith Wears A Skirt & Then This Happened…
April 11, 2015, Comments Off

…Absolutely nothing… Jaden Smith wears a skirt. Who the EFF cares? So what! It’s only in our culture that we care if he wears a skirt or pants. Guess what? Women wear both! #MindBlowing At least he’s not busting people ... Read More»

Shopping At Nene Leakes’ Atlanta Trunk Show

Shopping At Nene Leakes’ Atlanta Trunk Show
February 8, 2015, Comments Off

Nene Leakes was out and about this past weekend selling her collection of FAB clothes at a pop up shop on Piedmont Road. I was hoping to get an exclusive interview for CocoaFab.com, where I serve as Entertainment Editor, but ... Read More»

Around Town

Pink Lemonade Stand Supports Young Girl Entrepreneurs! @Pink_lemongirl

Pink Lemonade Stand Supports Young Girl Entrepreneurs! @Pink_lemongirl
April 12, 2015, Comments Off

Pink Lemonade Stand Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to foster entrepreneurism in girl’s ages 8-17 years of age. The Pink Lemonade Stand Foundation is launching its 2nd annual membership initiative to girls who have an interest in ... Read More»

Oh Baby! Atlanta Baby & Child Expo Promises the Ultimate Experience For Parents

Oh Baby! Atlanta Baby & Child Expo Promises the Ultimate Experience For Parents
April 3, 2015, Comments Off

The Atlanta Baby and Child Expo is considered THE premier event for expecting and new parents in the Southeast. We bring in the ultimateparenting and baby products and professionals. It’s an elite experience, intimate in setting and not overwhelming. It’s ... Read More»

Loads Of #SnacksForStudents Donated For a GREAT Cause @Champions4Kids

Loads Of #SnacksForStudents Donated For a GREAT Cause @Champions4Kids
March 4, 2015, Comments Off

I had the chance to stop by my local Walmart and donate to Midway UMC Afterschool program for the #SnacksForKids program I talked about HERE. Walmart gave me a $100 giftcard as part of the Champion For Kids program.  I loaded up ... Read More»

Home & Living

Keeping Up with the Johnsons: My @black_ishABC set tour! #ABCTVEvent

Keeping Up with the Johnsons: My @black_ishABC set tour! #ABCTVEvent
November 19, 2014, Comments Off

Forget about keeping up with the Joneses and who cares about the Kardashians. The new head family in town is the Johnsons and every Wednesday night at 9:30EST, you can keep up with the what’s-going-on’s of Dre, Rainbow and their ... Read More»

Gina Neely’s reinventing dinner! Join @OinkGurl and @GreenGiant for a #GoogleHangout #GGReinventDinner #Spon

Gina Neely’s reinventing dinner! Join @OinkGurl and @GreenGiant for a #GoogleHangout #GGReinventDinner #Spon
September 22, 2014, Comments Off

My wish is to be able to whip up some effortless lip-smacking meals in a minute just like Celebrity Chef Gina Neely! With my super busy schedule I truly need some assistance so I’ll just consider myself Gina’s apprentice and pay close attention ... Read More»

Be INSPIRED! Win a $100 #IKEAcataLOVE Giftcard! @IKEA_Atlanta

Be INSPIRED! Win a $100 #IKEAcataLOVE Giftcard! @IKEA_Atlanta
August 1, 2014, Comments Off

Walk into any room in my home and IKEA is evident. You really can’t find a better place to get inspiration for your empty space. Sometimes being creative can cause a headache but if you’ve ever been to IKEA, you ... Read More»

Disney/Pixar/Dreamworks

An Interview with the Rock Star Superheroes From Age Of Ultron Movie #AvengersEvent

An Interview with the Rock Star Superheroes From Age Of Ultron Movie #AvengersEvent
April 11, 2015, Comments Off

What do you get when Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, and Chris Evans enter a room? Heart palpitations. At least that’s what 25 bloggers got during the Disney/Marvel #AvengersEvent today in LA when they met the rock star talent in the ... Read More»

‘HOME’ Is An EMPOWERING Movie That Hits Home For Brown Girls #DreamWorksHOME

‘HOME’ Is An EMPOWERING Movie That Hits Home For Brown Girls #DreamWorksHOME
March 24, 2015, 2 Comments

When I saw the trailer for the new Dreamworks movie HOME, my face immediately lit up. For one, this is the first major Hollywood studio that dared to release a 3D animated feature starring a black character — all the ... Read More»

My Visit to ABC’s Agent Carter Set #ABCTVEvent

My Visit to ABC’s Agent Carter Set #ABCTVEvent
January 13, 2015, Comments Off

If you believe in girlpower and everything glam, then Hayley Atwell’s your girl. I had the wonderful pleasure of visiting the set of Agent Carter, which premieres tonight on ABC and got a tutorial about her fab fashion by costume ... Read More»