Articles, Culture

15 Favorite Carnival Looks; Locs, Faux Locs, & More

Brief History For those that may not know, the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival festivities have their roots beginning from the 18th century. Carnival, or carnevale, is an Italian word which translates to “to put away meat” (carne: meat & vale: farewell). This was in reference to the Catholic observance of abstaining from meat on Fridays during lent. French plantation owners had their own…

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Articles, Culture

Seahawks Running Back, Marshawn Lynch, Knows How to Handle His Money

The unfortunate reality for a few football players is the story of making millions to soon becoming bankrupt. Bankruptcy filing rates among retired NFL players stands at around 16%. Marshawn Lynch isn’t taking this lightly and has reportedly not spent any of his playing money (which amounts to $50 million). It is incredibly important to not go bankrupt in a career…

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Articles, Food, Health

Upcoming Food Section

As Lauryn Hill said, “How you gon’ win when you ain’t right within?” I’m going to apply this here to eating as a means to nourish your body, soul and hair. In order to grow healthy locs, we must examine what we’re eating. Products may cover up the symptoms sometimes, but eating a balanced diet is what is needed. With…

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