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Beauty Lessons | A Step by Step Guide to a Natural Makeup Look

Sometimes, it’s nice to go for a natural makeup look over a more dramatic look. Natural makeup looks really help to enhance our appearance and make the most of the features we have, rather than trying to change them or hide. Read through this step by step guide to help you! Cleanse, Tone, and Moisturise […]

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Becoming Beyonce: The Untold Story by J. Randy Taraborrelli (October 2015)

Becoming Beyoncé (October 27, 2015) by J. Randy Taraborrelli is everything you’d want it to be and much more. It’s a deep-dive look at this amazingly talented superstar. This book- the first ever in-depth biography of Beyoncé published documents all of the “firsts” in Beyoncé’s life, the people who have long been forgotten who had […]

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Lifestyle | Behind the Scenes Of My Little DIY Blogger Work Space + Tips On How To Style Your Own

For awhile now, well — at least ever since knowing that I would be moving into a new apartment, decor ideas GALORE were going MAD through my mind. MAD, I say! I kind of knew what type of environment I would be going for — like a chic, bohemian type of environment; I mean, why […]

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2015 MTV Video Music Awards: 5 Things You Didn’t See on TV + Photos

You saw Miley Cyrus rock some rather outrageous—and barely-there—outfits. You watched Kanye West give a head-scratching acceptance speech. And Nicky Minaj and Taylor Swift showed you that there is definitely no bad blood between them. But what did you miss that the cameras didn’t catch at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards? A lot! From […]

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Beauty Lessons | A Step by Step Guide to a Natural Makeup Look

Sometimes, it’s nice to go for a natural makeup look over a more dramatic look. Natural makeup looks really help to enhance our appearance and make the most of the features we have, rather than trying to change them or hide. Read through this step by step guide to help you! Cleanse, Tone, and Moisturise […]

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Lifestyle | Behind the Scenes Of My Little DIY Blogger Work Space + Tips On How To Style Your Own

For awhile now, well — at least ever since knowing that I would be moving into a new apartment, decor ideas GALORE were going MAD through my mind. MAD, I say! I kind of knew what type of environment I would be going for — like a chic, bohemian type of environment; I mean, why […]

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Lifestyle | Behind the Scenes Of My Little DIY Blogger Work Space + Tips On How To Style Your Own

For awhile now, well — at least ever since knowing that I would be moving into a new apartment, decor ideas GALORE were going MAD through my mind. MAD, I say! I kind of knew what type of environment I would be going for — like a chic, bohemian type of environment; I mean, why […]

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Let’s Talk Summer Hair | Box Braids, Senegalese Twists, Marley Twists, Faux Locs + Update On My Dreadlocks

Girl — what better topic to discuss during vacationing season other than protective styling and travel hair? Womp, not a thing. Box braids, Senegalese Twists, Faux Locs and Marley Twists. Do you know the difference or steps to take before deciding on what’s best for you? Torn between the four? Well for starters, with any type of hair […]

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Film + TV

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Becoming Beyonce: The Untold Story by J. Randy Taraborrelli (October 2015)

Becoming Beyoncé (October 27, 2015) by J. Randy Taraborrelli is everything you’d want it to be and much more. It’s a deep-dive look at this amazingly talented superstar. This book- the first ever in-depth biography of Beyoncé published documents all of the “firsts” in Beyoncé’s life, the people who have long been forgotten who had […]

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African Educational Children’s Cartoon “Bino and Fino” Is Now Streaming on kweliTV‏

Children’s media is one of the most powerful tools when it comes to shaping highly impressionable minds at early ages. What worried Adamu Waziri, founder of EVCL, was the shortage of cartoons that genuinely taught children about Africa or represented the continent in a proper way. kweliTV is proud to announce its first every African […]

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Health + Fitness

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Health + Fitness | Stay Fit & Healthy With These Brilliant Ideas

Health and fitness play a huge role in our lives. So it’s important to try to be as fit and healthy as possible. Have a look at these ideas and try to put them into practice. Eat Right Diet is one of the key components of a fit and healthy lifestyle. You can do all […]

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Health + Fitness | Making Sure You Stick to Your New Workout Routine

Most people who start a new workout routine give up after a few weeks. How can you stop yourself falling into that trap? Don’t Do Too Much Too Soon The quickest way to get demoralized when taking on a new workout routine is to take on more than you can handle. If you try to […]

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Lifestyle + Life Coaching

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Lifestyle | Behind the Scenes Of My Little DIY Blogger Work Space + Tips On How To Style Your Own

For awhile now, well — at least ever since knowing that I would be moving into a new apartment, decor ideas GALORE were going MAD through my mind. MAD, I say! I kind of knew what type of environment I would be going for — like a chic, bohemian type of environment; I mean, why […]

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Tech + Lifestyle | Your Favorite Online Indulgence — and Why It’s Not That Bad

We’ve all got them. Those things you indulge in online when you have a spare 5 minutes and no one is looking over your shoulder. It might be checking out the latest releases on Netflix, or it might be seeing what bgo games you can play. You know you could be at the gym, or […]

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Family + Children

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Family + Children | A Novel Way To Explain Online Bullying To Your Children

“What did I do to deserve this?” asked Mark Cheverton’s 7-year-old son with tears in his eyes. A short while prior, Cheverton, a former public school teacher of 15 years and an engineer with GE, made the decision with his wife to buy the video game Minecraft for his son, who begged his parents for […]

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Family + Children | Revealing Black Men During National Black Family Month

July is National Black Family Month, which is a good time to take a moment to celebrate the role of Black men in their families and in society at large. Let’s take a moment to reveal Black men to America. Let’s upend the stereotypes and honor what is best about the men who are raising […]

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Love + Relationships

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How To Plan A Romantic Night For Your Guy + Spice Up Your Relationship

If you feel as though your love flame may be about to burn out, you need to take action. When you first get with someone, there is a whole lot of romance. After a while, though, you start to relax around one another. That is both a blessing and a curse. Sure, it’s great when […]

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A Kind Of Open Letter: There Is Love, Heartbreak… Then There Is Forgiveness

“Sometimes. there is beauty in the midst of pain. For artists, pain sparks + heightens creativity to a level that’s completely unstoppable.” — Char There comes a time when writers, prolific writers; be it journalists, novelists… or even poets seem to take a much needed hiatus from their craft of playing around with words. They […]

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Food + Nutrition

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DC Events | Zeke Emanuel to Kick Off Breakfast Series at Union Market This Weekend

Ezekiel “Zeke” Emanuel, healthcare pundit and eldest of the esteemed Emanuel brothers trio, will run a breakfast series this Saturday and Sunday, July 25 & 26, and Saturday and Sunday, August 1 & 2 from 8:00am-1:00pm at Union Market in Nick Stefanelli’s new eatery, Masseria (1340 4th St NW). For the series, Zeke will make […]

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Are You Ready To #TasteTheSeason? sweetgreen Launches New Seasonal Menu in ALL 27 Locations Today‏!

sweetgreen, the collection of much-loved, organic, seasonal kitchens with 27 locations along the East Coast (with LA to come in February!), has launched a new seasonal menu in all stores beginning today, October 7th. In addition to some new signature offerings, the new menu features three seasonal salads that will rotate throughout the year during […]

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Features

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Music Artist, G The Mastermind, LIVE At The Fillmore, September 4, 2015

Classically trained pianist, producer, audio engineer and artist, G The Mastermind will be headlining and performing his sultry new single “No Wannabe” live at The Fillmore (8656 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910) on Friday, September 4, 2015. Doors open at 7pm. For tickets or more information please visit: http://www.fillmoresilverspring.com. This will be his first ever […]

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Washington, DC Events | ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Star Ruby Rose to Spin @ Echostage September 4, 2015

On Friday, September 4, famed DC concert venue Echostage will host ‘Orange Is the New Black’ star, Ruby Rose, for her first-ever DJ performance in the nation’s capital. Tickets to see the Aussie star donned in anything but her orange jumpsuit start at $20 and are on sale at: ClubGlow. Rose will take the stage to perform […]

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Celebrity Interviews

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Celebrity Interview | The Star Cast Of “Drumline: A New Beat” Talks About Movie + Character Challenges

With large success following the TLC biopic, CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, VH1 is on a roll with original films. I had the pleasure of catching up with a few cast members of new VH1 movie, “Drumline: A New Beat” while they were promoting at this year’s Howard University Homecoming game. Alexandra Shipp, Letoya Luckett and […]

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Grammy Winner and Music Mogul DJ Khaled on Jay Z, Drake + Peace in the Middle East [Interview]

Anthem King DJ Khaled joins the King of All Talk, Larry King, for an illuminating conversation on the Emmy nominated web series “Larry King Now” about hip hop’s mounting influence, Jay Z’s genius, and the mistake young rappers make. Plus, the Palestinian producer on the chance for peace in the Middle East. During the interview […]

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Interview | UFC Octagon Girl and “Overhaulin” Co-Host, Arianny Celeste Talks Career and Future

Born in Las Vegas, Nevada, this gorgeous model booked her first modeling job when she was just four months old. Many years later, Arianny Celeste is currently a host for the family show “Overhaulin” on Velocity. She was also recently seen on the fourth season of MTV’s “Guy Code” which premiered on April 16th. While most […]

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Interview | Kit Williamson Talks “Mad Men” Role & New Project, “EastSiders”

Another star has found his way on PSLoveCharli’s entertainment radar! Kit Williamson returned to AMC’s final season of “Mad Men” as Ed Gifford which premiered on April 13. Additionally, Kit is best known for the award winning web series “EastSiders” that premiered on LogoTV.com and will begin shooting a second season this summer. Kit wrote, directed […]

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Exclusive Interview | #RHOA Mama Joyce Sets The Record Straight: “I Just Want the Best For My Daughter”

To all my reality TV fanatics, enthusiasts and aficionados  — this one is for you. In light of all the negative small screen playback this newbie Real Housewives Of Atlanta star has received, she figured it was time to set ALL of us straight. You know, give us a few unknown facts Bravo is apparently […]

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“I was never that mom trying to make my son famous”: Justin Bieber’s Mother Pattie Mallette Opens Up In Inspiring Interview With Charli

Her Twitter bio perfectly sums up everything you need to know: Yes Justin Bieber is my son. I have many other great qualities besides being his mom haha! No really. But in this case, I had the honor of getting to know her on a much more personal level. Pattie Mallette grew up in Stratford, Ontario […]

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Celebrity Interview | Hollywood Actress Fernanda Romero Talks Career, Her Style, and Latest Films Including “Mission Park”

Born in Mexico City, Fernanda began her singing career as part of the sensational teen-pop group Fryzzby, signed under BMG. Although she originally distanced herself from the industry to pursue a career in Fashion Design, she ultimately returned to her roots as an entertainer. Recently, Fernanda filmed PENDEJO with Danny Trejo, MISSION PARK, with Vivica A. […]

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Exclusive Interview | YMCMB Manager Cortez Bryant Talks Career, Blueprint Group, Relationships, + His Future

Such a freakin’ pleasure to talk to one of my own. As being both Jackson State University + Mass Communication alums, this was kind of an important thing for me. A couple of weekends ago, I got a chance to catch up with a very involved music related Manager and Chief Visionary Officer — whom […]

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Celebrity Interview | Actor Patrick Faucette Talks About His Role In “The Haves and the Have Nots”

Written and directed by Tyler Perry, Patrick Faucette plays the role of Tony Watson, the long lost father of Benny Young played by Tyler Lepley.  His character creates quite a stir in the lives of the “have nots” with his renewed interest in the life of his son,  it’s a point of conversation throughout the […]

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Celebrity Interview | Devon Werkheiser Talks New EP “I Am” + His Transition From Nickelodeon To Committed Artist

Born and raised in the suburbs of Atlanta, Devon Werkheiser found his passion for performing at an early age, starting in musical theater at age 7, followed by commercials, TV and film. He developed his skills as a singer/songwriter after being signed to Universal Music at age 16 and working with many well-known songwriters around LA. As […]

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Celebrity Interview | Jaclyn Betham To Make TV Debut On Tyler Perry’s “The Haves and the Have Nots”

This rising actress who started her acting experience filming shorts “J.A.W.” and “Quiet“, led her to want more, despite her promising professional ballet career. Since the age of 13, new actress Jaclyn Betham has danced for such companies as San Jose Ballet, Houston Ballet, and continued her work with Anaheim Ballet, Luminario Ballet, and the Legion […]

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Celebrity Interview | Daphne Wayans Gets Personal & Talks About Her Role On Season 2 Of VH1’s “Hollywood Exes”

 I treat my friends with a lot of care and I treat them like sisters, we have a sisterhood, and when I decide to take on a friend, it’s with that mind. –Daphne Wayans ​When asked to describe herself, Daphne Wayans will tell you she’s her children’s mom – their happiness her calling, their well-being […]

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[Interview] Southern Starlet Erica Michelle Opens Up + Discusses Her Road To Success In Landing a Role On “The Last Exorcism”

“Girl, my mind was so far from school, I was just trying to figure out ways to get to LA.” Just one of a few quotes that stuck out to me when interviewing this strong, passionate young starlet by the name of Erica Michelle. The first day I met her, after discovering her sass, and […]

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Interview: Virginia Welch Discusses Her Role As Casey Anthony in “Prosecuting Casey Anthony”

We all remember her story — Casey Anthony, the woman accused and later acquitted for the murder of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee Anthony. We watched the 6-week long trial, listened to all the news stories that left us with a shocking, yet unexplainable outcome. Now, we get to see how the real story unfolds through the prosecutor’s […]

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Celebrity Interview: Edwin Hodge Talks About Success & New Theatrical Movie, “Red Dawn”

After telling his mom, only at the age of 3 years that he wanted to be in “that box”- she didn’t quite understand what he meant, but it was then that Edwin Hodge began his early career, yep, in the box – our TV sets that is. Years later, Edwin continues to leave his mark […]

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Celebrity Interview: “Dance Moms” Christi Lukasiak Shares Her Story On Life As a Reality TV Star

On twitter, her 160 word bio might say: Just a mom of two beautiful blondes. Dabble in the world of competitive dance…from a mother’s perspective, of course. Cast of @lifetimetv @dancemoms. But after getting a chance to talk with her about life outside of Lifetime TV‘s “Dance Moms“, Christi Lukasiak does live a normal life – […]

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Celebrity Interview: Journalist Turned Actress, Margaret Judson Discusses Her Debut On HBO’s “The Newsroom”

A native of the mid-west (Chicago), with a professional background in broadcast production, Margaret Judson is now a series regular on HBO’s new hit television show, “The Newsroom”. After doing consultant work, Margaret was hand picked by Aaron Sorkin to switch from her career in cable news with NBC – to playing associate producer Tess […]

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Interview: Ana Lucasey Discusses Life and ABC Family’s “The Secret Life of the American Teenager”!

After being born into the arts, there wasn’t anything that she couldn’t do. From singing, to dancing, to piano lessons, to theatre, Ana Lucasey challenged herself even more, after finally deciding on acting. Making her way through, while overcoming life’s obstacles, and settling into the industry, Ana began making guest appearances on some of TV’s […]

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Beauty Lessons | A Step by Step Guide to a Natural Makeup Look

Sometimes, it’s nice to go for a natural makeup look over a more dramatic look. Natural makeup looks really help to enhance our appearance and make the most of the features we have, rather than trying to change them or hide. Read through this step by step guide to help you! Cleanse, Tone, and Moisturise […]

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2015 MTV Video Music Awards: 5 Things You Didn’t See on TV + Photos

You saw Miley Cyrus rock some rather outrageous—and barely-there—outfits. You watched Kanye West give a head-scratching acceptance speech. And Nicky Minaj and Taylor Swift showed you that there is definitely no bad blood between them. But what did you miss that the cameras didn’t catch at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards? A lot! From […]

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Lifestyle | Behind the Scenes Of My Little DIY Blogger Work Space + Tips On How To Style Your Own

For awhile now, well — at least ever since knowing that I would be moving into a new apartment, decor ideas GALORE were going MAD through my mind. MAD, I say! I kind of knew what type of environment I would be going for — like a chic, bohemian type of environment; I mean, why […]

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Sports | Exclusive Coverage: NBA Stars Durant, Harden + Curry Go 2K15 Uncensored‏ [VIDEOS]

NBA 2K15 UNCENSORED was a free-flowing conversation with four of the NBA’s top stars Kevin Durant, James Harden, Stephen Curry and Anthony Davis moderated by Ernie Johnson. They covered several topics in the NBA, pop culture, and additional sports-related content. Highlights included Durant talking about leaving USA basketball, James Harden declaring himself the best all-around player […]

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Lifestyle | Behind the Scenes Of My Little DIY Blogger Work Space + Tips On How To Style Your Own

For awhile now, well — at least ever since knowing that I would be moving into a new apartment, decor ideas GALORE were going MAD through my mind. MAD, I say! I kind of knew what type of environment I would be going for — like a chic, bohemian type of environment; I mean, why […]

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How To Plan A Romantic Night For Your Guy + Spice Up Your Relationship

If you feel as though your love flame may be about to burn out, you need to take action. When you first get with someone, there is a whole lot of romance. After a while, though, you start to relax around one another. That is both a blessing and a curse. Sure, it’s great when […]

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2015 MTV Video Music Awards: 5 Things You Didn’t See on TV + Photos

You saw Miley Cyrus rock some rather outrageous—and barely-there—outfits. You watched Kanye West give a head-scratching acceptance speech. And Nicky Minaj and Taylor Swift showed you that there is definitely no bad blood between them. But what did you miss that the cameras didn’t catch at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards? A lot! From […]

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Beauty Lessons | A Step by Step Guide to a Natural Makeup Look

Sometimes, it’s nice to go for a natural makeup look over a more dramatic look. Natural makeup looks really help to enhance our appearance and make the most of the features we have, rather than trying to change them or hide. Read through this step by step guide to help you! Cleanse, Tone, and Moisturise […]