Holistic Health is the Goal of TransformU – April 26th

By Najeema • April 17, 2014

For the past few months, I’ve been having sessions with Holistic Healing & Wellness Associates on nutrition and overall wellness and they have been …

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Meeting Bevy Smith

This week I had the pleasure of meeting the one of a kind @bevysmith — She’s a legend in my head, someone larger than …

[Soulcialite Spotted] Lights Camera Fashion

Blogger Ashley Gaga (@IamAshleyGaGa) hosted a fashion event at Aldo Shoes in Pentagon City Mall, Sunday night. It was cool being in the mall …

[Soulcialite Spotted] PGAAMCC Gala

Gala and Ball Gown season are upon us now and will be here through Inauguration and beyond. In October, I had the pleasure of …

[Soulcialite Spotted] Alpha Gala June 2012

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the Omicron Lambda Alpha Chapter of  Alpha Phi Alpha, Incorporated Scholarship Fundraiser Gala. Normally, …

[I Did That] Adult Skate

This Sunday, I laced up a pair of musty (public rental) skates for the first time in a very long time. I joined friends …

Ms. Jia Tells You Why I’m Not A Celebrity Blogger

“I began to realize that I spent a WHOLE lot of time blogging about other people’s lives without bothering to live my own.” — …

Girl, Make A Sandwich

The interwebs are all abuzz over a (black) woman making 300 sandwiches to snag her (white) man. Now, race aside, because I don’t care …

This Soulcialite’s Closet — A Success at YMSSS [Aug 2013]

I want to thank everyone that came out to the YMSSS Pop-up shop where I featured goodies from my own closet! It was a …

[Beijing] Day 4: Feeling Blah, Even with the Pandas

I woke up not feeling so hot on Wednesday – it felt like the flu. I was congested and had body aches – BUT …

[Beijing] Day 3: The Known and the Unknown

On day three, I had to put in work. I am here for a conference, after all. So, instead of touring Beijing, I sat …

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[Beijing] Day 2: Ancient Sacrifice. Count Your Blessings

I woke up Sunday with Biggie’s “Warning” in my head and on my lips. The day wouldn’t prove to be dangerous, but the song …

Day One: Sunday — Beijing by Bus

After what seemed like an eternity traveling, I woke up in Beijing at 7am Sunday (It was Saturday evening in the States). My body …

[Do Yourself A Favor] WBL Celebrates 12 Years with Queens Finest Philanthrobeat Party

If you read this blog even semi-regularly, you’ll know that I am a proud supporter, and even celebrated Philanthropist of the organization Words Beats …

[Do Yourself A Favor] Philanthrobeat: OutKast vs. Kanye 7/11/13

Philanthrobeat: Outkast vs. Kanye Edition
July 11, 2013
Words Beats & Life and DeCipher Radio on 89.3FM present Philanthrobeat: a celebration of philanthropy and hip-hop in …

www.purseswithpowerdc.com

Purses with Power Profile

When I invited my Sorority sister, Shelynda, to be a part of the Purses with Power event, I was surprised to learn she had …

I’m A WBL Champion

I’m so proud to be a supporter of an impactful Hip Hop Educational non-profit, Words Beats and Life (@WordsBeatsLife) !!!! In January of 2013, …

All Around Glam

Dreams Do Come True: Muse Bag

Funny, I was going through some old pics from my Blackberry, lol, the other day and I found a pic of a bag that …

My Vintage Sac Plat Debuts at Purses With Power

The event was called Purses With Power, of course I was going to be there. Subsequently, I thought it was a great time to …

[Rock It or Knock It] Chanel Pink Quilted Lampskin Classic

Chanel is a luxury classic, but does this bag do if for you?  You tell me…. Rock It Or Knock It?
Price: $1795
Looks like a …

It’s Ugly, But Give Me One- McQueen’s De Manta

Opulent. Outrageous. Bespoke.
Words to describe Lee Alexander McQueens’ fashion line.
LVMH. Givenchy. Gucci.
Brands for which he had worked or collaborated.
Brilliant as the man was, this …

[Soulcialite Spotted] Lights Camera Fashion

Blogger Ashley Gaga (@IamAshleyGaGa) hosted a fashion event at Aldo Shoes in Pentagon City Mall, Sunday night. It was cool being in the mall …

My Take on the Fall Style Trend: The Faux Fur Vest

The faux fur vest is one of the most popular fashion trends this year, although if you ask me, the trend has just been …

Fashion Spotlight: Pazienza Boutique

Fashion Spotlight: Pazienza Boutique

Over the summer I met a local jewelry designer and I fell INLOVE with her accessories.  Britt, of Pazienza Boutiques was a vendor at …

Yours Mine Secondhand Shopping Soiree Fall 2012

Yours Mine Secondhand Shopping Soiree Fall 2012

I’m ecstatic to be the Media Partner for the Yours Mine Secondhand Shopping Soiree scheduled for November 3rd at Mova Lounge on 14th Street.

A …

Shea Radiance Celebrates Target Product Launch with Grand Fete [Pictures]

I didn’t know how much of a treat I was in for when I pulled up to the Historic Oakwood Manor in Columbia.  I …

Pre-Post – Eden BodyWorks Hair Care

I’d never heard of Eden’s BodyWorks before entering the summer hair contest over at IchoosetheSun.com but I was in serious lust for some new …

Natural, When I Wanna Be

Being natural is supposed to be liberating and celebrated…so why are natural girls paying more at the salon?
I try to beat the system every …

Uptown Mag hosts True Tastemakers Treat

An unexpected night out proves to be a treat! Uptown Magazine hosts Paul Carrick Brunson. Tastemakers and Soulcialites gather for pampering.

Have A Seat Evelyn Lozada

Sweetie,
You’re working hard to keep yourself relevant and it’s feeling desperate. Over the last few weeks, while your LA Basketball Wives counterparts acted a …

LeBron James Bikes Home From Heat Games

You would think an NBA MVP would take prime transportation home from basketball games but that’s not the case. No Lambo, no Bentley – …

Keep PETA on Speeddial, I Wear Fur

The popular thing seems to be to publicly stand up against wearing fur. The latest celebrity to strip pose for PETA in the “I’d Rather Go …

Happy Birthday Prince| Sign O the Times

Happy Birthday Prince| Sign O the Times

Today is Prince Rogers Nelson’s birthday. We simply know him as Prince. Some of us, more intimately than others. As I write this, Sign …

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Product Review: Wilson La Davine Capri Pant

Product Review: Wilson La Davine Capri Pant

Wilson has been a quality sports brand for years, my father trusted no one else with his tennis gear. So, going forward as I invest in quality apparel for tennis, running or biking, I’m going with Wilson.

The Savvy Soulcialite | Product Review: Body Wrap Shapewear

The Savvy Soulcialite | Product Review: Body Wrap Shapewear

Find the right shapewear is critical to the perfect look, and this review of what NOT to buy should help you get one step closer to finding the best foundation garments!

[Beijing] Day 3: The Known and the Unknown

On day three, I had to put in work. I am here for a conference, after all. So, instead of touring Beijing, I sat …

Daily Mile Tops My Favorite Running Apps

Daily Spark published a list of top iphone apps for runners.  The list includes:  RunTracker Pro, iTreadmill, Nike+GPS and RunningLog.
The product that I rely …

Let’s Celebrate! 100 Facebook Fans

Let’s Celebrate! 100 Facebook Fans

I’m so happy that my Fanpage on Facebook has reached 100 Fans! I’m very humbled that 100 people want to follow my shenanigans and …

A Place for Our Heroes, Our Veterans

On Monday, in support of our veterans, I took part in a service activity through the non-profit Benevole. My good friend, and fellow blogger, …

[Do Yourself A Favor] WBL Celebrates 12 Years with Queens Finest Philanthrobeat Party

If you read this blog even semi-regularly, you’ll know that I am a proud supporter, and even celebrated Philanthropist of the organization Words Beats …

[Do Yourself A Favor] Philanthrobeat: OutKast vs. Kanye 7/11/13

Philanthrobeat: Outkast vs. Kanye Edition
July 11, 2013
Words Beats & Life and DeCipher Radio on 89.3FM present Philanthrobeat: a celebration of philanthropy and hip-hop in …

[Do Yourself A Favor] – Event ~ Do The Math ~ An Action Inspired Happy Hour

What I love about the ladies of Divas,MPH is that they are creative and committed. With 2013 around the corner, they are launching their …

[Do Yourself A Favor] Young Jazz “God” Visits DC

[Do Yourself A Favor] August 16 thru 19th*| 2012
Shout out to the Homies at Shine on Me Productions  for pointing out that Christian Scott …

De-clutter and Pack- Update: 40 Bags, 40 Days

De-clutter and Pack- Update: 40 Bags, 40 Days

I’ve made some great strides on my effort to de-clutter my space based on the 40 days 40 bags challenge, and prepare for my upcoming move. …

A 40 Day Purge

A 40 Day Purge

Can you eliminate 40 bags of trash over the next 40 days? That’s a bag a day.
I’m gonna try it. I think this is …

Prepping for Inauguration 2013 – 5 things you MUST have

I established a hashtag #DSTInaug for the use over the period of the Centennial Founders Day celebration of Delta Sigma Theta and the President’s …

10 Steps to Claim Your Social Media Soulcialife

Your Soulcialife is often on the go. In order to make the most of it, you’ll need the right tools to leave your digital …

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Holistic Health is the Goal of TransformU – April 26th

By Najeema • April 17, 2014

For the past few months, I’ve been having sessions with Holistic Healing & Wellness Associates on nutrition and overall wellness and they have been …

[I Did That] Adult Skate

By Najeema • February 20, 2014

This Sunday, I laced up a pair of musty (public rental) skates for the first time in a very long time. I joined friends …

Breakthrough in Beijing

By Najeema • November 1, 2013

Earlier this year, my cousin mentioned that she would be taking a trip to China with her travel agency and that I should consider …

My Photoshoot with Bicycling Magazine

By Najeema • August 12, 2013

This July, I had the chance to be photographed for Bicycling Magazine’s feature on Black Women Bike, the national organization that I am a …

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My Photoshoot with Bicycling Magazine

By Najeema • August 12, 2013

This July, I had the chance to be photographed for Bicycling Magazine’s feature on Black Women Bike, the national organization that I am a …

Happy One Year Anniversary! Black Women Bike DC

By Najeema • May 29, 2012

I can’t believe that one year ago, through a tweet, nonetheless, that the game changed for women in DC who liked to cycle. And …

Excuses Excuses – A New Personal Challenge to Get Me Biking Seriously Again

By Najeema • May 8, 2012

I feel like I’ve sortof let people down. Hell, let myself down because I’m not biking as much as I used to. I’m more …

Black Women Bike Start the Spring Cycling Season (2012)

By Najeema • April 25, 2012

Saturday, April 21, 2012 I had the pleasure of joining 30 other Black women cyclist of all ages and experience levels as we tackled …

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