My Blogalicious is a virtual community of multicultural bloggers serving as a destination for news, entertainment resources and op-ed content for women of color online. The site is an extension of the meaningful and uplifting conversations that take place each year at the Blogalicious Weekend conferences. Our Blogalicious community is devoted to celebrating diversity in social media – we invite you to enjoy!
Leticia Barr (@TechSavvyMama) is a former teacher turned social media maven who also serves as the editor and occasional contributor to MyBlogalicious. She’s also a DC Metro Area dwelling mom of 2, the founder of Tech Savvy Mama, consultant, family internet safety and security expert, freelance writer, prolific Tweeter, and has weekly columns appearing in The LeapFrog Community and Mom Blog Magazine. She wishes there was more time in the day but finds that she can get by with very little sleep!
Denise Anquenette is the creator of the beauty-inspired lifestyle blog, Rainy Day Diva. Whether it is precipitation or challenging times, a Rainy Day Diva knows how to keep her style together. This site offers the 411 on beauty, a splash of style, and a dash of inspiration, for the diva that doesn’t go out of style, regardless of the weather. Denise received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Mary Baldwin College in English and began her writing career in 2003. When not writing, she can be found at a makeup counter near you.
Denise Perkins is a Web 3.0 Beauty Blogger that uses video (She has two beauty focused YouTube Channels, Home Spa Goddess and Budget Beauty Goddess) and audio (She has the longest running beauty podcast in iTunes, The HSG Show and the first audio beauty blog Budget Beauty Goddess. When she isn’t talking beauty she’s talking iPhone at TheAppgoddess.com, movies at Netflix Goddess or television at Episode After Party. Feel free to Like or Friend her on Facebook, subscribe to her podcast, or follow her on Twitter.
Krystal Grant is a wife and mother of three. Originally from South Carolina she now lives in Atlanta, Georgia where she teaches high school English. Krystal graduated from The University of South Carolina which makes her a big fat cock- Gamecock, that is. She is currently a graduate student at Georgia State University pursing a degree in Educational Leadership. She enjoys reading and has plans to finish writing the novel that she started on 15 years ago. Krystal is shamefully addicted to reality TV and wants to be adopted by Oprah Winfrey. In her spare time she can be found in the drive thru of a local fast food establishment. Aside from stalking celebrities she hosts The Krystal Grant Show on BlogTalkRadio and has a personal blog, www.KrystalGrant.com
LaTonya Richardson is a wife, and mother of five. Living in Arkansas, she’s a college instructor at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Now in her 40s, LaTonya wants to experience life one adventure at a time while she lives like no one’s watching, and write about it along the way! Her personal blog 40s~ Reason’s to Live, Love & Laugh Out Loud, was started to chronicle that decade, and everything that goes with it. She is also a contributor to Women’s World Magazine, a positive platform for real women to share their experience, knowledge, and stories because every woman has a story to tell.
Michele McGraw (@scrappinmichele) is a 42 year old work-at-home mother of four children (ages 6 through 14). She met her husband, Jason, in a chat room on AOL 17 years ago. They have now been married for 16 years and they live in Northern Virginia. For the last 13+ years, Michele has been helping women find support online for their hobbies and interests. Michele is CEO of Mom Geek Media and creator of ScrapsofMyGeekLife.com, a blog offering daily commentary, advice, reviews and shared experiences of how her real life and the digital domain connect. Michele’s motto is “Digital, not diamonds and gadgets, not gold.”
Monica Barnett is the owner of a savvy and upscale Image Consulting, Personal Styling & Branding Company, Blueprint for Style that specializes in creating polished personal images and company-wide branding across a variety of industries. With a mission to refine and cultivate the men, women and businesses that we work with, Blueprint for Style is about developing and maintaining key relationships that harvest stylish and personalized solutions. Under the same name, Blueprint for Style is a style blog dedicated to all things stylish and sophisticated for men and women. Among her full-time pursuit to make each person stylish one at a time, she is also the Style blogger/writer for Jet e-magazine, a Lucky Magazine Alpha Shopper, and a consultant for Neiman Marcus. Her twitter updates are inspiring and hilarious (handle: Blueprint4Style) and she posts just about any and all of the “it” sales on her Facebook Fan Page! She’s an entrepreneur, a style writer, one of God’s girls, a world traveler, a philanthropist, a fashion blogger, a catcher of destiny, a friendly smile and hearty laugh, and a lover of life!
Pam Perry, ( @smsperrypr ) a 20 year public relations veteran, is a PR coach and award-winning social media strategist delivering online branding and marketing solutions for best-selling authors, nonprofits and Fortune 500 companies. She is co-founder of Perry + Williamson and head of Social Media PR Solutions, LLC and online radio host of Chocolate Pages where she has interviewed authors and celebrities such as Kirk Franklin, Rev. Run, Demond Wilson and Yolanda Adams. Perry, a Detroit Emmy-award winning TV producer, is also a columnist with Gospel Today magazine and blogs for The PR Distinction, Motown Writers, Examiner.com on Branding, Marketing and Public Relations 2.0 tactics.
Tracey Friley (@OneBrownGirl) says the most important thing you should know about her is that she enjoys a full life and loves being of service by giving girls a world view. As the founder of OBG Adventure Camps, she runs the only travel & learning adventure program of its kind in the nation for girls 11-16. As the founder of The Passport Party Project, she is in the midst of travelling the nation and gifting 100 girls with their very first passports. She blogs on OneBrownGirl.com®, is a frequent Contributor on American Airlines’ Black.Atlas.com and plays concierge in Paris. She loves luxury, detests snobbery, is a self-professed Francophile and island beach bum, and just loves wholesale shopping in Paris.