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Happy Anniversary!

El esposo & I, way back in the day.

Hi Meltingpot Readers, Today el esposo and I celebrated 15 years of marriage. Yes, if you do the math, we partied like it was 1999 on April 3, of 1999. Three kids, several transatlantic flights, two houses, two returns to…

Wednesday Round Up: Pelo Malo Means Bad Hair in Venezuela, FYI Miley Cyrus isn’t Black and Remember the March on Washington

pelomalo

Hi Meltingpot Readers, It’s Wednesday. Time to see what the world wide web is offering up for those of us who like our news both colorful and tasty. Here’s what I have for you: 1. You know I’m obsessed with…

And the Winner is…

Hello Meltingpot Readers, I am happy to announce that “Martine” is the winner of two tickets to see Romeo & Juliet on Broadway! Congrats, Martine! Please send me your email address at myamericanmeltingpot@gmail.com and I’ll give you all the details…

Wednesday Round-Up: A New Movie in “Black & White,” Mixed Race Riots and Questlove on Trayvon Martin

Hi Meltingpot Readers, It’s Wednesday and I have three meltingpot items to share in this week’s round-up. So, let’s get to it. 1) Kevin Costner and Olivia Spencer are getting ready to start filming on a new movie called Black…

Black Hair in the Ivy League

Hi Meltingpot Readers, Guess where I spent my morning? At the University of Pennsylvania. The department of Africana Studies hosted a day-long symposium on the politics of Black hair. The panel I attended was moderated by Melissa Harris-Perry of MSNBC’s…