Remember when Halloween was a time we begged our moms for the latest super hero or Disney princess costume, and we dreamt of hayrides, haunted houses, and the candy we would score? Ah, those were the good old days.
Let me start by stating I am a BAP. It stands for "Black American Princess". I grew up on the mean streets of the “Gold Coast” of Washington, DC. I am not street savvy, and I have not an ounce of "street cred". I was raised like any true card carrying prep in a gated community, riding horses, lunching at the country club and summering on some exotic beach.
Moving into a dorm can feel like a prison sentence…come to think of it the characters on “Oz” may have had more square footage in their cells – but never fear there is a solution to make that small space feel like home.
Linnie Clara Supall was crowned Miss Palm Beach County USA almost a month ago. Supall, a recent UM graduate, had won Miss Congeniality, and had conceded that whatever else happened after that was up to fate. But as fate would have it, Supall was crowned winner of the title.
Walking to the Rock on a chaotic Sunday afternoon, one would not notice Marvin "Marvelous" Henderson in the middle of the crowd at first glance. But sit down and have a conversation with Henderson and his unforgettable alter-ego GoMaRvelous emerges.