MAKEBA MAHALIA • • What's your middle name? I always wanted to go by Mahalia because I was so insecure about Makeba growing up and I thought my nickname could be "Liya" (safe & cute right?) Kids are mean, especially when you're the only black kid, and back then names weren't so diverse in Mississauga Ontario🇨🇦. In kindergarten every new girl I just wiiiiished her name would be Makeba too but it
Just take it in...🙌🏾
you can and you will. 👊🏾 • • 📸: the beautiful @igobyjo 👜: @shopboonie (black female owned business 🙌🏾)
Surround yourself with inspiring women🔑(Swipe left) #Vidcon2017
Power. Excellence. Magic. #Vidcon2017
Sky's the limit Bouc! 😍 #MCE @donderzak
So proud of you @fumichun 💛💛💛 #Repost @fumichun (@get_repost) ・・・ (Read till end of caption for contest details!!) Through the lens of an Afro-Asian woman, TENSION takes the reader through experiences of dealing with societal 'norms' while learning to accept and love one's own natural curly hair. TENSION PT. 1 IS NOW ONLINE✨🎉🎊💃🏾 Excite!! Link is in my bio. Part two will be coming this Fall ^___^ *
Happy Monday to all my Queens who are about to crush this week! Get sh*t done despite obstacles. Push for their dreams. Finish work at 5pm and start working on their own business at 6pm. Mothers spending the time to make sure the future generation is cared for. All of it! I see you and I appreciate you, because I know it's not easy and you do it even when you don't want to. 👊🏾
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God bless her who builds her own way 🛠 We don't have it all figured out but we always find a way. I see you 👊🏾 #CreativeWomen
Thank you for all the LOVE on my last post! I was NOT expecting this type of response. Make sure that you are subscribed to my YouTube channel, i will be posting everything that I did and learned along the journey. I will say though, that the 60 day challenge was just to get my ass in gear. The real fight is keeping the fire alive, continuing to grow and push my body in new ways. I have made a c
Today I share with you the results from my 60 day challenge 👀 I worked EXTREMELY hard and with the guidance & support of @donderzak I was able to transform my body. No short cuts. And I added boxing into my life @free_spirit_boxing_fitness 3x a week🥊 I went through a lot of ups and dooooowns but I am happy to say this is a lifetime commitment and I choose to keep pushing and love my body through
Oh goooooosh!!!! It's going to be pure bacchanal this Caribana with @mayasworld & @shanboody!!! You see this costume?!😍We're playing with @teamsaldenah in the Royal Caribbean section. Come join us!!! #Summer17
THANK YOU❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ To everyone that came out to the 1st Women's only Self Defense class!!! You got out of your comfort zone, dared to try something new and killed it 🥊💦 #StrongPowerfulWomen Thank you @free_spirit_boxing_fitness for showing us how to protect ourselves 👊🏾
LA ladies come and get your life! Tomorrow @free_spirit_boxing_fitness 🥊💦🥊💦 Ticket link in bio☝🏾
LA ladies come out this Saturday!!! Learn the basics of #Boxing & how to defend yourself, all while having a good old time with ya girl! 🥊💃🏾💦 ALL levels welcome Ticket link in bio☝🏾
"The most unprotected person in America is the Black Woman." -Malcolm X Not THIS black woman 👊🏾 Could you protect/defend yourself in a violent situation? Join me June 10th 1:00pm @free_spirit_boxing_fitness in Los Angeles for a special Women's Only self Defense Class. Beginners & ALL fitness levels welcomed! Learn the basics of boxing and how to defend yourself while having fun with your girl!
LA ladies!!! Join me this Saturday for a women's only self defense class 👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾@free_spirit_boxing_fitness Link in my bio☝🏾 #GirlGang
Just dropped all the details on this hair over on my channel!💁🏾 See ya there🙋🏾 @spreadloveclothing ❤️
Z A N Z I B A R O N M Y M I N D • • Ready for another epic adventure @donderzak #TravelWithKeeb #zanzibar
I have been putting in some serious work during this fitness challenge. I've had so many ups and downs and discovered new things about myself. I went ham on things I shouldn't have eaten over the last week cause it was my birthday...duh. But I'm back at it and my body is and will always be a work in progress, but I can say that I am happy with the progress and falling in love with the process. A
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My #MCE @donderzak 😍😍😍😍#SurpriseKing2017 You just get better and better...How?!?!?! #Blessed #BlackLove 📸 @samanthaclarke
HUGE congrats🎉to my bestie @chantel_riley on her new show #FrankieDrake on @cbc I'm so proud of you buddy!😘 You about to change the game!!!! Go show her some love ya'll #BlackGirlMagic
To my 20's; it's been real. We learned so much, had eye opening epic adventures, experienced different cultures, found the love of our life, fought for our dreams, made mistakes, took risks and reaped rewards and now it's time to enter a new chapter. I openly embrace the power of my 30's 👊🏾 Happy Birthstrong Keeb!🎉🎉🎉 And thank you @samanthaclarke for capturing a mood that I can gladly look back
2 braids have been clutch these days 💪🏾 What is your go-to "I'm not tryna mess with my hair this week" style?
😂😂😂 Caribbean parents man!!! ✌🏾Night y'all
Thank you for your humour & heart. Thank you for your love & lessons. Thank you for your beatings & blessings. (Yes I said beatings) For without it ALL I would not be who I am today😂😘 Love you always mummy!!! @thegraciousvegan And go follow my mom for ital🇯🇲 vegan inspiration 😜
#FBF to @mayasworld 's shameless 5 year celebration 💃🏾
#GOALS Can you imagine growing up and seeing images like this as a little, thick/chubby dark skin girl??? SO MUCH POWER! I know times have changed, but there were very few positive representations of dark women when I was growing up, let alone thick ones. I felt like I looked nothing like what was seen as "beautiful" I was "too dark" and "too fat". Then when I got older and was trying to find wo
Farewell #FauxLocs ✌🏾it's been real 👊🏾 #FreeTheNappyEdges . . . Giveaway winner will be announced this week 💃🏾
Funny little story. As you know my name is MAKEBA an undeniably black name that my parents gave me as they loved #MiriamMakeba in Jamaica (my parents are Jamaican). When my dad told one of my uncles what my name would be he said " Why would you name her that, they're going to know she's black!!!" My dads response... "No way, wait until they see her! 😂😂 The things we have to think about... what we
LA this Saturday is going to be 🔥🔥🔥 head on over to @mayasworld page for all the details and to get your tickets!
May babies stand up!!!🙋🏾 Y'aaall. I👏🏾am👏🏾so👏🏾hype👏🏾 For this month for a bunch of different reasons!!!! A couple being; It's my birthday month, I wrap up a 60 day fitness challenge and I turn the big 30! 05.21 I just have sooo many good vibes about what the rest of this year has in store that I just had to send some of them your way. You ready???? Catch it!😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘
This Saturday is going to be too much fun!!! Come take part in @mayasworld 's shameless celebration! You guys KNOW it's gonna be lit!!! I'll be there and If you are in LA I hope to meet you there! 💃🏾
Issa Sauga ting' 🇯🇲🇨🇦
Custom Lace Wig on my girl @winnieharlow Lookin like a golden goddess. #WeDay2017 Made and colored by moi. Hair from @uchehair
Check out my #Fauxlocs tutorial for all the deets on how you can easily achieve this look at home💁🏾
Video now live on my channel with all the deets on this hur 💁🏾 #FauxLocs See ya there!
NEW VIDEO ALERT 🚨 As promised all the details on these #Fauxlocs are now live on my channel! Meet ya there!!!