This is my official nomination of Tempestt Bledsoe for the Natural Hair Lifetime Achievement/Trailblazer Award. She’s not new to this, she’s true to this. I feel like Vanessa is the most overlooked Huxtable daughter, to tell you the truth. But she had some of the best storylines! The Wretched, the Alphabet Game, the “you’re not rich we’re rich,” Dabnus Brickey, Robert…her clothes stood out even at the time. I remember sitting there like “WTH does Vanessa have on right now?” But that’s all good because it was always authentic to the character…all the way down to the hair. The fact that her and Darryl Bell (Ron from A Different World) are together in real life makes it seem that the universe got something really right.
edit—shout out to Champagne925 for the catch—I meant to type “The Wretched” but I originally wrote “The Wicked.” A true Huxtable head, eh Champagne925? Sounds like you’re my kinda people.
I cannot fathom
how a creator
in a soul like mine.
His own work.
"We must decide to believe in God; we must decide to hope in Him; we must decide to love Him; we must decide to trust Him; we must decide that Christ is our life, and God is our all” — Dom Eugene Boylan, OCSO
Authentic love decides to give of itself especially during struggle and…
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