Portia S. Cole is a Rowan University alumna with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and specialization in print and online media. She has written for publications such as The Whit, The Courier Post, Kiwibox.com, The Current Newspaper, The Cape May Gazette, Ocean City Gazette, BlackGirlLongHair.com and BlackHairInformation.com.
Portia has an insatiable craving for news, but she also enjoys traveling and home décor. In addition to writing for other publications, she also has a blog (HuneyBFlyy.com) where she writes about beauty trends.
For a glimpse of her versatile writing portfolio, take a look at the some of her work below.
Longtime Collier's employee says goodbye after 41 years CAPE MAY - Regulars at Collier's Liquor Store probably know Daniel Anderson Sr better known to customers and loved ones as Dan or Danny They might remember some of his jokes through the years too The 69 year old Cape May resident has been an employee at Collier's for 41 years but his
Steve Parkell of New Egypt shows his number as he awaits his turn at Thursday's casting call. "After 25 years working in state prison,' Parkell says, "I can survive anything.' Michelle Radabaugh's ex-husband told her that she wouldn't last five minutes on the CBS-TV's popular reality show, Survivor.
Breakfast one step in dialogue with local law enforcement CAPE MAY - After Macedonia Baptist Church in Cape May held a special service for the black youth at the church Rev Kathleen Smallwood Johnson wanted to follow it up with a different event and start a dialogue between members of the church and local law enforcement The first event was held
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - There are protests all over the world every day and for any cause that you can imagine Usually they involve large crowds holding posters and chanting some kind of objection or promise to the masses They rarely involve the simple activity of eating chicken   However some patrons of a Chick fil A in Egg Harbor Township
OCEAN CITY - The Sunshine Foundation and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ferguson Foglio Post 6650 of Ocean City made one child's dream come true on Friday Jan 16 Fourteen year old Jacyn Pisieczko of Lower Township who was diagnosed with severe autism was presented with an all expenses paid trip to Walt Disney World by the members of the VFW
Heroin epidemic has reached children as young as 12, prosecutorâs office says Disposing of prescription drugs seen as key for parents LOWER TOWNSHIP â Cape Assist held a âParents in the Knowâ workshop at Lower Cape May Regional High School last week, instructing residents on how they can keep their children and other loved ones away from prescription drugs and heroin.
Beauty and Style Articles
The natural hair community is larger than ever and long, luscious, strands are what most women covet. Every woman is watching and waiting for any product that can help them grow their hair to unimaginable lengths. There's always a company toting a pill, oil, or cream that will allegedly give their consumer the longest hair they've ever had in their life.
I was sitting at home one day and started thinking about all of the natural hair oddities that have been discussed amongst natural women over the years. Yes, natural hair is awesome and most of us wouldn't change our decisions to be natural for anyone.
For the past few months I have been experimenting with different foundations. MAC's Studio Tech used to be my holy grail until I discovered IMAN'S Second to None Cream to Powder Foundation for just $16. This was about half of what I was paying for MAC. This foundation is AMAZING!
There she is, the girl who has long hair with stringy, frazzled ends. These are ends that look like they are just dying to be cut off and thrown away for good yet she refuses to cut her hair, believing that if she does then her hair will be "short".
Sunday night held one of the most prestigious and glamorous events of the award season, the Academy Awards aka The Oscars. As most of you know, fashion and beauty is a major part of the event. Which celebrity will wear which designer? Will we see makeup trends? How will starlets wear their hair?
When it comes to trimming or dusting the ends of your natural hair, things aren't as complicated as they might seem. Sure your hair is delicate and doesn't lay in one direction, but the rules for trimming naturally curly and kinky hair are not too much different from trimming hair that's straight.
With the summer ending and fall on our heels, it's nice to see some natural ladies showcase the versatility of their hair. Some may not agree, but it's totally possible to flat iron, blow dry, and use a curling iron on your hair and still maintain your hair's health.
Heat-free Hair Founder Ngozi Opara It's no secret that the natural hair community is probably the largest it has ever been right now. Social media sites such as Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest are overflowing with natural sistas and their manes. Inspirational hair photos are everywhere.
Summer is officially here and for natural ladies, that means finding new ways of protecting your hair from the brutal heat. Long braids and twists are great, but sometimes you may want something with a little more simplicity.