By Cowgirl Candace | Originally published for The Atlanta Voice She sashays into the dirt-filled arena. Flanked by young, black cowboys Devinn Jordan, 26, and Mazi Willis, 24, atop stately steeds, veteran rapper and singer Khia Thug Misses hikes up the front of her black, ruffled Western dress. She gives a little leg. Props a hand […]
By Cowgirl Candace | Images by LaSundra Davis Think Wild West, think Hollywood-exaggerated gunfights, stagecoach chases and saloon gambling scenes. The stuff classic American West films and TV series are made of. Well, country Western movie junkies, history buffs and travel bloggers on a crunch for experiencing and covering entertainment news have so much material to […]
A rural resurgence of African-American actors in American West movies and TV series has taken over Hollywood — and Cowgirl Candace is utterly lovin’ it. Keep in mind, I’m an ’80s backwoods baby. My farming parents raised me on cult classic Westerns like “Silverado,” which featured the gorgeous Lynn Whitfield as a sassy saloon girl […]
Coming up in a family of farming intellects, reading wasn’t just fundamental. It was a natural way of creative life. To fuel that creativity, my parents and grandparents were adamant about taking my sibling and me to school book fairs to discover the latest and greatest in children’s literature. Now that I often live vicariously […]
Radiating vintage Hollywood this month, I wanted to commemorate Dorothy Dandridge’s famous character and timeless movie, “Carmen Jones,” by merging my rural regality with the late actress’ iconic fitted top and pencil skirt. Since the film debuted Oct. 5, 1954, it’s perfect timing to acknowledge one of Tinseltown’s most beloved and gorgeous performers with flower […]
Howdy. I'm Cowgirl Candace, an award-winning journalist, internationally published brand blogger and fourth-generation farm girl.