BET CELEBRATES FATHER’S DAY WITH SPECIAL PROGRAMMING DEDICATED TO ICONIC DADS IN POP CULTURE

Starting Sunday, June 20, at 9 AM ET/PT, BET’s Father’s Day Programming will include episodes of “Celebrity Family Feud” hosted by Steve Harvey, “Ali,” starring Will Smith, “Boyz N The Hood,” and “Fist Fight,” starring Ice Cube and More! —- #FathersDayWithBET NEW YORK, NY June 17, 2021 — In recognition of fathers everywhere, BET will celebrate family,…

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JUNETEENTH IS NOW A U.S. HOLIDAY. HERE’S ONE WOMAN BEHIND THE DECADES-LONG FIGHT

Opal Lee is 94 and she’s doing a holy dance.  It’s a dance she says she and her ancestors have been waiting 155 years, 11 months and 28 days to do.  Ever since Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger rode into Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865, to spread the news of the Emancipation Proclamation outlawing slavery…

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TRANSGENDER STUDENTS PROTECTED AT SCHOOL BY TITLE IX, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SAYS

The rights of transgender and gay students are protected at school by Title IX, President Joe Biden’s administration said Wednesday, reversing Trump-era guidance that said those students were not protected by any federal laws.  The announcement from the Department of Education comes not only during Pride month, but also during a national debate over whether transgender athletes should be…

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LEGENDARY DOT CONNECTOR & CEO OF ROE THE AGENCY HARELY MORGAN

Can you tell our readers who Harley Morgan is? I am Harley Morgan, CEO, and Founder of both ROE: The Agency, LLC and Indie Fashion Week. I also hold the title of the Founding Father of the Modeling Troupe Phenomenon here in the DMV area. I’m Creative. I’m a Model Development Specialist. A Serial Entrepreneur.…

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TARAJI P. HENSON WILL HOST THE 2021 BET AWARDS, QUEEN LATIFAH RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Culture’s biggest night is almost upon us and today we finally learn how two of the most powerful and talented women in Hollywood are involved. Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe winning actor, filmmaker and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson will host the 2021 BET Award show, while critically acclaimed, GRAMMY award-winning musician, Golden Globe winning and Academy…

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THE “ROE” ISSUE COVER MODEL ANTHONY

Can you tell our readers a little about yourself?  My name is Anthony Blue. I’ve been modeling since I was in middle school and had been working with ROE, the agency since then. I’m a tarot card reader/ model/ writer and overall creative. I enjoy seeing creative productions come about with originality and a true…

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THE “ROE” ISSUE COVER MODEL MARCO

Can you tell our readers a little about yourself? I am a 36 yo Merchandising Manager for American Eagle Outfitters. I love skincare and men’s fashion. I graduated from the Art Institute of Washington with a BA in Fine Arts (I have a hard-earned drawing ability). I have lovely friends and very supportive parents. I’m…

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THE “ROE” ISSUE COVER MODEL AARON

  Can you tell our readers a little about yourself? My name is Aaron Gaskins, a.k.a UNBREAKABLE; I’m the 7th child out of 8. I was raised in Prince George County, Maryland. I’m currently a fulltime employee at United States Postal Service. I started modeling in 2008 and that’s where I fell in love with…

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THE “ROE” ISSUE COVER MODEL YARRAL

Can you tell our readers a little about yourself? MY name is Yarral Sprague. I’m a Virgo and a fitness fanatic. And if you ever want to see me smile, bring me BBQ. What was it like for you being a part of this tribute editorial with ROE The Agency? I enjoyed it, one thing…

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THE “ROE” ISSUE COVER MODEL ALAINA

Can you tell our readers a little bit about yourself?  Hello. My name is Alaina Miller. I am a lot of things. Most people know me by my Instagram, and they know that I model, act and influence, but there are many more facets to me. Most people don’t know this, but I am a…

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