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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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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CHANCELLOR LEE ADAMS, SON RAE CARRUTH TRIED TO KILL, IS NOW A CLASS OF 2021 GRADUATE

The 21-year-old son of disgraced former NFL star and convicted murderer Rae Carruth will graduate from Vance High School in Charlotte, North Carolina next month. The young man’s pending commencement is being celebrated in part due to the dark fact that his biological father helped murder his mother to prevent his birth. Headlines like “Chancellor Lee…

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WHAT A PAYDAY FOR MAYWEATHER & PAUL!

As 2021 continues to be deliver shocks and surprises (see: Jeff Bezos stepping down as Amazon CEO, massive cargo ship jamming Suez Canal), it only seems fitting that internet sensation Logan Paul would take on career-undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather in an exhibition match on Saturday night in Miami. Following eight unexpectedly competitive rounds, the two fighters parted ways without scoring a knockout. There was no…

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THE CONJURING 3: KEITH ARTHUR BOLDEN

Can you introduce yourself to our audience? Hi, I’m Keith Arthur Bolden. I am a professional actor and director. I am also an associate professor of Theatre at Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. Did you take up any training in acting? Yes, I trained for 10 years, three of those years being intense conservatory training…

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BET TO ASSEMBLE ALL-WOMEN R&B SUPERGROUP FOR NEW SERIES ‘BET PRESENTS THE ENCORE’

BET is set to bring together nine of the most memorable solo female artists and groups from the 1990s and 2000s to form the ultimate R&B supergroup in the new original series, BET Presents The Encore.  Among those involved include Shamari DeVoe of Blaque, Irish Grinstead and LeMisha Grinstead from 702, Nivea Nash and Felisha King  of Cherish,Fallon King and Pamela Long  form the group Total, Aubrey O’ Day  from Danity…

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3 SIMPLE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR WELL-BEING, LADIES

Have you considered why 15.6% of women who are 18 and older are constantly in poor or fair health? Or, why less than 50% of women are able to meet their daily physical activity requirements? These facts inspire the discussion about why so many women seem to find themselves on the low end of the health and fitnessscale,…

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10 THINGS TO TRY IN YOUR BUSINESS (BEFORE YOU HAVE AN AUDIENCE!)

Putting yourself out there in business can be intimidating. Especially if you are an introvert, (like me!) To take away some of that intimidation, you’ll definitely want to think about these 10 things to try in your business (BEFORE you have an audience!) At the beginning, it can seem incredibly frustrating to NOT have an audience yet.…

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POWER & REASSURANCE IN BRAND MANAGEMENT WITH KENDRA HILL

I love the power and reassurance of a good pivot story! Your career path is rooted in that of Brand development and consulting but you’ve worked for company’s including U.S. House of Representatives, the UNCF, Google and the San Antonio Spurs and have been featured in publications such as Yahoo, Sheen and Voyage Dallas. You’ve…

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4 DIFFERENT TYPES OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

An entrepreneur is a person who starts and develops a business to the best of their abilities. Sometimes the entrepreneur uses personal finances and assets to start their venture. Other times, they finance their business via a bank loan, loans from investors, family or friends, crowdfunding, and so on. But being an entrepreneur is not…

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