Dining With Miss Lil: Hustle & Soul is What WE-TV Wants It to Be

By Lil Nickelson

On Monday, March 19th, 2018 I stopped by the 2nd floor of the Andaz Hotel located across the street from the 42nd Street public library for the premiere event for the new season of Hustle & Soul on WE-TV. Continue Reading →

The Black Girls Rock! Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth Book

From the award-winning entrepreneur, culture leader, and creator of the BLACK GIRLS ROCK! movement comes an inspiring and beautifully designed book that pays tribute to the achievements and contributions of black women around the world. Continue Reading →

Beverly Bond Talks “Black Girls Rock!” At Build

The Black Girls Rock movement was conceived by Beverly Bond as a mission to uplift black women, to show them respect, to strip away the self-hate and marginalization, and to proclaim, “Hey black girl, you rock.” Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: The Jock Vs. The Scholar At The Apollo Theater

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By Eartha Watts-Hicks

Walking into the Apollo Theater, Monday evening, September 26th, I saw the crowd of viewers waiting outside, swelling with anticipation. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: First Lady Welcomes Young Chefs to the White House

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First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge to the White House Kids’ State Dinner on July 14, 2016. Continue Reading →

The Museum Girl’s World Cool, Cultured And Colorful Have A few Spots Open

23962196776_a6b3b41835_oMuseum Girl’s World expands the horizons of young women and girls of color by holding space for cultural appreciation, celebration and exploration of museums.  Continue Reading →

Harlem Fave Aretha Franklin Sings “You Make Me Feel” At Kennedy Center (video)

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The world was reminded of Aretha Franklin‘s divaness on Tuesday when CBS aired the pre-taped Kennedy Center Honors celebration from Washington, D.C. Continue Reading →

CC Minton Talks First Lady Michelle Obama On The Danny Tisdale Show

cc minton 2Join CC Minton as she discuss her experience in the article Up Close with CC Minton: First Lady Hosts White House Kids State Dinner that took place on Friday, July 10, 2015, with Danny Tisdale on the The Danny Tisdale Show on the HW Radio Podcast. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: First Lady Hosts White House Kids State Dinner

By CC Minton

First Lady Michelle Obama hosted fifty-five young and talented chefs at the White House “Kids State” Dinner. Continue Reading →

Up Close with CC Minton: Iconic Fashion Designer Stephen Burrows Kick Starts a New Collection

Jonathan-Bodrick-Veronica-Jones-Stephen-Burrows-JJ-Langan-and-Tina-Ronelle_sildeBy CC Minton

Stephen Burrows, one of the most influential black designers in American history, was joined by guest and legends of the fashion world at JB b.o.r.n. Vintage Fashion Show Room in Harlem.

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The Hotness: Black Power Without Black Women Is Weak

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By Nicole Moore

When most people think about Malcolm X they immediately think of Black manhood leading to associations of Black power tied exclusively to the work of Black men. Continue Reading →

President Obama Reps In His Columbia U T-Shirt With The First Lady Michelle

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on College Signing Day, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama wears his Columbia University in Harlem and First Lady Michelle Obama wears her Princeton University t-shirt in support of her “Reach Higher” initiative as they strike a pose for their Alma mater on College Signing Day Celebration. Continue Reading →

Salter’s Scene: Rocks ‘Black Girls Rock! 2015’

salters scene at black rockBy Udo Salters

Black Girls Rock! 2015 aired April 5th on BET hosted by actresses Regina King and Tracee Ellis Ross. The show kicked off with an incredible performance by percussionist Sheila E. and it was nonstop star power. Continue Reading →