• (L-R) Jeff Kwatinetz, Rashard Lewis, Allen Iverson, Ice Cube, Kenyon Martin, and Roger Mason Jr. attend a press conference announcing  the launch of the BIG3, a new, professional 3-on-3 basketball league, on January 11, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for BIG3)

    Charles Oakley & the Big 3

    Friday, February 17, 2017

    BASKETBALL LEGEND CHARLES OAKLEY SIGNS ON WITH BIG3 The BIG3, the highly anticipated 3-on-3 professional basketball league, announced today New York Knicks legend and NBA All-Star Charles Oakley will serve as a player coach of the Killer 3s, the newly announced BIG3 team with superstar captain Chauncey Billups and co-captain Stephen Jackson in the league’s [...]

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  • Tamar performs with Prince on Good Morning America

    PRINCE PROTÉGÉE: TAMAR DAVIS

    Saturday, February 11, 2017

    COVER STORY: TAMAR DAVIS By Teryl Warren  For decades, Houston, Texas has been known for its NASA Space Center. But thanks to the powerhouse vocals of Beyoncé, gospel star Yolanda Adams and multi-talented entertainer Tamar Davis, it’s now known for cranking out some of the most influential women’s voices in recent memory. Long before she [...]

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  • Hailee Steinfled for REEF (PRNewsFoto/REEF)

    Hailee Steinfeld’s SS17 Collection

    Thursday, February 2, 2017

    Hailee Steinfeld Launches SS17 REEF® Escape Sandal Collection Recent Golden Globe nominee and platinum recording artist, Hailee Steinfeld, has been named the new face of the REEF® Escape sandal collection. The bold new women’s collection is for the rebellious yet refined woman who embraces living in the moment, but also appreciates both style and comfort. REEF is the surf lifestyle [...]

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Pop artist Djoir Jordan
Feb
20

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: DJOIR

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: DJOIR When’s the last time you heard someone in the public eye talk about embracing their flaws? In this day and age of Photoshop and strategic lighting, most artists work very hard to present a carefully crafted image of perfection for public consumption. But pop artist Djoir  steps boldly into the spotlight – [...]

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Photo courtesy Alaffia
Feb
2

Pre-Grammy Benefit

Whole Planet Foundation® and partners host pre-GRAMMY® benefit and showcase at OHM Nightclub in Hollywood Produced by Clamorhouse and featuring performances by 6 leading acts Whole Planet Foundation, Clamorhouse and other valued partners will honor Olowo-n’djo Tchala and Prairie Rose Hyde, co-founders of Alaffia, for alleviating poverty in Togo and around the globe.   The celebration will [...]

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Kelly Rowland, Grammy award-winning recording artist and heart health advocate, teams up with Burlington Stores & WomenHeart to educate women about the importance of their heart health, as heart disease is the leading cause of death in women.
Feb
2

Kelly Rowland’s Heart

WomenHeart & Burlington Stores Team up with Kelly Rowland to #KnockOutHeartDisease in Women Burlington Hosts Free Heart Health Screenings Nationwide and Raises Funds to Support Education and Resources for Women Living with Heart Disease For the sixth consecutive year, Burlington Stores, the national off price retailer, and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart [...]

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Highlights

EL cover image
Feb
8

BOOK REVIEW

BOOK REVIEW: EXPONENTIAL LIVING By Teryl Warren Each year, thousands of people spend thousands in an earnest and diligent pursuit of success.  Some will spend their thousands on college tuition.  Some will spend their thousands in sweat equity.  And most will spend their thousands away from the hobbies, interests and people they claim are their [...]

Mathieu Da Costa (CNW Group/Canada Post)
Feb
2

Black History Stamp

2017 Black History stamp commemorates Mathieu Da Costa Canada Post’s annual Black History Month stamp for 2017 will commemorate a historical figure who continues to fascinate and confound scholars. Admittedly little is known about Mathieu Da Costa. From the few records that remain, historians conclude he was a free man who earned a living as an [...]

Marisa Moore, RDN shares heart-smart snacks in honor of Almond Day.
Feb
2

Celebrate Almonds

Celebrate Almond Day The Entire Month Of February With Versatile Recipes & Heart-Smart Tips Registered Dietitian Nutritionist & Food Blogger Marisa Moore Shares “Almonds Five Ways” Recipes and Lifestyle Tips In honor of Almond Day on February 16, California Almonds and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Marisa Moore are teaming up to offer 20 new, versatile almond snack recipes, along [...]

The Art Deco District continues to prove that there's more to Miami Beach than enviable warm weather and coveted beaches (Photo Credit: Wyn Van Devanter)
Feb
2

Down Time: Miami Art Deco

Miami Beach Invites Visitors to Experience the Glitz and Glamour of Art Deco Style As one of the first 20th-century neighborhoods to be recognized by the National Register of Historic Places, the Art Deco District continues to prove that there’s more to Miami Beach than enviable warm weather and coveted beaches. Characterized by distinct geometric shapes, ocean [...]