#DanceLikeADad

#DanceLikeaDad Encourages Dads to Dance Their Way into the Hearts of Their Most Important Audience–Their Kids New Campaign with Ad Council and The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families Highlights the Importance of Small Moments Shared Between Dads and Their Children Today, as dads everywhere are preparing to be […]

Dads + Finance

LendingTree Study Reveals Dads Are the No. 1 Source of Financial Advice Ahead of Father’s Day, LendingTree surveyed Americans to find out how dads impact their children’s money habits LendingTree®, the nation’s leading online loan marketplace, released its study on dads’ roles as financial models. The survey found that 43 percent of respondents go to their dad […]

REDEFINING “BLACK”

My Black is Beautiful – A Platform Powered by Procter and Gamble – Challenges Dictionaries To #RedefineBlack The Platform Continues Its Commitment to Improve the Perception of Beauty and Blackness, in Partnership with Singer-Actress Naturi Naughton and Social Change Organization DoSomething.org “Dirty.” “Angry.” “Evil.” These are three words dictionaries still use to define the word “Black.” My Black Is […]

Live the French Way at Sofitel

As the first international luxury hotel brand to originate from France, Sofitel Hotels & Resorts is a renowned global ambassador of French style and art de vivre. In celebration of the brand’s birthplace and heritage, Sofitel is launching a new global brand campaign that reaches deeper into its French roots. Live The French Way, the campaign’s brand promise, pays homage […]

Eva Longoria’s Cantina

Eva Longoria Taps Her Texas Roots to Create Eva’s Kitchen Cantina Style Salsa In partnership with Fresh Cravings®, a leading national brand of refrigerated salsa, Longoria’s new Texas-inspired salsa launched exclusively at H-E-B Actress, producer, philanthropist, NY Times bestselling cookbook author, and Texas-native, Eva Longoria, continued her partnership with FoodStory Brands, a family-owned Arizona-based company, to bring her recipes to life. […]

WOMEN’S HISTORY IN POLITICS

Editor’s Intro: It’s never been a more exciting time to be a woman in politics! From Stacey Abrams’ inspiring gubernatorial campaign in Georgia, to the election of San Francisco Mayor London Breed, to a freshman class in Congress that is as diverse as America, itself, women have become more visible and impactful at nearly every […]

Pelosi Named Trailblazer

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Named “VH1 Trailblazer Honors” Recipient Landmark Event to Air Friday, March 8th at 9PM on International Women’s Day House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been added to the list of vanguards whom “VH1 Trailblazer Honors” will celebrate to kick off Women’s History Month. Pelosi joins previously announced honoree, Academy Award Nominee Ava DuVernay. The one-hour special […]

Black History Mint

Royal Canadian Mint dedicates its first Black History Month coin to Viola Desmond In celebration of Black History Month, the Royal Canadian Mint is proud to announce that its very first Black History Month coin pays tribute to Canadian civil rights pioneer, Viola Desmond.  In 1946 Ms. Desmond was arrested and later tried after refusing […]

July 4, 1776

Dated July 4, 1776: Earliest Known Document Naming an African-American Soldier in the New United States Rarity in July 24 NY auction A 6×8″ manuscript dated July 4, 1776, relating to black soldier Cuffee Dole’s plight near George Washington’s Cambridge headquarters, will appear in a New York auction on July 24. It is the earliest located document of the newly-independent United States which identifies […]

July’s Best Buys

Beat the Heat and Score the Best Things to Buy in July Summertime is in full swing, and the peak of the season comes with savings for all. From Independence Day to Amazon Prime Day*, shoppers have plenty of opportunities to cut costs. RetailMeNot’s shopping and trends expert, Sara Skirboll, advises shoppers to take advantage of […]