• Chadwick Boseman delivers the 2018 commencement address at Howard University. (PRNewsfoto/Howard University)

    Chadwick Boseman Delivers at Howard U

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    Chadwick Boseman Inspires Graduates During Howard University’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony Alumnus and award-winning actor Chadwick Boseman delivered the Howard University 2018 commencement address, challenging the graduates to use the lessons learned in college to develop their innate life purpose. “I stand here today knowing that my Howard University education prepared me to play Jackie Robinson, James Brown, Thurgood Marshall and T’Challa,” said Boseman. “But what do [...]

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  • Christina Aguilera Announces First Tour In Over A Decade Will Travel Across North America This Fall (PRNewsfoto/Live Nation Entertainment)

    Christina Aguilera Liberation Tour

    Wednesday, May 9, 2018

    Christina Aguilera Announces First Tour In Over A Decade Will Travel Across North America This Fall Tickets On Sale to the General Public Starting Friday, May 18 at LiveNation.com Grammy Award-winning superstar and pop icon Christina Aguilera has announced a new North American tour this fall, her first outing since 2008. The music powerhouse will kick off [...]

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  • CYPRESS, CA - APRIL 28: Lori Woodley (L) and Shailene Woodley speak during the All It Takes Lasting Legacy event at the headquarters of Earth Friendly Products (ECOS) to celebrate youth leadership on April 28, 2018 in Cypress, CA.  (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for All It Takes )

    Socialite Spotlight: Lori & Shailene Woodley

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018

    SHAILENE AND LORI WOODLEY CELEBRATE CONTINUED SUCCESS OF ALL IT TAKES® YOUTH LEADERSHIP ORGANIZATION WITH LASTING LEGACY EVENT On April 29th, All It Takes® – the nonprofit organization founded by Lori and Shailene Woodley – hosted a reception and dinner to commemorate the positive influence it has had on youth from California and beyond since its founding [...]

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  • Rita Moreno

    LEGEND RITA MORENO TO BE HONORED

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018

    RITA MORENO TO RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT 43RD ANNUAL GRACIE AWARDS Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award winner Rita Moreno will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 43rd Annual Gracie Awards on May 22 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The award will be presented by Emmy Award winner Norman Lear. Five-time Emmy [...]

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Mar
6

Alberta Ballet 52nd Season

Alberta Ballet’s 52nd Season Celebrates Legends, Poets and Dream Weavers Alberta Ballet Artistic Director Jean Grand-Maître today announced the 2018/19 season, a series brimming with Canadian artistry as it celebrates legends, poets and dream weavers. The new season includes ten Alberta premieres and two world premieres. Most notably, Alberta Ballet will add to its repertory The Sleeping Beauty, the crown [...]

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Natasha Hemmings, CEO, Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (PRNewsfoto/Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey)
Mar
5

GIRL SCOUT HERSTORY

First African-American Named CEO of Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey One of the largest Girl Scout councils in New Jersey, Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) today announced the appointment of longtime advocate of girl empowerment and Girl Scouting, Natasha Hemmings, to Chief Executive Officer. Hemmings will take the GSHNJ helm on April 9. Hemmings, who holds a [...]

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Go Red
Feb
1

Go Red For Women®

American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women® launches The Go Red Commitment this American Heart Month to motivate women to take action against heart disease Go Red For Women, Macy’s and CVS Health join together throughout February to raise funds and awareness to end heart disease and stroke for all women. Volunteers and supporters are encouraged [...]

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Wakanda
Mar
5

DOWNTIME: WAKANDA

Discover the Real Stories and Superheroes of Africa The Marvel Studios movie “Black Panther” has not only been breaking box office records around the world, but it’s also become a bona fide cultural phenomenon and spurred interest in all things African. Moviegoers have been queuing for miles to see the film, which tells the story of [...]

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Feb
3

DOWNTIME: NASSAU

DOWNTIME: NASSAU With cold temperatures blanketing the East Coast, Nassau Paradise Island hotels are incentivizing travelers to trade the snow for sand with a variety of new hotel deals and packages valid for travelers seeking a romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day or have started dreaming of Spring Break destinations. See below for a selection of winter getaway [...]

Ruby Dee and Sidney Poitier in A Raisin in the Sun
Feb
3

Black History Tribute

Bounce’s Black History Month Tribute Bounce, the first-and-only over-the-air broadcast television network for African Americans, will honor Black History Month in February with a compelling programming tribute; highlights include: The 2018 Bounce Trumpet Awards, the prestigious annual event celebrating African-American achievements and contributions premieres Sunday, February 11 at 9:00 p.m. ET hosted by actors Larenz Tate and Erica Ash. Ludacris, CeeLo Green, Cameo, Doug E. Fresh, Xscape, Bow Wow, Keke [...]

Cindy Crawford in “This Is The Pepsi” 2018 “Pepsi Generations” TV Advertisement which will debut during Super Bowl LII (PRNewsfoto/PepsiCo)
Feb
1

Pepsi Pop Culture

Pepsi® Celebrates Decades of Creating Pop-Culture History With Release of Super Bowl LII TV Advertisement Pepsi today unveiled its TV advertisement that will air during Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4. Titled “This Is the Pepsi,” the :30 in-game ad takes fans through decades of the brand’s rich history in pop culture. The spot is narrated [...]