• 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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    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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Latest Issue

Mother and child
May
6

THE WORLD’S MOTHERS

Save the Children released its 15th annual “State of the World’s Mothers” report today, revealing the best and toughest places to be a mom.  Finland tops the report’s 2014 Mothers’ Index, while Somalia, affected by both armed conflict and natural disasters, is at the bottom of the list. The United States, which 15 years ago ranked in the top five, has [...]

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Dr. Alvin Zipursky, Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta, Dr. Mark Kline, Dr. Roger Glass, Dr. Bob Black, and Dr. Stanley Zlotkin at the Pediatric Academic Socieities / Asian Society for Pediatric Research Joint Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
May
6

Global Pediatric Health

Dr. Mark W. Kline, physician-in-chief at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston and chair of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, was presented with the Program for Global Pediatric Research (PGPR) Award for Outstanding Contributions to Global Child Health 2014. The ceremony took place this past weekend during the 2014 PGPR symposium in conjunction with the 2014 Pediatric Academic Societies/Asian [...]

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May
4

CELEBRATING CINCO DE MAYO

CINCO DE MAYO By Kasie Le Nguyen You’ve heard of Cinco de Mayo, but how much do you really know about the holiday? Cinco de Mayo, or the 5th of May, is a Mexican holiday that commemorates the Mexican Army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla, Mexico in 1862. In 1861, Napoleon III, [...]

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Highlights

Brave Chick Fashion & Beauty Brunch
Aug
9

Brave Chick Fashion & Beauty Brunch Presented by Wiles Magazine

By fabfivelifestyle Just in time to ride the summer-exit coattails, the Brave Chick Fashion & Beauty Brunch Presented by Wiles Magazine bids farewell to summer with light fare, pampering, mimosas, and fashion preview on August 10, 2013 from 12pm-4pm at Loft at Liz’s (453 S. La Brea Avenue). Hosted by fashion forward brand and movement Brave [...]

Photo by Derek Blanks
Jul
31

Michelle Williams: Independent Woman

By Teryl Warren When the members of Destiny’s Child announced the trio would be going their separate ways, R&B fans mourned the end of one of the most electrifying chapters in music history.  But independence, as the world soon discovered, can be a very good thing. Fresh off a successful stint in the hit show [...]

TQ
Jul
29

MR. RIGHT: TQ

MR. RIGHT: TQ By Teryl Warren Wiles has been saluting independent women in music all month long, so it’s only fair that we give one of the fellas an opportunity to shine, right?  This month’s Mr. Right is a talented singer who’s enjoyed both indie and commercial success for nearly two decades.  His latest single [...]

Johana
Jul
28

DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT: JOHANA HERNANDEZ

JOHANA HERNANDEZ: FASHION STAR By Teryl Warren Fans of the NBC reality show “Fashion Star” with Jessica Simpson and Nicole Richie will recognize Johana Hernandez as one of the aspiring designers from the hit series’ season two.  Born in Compton, California, Hernandez literally learned the fashion business from the bottom up – first, at the [...]