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Self-Care Resolutions for 2020

Self-Care Resolutions for 2020

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Self-Care Resolutions for 2020. Worry less and say goodbye to guilt – Denise Brown, Chicago, IL.  “The need for better self-care among caregivers is a common but rarely-discussed challenge, because caregivers are often reluctant to speak up about their own health struggles,” says Scott Williams, VP & Head of Global Patient Advocacy and Strategic Partnerships at EMD Serono. For the past 15 years, Williams has also served as a distance caregiver…

Deborah Joy Winans, Greenleaf

Deborah Joy Winans Star On Greenleaf Music News

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Singer and actress Deborah Joy Winans performs the classic choir rendition of “When I Rose,” on this week’s new episode of OWN and Lionsgate’s television series “Greenleaf.” The enduring choir song is a gospel favorite, and Winans brings it to life in tonight’s episode. Inspired by the classic, Winans’ re-recorded contemporary version of “When I Rose” is now available for streaming and download here. Winans also released a music video…

Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America, Premieres Sunday, October 13

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AMC’s new documentary series Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America, premieres Sunday, October 13 at 12am ET / 9pm PT. From Executive Producers Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, Alex Gibney and directors Erik Parker and One9, each of the six episodes focuses on a groundbreaking song pivotal to the evolution of American music and culture including Kanye West’s Jesus Walks, Kendrick Lamar’s Alright, Run-D.M.C.’s Rock Box, Queen…

QUEEN SUGAR, Ava DuVernay's Fifth Season Renewal

QUEEN SUGAR, Ava DuVernay’s Fifth Season Renewal

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OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it has renewed for a fifth season Ava DuVernay’s critically acclaimed drama series “Queen Sugar” to air in 2020. Produced by Warner Horizon Scripted Television, “Queen Sugar” has been lauded for its powerful portrayal of an African-American family in the Deep South and for DuVernay’s initiative since the series’ inception to hire an inclusive crew and all-female directing team, many of whom were first…

Music News

Ashanti Pretty Little Thing Music Video Is Hot!

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Ashanti featuring Afro B – Pretty Little Thing, Our video pick of the week. Sweet, tropical music, cool theme. Ashanti looks great! Listen to the single “Pretty Little Thing”. Out now! Stream: https://Empire.lnk.to/prettyYo

Erica Campbell

BET’s Sunday Best, Erica Campbell New Music

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5X GRAMMY winner, Erica Campbell, returns with impressive new anthem “Praying And Believing.” Campbell will debut the song with a show-stopping performance on the season finale of BET’s Sunday Best this Sunday, August 25, 8/7c and the single will then be available on all digital platforms. This powerful song is exactly what is needed for today’s current climate. With tragedy, injustice, hurt and hate, “Praying And Believing” is the perfect…

Cardi B, Fab Jewels, Jimmy Kimmel Live

Cardi B, Fab Jewels, Jimmy Kimmel Live

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Cardi B wore jewelry by NOÄ while performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live with her husband Grammy-nominated artist Offset in Los Angeles, CA Style’s we think are hot by Selena 3″ Hoops in yellow gold, $119 by NOÄ – buy here at https://www.noajewelry.shop/

Black Queen California

Was California’s name derived from A Black Virgin Queen?

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Was California’s name derived from A Black Virgin Queen? The state of California was named for Califia, reputedly a Black virgin queen. She was said to rule an “island nation” of Amazons, where gold was the only metal. Even as late as 1707, some European maps continued to depict California as an island. While many California children hear the story in school of the origin of our State’s name, not…

Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell, The British Fashion Council Fashion News

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The British Fashion Council is delighted to announce that Naomi Campbell will receive the Fashion Icon Award at The Fashion Awards 2019, on Monday 2nd December at the Royal Albert Hall, London. Naomi Campbell will be recognized for her incredible contribution to the fashion industry, her world-renowned career as a supermodel, as well as her philanthropist work with charities and incredible efforts for a more diverse and equal future, especially…

TONI MORRISON

Magnolia Pictures Presents TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM

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Magnolia Pictures will release TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM in theaters THIS FRIDAY, June 21st! Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders (The Black List, Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart), a friend of Toni Morrison’s for over 35 years, the film premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio to ‘70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela…