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Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll Sale of Her Estate Style News

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On March 10, Bonhams dedicated sale of the Estate of Diahann Carroll, realized $396,176 with 94% sold by lot and 97% sold by value. The collection came from her home in Los Angeles, which included 155 memorabilia items, furniture, personal items, photos, clothing, handbags, and jewelry. The top lot of the sale was her elegant diamond and cultured pearl ‘toi et moi’ ring, which achieved $56,325. Emily Waterfall, Head of…

LisaRaye McCoy launches Sleep Black mattress collection

LisaRaye McCoy launches Sleep Black mattress collection

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GoddessCoutureNews LR Homestyles CEO LisaRaye McCoy is launching their new Sleep Black mattress collection. Sleep Black is the first mattress collection hand made in the USA, in the Los Angeles area, with many more to follow. A percentage of every mattress sold will go towards a new mattress for an inner city child by working closely with community leaders, community centers, churches, etc. LR Homestyles believes that a good night…

GirlTrek #ThankBlackWomen News

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 GirlTrek, the largest health movement and nonprofit for Black women and girls in the country, is leading a movement to put Black women at the forefront of Women’s History Month by proclaiming March 1, 2020 as Black Women’s Appreciation Day, a national call to action to #ThankBlackWomen “This February 29th, the last day of Black History month, join us in flooding the internet with love letters to Black women,” said…

rhianna IMAGE AWARDS

Rihanna Receives the NAACP President’s Award, Star Style Excellence

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Today, The NAACP gave the prestigious President’s Award during the 51st NAACP Image Awards to Rihanna live in Los Angeles at the televised show. The President’s Award is presented in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service. Congrats beautiful Rihanna! She is known to many as a global music and fashion icon, business entrepreneur, and philanthropist . Her style was POWERFUL, The Purple set the tone of this years…

RIhanna Named President's Award Recipient For 51st NAACP Image Awards

RIhanna Named President’s Award Recipient For 51st NAACP Image Awards

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The NAACP today announced that global music and fashion icon, business entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Rihanna, will receive the prestigious President’s Award during the 51st NAACP Image Awards. The President’s Award is presented in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service, with previous recipients including last year’s recipient Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter, Jesse Jackson, Lauryn Hill, Soledad O’Brien, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, and Muhammad Ali among others. NAACP President Derrick Johnson…

BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival™

Black Girls Rock Festival, Lauryn Hill to headline the event

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The Kennedy Center, BONDVISION Media, and BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ collaborate to co-produce the second annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Festival™ (BGR!FEST™), an immersive multi-day live experience curated to celebrate the cultural contributions of Black women artists, thought leaders, and creatives. The festival, spanning four days, will take place during International Women’s Day weekend, March 5-8 across the Kennedy Center campus. Celebrity DJ, CEO, and founder of BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Beverly Bond…

The Fundamental Right to Art and Culture for All

The Fundamental Right to Art and Culture for All

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Our team just read this newsletter sent direct to our email and had to share with our reader. A must read for all blacks in USA. Message from Dr. Indira Etwaroo, Executive Artistic Director of The Billie Holiday Theatre. Read more here – https://www.givegab.com/campaigns/back-the-billie-c372348b-e382-4180-ac08-9405e4611cab As the leader of a theatre dedicated to advancing our public dialogue, in the interest of equity and fairness for all, I found myself deep in…

Brown Bō’hēmians

Brown Bō’hēmians,The Must Read Book!

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From the moment this book arrived in our office, a pleasant delight overtook our staff. With al the fuss of the social media world. There something magically about opening this amazing book called Brown Bō’hēmians. Brown Bō’hēmians captures the essence and voice of an underrepresented demographic: creative people of color. Influenced by a deeply held belief that stories sculpt our collective narrative, a group of authors and artists came together…

ISSA RAE

ISSA RAE TALKS SEASON 4 OF INSECURE

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With festivities underway, Issa Rae stopped by, along with showrunner Prentice Penny, to discuss the upcoming, highly anticipated Season 4 of Insecure during “A Lowkey Conversation with Issa Rae and Prentice Penny,” hosted by HBO and The Blackhouse Foundation and moderated by Bevy Smith. Earlier in the day, The Blackhouse Foundation opened with Creatives Who Brunch: A Conversation About Digital Storytelling hosted by Facebook, Africa and Beyond – Celebrating filmmakers…

Missy Elliott Travels Thorough Times, New Video

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Five-time GRAMMY® Award winner Missy Elliott has announced today’s premiere of the official companion video for “Why I Still Love You.” The new clip takes us on a journey in time as we see Missy and The Dripdemeanors performing throughout various decades. Missy even flexes her acting chops. Singer Monica, makes a cameo. “Why I Still Love You” is streaming now at the official Missy Elliott YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mAKYa3yu0g “Why…