Princess Leia may be gone but she’s not forgotten. Get career inspiration with these 7 Carrie Fisher quotes to work by.
Did you know that June is National Men’s Health Month? Learn more about how you can help support and advocate for men’s health and read why this topic is so important to me.
It’s only been 8 months since singer and actress Whitney Houston left us. We have seen various reports and accounts since her passing of a family that is still mourning the loss of their mother, sister, daughter, niece, and friend
Julia Child, remember her? She would have turned 100 years old on August 15th. What an amazing woman to have made the world fall in love with French cooking with a soundbite or two from her warbly yet unique voice. I sure do miss her.
I, too, am the mother of a 17 year old black young man. Who wears hoodies, drinks ice tea, and likes Skittles. This could have easily been my son, killed because he was supposedly of a threatening nature. Killed because he was walking while black.
As I always do during award shows, I will post pictures of celebrities walking the red carpet at the Grammys. Because this is a live post and I update the pictures as I get them, please bookmark this page and refresh this link ever so often so you can see the new pictures as I publish them.
I first became acquainted with Whitney Houston’s music in 1985 when my parents bought her first album. I can still see the album cover. Her short hair slicked back, natural makeup in place, glowing in an island-like backdrop. Peaches and mauves showcased her face, and she was simply stunning.
Today marks the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr., and his ‘Dream’ of all of us co-exisiting in society as equals and as one. It’s important for me to help instill dreams and goals for my children, so they grow up knowing that with hard work and determination, anything can be in their reach.
Amy continues to live through her memory and her music, and Amy’s tribute album, Lioness: Hidden Treasures, debuted last week. It features the single and video to ‘Our Day Will Come’, a melodic odyssey of Amy’s jazzy and distinct vocals backed by a soulful band.
Created by artist Xavier Roberts (who later licensed the doll to Coleco), the Cabbage Patch Kid doll was first sold in Cleveland, Georgia at Babyland General, a faux but realistic looking hospital in which the dolls were actually born, and showed being delivered by a “doctor” from out of a cabbage.
The first time I saw Natalie Wood in a film, I was a junior in high school, and we were forced to watch West Side Story in drama class. She was simply stunning, her beauty almost looked too massive to be seen on the less than stellar school TV on rollers.
Directed by iconic film director Spike Lee, this State Farm commercial captures so much and is a fitting tribute to first responders who risked their lives on 9/11.