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  • Special interview: Lifetime Network’s Miss D of “Bring It”

    Special interview: Lifetime Network’s Miss D of “Bring It”

    If you enjoy Dance Moms, then you will love Mississippi’s best — Bring It! — with Miss D and the fantastic Dancing Dolls. Check out the interview by clicking here…… If the link doesn’t work, please try a different browser. This new dance show on Wednesday night has really brought it and become a ratings hit. The girls, The Dancing Dolls, are such dynamic performers and it’s inspirational how at such a young age they are so dedicated and devoted. […]

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  • Ubuntu at NYC’s Carnegie Hall- Oct/Nov 2014

    Ubuntu at NYC’s Carnegie Hall- Oct/Nov 2014

    Carnegie Hall salutes this vibrant nation with a festival called UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa. Roughly translating to mean “I am because you are,” ubuntu is a philosophy from Southern Africa that emphasizes the importance of community, influencing recent moves of reconciliation and inclusion in South Africa that were fostered by the late Nelson Mandela. Dedicated to Mandela’s legacy, Carnegie Hall’s UBUNTU festival celebrates the many threads that make up South Africa’s vibrant musical culture.   http://www.carnegiehall.org/SouthAfrica

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  • Black Enterprise Publishes Exclusive Registry Of African Americans On Corporate Boards

    Black Enterprise Publishes Exclusive Registry Of African Americans On Corporate Boards

    Report lists 176 black corporate directors of America’s 250 largest public companies, identifies 74 Ccorporations with no black directors BLACK ENTERPRISE (BE) has released its latest exclusive report on African American representation on the corporate boards of 250 of America’s largest publicly traded companies today on BlackEnterprise.com. In its second annual report focused on African American representation of corporate boards, the media company identifies 176 African American directors at S&P 250 largest companies , including American Express, Walmart, Xerox and […]

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  • MRIGlobal Scientist Supports National Academy Of Science Program On Advancing Diversity

    MRIGlobal Scientist Supports National Academy Of Science Program On Advancing Diversity

    Publication Cites Need for Game-Changing Environment to Add Women, Underrepresented Minorities to STEM Workforce. The National Academy of Sciences has released a new report, “Advancing Diversity in the US Industrial Science and Engineering Workforce,” and MRIGlobal is proud to note the contributions of Robert P. Casillas, Ph.D., to the publication. Casillas, Vice President of Global Health Security for MRIGlobal and a Fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences, served on the National Academy’s Committee on Capitalizing on the Diversity of […]

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  • Misee Harris Calls Out OUR GENERATION Doll Maker for Racism

    Misee Harris Calls Out OUR GENERATION Doll Maker for Racism

    Misee Harris Calls Out OUR GENERATION Doll Maker for Racism Misee Harris is a pediatric dentist and professor at Meharry School of Pediatric Dentistry. She has made waves in the media with her campaign to become television’s first black Bachelorette. Media personality, Misee Harris, is calling out OUR GENERATION Doll Maker on the representation of their sole African American doll, Abrianna. “A doll company that prides itself on representing who we are as a community and a generation has gotten […]

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  • Actress Sofia Vergara Partners with Kay Jewelers to Launch a Jewelry Collection

    Actress Sofia Vergara Partners with Kay Jewelers to Launch a Jewelry Collection

    Actress Sofia Vergara Partners with Kay Jewelers to Launch a Jewelry Collection Recognized as one of Hollywood’s most beautiful and beloved stars and admired for her sense of style both on and off the red carpet, Sofia Vergara has partnered with Kay Jewelers, the number one jewelry store in America, to launch her jewelry collection, SOFIA VERGARA so Sofia™. Aptly named, the fashionable yet elegant collection embodies Sofia’s playful, vibrant and sexy style with bold statement necklaces and earrings as […]

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  • Governor, Tourism Lend Support to Young Project

    Governor, Tourism Lend Support to Young Project

    Mason County  (KY) residents joined by members of the National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity members restores the birth cabin of Colonel Charles Young — the third Black graduate from West Point and a Buffalo Soldier by  MARLA TONCRAY They came from all walks of life and across the country Saturday to spend a day working at the log cabin of Col. Charles Young. Young was born into slavery at the log cabin in May’s […]

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  • Broadway Dynamo Hinton Battle Moving And Shaking

    Broadway Dynamo Hinton Battle Moving And Shaking

    A masterful powerhouse, three-time Tony Award winner Hinton Battle continues to make waves on the entertainment scene, both internationally and domestically.Battle, who recently released a new CD, a dazzling set of classic jazz favorites titled “Hinton Battle: Something New,” has also spread his artistic tentacles overseas. A Tokyo-based TV Network will soon begin airing his new dance audition project, “Road To Broadway Produced by Hinton Battle,” during their popular Japanese program, “Hakkutsu-Berry.” Hinton’s new show aims to discover and cultivate […]

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  • Oprah, Spielberg — “The Hundred Foot Journey”

    Oprah, Spielberg — “The Hundred Foot Journey”

    In “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Papa (Om Puri), settles in the quaint village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France. Filled with charm, it is both picturesque and elegant – the ideal place to settle down and open an Indian restaurant, the Maison Mumbai. That is, until the chilly chef proprietress of Le Saule Pleureur, a […]

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