It’s been over two months into unemployment, and ironically, I had spent over 7 years of my life as an Employment Specialist before getting laid off. Standing on the other side of the fence is quite humbling. However, everything happens for a reason. Besides, unemployment seems to be a small disadvantage compared to the devastation that the Louisiana flood victims have experienced since Friday, which left a total of 13 people dead and 30,000 … Continue reading When Giving Up Is Not An Option
“You must always honor your ancestors – the ones who love you and watch over you.” I’ve had several debates with friends, co-workers and even Facebook friends on whether or not a “Roots” remake is necessary. Since the original Alex Haley’s “Roots” series in 1977 was phenomenal, viewers just don’t understand the reason behind forcing people to relive such a brutal time period over and over again. … Continue reading Remembering Roots: Do We Need A Remake?
It has always been a known fact that rapper and business mogul Jay-Z is a mastermind and a marketing genius. However, now, after watching how Beyonce’ cleverly marketed her album Lemonade, it’s obvious that the Grammy Award winning artist and her husband are two of a kind. Just look at Beyonce’s performance at the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show. She sang Formation – off of the Lemonade … Continue reading A Marketing Genius: Lemonade, Not Tea
My Blog on EGL: Beyonce’ has a message for the critics of her song, “Formation,” which she recently performed at the Super Bowl 50 Halftime show. Certain groups alleged that her single was not only a form of hate speech but also a shot at policemen. For the record, Queen Bey says in a recent interview with Elle: ‘Anyone Who Perceives My Message As Anti-Police … Continue reading Beyonce’ Responds to ‘Formation’ Criticism in Elle Magazine
But first, let me take a selfie! The world is obsessed with them. However, despite its popularity, there could be a reason to slow down on how many times a day you are snapping shots of your beautiful new look from your cellphone. It all started with a blogger in London, 26, who decided to see if the high-energy light from her cellphone screen … Continue reading Could Taking Selfies Be Causing Premature Skin Aging?
Let’s go girls! Sophia Bush, Rapper Missy Elliot, Queen Latifah, songwriter Diane Warren will all join the First Lady to discuss Let Girls Learn, Obama’s new initiative to encourage girls to stay in school. The Let Girls Learn initiative seeks to break barriers to education for girls since around 63 million girls around the world are not in school. These women are making a difference by … Continue reading Let Girls Learn: Michelle Obama’s New Initiative To Keep Girls In School
Just as hip-hop music evolves, so does gospel music which now includes various interpretations i.e r&b, hip-hop, soul, classic and etc. to appeal to a broader audience. Here’s a little treat for all the gospel heads. Southwest Philadelphia native Jermain Dolly is a new face in Gospel who is topping the charts with his new song You. He exhibits his comical and free-spirited style over … Continue reading For Gospel Lovers: New Gospel Artist Jermaine Dolly – You
When female mixed-martial arts fighter Ronda Rousey appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show last Tuesday, her confession made her just a little bit more relatable than what she had shown us before her loss to Holly Holmes. Rousey was known for her cockiness and arrogance in the ring. — she was once called Mike Tyson in the ring. Last summer, she also claimed that she … Continue reading Ronda Rousey: How Do We Feel About Her Confession?
Last year, we had to say good-bye to some of our most adored celebrity couples. The moment we began to get used to the romantic duos, they called it quits. For Valentine’s Day, we’ve decided to checkup on some of the starlets to see how they are working the single-life. We found 9 of our favorite famous bachelorettes that are single, ambitious beautiful and wearing … Continue reading 9 Famous Bachelorettes To Celebrate On Valentine’s Day