(Originally published in Everything Girls Love.com. Written by: Taylor Bennett) Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback whose kneeling during the national anthem stirred controversy, tweeted an image from Nike’s latest ad campaign, “Just Do It.” The words, “Believe in something even if it means sacrificing everything” were written across the athlete’s face. However, words couldn’t express the feelings of hope and equal feelings … Continue reading Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Ad Backlash Reveals Just How Much Progress Is Needed.
(Originally posted in Everything Girls Love.com) Kima of the girl group Total is ready to step out on her own. After years of living in the group’s shadow, Kima has found her confidence and is releasing new music. We recently chatted with the New Jersey native about her new single and video “Luv Me Back,” the importance of putting passion back into R&B, and if there will be … Continue reading Interview: Kima Of The Girl Group Total Talks New Music, Possibility Of A Reunion And More!
On the last episode of Indie Dreams, Comedienne Kodi Me’Chele and Comedians Cee Jay Craxx and Hassan Oliver touched on many different topics but one topic is sensitive for many African Americans — Bill Cosby’s recent conviction. After kicking off the show with laughter and witty comments, the tone quickly turned serious when the 80-year-old comedian and actor Bill Cosby’s name came up in the … Continue reading Comedienne Kodi Me’ Chele And Comedians Hassan Oliver And Cee Jay Craxx Give Tips For Performers And Say Bill Cosby Will Always Be A Legend In A Recent Interview
In case you’ve missed what happened at the 19th annual Coachella festival on Saturday – Beyonce’ happened. In Indio, California, Queen Bey makes history achieving headlining set at the Coachella festival. “Thanks for allowing me to be the first black woman to headline,” Bey said before performing. Watch the performance and the Coachella live here. The pop star slays another show, which has been jokingly … Continue reading Beyonce’ Makes History As The First Black Woman To Headline At The Coachella Festival 2018
With success, comes haters and obstacles. Misty Copeland kept her confidence and grace like a true diva when haters tried to tear her down. Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland, who has made history as the first African American Female Principal Dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, recently danced as the Swan Queen in the American Ballet Theatre’s production of Swan Lake in Singapore. But after the … Continue reading Forget What Your Haters Say! Dancer Misty Copeland Takes On All Of Her Online Critics.
Many women in Hollywood have gone bold and bald and have drastically changed their hairstyles. I’m not going to lie, I’ve been totally obsessed with the trend – I think it’s liberating. It symbolizes strength and women empowerment. I love the movement so much so, that I’ve even shaved my own head. It’s only half up and half down, however. I still have to go … Continue reading The Hottest Bold, Bald and Shaved Celebrity Hairstyles
Saniyyah Bilal, Philadelphia native and founder of Curio Styling Consultants, has a strong vision in the fashion industry and an even stronger passion to create modesty and style for muslim women. She is killing the game with her scarf and khimar styles! “You don’t have to sacrifice your modesty to have style,” she said in a phone interview Wednesday. “Some women believe that you can’t … Continue reading Model and Stylist Saniyyah Bilal Talks About Finding Your Niche in the Fashion Industry and About How to “Modest-fy” Your Style in an Interview.
Today on the show, now called “Indie Dreams,” I had the honor of chatting with the beautiful Jenie from Rockaway Queens, New York. Her spirit is so warm and vibrant and boy can she blow! I admit, I was a little nervous when beginning the interview, but she allowed me to be myself! She is definitely a natural. But with every show, I am growing and learning. … Continue reading Up-and-Coming Artist Jenie Talks About Her New Single, “Leave,” Her Fears in the Industry and What it Takes to be an Indie Artist.