Gabriella Karefa Johnson selina williams

And sis’s resume can go toe-to-toe with any of your faves. Gabriella Karefa-Johnson has had a very interesting few months for her career. In December, she became the first Black woman to style a Vogue cover for model Paloma Elsesser. The very first black woman. In 2020 and 2021. But I digress.Continue Reading

Dubai exhibition explores ‘Age of Extreme Self in pandemic hit world

Campaign for 5 Moncler Craig Green SS19 Collection, Craig Green x Moncler. Courtesy of Jameel Arts Centre. Photo by Daniela Baptista DUBAI: While many industries have slowed over the course of the pandemic, the Digital landscape in which we now live has accelerated. For the latest updates, follow us onContinue Reading

Hettie Simmons Love st Black Student to Graduate From Worlds Leading Business School Honored at

Students from Philadelphia have written and illustrated a book honoring the first African American to graduate from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, the world’s leading business school. In honor of Women’s History Month, the National Youth Foundation (NYF) presents the almost uncaptured history of Hettie Simmons Love – the first AfricanContinue Reading

Author Releases Biography Survival Story About Complex Black Family Dynamics From Domestic Abuse to Sexual Assault

Nobody’s Child: A Biography by Tammie Francisque is a true story of determination, healing, and forgiveness that addresses complex Black family dynamics, sexual assault, drug abuse, domestic partner abuse, and mental health awareness. The story takes place in the Brooklyn, Queens & Harlem sections of New York City, from the beginning of theContinue Reading

Leviticus A Booke of Law

What the Book of Leviticus is About Popularly called by the Hebrew name Vayikra, “He called,” which is its first word, Leviticus is known formally as Torat Kohanim, “instructions for the priests” (Mishnah Megillot 1:5). This title defines Leviticus as a prescription for the proper worship of the God of Israel. The Hebrew Bible reflects the central concerns of the ancientContinue Reading

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle refute Queens statement on public service

Buckingham Palace in 2018.Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Prince Harry and Meghan Markle plan to make a difference in the world, with or without the royal family. Buckingham Palace released a statement Friday on behalf of The Queen, confirming that the couple are officially done with their royal duties, before going on to assert, “in steppingContinue Reading

Year Old Historically Black Community in Michigan Continues to Struggle After Years of Disenfranchisement and Racial Inequity

If you live in one of 10 contiguous South Oakland County, Michigan suburbs (one of the wealthiest counties in the United States), you are living on the stolen land and looted lives of a historically Black community called Royal Oak Township, dating back to 1819 and before Michigan’s 1837 statehood.Continue Reading

Philadelphia Fire Dept Promotes First Ever Black Woman Battalion Chief

Philadelphia, PA — Lisa Forrest has made history as the newest Battalion Chief to be promoted in the Philadelphia Fire Department. She is the first African American woman to ever occupy this position. “This is not for me, this is for somebody coming behind me to let them know that anythingContinue Reading

Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee Includes Civil Rights Giants Registration Open for Historic Global Virtual Event

Ambassador Andrew Young and Labor Leader Dolores Huerta to Appear With Other Distinguished Guests. Selma, AL — Two civil rights legends are set to make the historic 56th Annual Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee scheduled for March 5-7, 2021, even more special. Andrew Young, former ambassador to the United Nations and a close confidantContinue Reading

How This Black Woman Owned Skate Company is Changing the Culture

25-year old Adrienne Cooper, the African American founder of Moonlight Roller, has quickly cemented her company’s status in skate culture as the new “it” brand. Since the launch of its highly anticipated roller skate line in May 2020, the company has achieved over $3 million in sales. The roller skatesContinue Reading