Ava Duvernay To Hire All Female Directors on “Queen Sugar” Project

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In a recent interview about her upcoming show, Queen Sugar, Ava Duvernay shared her plans to have an all female editorial director team..During the Sundance Film Festival, Duvernay told ReelBack she plans to include quite a few independent African American Read more

A Different Woman: Lil Mo


Snippet of interview with Michael Majesty from our July 2014 Women In Business issue Majesty: You are heavily involved with your business affairs. Does this ever get in the way of your creative process? Lil Mo: No, I don’t like Read more

Tyra Banks Announces New Baby Boy


    Tyra Banks, former model and media mogul, announced the birth of her new baby boy, York Banks Asla last night. She and her boyfriend, Norwegian Erik Asla, conceived the baby via surrogate. Banks shared a picture of newborn’s Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Shaunie Davis


How would you describe your swagher? What makes Shaunie, Shaunie?  My passion that I have for events whether they are small gatherings or grand affairs I believe that each one of them is a unique opportunity to create everlasting memories Read more

Fox Searchlight Offering 16 Million For Birth of Nation


According to a source close to the production of Nate Parker’s Birth of a Nation, Fox Searchlight is offering to 16 million dollars for worldwide rights to the film. Parker and his camp are expecting a wide release of the movie. Read more

Petition Started To Ban Cam Newton From SeaHawks Stadium


A SeaHawks fan has started a petition to ban Carolina Panther’s quarterback Cam Newton from the Century Link Field during the 2016-2017 NFL season. The fan posted the petition on Change.org and said the following, “Cam Newton is one of Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: 4 Habits of Successful People

We all desire and each have our own definition of what it means to us. Regardless of each of their desired outcomes, studies have found that  successful people do not mind giving up and/or not doing the following habits:   Read more

Back 2 Work

 If you live on the east coast and was pounded by the blizzard Jonas, you’re probably wondering how can I look cute going back to work. I’m sure if you go look in your closet, you will find an outfit Read more

3 Interesting Things About Nate Parker and “The Birth of a Nation”


  Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation which tells the tale of Nat Turner, a Black slave who led a slave revolt in Virginia, is set to premiere at the Sundance Festival tomorrow. Meanwhile here are three things we learned Read more


On Saturday January 16, 2016 Obsessions Shoe Store (2427 Cobb Pkway Smyrna, GA 30080) hosted a women’s empowerment panel, “Obsessed In The City Deals In Heels”. Panelists included Janee’ Bolden, Managing Editor of Bossip.com, Lindsey Walker, Publicist and CEO of Read more

New Movie Alert: The Perfect Match

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Charlie (Terrence J) is a bachelor who’s convinced that relationships are dead even though his sister (Paula Patton), a therapist, tries to tell him otherwise. His best friends bet him that if he sticks to one woman for one month, Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Taforrest Parrot


How would you describe your swagher? What makes Taforrest, Taforrest? I am very stylish, classy, and a tad bit edgy. I love meeting new people, but I am very shy. Tell us a little about each of your brands. Girlboss Read more

4 Ways to Tap Into Your Creativity Through Your Style

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I recently realized a big part of what I consider to be my stagnant state was my lack of creativity. My life was consumed by work and seemed mundane. I still work a 9-5 and finding time to be creative Read more

MANdatory Awareness: Barry TheStarsBarber B

How would you describe your swagger? What makes Barry, Barry? How would I describe my swag?  I call my style #ContemparyClassic meaning it’s modern, but retains a taste of the 80’s and 90’s. I love vintage clothes, music, architecture, and Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Shaneisha Dodson


How would you describe your swagher? What makes Shaneisha, Shaneisha? My swagher is the way I carry myself when I’m conducting business. I would describe it as classy with a touch of swag. What makes me, me? I would say Read more



On a mission to create social awareness for major global issues and local nonprofit, Love Beyond Walls, Eight international designers and 20+ professional models from around the Southeast hit the runway at Fashion Bazaar III: Global Phenomenon on Saturday, January Read more

Change Can Be Discouraging: 5 Tips for Making It Easier

So we are almost two weeks into the new year. How are your New Year’s resolutions going? I do not do holidays, but I enjoy New Year’s Day because it is an opportunity for a fresh start. I notice I Read more

Kerri Washington Confesses Fears About Playing Anita Hill


  PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Kerry Washington says she was acutely aware of the challenge of playing Anita Hill in a miniseries dramatizing Clarence Thomas’ Supreme Court confirmation hearings. “I was terrified. Portraying somebody who’s real is a different kind Read more

TBT: Terri J. Vaughn Talks Feeding the Soul


Excerpt from original interview published in our September 2014 issue. When first learning that I would be privileged to interview Terri J. Vaughn, my first thoughts were to enter our call with “Lovita!” but something warned me against that. Then Read more

#SandraBland Update: Trooper Indicted on Perjury Chargers


  HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) — A Texas state trooper was charged with perjury on Wednesday in connection to a contentious traffic stop last summer where a black woman wound up arrested for assault and then died three days later in Read more