3 Benefits of Pageantry According to Miss Black America Coed 2018

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Pageantry has been around for over a century, but it is growing more popular within the Black community. Within the past few months, I know I have discovered at least six. As a child, pageants were so beautiful, but something Read more

The Rose Hosts 4th Annual Ensemble Theatre Fundraiser to Decrease High Breast Cancer Death Rate of African American Women

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On Sunday, October 8, 2017, The Rose bought “out the house” at the Ensemble Theater in Midtown Houston for an afternoon of entertainment, refreshments and great door prizes, plus a chance to impact the lives of African American women. The Reception started Read more

Author Spotlight: Kristal Gayle House

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Kristal Gayle House is an extraordinary talent who has begun to impact the literary world in a magnificent manner. Kristal uses her purposeful gift of transforming pages with words as a way to not only captivate each reader, but to Read more

Author Spotlight: The Shoe Fetish Movement

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  The Shoe Fetish Movement began with the publication of the fiction series “Shoe Fetish”.  The authors, Sharon Bennett and Bea Moore, quickly recognized the need to expand the conversations after hearing from their readers and through intimate discussions. Thus, Read more

Swagher Brand Ambassador Spotlight: Arnya T. M. Davis

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Name: Arnya T.M. Davis Business/Occupation/Brand: A.Martin Davis Branding and LadiCEO Tell us a little about yourself and what you do. I am Arnya T.M. Davis, and I currently reside in Dallas, Texas. I am originally from New Orleans, LA. I am Read more

2017 AAMBC AWARDS WILL HONOR ACCLAIMED POET NIKKI GIOVANNI

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(Atlanta, GA) The ninth annual AAMBC Literary Awards will be held in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, June 10, 2017. The featured highlight is the Maya Angelou Lifetime achievement award being presented to acclaimed poet Nikki Giovanni. AAMBC creator Tamika Newhouse Read more

WBEA DARES WOMEN TO BE DIFFERENT AT ANNUAL BUSINESS EXPO AND MATCHMAKING

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The Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA) is gearing up for their 2017 Annual Business Expo and Matchmaking Event. Embracing the quote from Fashion Icon Coco Chanel – “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different”; this year’s theme Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: LaKisha Mosley

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A native of Louisiana, LaKisha Mosley started in the event planning industry 5 years ago, as a solo entrepreneur. The Aspiring Planner program, a program for those aspiring to become a successful event planner and maintain their business, was started after Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Dr. Jacque Colbert

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  Dr. Jacque Colbert is a woman of passion and purpose! She is a dynamic author, certified life/executive coach, and motivational speaker with global experience in business and HR leadership. Her portfolio spans over 20+ years with companies such as Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Verna Caddie

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Meet today’s Wonder Woman, Verna Caddie, owner of Devine Creations organizations and professional eutquette coach in Houston, Texas. How would you describe your swagher? What makes Verna, Verna?I would describe my SwagHer as my style,class, and Godliness. What makes me Read more

Black Girl Magic: Let’s Give These Sisters a Hand 

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We’ve been congratulating many minority sisters for making the senate over the past two days like Kamala Jones and Catherine Cortez Masto, but let’s all recognize these sisters on local levels too. Two other names to add to the list Read more

Dallas Mom Disappointed During Family’s First Voting Experience 

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Tamisa Hunter and her twins, Jatarein and Janesia went to vote on Saturday in Dallas, Texas, and were disappointed to discover her son was not registered. “We had to turn around and go to another line. While my son was Read more

The Power of Beauty Expo Taking Dallas By Storm July 17th & 18th

The beauty industry is forever evolving due to innovators and technology, so it’s important to keep up. Fortunately, NikkiNicole Virgin Hair and Mo-Unlimited see the importance of such and collaborated to present The Power of Beauty International Education & 2 Read more

Houston to Host First Ever Black Restaurants Week

Houston has been recognized as one of the leading culinary destinations in the country, and they are now using that advantage to increase exposure for the Black restaurant and eatery owners as well as support a good cause with their Read more

“Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend” Tour in Texas

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On Friday, October 17, Oprah Winfrey took the stage for the fifth stop in her eight-city U.S. arena tour “Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend” at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.  Below are photos for your coverage consideration. Oprah Read more

Doctors on the Runway Series Kicks Off

HOUSTON, JANUARY 14, 2014 — The Cynique Evoule Runway Series will kick off their “Couture Deco” “Doctors on the Runway” Series Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Laura Rathe Art Gallery located at 2707 Colquitt Street Houston, TX. 77098. This will Read more

June 2012 King Swag: Justin “The Truth” Thomas

Can you describe the moment you discovered boxing to us? Growing up in a negative environment, fighting was one thing u had to do on the regular basis. But I actually started boxing to relieve certain stress from home. What Read more