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Grand Opening of Rhimes Performing Arts Center  
April 14, 2022
April 9th brought the illustrious grand opening of the Rhimes Performing Arts Center (RPAC) by the Debbie Allen Dance Academy (DADA).   ... read more »
Motion Picture Academy Bans Will Smith from Oscars for 10 Years
April 8, 2022
Actor Will Smith was banned today, April 8, from attending any Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences events -- including the Academy Awards -- for 10 years in response to his on-stage smack of comedian Chris Rock during this year's Oscar ceremony. ... read more »
The Slap Heard Around the World  
March 31, 2022
It has been referred to as the slap that has been heard around the world. Chris Rock made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s baldhead saying that he cannot wait for “G.I. Jane 2.” Unfortunately, the joke triggered her husband, Will Smith, and he gave Rock an old-fashioned, pimp-styled slap on live television.  ... read more »
EXTRA: Jordyn Woods Talks ‘Year of Growth’ Following Tristan Thompson Drama
December 13, 2019
Just hours after Jordyn Woods’ lie detector test aired on Jada Pinkett Smith’s “Red Table Talk,” the star sat down with “Extra’s” Renee Bargh to talk about her first acting role. ... read more »
MC Lyte Making Dreams a Reality for African American Scholars
May 23, 2019
“…once I received the MC Lyte #EducateOURMen Scholarship to Dillard, I knew that I was destined to have a fulfilling college experience that was beyond my wildest dreams and I cannot thank MC Lyte, Lynn Richardson and the Hip Hop Sisters Foundation enough for investing in me and being one of my strongest support systems,” said Joshua Williams, a valedictorian at historically Black Dillard University. ... read more »
Nipsey Hussle: A Legacy That Transcends Rap 
April 4, 2019
The murder of Nipsey Hussle is personal. It is personal to me. It is personal to a generation in looking at social media and news interviews, there was a clear message that his death was felt deeply and hurt immensely, and particularly for anyone who came into contact with him, no matter how brief the interaction.    ... read more »
61st Grammy Awards: A Night of Musical Expressions & Controversy
February 14, 2019
The 61st Grammy Awards celebrated music but also highlighted mental health advocacy, the power of womanhood, and following your dreams. ... read more »
Michelle Obama Hits the Grammy Stage with a Group of Pop Icons
February 10, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Grammy Awards kicked off Sunday with a group of powerful women, including Michelle Obama and Lady Gaga, describing the role of music in their lives — a display that came a year after female voices were somewhat muted at the 2018 ceremony. ... read more »
Erica Peeples & Paris Phillips Star In New BET Comedy ‘Fall Girls’
January 17, 2019
BET Networks started the year by introducing a new original comedy film.   “Fall Girls,” produced by Footage Films, tells the story of two friends figuring how their boss died after a night of partying. Unlike most murder mystery films, “Fall Girls” has a comedic twist staring female leads.   ... read more »
WATCH: Jada Pinkett-Smith’s “Red Table Talk” Tackles “White Privilege” with Ellen Pompeo
December 9, 2018
Jada Pinkett-Smith discusses race, as Ellen Pompeo describes and calls out “white privilege” on the next Red Talk Table. Pompeo is the “grey” in ABC’s hit Grey’s Anatomy. ... read more »
Jada Pinkett-Smith Applauds Golden Globals for Diverse 2018 Nominee List
December 7, 2018
Jada-Pinkett-Smith has been a huge critic and advocate for more diversity in the Hollywood Awards cycles. So when the nominations for this years Golden Globe Awards were released she was one of the first to applaud them for more color. ... read more »
Jada Pinkett Smith and the Moms
October 26, 2018
The MOMS (Denise Albert and Melissa Gerstein) hosted Jada Pinkett Smith and her Mom Adrienne Norris for an event at Wheelhouse in New York City. The MOMS also introduced Jada to The MOMS Marketplace filled with Mom Business owners and Mom entrepreneurs. Nothing was off limits with The Moms and an audience of over 100 Mom influencers. Her number one piece of advice to all Moms “let your kids be who they are.” ... read more »

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