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Black History: Hattie McDaniel First African American Oscar Winner
February 14, 2019
The pinnacle of McDaniel’s career, Gone with the Wind, premiered in 1939 amid controversy. Though the role would eventually lead to an Oscar win for McDaniel, she was banned from the premiere. In fact, none of Gone with the Wind’s Black actors were allowed to attend the film’s Atlanta premiere. ... read more »
Miko Branch, A Natural CEO 
February 14, 2019
Branch’s natural hair product line, Miss Jessie’s, continues to create clean, effective products to embrace a diverse spectrum of curly and textured hair types.  ... read more »
Omarosa is Not Your Dog, Trump
August 23, 2018
I am no fan of Omarosa Manigault Newman, the mononymous diva who dominates the airwaves whenever she wants to. Her new book, “Unhinged,” which I won’t read, is billed as a tell-all on “45's” White House and its shenanigans. In making the rounds, “Omierosie” (my nickname for her) has played tapes that seem to corroborate at least some of her allegations about “45.” More importantly, her tapes are evidence that the game captured the hunter. In other words, Omierosie took a page from “45's” book and trusted fewer people than even “45” did. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (3/15-3/21/18)
March 16, 2018
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Black Panther Los Angeles Press Day
March 2, 2018
A closer look at the cast and crew of the superest of all superhero movies: Black Panther!! ... read more / watch video »
The imagery of Wakanda is everywhere — “Black Panther” costume designer Ruth E. Carter found —Douriean
February 1, 2018
“Black Panther” costume designer Ruth E. Carter discovered Los Angeles based fine artist—Douriean.  ... read more »
This Week in Women’s History  
March 15, 2017
Past and modern day Black women who have made herstory    ... read more / view gallery »
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