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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation Announces $12 Million Covid-19 Relief Fund


Oprah Winfrey - Photo Credit: OWN Network


The Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation announced today the newest grant recipients of Oprah Winfrey’s $12 million COVID-19 Relief Fund. The $12 million in grants support organizations in Oprah’s “home cities” of Nashville, Chicago, Milwaukee, Baltimore and Kosciusko, Mississippi that are helping underserved communities currently experiencing a disproportionate impact from the pandemic. Winfrey previously announced she was giving $10 million to help those affected by the pandemic and has committed an additional $2 million in support, bringing the total figure to date to $12 million. 

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Grammy Award-winning Q Parker Releases New Single "I Need You"

Photo Credit: Q Parker


GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter Q Parker releases his new single "I Need You" from his forthcoming album, The Bridge Project: Brothers UnitedThe track serves as the forthcoming album's second single, coming in right behind its lead single "Made For" featuring Q Parker, Avery Wilson, Deitrick Haddon, and Eric Dawkins. In light of the current political state of unrest, I Need You champions unity, humanity, community and brotherhood. The Bridge Project: Brothers United, a musical and visual project with a goal of unity, cultural advancement which bridges the gap in genres of mainstream and gospel, is slated for a fourth quarter 2020 release.

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Friday, June 19, 2020

The Roots Partners With Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote for Virtual Festival Experience


Michelle Obama - Photo Credit: Paras Griffin—Getty Images

This year, in partnership with Michelle Obama’s national, nonpartisan nonprofit organization, When We All VoteThe Roots are launching the 13th Annual Roots Picnic as a virtual broadcast experience on Saturday, June 27th, exclusively on YouTube. The event is Executive Produced by Shawn Gee (Live Nation Urban), Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Tarik Trotter (Two One Five Entertainment) and Dan Parise (DPS).  

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Friday, May 29, 2020

Towanda Braxton Launches Age-defying Skin Care Line "Ladybug Skincare"

Toward Braxton - Photo Credit: @itowandabraxton

Towanda Braxton is finally letting fans know her secret to her flawless skin. Known as the "Responsible One" of the Braxtons, Towanda has deemed it as her responsibility to help others combat wrinkles, acne, dull skin, and other skin impurities with her new cosmetic line, "Ladybug Skincare."
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Thursday, April 30, 2020

Billy Porter Graduates From ‘Quarancuts’ Virtual Hair School

Billy Porter - Photo Credit: Barba
One of the less discussed challenges of the lockdown following the COVID-19 outbreak has been that individuals all over are finding themselves in dire need of a haircut with spouses, partners, parents and children are suddenly being drafted as amateur barbers and stylists – with potentially catastrophic (stylistic) results. 
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