{Shelf Life} LaChelle Weaver Spills the Tea On Her Debut Novel ‘Sister Surrogate’

I had the opportunity to sit down with LaChelle Weaver before she gave birth to her debut novel Sister Surrogate. So sit back and enjoy what we discussed and please comment and share this interview with everyone you know. Hi LaChelle, how are you? LaChelle: Hello, King. I'm doing great. Thank you for this opportunity. … Continue reading {Shelf Life} LaChelle Weaver Spills the Tea On Her Debut Novel ‘Sister Surrogate’

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{Shelf Life: Excerpt} The Star Side of Bird Hill: A Novel by:Naomi Jackson

The people on the hill liked to say that God’s smile was the sun shining down on them. In the late afternoon, before scarlet ibis bloodied the view of sunset, light flooded the stained-glass windows of Bird Hill Church of God in Christ, illuminating the renderings of black saints from Jesus to Absalom Jones. When … Continue reading {Shelf Life: Excerpt} The Star Side of Bird Hill: A Novel by:Naomi Jackson

{Hollywood} Taraji P. Henson Covers UPTOWN

FOX Queen of Wednesday Night TV Taraji P. Henson a.k.a Cookie covers The Hollywood Issue of UPTOWN magazine. This cover marks Henson's first cover with the magazine, which reminds us of Diana Ross in "Mahogany." The cover was shot by Gomillion & Leupold. “This is the happiest I’ve ever been in my career,” Taraji P. … Continue reading {Hollywood} Taraji P. Henson Covers UPTOWN

{Business} ‘Sister 2 Sister’ Magazine Ends Printing Era

It has been no secret that Sister 2 Sister print magazine was coming to an end. Over the last 2 years some issues would be combined or not released at all. Back in October, founder Jaime Foster Brown said that "it would be on a temporary hiatus." The internet/economy played a big part in many … Continue reading {Business} ‘Sister 2 Sister’ Magazine Ends Printing Era

{Hollywood} Academy Award Winners Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner In One Film

What do two Academy Award Winners have in common? They star in 'Black or White' a new film set to kick off 2015 with a Bang. 'Black or White' is a film about a grandfather (Academy Award® winner Kevin Costner) who is suddenly left to care for his beloved granddaughter. When the little girl’s paternal … Continue reading {Hollywood} Academy Award Winners Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner In One Film

{Business} Lisa Price Sells ‘Carol’s Daughter’

Lisa Price announced today that her company Carol's Daughter is being acquired by L'Oreal. "It brings me pride and joy to be able to join a family like L'oreal because I know I'll be with the right shepherd...a company that will help to take what I've built and solidify it in it's place in history … Continue reading {Business} Lisa Price Sells ‘Carol’s Daughter’

{Life} Open Letter From Amina T. Mosley “Thank you For Fixing My Father”

Iyanla, Before your show I never felt like just one of 34. I have always had a great and close relationships with 8 of my siblings that I do know. We have a very supportive and loving family overall. We are in constant contact, so it has always felt totally normal. Sure, I always knew … Continue reading {Life} Open Letter From Amina T. Mosley “Thank you For Fixing My Father”

{Passing} Dr. Jewel L. Prestage

Dr. Jewel L. Prestage, the first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D from a department of political science at an American university passes away at age 82.

{Hot One} O, the Oprah Magazine Launches ‘O’s Circle of Friends’

Calling all of you Oprah fan's. Here's your chance to finally become a part of Oprah's inner circle. Hearst’s O, the Oprah Magazine is testing the waters with O’s Circle of Friends, a tiered-subscription model/fan club. As part of Circle of Friends, Prime subscribers ($39 a year) receive a newsletter featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the … Continue reading {Hot One} O, the Oprah Magazine Launches ‘O’s Circle of Friends’

{Wedding} Ciara Covers Brides Magazine

Singer Ciara is the cover model for Brides magazine August/September 2014 Style Issue. Ciara graces the cover in a long-sleeve embroidered Chantilly lace Reem Acra gown, accessorized with her very own blinding bridal bling and bracelet. A simply-chic bouquet of cream garden roses, crafted by Miho Kosuda, plus soft, natural makeup by Urban Decay and … Continue reading {Wedding} Ciara Covers Brides Magazine