Tag: CNN

The Great Maya Angelou Has Passed On

Maya Angelou died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on Wednesday, said her literary agent, Helen Brann. The 86-year-old was a novelist, actress, professor, singer, dancer and activist.  In 2010, President Barack Obama named her the recipient…

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UPDATE: Breaking news – Buildings explode in Harlem

                  UPDATE:   Notification issued on 3/12/14 at 3:00 PM. The New York City Unified Victim Identification System (UVIS) has been activated in response to the building collapse that occurred…

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Breaking news – Buildings explode in Harlem

                  Two buildings appear to have collapsed in East Harlem. At least two deaths and 16 injuries are reported.  NYFD reports it to be a 5-Alarm Fire.  The buildings are…

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QUOTE: On finding out who you are (Michaela Angela Davis)

This week’s quote is a short but impactful and critically important video from Michaela Angela Davis – image activist, writer, conversationalist, editorial director, feminist, fashionista, community servant, and CNN contributor. No summary of ours could do her poetic words any…

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QUOTE: Don Lemon

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Our Inspirational quote this week is by Don Lemon.  It is not a single sentence or phrase.  But rather Don’s “open letter” response to Russell Simmons. Simmons and others criticized Lemon for a broadcast during which Lemon shared…

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Don Lemon CNN news anchor Dining in Harlem at Cédric Bistro

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Harlem Resident and CNN Anchor Don Lemon enjoyed an evening out the other night with friends at Cedric’s on Harlem Restaurant Row.  As Don has mentioned on his show, the popular prime-time weekend edition of CNN Newsroom, he lives…

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Michaela Angela Davis interviewed by Soledad O’Brian for new CNN series Who Is Black In America?

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I was so proud to see my friend and Image Activist Michaela Angela Davis interviewed by Soledad O’Brien for CNN’s new series “Who Is Black In America?: Soledad O’Brien Explores Racial Identity” In this clip Michaela asks one…

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Dr. King’s Easter Message

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Many people don’t realize that this Easter happens to be the anniversary of Dr. King’s death.

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Dr. King's Easter Message

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Many people don’t realize that this Easter happens to be the anniversary of Dr. King’s death.

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