Jewel Tankard gifting single parents with $10K Christmas giveaway

Jewel Tankard gifting single parents with $10K Christmas giveaway

Jewel Tankard and The Tankard Foundation will give away $10K to single parents for Christmas. The matriarch of Bravo’s hit reality show, “Thicker Than Water,” was once a single parent and she understands the hardships that single parents face, especially during the holidays. She has done a gift giveaway for the past six years and […]

National encourager Calvin T. Mann helps boys become men, husbands and fathers

National encourager Calvin T. Mann helps boys become men, husbands and fathers

With Father’s Day falling on the same day as Juneteenth this year, we have multiple reasons to celebrate. It also presents an opportunity to honor men like Calvin T. Mann.  As an advocate for boys and men, Mann is making our ancestors proud by modeling what manhood means beyond physical strength and machismo. He is […]

Two Lewis gives newlywed advice, discusses fintech app Credit Rich and more

Two Lewis gives newlywed advice, discusses fintech app Credit Rich and more

Spring is a time of new beginnings when love is in the air and hope springs eternal. For Two Lewis and Naturi Naughton, it also marks the union of the “real power couple” who were wed on April 2, 2022. The pair, who met through Naughton’s TV husband,  Omari Hardwick, wed in a royal affair […]

Two Lewis reveals how he and Naturi Naughton became the ‘real power couple’

Two Lewis reveals how he and Naturi Naughton became the 'real power couple'

Atlanta businessman, Two Lewis and actress Naturi Naughton are legitimately “the real power couple” following their April 2, 2022 wedding. “It’s our day but it’s her moment,” he explained during a recent chat with rolling out‘s Star Studio.  Watch the full interview to hear more details about the all-Black vendors, where the Lewises are honeymooning […]

Drew Sidora discusses ‘being that girl’ and return of ‘RHOA’

Drew Sidora discusses 'being that girl' and return of 'RHOA'

When you’re that girl, there’s no limit to the love you receive, which is why Drew Sidora was honored at a brunch in Detroit on Sunday, March 20, 2022, at Trust Detroit Nightclub. The That Girl Surprise Success Celebration was hosted by Being That Girl, an organization that celebrates and supports women through fashion, business, […]

Detroit’s Culture Soul southern eatery serves Black history every day

Detroit's Culture Soul southern eatery serves Black history every day

Pandemic aside, people deserve to enjoy good food, which is why Le Culture Café, an upscale restaurant in Detroit, closed its doors to make room for Culture Soul, a southern eatery serving gourmet soul food. Culture Soul features a variety of delectable cuisine ranging from traditional dishes such as Lamb Chops and Catfish to signatures […]

Sean ‘The Pen’ Garrett reveals why he’s ‘Still Over It’

Sean 'The Pen' Garrett reveals why he's 'Still Over It'

If making hits for aunties and hotties was a person, it would be producer, singer and songwriter Sean Garrett. Aptly nicknamed “The Pen,” he has impacted the culture with a series of chart-topping compositions, most notably Usher’s “Yeah!” which ranks second on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Decade for 2000–2009. His resume boasts […]

BiggVon and Corporate Culture Films release trio of movies

BiggVon and Corporate Culture Films release trio of movies

This year, Halloween fell on a weekend along with the premiere of award-winning producer and filmmaker BiggVon’s debut films Humor Planet, Demented and Toxsanity. The sold-out private screening was held at the Emagine Theatre in Detroit, on Oct. 31, 2021. Each of the features from the multi-hyphenate’s Corporate Culture Films had the audience gasping and laughing. […]

Licensed therapist Ce Anderson explains why self-care isn’t selfish

Licensed therapist Ce Anderson explains why self-care isn't selfish

Ce Anderson is a licensed therapist, mental health advocate and speaker dedicated to educating and empowering others, specifically in the areas of domestic violence, sexual assault, mental health, wellness and setting healthy boundaries. The dynamic clinician creates and speaks from a space of authenticity, bringing awareness and healing to others. She has been featured on […]

Millennial mompreneurs take over historic event space near downtown Detroit

Millennial mompreneurs take over historic event space near downtown Detroit

Two millennial mompreneurs are turning events into gold with The Whittier Event & Banquet Co. in Detroit. Located off the Detroit River near downtown, the prestigious location is a historic gem. The opulent venue can accommodate weddings, birthday parties, corporate events and more. An in-house valet, chef, bar and seasoned event specialists ensure a consummate […]

Angela Yee discusses Private Label hair extensions and securing wealth

Angela Yee discusses Private Label hair extensions and securing wealth

Maintaining dope hairstyles can be expensive, so business mogul and co-host of “The Breakfast Club,” Angela Yee, offers affordable products from Private Label Extensions. Available online and in stores, it’s the premier source for hair extensions, wigs and lashes. During the wholesale day in Detroit on Sunday, March 28, 2021, the entire line was available […]

Alycia Pascual-Peña challenges the status quo on-screen and in real life

Alycia Pascual-Peña challenges the status quo on-screen and in real life

The entertainment industry is finally curating Black stories with intention as time is up for the glaring disparities. The impact of our diaspora is increasing with the emergence of talents such as  Alycia Pascual-Peña. She is best known as Bayside’s female football star Aisha in Peacock’s reboot of the ’90s TV show “Saved by the […]

Demetria Lucas’ book-to-film ‘Don’t Waste Your Pretty,’ spotlights Black love

Demetria Lucas' book-to-film 'Don't Waste Your Pretty,' spotlights Black love

In the new TV ONE original film, “Don’t Waste Your Pretty” a group of close-knit friends sort out their turbulent life issues and love lives — relying on one another to figure out their next move when jobs, romance or family interactions prove more complicated than they anticipated. Spotlighting platonic and romantic Black love, the […]

BET alumni celebrate 40 years of creating, shaping and uplifting Black culture

BET alumni celebrate 40 years of creating, shaping and uplifting Black culture

Long before the days of Tyler Perry’s takeover, BET laid the blueprint for Black excellence in media. The Promethean network has represented Black culture for 40 years by covering every aspect of programming for us, by us. BET alumni reunited to celebrate this anniversary during a webinar Friday evening, Nov. 27, 2020. It was a […]

Brandon Burke advocates for Alzheimer’s awareness while caring for his father

Brandon Burke advocates for Alzheimer's awareness while caring for his father

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. Alzheimer’s advocate Brandon Burke has firsthand experience with the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease through the diagnoses of his grandmother and his father, Gary. In his first book, Rediscovering Dad & Discovering Myself: A Journey Through the Impact of Alzheimer’s, Burke, who is his […]

Black, Gifted & Whole supporting HBCU students through school and pandemic

Black, Gifted & Whole supporting HBCU students through school and pandemic

The Black, Gifted & Whole Foundation, is a Black, queer-led organization that supports Black queer students. Black, Gifted & Whole’s mission is to ensure the inclusivity of Black queer representation in the conversations of higher education at HBCUs and beyond. The organization provides financial assistance and resources to Black students and the Black queer community. […]

Lidya Jewett gives her take on NBC’s ‘Good Girls’ and being born near Wakanda

Lidya Jewett gives her take on NBC's 'Good Girls' and being born near Wakanda

Since we have at least another month of social distancing left, there’s still time to get into NBC’s “Good Girls.” In its third season, the quirky drama about three moms who resort to crime for cash will have you rooting for bad behavior. Thirteen-year-old Lidya Jewett plays the sassy yet intuitive Sara Hill, a kid […]

En Vogue discusses its influence on music culture and upcoming ‘Empire’ cameo

En Vogue discusses its influence on music culture and upcoming 'Empire' cameo

From the moment En Vogue rocked little black dresses, heels and red lipstick in the visuals for “Hold On,” we were captivated. Their sensual sophistication, daring lyrics and dulcet vocals became the blueprint for bold elegance. They embodied Black girl magic long before it was a hashtag movement. Thirty years later, the funky divas still […]

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