Skip to content

If one-of-a-kind keepsake jewelry is what you desire, look no further than Beads Byaree. The owner, Areeayl Goodwin, handcrafts whimsical brass jewelry that is a surefire conversation starter. The Philadelphia native graduated from Howard University with a bachelor’s in acting. Today, she creates jewelry inspired by the world around her. Goodwin’s designs have amassed a…

Read More

Will Smith has been racially abused by police “on more than 10 occasions.” The Bad Boys actor admitted he got stopped “frequently” by officers in Philadelphia, who used derogatory language toward him because of his skin color. Speaking on podcast “On One With Angela Rye,” he said: “I grew up in Philadelphia. I grew up…

Read More

Maori Karmael Holmes is the founder and artistic director of BlackStar Film Festival. Holmes received her bachelor’s in history from American University and her MFA in film from Temple University. Her work has screened internationally, including the feature documentary Scene Not Heard: Women in Philadelphia Hip-Hop. She also has directed and produced works for Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter…

Read More

Former Philadelphia Eagles star quarterback Donovan McNabb continues to harbor resentment towards ex-teammate Terrell “T.O.” Owens for being instrumental in breaking up their Super Bowl-contending team. McNabb, considered a borderline NFL Hall of Fame candidate by sports pundits, says Owen’s destructive and narcissistic ways created strife and discord within the Eagles locker room and prevented…

Read More

If something doesn’t exist, create it. That’s exactly what David Cabello did. After only three semesters at Shippensburg University, Cabello and his twin brother, Aaron, dropped out of college. Natives of Bristol Borough, Pennsylvania, the twins moved to Philadelphia, hoping to make a change in the Black community. Working together, the twins created the first…

Read More

John Legend “faced a lot of challenges” growing up. The 40-year-old singer has said he was subjected to racial discrimination throughout his younger years, especially when he went to college in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as he would have “occasional encounters with police” that made him “question [his] belonging.” Speaking to People magazine after being named 2019’s Sexiest Man…

Read More

Dr. Tosha Rogers is an Atlanta Obstetrician and Gynecologist. She received her B.S. in chemistry from Drexel University and her D.O. from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She did her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Drexel University College of Medicine at Hahnemann University Hospital. The Philadelphia native currently owns Atlanta Premier OB/GYN Associates,…

Read More

Latoia Fitzgerald is a Los Angeles-based designer and mother. Fitzgerald is the designer behind the kid’s fashion line Dillonger Clothing and the women’s fashion line Lionne Clothing. The Philadelphia native has been obsessed with fashion since a young age. Fitzgerald grew up in an artistic household, where her step-father was a videographer and my mother…

Read More