Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle To Receive Harvard’s W.E.B. Du Bois Medal

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts — Athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick and activist and comedian Dave Chappelle are among the eight distinguished people who will receive the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal at the sixth annual Hutchins Center Honors presented by the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University. Honorees also include Kenneth I. Chenault,…

Nike x Jordan Brand announce the Air Jordan XXXIII

BEAVERTON, Oregon — Nike announced that The Air Jordan XXXIII will launche on October 18 of this year. Like all of the Jordan models post the XXX, the XXXIII also features subtle design cues from the past. “The ability to infuse our design innovation with our profound Jordan DNA has enabled us to deliver a…

Rihanna Closes Out Fashion Week with Diamond Ball

NEW YORK, New York — Rihanna continues to establish her legacy as a fashion icon and philanthropist following her New York Fashion Week runway show of her Savage x Fenty lingerie line — and her fourth annual Diamond Ball, benefiting her Clara Lionel foundation. At her Fashion Week runway show on Wednesday, Rihanna celebrated “Womanhood”…

Trio of African – American women design Lebron James Nike Shoes

HARLEM, New York — Three African American designers from Harlem, NYC – Kimberly Goldson, Felisha Noel, and Undra Celeste Duncan – earned the opportunity to showcase their work as the trio designed Lebron James Nike Shoes. “We each had something that connected the four of us based on what LeBron saw from his mom, and…

Janet Jackson, Jamie Foxx, Michael B. Jordan, Karrueche Tran Celebrate the 13th Annual LudaDay Weekend

ATLANTA, Georgia — Rapper, actor and philanthropist – Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, celebrated another star-studded LudaDay Weekend in Atlanta this past holiday weekend. Guests from all over America came out to support this series of charitable events hosted by some of the top entertainers, actors, influencers and athletes in the industry. Thursday was the official kick-off…

Rihanna Styles on the cover of GARAGE Magazine Issue No. 15

MANILA, Phillipines — Music sensation, St. Michael, Barbados born Rihanna reigns on the cover of GARAGE Issue #15, photographed by artist Deana Lawson and style by Carlos Nazario. The cover image features Rihanna in Dolce & Gabbana briefs, a pair of Y/Project stilettos, a necklace from Tiffany’s, and, in a surprising twist, a rose bolero…

Nike releases its commercial starring Colin Kaepernick

BEAVERTON, Oregon — Nike released its new commercial starring Colin Kaepernick on Wednesday which showcases various inspirational, sports-related stories. The new ad includes amazing inspirational stories from amateur athletes such as a football-playing Homecoming queen and an Ironman participant who lost 120 pounds and recovered from a brain tumor. Superstar professional athletes like Serena Williams, LeBron…

Nicki Minaj Helps Students Pay Off Their Loans On Ellen

LOS ANGELES, California — Hip-hop star, Nicki Minaj, surprised three students during her visit to The Ellen DeGeneres Show. During the end of the show, Nicki and Ellen pulled three fans out of the audience to give them each $50,000 to help pay off their student loans. In partnership with Wal-Mart, Nicki and Ellen gave…

Book Release: Moral Inventory by Tara Johnson

FORT MYERS, Florida —  Although born in New York, Author Tara Johnson has called Florida home for over thirty years. Writing has always been her outlet. Her home is her sanctuary and she is most complete when surrounded by family. Tara’s new book is entitled Moral Inventory. ABOUT MORAL INVENTORY Seventeen-year-old Elizabeth thought she had…