Only Cathy Hughes could transform the Blackburn Center at Howard University into both a sanctuary as well as a Go-Go joint. At least that’s how electric the atmosphere seemed on Sunday, Oct. 22 during a standing-room-only celebratory brunch during which Hughes received well-deserved accolades for her philanthropic commitment to Howard University. [read more…]
Media mogul, and the founder and chairperson of Radio One, Inc., Cathy Hughes, celebrated in the company of friends, family and admirers last weekend on the campus of Howard University during several events that highlighted the renaming of Howard’s School of Communication to the Cathy Hughes School of Communication. [read more…]
The United States Postal Service (USPS) recently issued a new Kwanzaa stamp, designed by a Los Angeles-based artist who’s been creating bright, bold, colorful illustrations that have become her trademark and signature. [read more…]
Black history is being retold as South Africa hosts as a first-time exhibit devoted to famed 20th-century painters Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso, showcasing how the continent inspired some of their most influential artwork. [read more…]
Misty Copeland, principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, lists among Glamour magazine’s top women of 2015. According to a statement issued Thursday by magazine officials, Copeland along with trailblazers that include Reese Witherspoon, Victoria Beckham and Caitlyn Jenner, will be honored Nov. 9 at the “25th Anniversary Women of the Year Awards” in New York City.
Visual artist Charles Philippe Jean-Pierre presented a cultural safe space for thousands of African-Americans who traveled far and wide to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. “The intention is something so positive. It is artist-centered for the justice movement going on,” Jean-Pierre said. “I am trying to capture the 20-year journey for justice through the arts.”