Oscars 2017: Moonlight crowned best film in the confusion

In an odd and peculiar moment, that will go down in the history of fails, the feature film Moonlight by Barry Jenkins won the Oscar for best film while the presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway had previously announced that the trophy was going to La La Land by Damien Chazelle. The error has created…

Osez Le Foulard’s African Head Wraps

Tell us about yourself. What is Osez Le Foulard? My name is Dk Ange.  Ange means ‘angel‘ in English. I like to define myself as an African queen as a promoter of the beauty of African ladies. This is why I started everything around the head wrap. This is why I started the movement. And this…

Southern Laced Interview with Violinist Daniel D.

“Lord, allow others to be drawn to You through the gift and character embedded in me.” – Daniel D. Daniel D., a 27-year-old professional violinist from Charleston, South Carolina, started playing at the young age of 12. With a fan base reaching internationally, the skilled Charleston School of Arts alumni began touring immediately after graduation….

7-FOOT-7 ‘GAME OF THRONES’ ACTOR NEIL FINGLETON DIES AT 36

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON – Feb. 27, 2017 7:52 AM ET LONDON (AP) — Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in “Game of Thrones” has died at 36. The Tall Persons Club says Fingleton, who was Britain’s tallest man, died Saturday. British media reported the cause as…

Afro Latino History Is Black History 

So one of my friends was telling about a conversation he was having in class with his teacher and students about there is no such thing as an Afro Latino. He told them yes there is because one of my friends is an Afro Latina. So the teacher asked,“what is that?” He told her that…

Jackson Medical Mall Foundation to Honor MS Music Legends During Black History Event

February 21, 2017 (Jackson, MS) –   The Jackson Medical Mall Foundation will host Sounds of Hope: Honoring Our Legends, Celebrating Our Legacy, on Thursday, February 23rd at 6:30 PM at the Center Stage inside the Jackson Medical Mall.   Sounds of Hope is a Black History celebration honoring the contributions of Black Americans to entertainment and humanities through music….