“We must shock this nation with the power of love…We can’t give up on the heart of Democracy.” – Rev. Dr. William Barber II, President of the North Carolina NAACP
Month: July 2016
Laced Beauty of the Week: Jay Black
Name: Jay Black Instagram: @fakecoolfilth Occupation: Model, Designer and Stylist Location: Hattiesburg, Mississippi
11 Steps to Mastering Wedding Video Production
If you are passionate about live film production, wedding videography can offer you a steady stream of income. Creating wedding videos is an excellent way to profit from your equipment and experience. Wedding videography offers you the potential to build a lucrative business.
Struggles Of Being An Afro-Latina
Black or Latina? I’ve heard that question so many times that it drives me muy loca (very crazy…lol). Some people do not understand that Afro-Latinos/Latinas do exist in this world. They are so used to the ideal Latina that looks like Jennifer Lopez. A lot of black Latinos are criticized for either not being black…
Black Lives Matter Worldwide: Southern Laced welcomes the spokesperson of the Brigade Anti Negrophobie (BAN) Mouvement… Franco LOLLIA
If you remember my last article From Paris with Love, I was gushing about how my city was beautiful with our melting pot and population diversity. This diversity also brings some tension between the police and “minorities”. African Caribbean French citizens are facing the same struggle as African-Americans in the U.S. with the Black Lives Matter…
Outfit of the Day: The New Look!
The New Look! by stylistlroy featuring a high-waist trousers Polo Ralph Lauren button front shirt $190 – harrods.com Roberto Cavalli button jacket theoutnet.com STELLA McCARTNEY high waist trousers farfetch.com Jimmy Choo pointed toe shoes jimmychoo.com Chanel genuine leather purse 1stdibs.com Chanel enamel brooch truefacet.com Ray-Ban polarized wayfarer sunglasses tradesy.com
Stylist L. Roy’s Interview with Makeup Artist Chelsey Jones
Name: Chelsey Jones Occupation: Makeup Artist Location: Jackson, Mississippi Q: Where do you get your inspiration from? A: I get my inspiration from things all around me, mainly color! I fall in love with different tones and create mood boards that feature those tones. Making visual mood boards excite me and definitely inspire me. Q:…
Betsey Johnson Funk and Spunk Bracelet
I adore all things about Betsey Johnson line. I especially love her jewelry line, which consists of unique earrings, necklaces, rings and bracelets. What makes Betsey Johnson’s jewelry so spectacular is each piece is stylish and unique. Those are two qualities I look for in purchasing my accessories. Plus, it’s affordable! Within this year, I…
The Dallas and Baton Rouge shooters: A reminder of the fraught history of black veterans in America
Chad Williams, Brandeis University The recent shooting deaths of eight police officers in two separate incidents has shocked the nation and left us searching for answers.
Outfit of the Day: Don’t Blend In!
Don’t Blend In! by stylistlroy featuring calligraphy wall art Mary Katrantzou colorful shirt tradesy.com FiveUnits print jeans $120 – zalando.co.uk Valentino leather footwear tradesy.com Chanel chain strap purse portero.com Chanel preowned jewelry truefacet.com Pieces jewelry $13 – nelly.com Christian Dior gradient lens sunglasses barneys.com Calligraphy wall art society6.com –Stylist L. Roy
Small Minority Business Spotlight: Chef Po Urban Kitchen
Name: Lashante Cox Occupation: Sales Associate and Business Owner Location: Jackson, Mississippi Q: Did you always want to be a chef? A: I didn’t always want to be a chef. I kinda ran from my true calling. I knew I wanted to be a chef like four years ago when one of my good friends said,…
Protected: Hidden Files?: Mississippi Man Shot And Killed By Officer After Being Attacked By A Police Dog! (PASSWORD: laced)
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Outfit of the Day: Stylish Friday!
Stylish Friday! by stylistlroy featuring black sandals Topshop sequin shirt $32 – topshop.com Roberto Cavalli tuxedo jacket theoutnet.com Kat Maconie black sandals $155 – graziashop.com Yves Saint Laurent coin purse $950 – saksfifthavenue.com Chanel vintage jewelry farfetch.com Quay cat eye glasses nastygal.com –Stylist L. Roy
Thyroid Disease: Check Your Neck
Thyroid disease is a very interesting topic. I know all too well about the symptoms because I’ve been there. I thought I was going through a depression or just being bipolar. I was losing my temper, always crying… getting mad at everyone and everything. I started to lose weight. I was plagued with bad skin and…
Outfit of the Day: Summer Road Trip!
Summer Road Trip! by stylistlroy featuring a mini bag MARA body con dress $3.94 – boohoo.com Chanel mini bag $3,585 – vestiairecollective.com Miss Selfridge velvet choker missselfridge.com Ray-Ban crystal glasses snobswap.com –Stylist L. Roy
Featured Couple Curtis and Jamila Jones #23
Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? I am originally from Chicago, Illinois. I moved to Jackson, Mississippi in 2004 to attend THEE Jackson State University! I, then, received my Masters in Human Resources and I currently work in that field. Curtis is a native of Jackson, Mississippi and…
Person of the Week: Myron C. Johnson aka DJ Energizer
Name: Myron C. Johnson aka DJ Energizer Occupation: DJ, Promoter and CEO of Energizer Entertainment Education: Jackson State University (Bachelors) and Capella University (Masters) Location: Byram, Mississippi
Latinos in America: Why Isn’t The Media Covering Latinos Being Killed By Police?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BHuxdzpgRvf/?taken-by=starboyant In America, not only do African-American have a hard time, Latinos do as well. There have also been recent killing of Latinos by police officers, but they are hardly noticed. An 18-year old named Anthony Nuñez was shot and killed by a police officer after he was trying to commit suicide. Melissa Ventura, a…
The Mississippi Black Rodeo 2016
This weekend was the weekend to be a cowboy or cowgirl in Mississippi! The 14th Annual Mississippi Black Rodeo attracted cowboys and cowgirls from all over the country to the Mississippi Colliseum. Whether you were there to tailgate, listen to live entertainment or watch the bull and horse riding competitions, more than likely, you left…
Outfit of the Day: Summer Date
Summer Date by stylistlroy featuring a chanel purse Yves Saint Laurent long sleeve shirt $810 – farfetch.com Oasis blue skirt $30 – oasis-stores.com Valentino shoes $1,110 – neimanmarcus.com Chanel purse portero.com Chanel earrings $1,035 – farfetch.com Jaeger cocktail ring $46 – jaeger.co.uk Ray-Ban ray ban glasses snobswap.com – Stylist L. Roy
“With the NFL season kicking off in less than 2 months, Meet Akin Ayodele 10 years NFL Vet …turn CEO , Motivational speaker, Visionary, Entrepreneur and Investor”
Akinola means “a warrior has been through many battles and has never been defeated… a warrior with a mindset… a warrior with a soul.”
Outfit of the Day: Elements of Style
Essence Wardrobe Ready by stylistlroy featuring pocket shorts
Freedom: Black Lives Matter
On July 5, 2016, 37-year old Alton Sterling was shot and killed by two officers in front of a convenient store in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It comes to my attention that he was selling CDs outside the store until those two officers confronted him. It was stated that Sterling asked the officers a couple of…