Spring is finally upon us, and as the weather warms, people want to get out and connect with others. So what better time than now to discuss dating etiquette? I recently received a question from one of my male clients, asking, “How do I set up a great date for my loved one?” How sweet. This is an awesome question because it shows that men still want to get it right, or in … [Read more...]
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Philando Castile will be honored in a new Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) exhibition entitled “Art and Healing: In the Moment” starting in June, nearly two years after his fatal shooting in 2016. The exhibit will feature 15 works — including paintings, sculpture, video, posters, and textiles — all by Twin Cities artists. “Art and Healing: In the Moment” is slated to run … [Read more...]
A maternal instinct-driven thriller on Mother’s Day weekend may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but Breaking In starring Gabrielle Union found an audience. The $6 million budget home invasion suspense flick opened at number-three behind Avengers: Infinity War and Life of the Party to a respectable $16.5 million estimate, according to industry reports. Ignoring the poor reviews … [Read more...]
Rapper Meek Mill sat down with NBC’s Lester Holt to talk about his experiences in the criminal justice system for a Dateline interview that aired on Sunday, May 6. “I had eight years of probation that turned [into] 16 years of probation,” Mill said in a preview of the interview. “Something is not working,” in the criminal justice system. TMZ.com reported that Judge Genece … [Read more...]
Over 100 Black creatives and tastemakers recently attended an invitation-only, first-ever Black Media Story Summit in New York City. Black Public Media (BPM) hosted the summit at Google’s New York City offices on April 6. The event brought together Black filmmakers, producers, writers and directors, along with social justice activists, media and entertainment executives, … [Read more...]