Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson is finally being honored with her own set of iconic prints outside of The Chinese Theatre. It’s about time! According to The Shade Room, Turner Classic Movies will honor Cicely will her own hand and footprint ceremony at The Chinese Theater on April 27. The ceremony is set to take place during the […]

The White House names 21 Presidential Medal of Freedom honorees. Obama said they're an inspiration to everyone.

On this Fashion Friday, Erica Campbell chats with her business partner and stylist Vernon Martin, who has styled greats such as Cicely Tyson, Serena Williams, Angela Bassett and, of course, Erica herself! Vernon talks about Erica’s very own hair line “Erica By Erica Campbell,” and explains why he wanted to launch it with her. “You’re […]

  CeCe Winans brought a packed Kennedy Center to it’s feet in a tribute to honoree Cicely Tyson, 90.  Tyson was celebrated at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors and Winans brought guests, including President Barack Obama and R&B superstar Usher to tears with a powerful performance of “Blessed Assurance”.  Joined by Terence Blanchard and the Cicely […]

The family of Maya Angelou arranged a private memorial service Saturday at Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel, where the writer had taught for more than 30 years. First lady Michelle Obama, Former President Clinton and Oprah Winfrey paid tribute to Angelou along with family, friends and admirers. Angelou died May 28 at age 86. Share […]

I missed the first one.  When Barack Hussein Obama was sworn in as our first African-American president with an agenda that I believed passionately in,…