89th Academy Awards Deliver Head-To-Toe Glamour And Welcome Surprises

  “Oh, what a night!” The 89th Academy Awards ceremony honored the best films and actors of 2016 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on Sunday evening, February 26, 2017. Host Jimmy Kimmel kept the pace going for the long exciting evening, where glitz and glamour prevailed. Hollywood’s finest didn’t disappoint, as gorgeous stars…

Rihanna: Singer, Actress . . . and Humanitarian of the Year

  Harvard University has named Rihanna as their 2017 Humanitarian of the Year. In honor of the late Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes, the award recognizes “prominent public-spirited leaders.” Past honorees include James Earl Jones, Kofi Annan, and Malala Yousafzai. Rihanna’s recognition is due to her extensive charitable work. S. Allen Counter, director of the…

“Moonlight,” Mahershala, and Viola Win Big at 2017 Oscars

    The 89th annual Academy Awards were full of surprises, Hollywood stars rubbing elbows, and of course wonderful golden statues being handed out. Even after the huge mix-up for the Best Picture award, the star-studded event concluded with accolades of praise, recognition, and appreciation. The 2017 awards showed definite progress from 2016’s #OscarsSoWhite fiasco,…

Studio One Eighty Nine: Spreading the Ethical Fashion Movement and Empowering Women Globally

  It’s really inspiring when famous people put their multiple resources, huge global presence and unselfish kindness into helping others achieve greatness. Rosario Dawson and Abrima Erwiah come to mind. The talented actress teamed up with the ethical fashion designer to establish Studio 189. That’s the new line owned by Ms. Dawson and features Ghana-based,…