Now that the 87th Academy Award Winners for the 2015 Oscar has been announced, celebrity gossip shows are gearing up for a next morning coverage of the event from the red carpet to the after party. Jokes will be made about Neil Patrick Harris underwear moment, Lady Gaga clean look performance, and people will mention the amazing performance of the oscar-winning song “Glory” from Selma.
As a naturalized African American (originally from the Congo Democratic in Central Africa), I realized that this wonderful day (along with many others to come) could not have been possible if a certain group of people stood up for my future, knowing for sure that they might not get a taste of it as they confront unthinkable injustice and ideology rooted in the American society.
This year Miss Africa USA Pageant celebrates 10 years of empowering young women as Leaders and Goodwill Ambassadors. It’s a milestone, a history we are very proud of, having mentored over 2000 young women who have gone through the Pageant.
Think about this scenario: You get a chance to share a dinner meeting with Bill Gates and Warren Buffet. During the event, Bill proposes to pay your debt in full, only if you know how much you’re currently in Debt. To make it interesting, Warren joins the conversation and propose to double your Net Worth if you know your value. You only need to be within +/- 10% of your actual numbers.
Hakeem Kae-Kazim rose to fame in the Oscar Nominated film Hotel Rwanda playing George Rutugunda. This talented actor has an impressive list of credits and grew a huge fan base when he played the villain Colonel Dubaku in Fox’s series 24. He went on to play in many of Hollywood’s prime time TV shows and Blockbusters including X-Men: Wolverine and Pirates of the Caribbean. Now he is to star in STARZ much awaited new series, Michael Bay’s original Black Sails.
INDIANAPOLIS, February 27, 2014—At a time when most are looking forward to spring trends of the coming season, Indianapolis-based Midwest Fashion Week is gearing up for its week-long events that will showcase regional, national and international designers’ fall/winter 2014 collections. The much anticipated events are returning to the Circle City, March 15-22 with a full schedule.
The Oklahoma City Thunder is certainly one of the top NBA Basketball team at the moment, featuring great and rising stars such as Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and our African player of the week: Serge Ibaka.
Nigerian soul vocalist Douye’ prepares to release sophomore album So Much Love featuring the latest single “Til Morning Comes”
So Much Love features multi-platinum and Grammy nominated musicians including producer/songwriter Dapo Torimiro (Frank Ocean, John Legend, Justin Bieber, Jordin Sparks, Chrisette Michele, Toni Braxton), British songwriter Terry Shaddick (Olivia Newton-John, Diana Ross), guitarist Chris Sholar (Beyonce’, Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, Kanye West, Ne-Yo, D’Angelo), and jazz keyboardist Philippe Saisse (Chaka Khan, Al Jarreau, Davie Bowie, David Sanborn)
Lupita Nyong’o has been lighting up the entertainment news lately and she has just started to warm up. The amazing 30 year old Kenyan-Mexican actress and film director has been captivating the media industry lately with her American film debut in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave as Patsey, for which she received critical acclaim.