Older folks say, “She got it honest,” when a kid takes on the mannerisms or likes of a parent. This couldn’t be more true of 22-year-old cosplayer Mica Burton, who got ...
“Be careful who you marry because your kids might have carpet texture hair,” warned my friend. Carpet what? I repeated to myself. I had never heard the term before, but I ...
If you’ve ever seen Hope Boykin dance onstage, you’ve witnessed modern dance at its finest. For 17 years, the North Carolina native has been giving us the ‘theatrical experience’ that has ...
“My name is Shaniqua,” said a blogger I met at a luncheon in mid-town Manhattan. Shaniqua? I did a double take. She gave me her card. As soon as I got ...
If you haven’t heard of Los Angeles-based, Trinidad-born artist Miles Regis yet, you will. He learned to paint at age five, by watching his uncle Alexander King, one of Trinidad’s ...
The late actor/rapper/poet Tupac Shakur is one of those legendary figures that never dies. Every few years there’s a new Tupac siting and just last month a man was arrested ...
Two years ago, Stacie Jones, who many remember from the second season of “The Apprentice,” had just put her kids to bed and was saying goodnight to a friend who ...
“He pushed me on the bed, pinned me down, and started punching me in the face,” recalls Harlem-based artist Dianne Smith, the night her 6’6, 270 lb. boyfriend assaulted her. It was ...