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March 7, 2014

President and First Lady Host “Women Of Soul” Concert

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By Lechette Walker The White House had a “Women of Soul Concert” that was hosted by Michelle Obama on Thursday. The concert that was in honor of the history of great “foremothers” in music is the reason for this entertaining celebration. Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, MelissaEtheridge, Tessanne Chin, Janelle Monae. Jill Scott and Ariana Grane is the streaming line of talent that will inspire the stage with this momentous engagement. …

Oscar Voters Admit They Didn’t Watch “12 Years A Slave”

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By Barry Burch Jr. Whoever said you needed to watch a movie to determine whether to award it an Oscar or not? One rumor that stayed around for the days leading up to the 86th annual Academy Awards was that some Oscar voters did not want to watch “12 Years a Slave.”  Surprisingly for some and unsurprisingly for others, this rumor seems to be true.  According to The Huffington Post, two anonymous…

Prestigious Performance Center Honors Alma J. Powell

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger The wife of former Secretary of State Colin Powell was honored by the Lincoln Center Education for her work as an advocate for education on Tuesday. Alma Powell led the America’s Promise Alliance, an education advocate that works with more than 350 organizations. The APA guides and coordinates efforts to help young people connect with vital resources that improve their chance of educational success. Powell also…