The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its latest inductees on Dec. 12th which includes the godmother of rock ‘n ‘roll, Sis. Rosetta Tharpe. Sis. Rosetta Tharpe, many believed was the pioneer of rock ‘n’ roll. Her distinctive voice and unconventional style reverberated off her gospel background as she broke ground with her electric… Continue reading Rock & Roll Hall of Fame to Induct the Woman Who Basically Invented Rock and Roll
(featured image via Getty) On Sunday, January 28th 2018, the 60th Grammy Awards took place in New York City at Madison Square Garden. Both the Grammy stage and red carpet were filled with music's hottest artists, young and seasoned. Bruno Mars and Cardi B's "Finesse" performance took us back to the nineties', politics were heavy and… Continue reading The 2018 Grammy Awards: Winners, Performances & Highlights!
The holidays are usually a time for spending quality time with loved ones, creating some of our fondest memories and giving back. And in that spirit of giving, we've compiled a list of 25 Black-owned businesses we'd love to support this year. Take a look and check out these cool gift suggestions, brand, and businesses… Continue reading Gift-Guide: 25 Black-Owned Businesses You Should Support This Holiday
Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omega made history after becoming Nigeria’s first-ever bobsled team to qualify for the 2018 Winter Olympics. The news broke in November after the three female athletes successfully completed five races in North America. The team consists of driver Seun and two brakemen Ngozi and Akuoma. All three have dual citizenship… Continue reading Female Nigerian Bobsleigh Team Become First Athletes to Reach Winter Olympics in Country’s History
TIME magazine has revealed its 2017 Person of the Year cover and when you see it, transparency comes to mind. The spread ranges from plaintiffs of the NY Plaza Hotel to well-known actors to the LGTBQ community to anonymous workers who fear retaliation. All boldly stamp the magazine’s cover proudly for giving voice to open secrets,… Continue reading TIME Magazine’s 2017 Person of the Year: The Silence Breakers
The film ‘Get Out’ was recently submitted to the comedy/musical category for the 2018 Golden Globes, which caused controversy among the millions of fans who watched the filmed. Many believed the film was incorrectly categorized, forcing many of us to ask whether, 'Systematic racism, interracial relationships, black horror movie stereotypes, and white privilege comical?' ‘Get… Continue reading Get in Where You Fit in, Or ‘Get Out’?
On March 29th, 2014 at Le Skyroom at the FIAF / French Institute Alliance Française 22 East 60 St, New York, New York 10022, BWIM will debut their first annual panel and awards ceremony in NYC! This platform was created to honor Black women who are pillars and have undoubtedly represented greatness in their respective fields. This event will… Continue reading JOIN US ON MARCH 29TH IN NYC!!!!