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Woman Tests Beauty Standards With Bold Photoshop Experiment
Video: Woman Tests Beauty Standards With Bold Photoshop Experiment - 9/12/2014 10:28:00 AM
Journalist Ester Honig's photography series, Before and After , explored what it is to be beautiful. By Photoshopping her image using beauty standards in several different countries, Honig showed how many different ways a woman's face can be distorted to fit society's standard of beauty. Fellow journalist and close friend to Honig, Priscilla Yuki Wilson took the series one step further by applying the same experiment to her own face, with drastically different results.
Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Inductees
Video: Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Inductees - 9/2/2014 7:37:55 PM
Among those on the list to be honored, the highest ranking African-American in the CIA and a Grammy nominated artist.
Dwyane Wade Wedding -- Yes, LeBron Was There
Video: Dwyane Wade Wedding -- Yes, LeBron Was There - 9/2/2014 2:04:37 PM
Multiple sources tell TMZ Sports, LeBron James and his wife were definitely present at Dwyane Wade 's wedding this weekend. So far, no photos of The King have surfaced ... probably due to the fact Wade forced his guests to sign confidentiality agreements and banned everyone from using cell phone ... but TMZ Sports was told James was absolutely on hand to watch his former teammate tie the knot to Gabrielle Union.
The African American Museum's Influences Through the Decades
Video: The African American Museum's Influences Through the Decades - 9/1/2014 6:20:31 AM
Lu Porter is the Executive Director at Evansville's African American Museum and she runs down the details for the upcoming gala and the Fabulous First Friday speaker.
Ferguson's Hard Truth: Obama Hasn't Ended Racial Divide
Video: Ferguson's Hard Truth: Obama Hasn't Ended Racial Divide - 9/1/2014 3:05:59 AM
America’s racial divide not only remains but has deepened in some ways over the last six years, despite hopes President Obama’s election would usher in a “post-racial” America.
Dwyane Wade And Gabrielle Union Are Married
Video: Dwyane Wade And Gabrielle Union Are Married - 8/31/2014 10:59:54 AM
The actress Gabrielle Union and her basketball playing beau Dwayne Wade exchanged their vows within the gorgeous, moated Chateau Artisan in Miami on Saturday. The star-studded affair had a black and white theme, which was witnessed by the likes of Chris Bosh, Will Packer, Dorell Wright, Corinne Kaplan, Kevin Hart--and John Legend, who performed. According to US Weekly, Gabrielle wore a a custom Dennis Basso gown from Kleinfeld Bridal. Wade, 32, proposed to Union, 41, back in December and revealed the news shortly thereafter via Instagram. Both Wade and Union have been married once before.
Laverne Cox: It Feels
Video: Laverne Cox: It Feels "So Good" Having A Diverse Cast On Orange Is The New Black - 8/29/2014 4:01:16 AM
It's no secret Orange Is the New Black has found tremendous success on the small screen. And for star Laverne Cox, it's so much sweeter knowing that such a diverse cast makes up the popular series. Cox recalls in the October issue of Essence magazine, "At one point I looked around and I said, ‘I don't think anybody is going to go for this, but this is wonderful.' It felt so good. Lo and behold, people really did go for it in a really big way." Of the nearly 30 new series premiering this fall, 11 will have an African-American female actress featured prominently in the show. Joining Cox on the gorgeous "Channel Changers" cover of Essence is Nicole Beharie (Sleepy Hollow), Alfre Woodward (State of Affairs) and Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead). All four ladies admit America's demographic is changing.
The Game Releases 'Don't Shoot' Song To Keep Mike Brown's Memory Alive
Video: The Game Releases 'Don't Shoot' Song To Keep Mike Brown's Memory Alive - 8/28/2014 10:42:00 AM
God ain't put us on the Earth to get murdered — don't point your weapons at me. Those haunting lyrics from rapper The Game's new Don't Shoot song, featuring an all-star lineup, are a reminder of the shooting death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown in Ferguson , Missouri, which spawned protests in the 18-year-old's community.
Black Almanac - August 24th
Video: Black Almanac - August 24th - 8/28/2014 7:55:00 AM
Black Almanac - August 24th
Ocala Saggy Pants Repeal
Video: Ocala Saggy Pants Repeal - 8/26/2014 2:40:47 PM
Special meeting tonite to address citys ban on saggy pants.
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