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‘Empire’ is a hit on Fox

When you mix the sound of Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley with the calibrated perfection of director-producer Lee Daniels, it’s a no-brainer that an empire would rise from such a connection.

Students to see ‘Selma,’ for free

Like the historic march in Selma, Ala., in 1965, the movie “Selma,” directed by Ava DuVernay and starring David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr., is part of an unprecedented campaign to make sure that young school children in the ...

Talking SCHOP! Poly-holiday meal

Last year … OK, just last month (does that joke ever get old?) … my college girlfriends got together for our annual holiday meal.

2014 travel year in review

In some ways, the year flowed along smoothly, and in others, it just flew by.

Anti-aging and skin care notes

Is your face fit for winter? For face fitness, three ladies, Heidi Frederick, Rachel Lang and Kate Gyllenhaal, teamed up to open a new SkinGym pop-up boutique at South Street Seaport that’s the talk of the town.

Fur attitudes in color

In this winter’s arctic chills, furs hit the street big time. The most important trends are color, exaggerated volumes, proportion, bold trims, dramatic prints and patterns and capes. Furs are also a mainstay in terms of ready-to-wear.

Guru’s legacy lives on, DJ Premier continues his reign

Chemistry is a word that gets thrown about loosely. Musically for instance, if a pairing comes with a couple of hit singles, then the word gets pulled out as the reason for the success. In theory it sounds good, but ...

Black theater Year in Review

2014 was a phenomenal year for Black theater.

A talk with ‘Selma’ director Ava DuVernay

If there is an Ava DuVernay fan club, I would like to pledge my membership.

Ebony Escapes! into January 2015

Well, although it may seem like time is just flying by, it also marks the beginning of a whole new year of exciting events, exhibits and more celebrating African-American culture all over the Diaspora. Happy New Year and enjoy!

Important winter skin tips

Taking care of your skin is a must, and winter is the best season for at-home skincare.

Swimwear and sports bra news

Caffe, the luxury beachwear line, presented a glamorous collection in Miami.

Gospel legend Andrae Crouch passes at 72

Gospel legend Andrae Crouch has died, according to reports.

Common reflects on role in ‘Selma’

In “Selma,” directed by the very skilled Ava DuVernay, there is a touching, late-night scene when a deeply troubled Martin Luther King (David Oyelowo) leaves the warmth of his bed to call a sleeping woman.

Azealia Banks, Q-Tip address cultural appropriation

There has been a racial battle boiling between hip-hop up-and-comers Azealia Banks and Iggy Azalea for some time now.