Oprah Winfrey has been named Hollywood’s highest-paid female star. Ms. Winfrey earned an estimated $165 million between May 2011 and May 2012 thanks to her final season of the ‘Oprah Winfrey Show’, OWN TV network, satellite radio station, production company Harpo and O magazine, figures compiled by Forbes magazine for their Richest Women in Entertainment [...]
The name Will Smith is synonymous with box office clout. But over the course of the last two decades, it’s also been associated with music history, a hit TV show, and congeniality. Indeed, the 38-year-old superstar has so many more facets and colors to him than one would suspect. Smith is the proverbial diamond in [...]
By the time I married, I’d already been an entrepreneur for several years, but I did bring my spouse into the business… or tried to, anyway. The experiment was short-lived, something that would not surprise David and Jamillah Lamb, business partners, spouses and co-authors of Perfect Combination: Seven Key Ingredients to Happily Living & Loving Together.
Sixteen year-old Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas has made Olympic history by becoming the first African-American female to win gold in the individual all-around gymnastics competition at the London Games last week. The 4-foot, 11-inch tall beauty has always shown promise as a athlete but her accomplishment last Thursday cemented her place in history and instantaneously propelled her into [...]
On Wednesday, during his remarks at the National Urban League conference in New Orleans, President Obama announced an Executive Order to improve outcomes and advance educational opportunities for African Americans. On Thursday, he signed thatExecutive Order surrounded by some of the key leaders who have been at forefront of promoting those priorities. The President has made it a [...]
native of Suffolk, Virginia, but now lives in Augusta, Georgia where racing is not merely a hobby; it’s a way of life. As a second generation licensed NASCAR driver, Tia Norfleet is understand what it is to break barriers and she well knows the low odds and risks involved with being a professional racecar driver. [...]
Daymond John was not a rapper. He couldn’t sing or dance. But as a young man, he latched onto the emerging ’80s rap scene in Queens and the Bronx as his path to success. John began working as a roadie for now legendary acts Run DMC and LL Cool J. Along the way, he found [...]