Chairman and CEO of BET Debra L. Lee kicked off the “BET Awards 17” with her annual PRE event, which took place at The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills, on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Attended by “BET Awards 17” host Leslie Jones, Ava Duvernay, Bryshere Gray, Boris Kodjoe, Bryshere Gray and more, the private and […]
Russell Simmons and his daughters Aoki Lee and Ming Lee As the official kick off to the 6th Annual Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series program, Dave Chappelle helped celebrate this year’s benefit with a crowd of 900 supporters, 1920’s clad for the ‘Roaring 20s’-themed shindig. Raising nearly $1.2M and counting, proceeds from the evening will benefit […]
Ambassador Andrew Young and Chris Tucker Andrew Young, Ava DuVernay, Keri Hilson, Chris Tucker, T.I., Evander Holyfield, and Martin Luther King III were all spotted at the 2015 Andrew J. Young Foundation International Leadership Awards at the Marriott Marquis Hotel on May 17, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Check out more images inside!
Five of the most powerful storytellers of our day grace the cover of the May issue of ESSENCE this month! Shonda Rhimes, Ava DuVernay, Debbie Allen, Mara Brock-Akil and Issa Rae, who’ve each made tremendous impacts on their respective mediums, look stunning in all-white dresses in the cover photo. I love it and check out […]
David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth, Oprah Winfrey, Ava DuVernay SELMA celebrated its New York Premiere last night, presented by Paramount Pictures, Delta Air Lines, Tina Brown Live Media, and Credit Suisse, at the Ziegfeld Theater, where stars David Oyelowo, Oprah Winfrey (also a Producer on the film), Carmen Ejogo, Tom Wilkinson, Tim Roth, Common, […]
Common, Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo, Ava DuVernay, and Carmen Ejogo A special screening was held Saturday night in Santa Barbara, Ca celebrating the movie Selma and honoring the Legends who paved the way. Special guests included Oprah Winfrey, Director Ava DuVernay and Selma cast including David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Common, Giovanni Ribisi, Tessa Thompson, Niecy […]
SELMA is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) signing the Voting Rights Act […]