Named for the Zulu and Xhosa word for "power," Amandla was born in Los Angeles on October 23, 1998, to Karen Brailsford and Tom Stenberg. Her mother is African-American and her father is Danish (and of part Inuit-Greenlandic ancestry). Amandla landed the first of her Disney catalog modeling shoots when she was four years… Continue reading Feature:Amandla Stenberg
Musical legend Brandy has scored the leading role in one of the most popular shows to land on Broadway—Chicago. The 90s songstress will play Roxie Hart, a murderess on death row who is desperately seeking fame and stardom. She's only the third Black actress to play Mrs. Hart; Michelle Williams landed the role in 2010,… Continue reading Congratulations, Brandy on the leading Broadway role Roxie Hart
Missy Elliott had an emotional reaction to her Super Bowl halftime performance with Katy Perry. After Sunday's game, the award-winning rapper wrote on Twitter, "I cried because I've been thru so much but I'm still here & thru the grace of God & u the fans believing in me I love y'all." She also thanked… Continue reading Missy Elliott’s Emotional Super Bowl Return
Musician Esperanza Spalding attends the 'Snowpiercer' premiere at Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Source
The electrifying Grace Jones celebrates her birthday today. We wish the extraordinary pioneer a "Happy Birthday!"