Feature:Johnica Reed Hawkins

I've lived, worked and studied across six continents. Work / As a writer, I work to archive Black culture through stories. Latest Project / On assignment for Time, Inc., I traveled to Cuba to explore the African history, traditions and religious customs that form the backbone of the island's identity. My work appears in the… Continue reading Feature:Johnica Reed Hawkins


Feature:Amandla Stenberg

  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


Featuring: Sherri Shepherd

Whether on stage or screen, Daytime Emmy®  Award-winner Sherri Shepherd's magnetic personality and hilarious sense of humor never fail to delight audiences. In August 2009, Shepherd was a part of groundbreaking history when the hosts of "The View" won the Daytime Emmy® for Outstanding Talk Show Host. That same year, she and her co-hosts were… Continue reading Featuring: Sherri Shepherd