NAACP Image Awards winners announced

[The] 42nd Annual NAACP Awards in LA where they celebrated people of color in arts. The night went well with Halle Berry being recognized as best actress in a motion picture for her role in Frankie & Alice and Denzel Washington took best actor for The Book of Eli which was fab but what was even fab’er was Hip Hop won BIG!!

East Coast Rapist nabbed from butt…irony much

The now infamous “East Coast Rapist”, he who had more than a decade run through Maryland, Connecticut and Rhode Island, Virginia and many more states has been named and nabbed. [Yesterday] he faced a Superior Court judge.

Words To Live By: positive change

Often times, we have more advice on what other people need to change than ourselves. That is because we do not see ourselves the same way as others do. But when told how we can better ourselves, what do we do with this information?

[Photos] Obama awards Medal of Freedom to President George H.W. Bush, Maya Angelou, Bill Russell and more

On February 15, 2011, President Barack Obama bestowed the Medal of Freedom upon 15 recipients including President George H.W. Bush, poet Maya Angelou, NBA legend Bill Russell, investor Warren Buffett and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. The Medal of Freedom is the nation’s highest civilian honor.

WHW rocks the road: 2011 Oscars

Enjoy some red carpet photos we captured during the biggest night in Hollywood–the 2011 Oscars.

[Photos] Black politicians attend the 2nd annual A Voice Heritage Celebration

Recently, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation commemorated Black History Month with its 2nd annual A Voice Heritage Celebration held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Washington, DC.

[Photos] Legendary band Earth, Wind, & Fire visits Duke Ellington School of the Arts

Arguably one of the greatest bands of all time, Earth, Wind, & Fire recently visited the Duke Ellington School of the Arts as part of the Performance Series of Legends. The program has also featured the brilliance of comedian David Chapelle, opera singer Denyce Graves and musician Stevie Wonder.

Spa fundraiser to benefit young women with breast cancer

Tigerlily Foundation is excited about hosting a unique event to kick-off their annual three-month fundraiser where local spas donate a proceeds from various treatments to Tigerlily Foundation. On March 10, 2011, join Tigerlily Foundation to mingle, enjoy special treatments and support a great cause.

Oh Really Poet v. 44

Don’t I feel energized from a well deserved vacation and my oh my how the celebs have played while the Just Curious were away. Naked blondes running rampant, LA face tattoos, celeb spawns playing with snowmen *in my Jeezy voice* and that’s only a glance at the shenanigans that are Springing us forward…enjoy!

Beauty for Empowerment to benefit WEAVE DC on Saturday, 3/12

Join us Saturday, March 12, 2011 for delicious food, networking, beauty makeovers and the opportunity to donate to a worthy cause. Admission to the event is FREE. Hair and Makeup transformations will be available to all participants donating $25 or more and all proceeds will go directly to WEAVE DC.

Gay marriage in Maryland

As the debate over Gay Marriage heats up in my home state, as well as the country, it seems more and more inevitable that gays and lesbians will soon have the same rights as their straight counterparts. It has been a policy that has fired up conservatives looking to shut the book, and liberals aiming to close the deal.

Red carpet romance at the Grammy’s

With the Grammy’s being aired right at the heel of Valentine’s Day, you should have your look all prepared for your Valentine’s Day date. You have been guided on how to achieve the ultimate sexy lips, and how to achieve a natural make-up look, but just in case you missed it, here are a few Grammy looks that will have your valentine wanting more.

Romantic places to pop the question in the DC area

Plan on popping the question on or around Valentine’s Day? Read this list if you want to make the moment unforgettable.

[Video] R&B artist Bilal Oliver rocks The Park at Fourteenth

It doesn’t get more romantic than soul music that is reminiscent of an era when chivalry was anything but dead and lyrics were all about love. On Friday, Bilal Oliver brought his brand of soul to The Park at Fourteenth. If you missed it, check out this video…

Barack and Michelle: The True Power Couple

With today being Valentine’s Day, what better couple to highlight than our very own President and First Lady. Barack and Michelle Obama are a true example of what is possible, when love is in your life, and determination to be something other than the status quo is in your mind.

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