"I want history to remember me not just as the first black woman to be elected to Congress, not as the first Black woman to have made a bid for the presidency of the United States, but as a Black woman who lived in the 20th century and dared to be herself." ~ Shirley Chisholm, 1968
Gwen Stefani Style Evolution - buzznet
I have always been a fan of Gwen Stefani, how can you not? She basically invented the retro grunge girl trend in the ’90s. All things that us ladies (including me) are rocking today, she did 15 years ago! Faux fur, crop tops, hair knots, bindis, colored hair…she is the queen of cool! Check out... More »
“I’m not as confident as people think I am. I just don’t apologize for who I am. I grew up being comfortable in my own skin, with the understanding that the world didn’t give me my joy, so it couldn’t take it away. I don’t feel like I’m better than anybody else, or like I have to compete with anybody else. I do feel confident, in the sense that I have one person to report to, and that’s my lord and savior. Everybody else, if you don’t like it, I don’t do it for you anyway! [laughs]” —Kelis
Bishop T. D. Jakes - His Journey of Transformation
This man has been called "America’s Best Preacher" by Time magazine. Oprah has called him "America’s Treasure". He's a pastor, a motivator, a coach and so much more to millions around the world. Listen to Bishop T. D. Jakes share his own life story of trials and tribulations that make him the man
Alma Woodsey Thomas (September 22, 1891 – February 24, 1978) was an African American Expressionist painter and art educator. She lived and worked primarily in Washington, D.C. and the Washington Post described her as a force in the Washington Color School.