Love in the entertainment industry appears to come just as the next gig, you conquer one opportunity and then you’re back in the audition circuit, working to get booked for the next.
We’ve seen disastrous breakups, hot makeups and then there are those who only allow you to speculate on their love lives – i.e. Jay Z and Beyoncé for years. And those who you wouldn’t even think had time to go on a date because all you see if their body of work-i.e. Kerry Washington and now-husband Nnmadi Asomugha.
So, what’s to keeping a relationship rock solid in the midst of Hollywood-fueled [...]
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1. A doctor in New York has been diagnosed with Ebola.
2. A state judge may intervene with Georgia’s voter registration dispute.
3. NFL players say “No More” to domestic violence.
4. This Chicago lawyer has found himself on the other side of the law.
5. Don’t miss the cast of A Different World on OWN this weekend!
6. Sad news for the loved ones of this [...]
With the announcement by Apple Inc., millions of Americans can now begin using a new mobile payment service that many say will usher in a new era of convenience and security of mobile payments on iPhone 6, 6 Plus and Apple Watch. There are measures you should take to protect yourself financially as payments from your cell phone become an increasing part of your lifestyle – especially as we move into the busy holiday shopping season, cautions the California Society of CPAs (www.CalCPA.org) is the nation’s largest professional, non-profit state association representing more than 40,000 CPAs in the area of [...]
A recent TIAA-CREF survey finds that millennials depend heavily on their personal networks when it comes to receiving financial advice. TIAA-CREF’s Gen Y Advice Matters Survey polled a random sample of 1,000 young adults. The group in this sample demonstrated an interest in taking an active role in their finances. Among those who sought advice, a significant number said they were interested in budgeting (72%), saving for education (65%), or getting a handle on their student loan debt (53%). BlackEnterprise.com turned to Sean Wilson, New York based Wealth Management Advisor at TIAA-CREF, for more information on this study. Here’s part [...]
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state judge is weighing whether it’s appropriate for him to intervene in a dispute over more than 50,000 voter registration records in one of the nation’s most politically contested states.
Lawyers for the NAACP and a voter registration group that recruited new minority voters allege that elections officials have misplaced or mishandled more than half of the 86,000 voter registration applications that they collected ahead of an Oct. 6 deadline. Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp and elections officials in several counties — most of them majority Democratic — say they are correctly processing all the [...]
Most people know 90s pop sensation Shanice for her Grammy-nominated hit song, “I Love Your Smile” and comedian and actor Flex Alexander from his hit TV show, “One to One,” but few people know this fairytale couple both faced career stumbling block. A docu-series on OWN, “Flex & Shanice,” will follow the couple and their extended family all living together under one roof. The celebrities have a long-standing marriage, two kids and a home in suburbia. But what this fairytale couple has been hiding from the world is that they have been teetering on the edge of financial ruin for the [...]
Wife, mom, mogul: Kimora Lee Simmons (Image: Getty)
The queen of all things fabulous, Kimora Lee Simmons, is on a mission to help fund and support the next great fashion talent.
Establishing a $1 million scholarship fund for students pursuing careers in fashion, Simmons will donate the funds to create scholarship opportunities at the Fashion Institute of Technology, the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, and Rush Teens, which is an art-focused segment of Russell Simmons philanthropic initiative.
“This is like wish fulfillment on my end, to tap into that formal education,” Simmons tells Vogue. “I never had someone put money into [...]