Dr. Lisa Williams, a mom and former professor, creates award-winning coloring books and dolls to show the beauty of every child.
As the first Black Rockette, Jennifer Jones’ sky-high kicks at the 1988 Super Bowl half-time show kicked off a new era of inclusivity for the iconic dance troupe. Since then, she’s inspired women at her fitness studio and is authoring a memoir.
Navigating the world of the performing arts requires vision, passion, heart, soul, and a firm grasp on the wheel through the oft-stormy seas of volatile funding and administrations, especially for Black artists. Producer, strategist, executive director and arts advocate Shay Wafer champions theatre and performance art representing the African Diaspora from coast to coast. And she knows a thing or two about braiding.
In describing this multi-ethnic powerhouse as an educator, singer, concert violinist, actor, poet, visualist artist, memoirist, we’re probably leaving something out. Let Jenoure’s boundless energy inspire you on your own creative journey.
BLACKBIRD GALLERY DETROIT When Detroit entrepreneur, artist and curator Pamela Eatman decided to open her Blackbird Gallery in June, 2022, it was an act of resistance. With characteristic understatement, she says, “I took a risk.” In 2018, Eatman’s husband of many years passed away, leaving the successful family office furniture and office supplies business they […]
Wisdom and wisecracks from the two leads of the longest-running live show on the Vegas Strip (and on tour near you!), all about The Change.
“I picked up the banjo in the same spirit that I wrote this new book. It’s about exorcising that shame and pain. And also, it’s about excavating the truth, and reclaiming the African and African American contribution to country music.”