Target’s Laysha Ward & Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o
*In honor of film industry notables Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Ava DuVernay and Lupita Nyong’o, Target proudly sponsored the ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood luncheon at The Beverly Hills Hotel.
The retail partner celebrated this year’s honorees by furthering its commitment to the African-American community through a $50,000 donation.
“On behalf of today’s award winners, we are making a contribution to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture.” Continue reading
*Its Oscar week and that means it’s time for the “ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood” luncheon.
The exclusive event honored the brightest stars at the Beverly Hills Hotel Thursday.
EURweb associate Fahnia Thomas was at the 7th annual celebration and asked the best of Hollywood why it’s important to continuously illuminate positive images of Black women worldwide.
*Fix my messiness is what Saigon‘s asking Iyanla Vanzant.
“The Greatest Story Never Told“ rapper will be appearing on “Iyanla: Fix My Life” this Spring.
He probably sees this as his best option after his relationship with the mother of his child Erica Jean struggled on “Love and Hip-Hop” — the reunion show.
*Mariah Carey‘s got something special for you on Valentine’s Day.
Check this out. The singer is auctioning off a private performance via Prizeo.com. The winner and guest will get a very intimate concert in Mimi’s home. We love it! BTW, the proceeds from the action will go the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
You’ve still got time, but not a lot, so enter ASAP here.
*Dang, who knew?!
Looks like Iyanla Vanzant needed someone to fix her.
Today at 11am (Eastern) on “Super Soul Sunday” on OWN, Vanzant sits down with her mentor, Oprah Winfrey, to talk about everything from her suicide attempt to the first time she saw God.
We’ve got a preview for you to check out below
Comedian Chris Rock is 49 today
*Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE.
EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE
You have a right to your thoughts and feelings. Your feelings are always valid. -Iyanla Vanzant
Feb. 7: Comedian Chris Rock is 49.
Feb. 7, 1926: Carter G. Woodson creates Negro History Week. In 1976 it became Black History Month.
*Want some insight on forgiveness?
On Tuesday’s “NewsNation” on MSNBC, New York Times bestselling author Iyanla Vanzant tells substitute host Richard Lui that if …