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.
*This weekend EURweb was on the scene at the 45th NAACP Image Awards.
Watch what stars like Oprah Winfrey, Stevie Wonder, Arsenio Hall, Anthony Anderson, Tatyana Ali, Wendy Raquel Robinson, and Malcolm D. Lee had to say on the red carpet to EURweb associate Fahnia Thomas.
“It’s fun. It means you are in the club!”
Fan favorite Oprah Winfrey said nominations are pointers saying you’re moving in the right direction.
Tatyana Ali (”The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”) is 35 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
Don’t be afraid to feel as angry or as loving as you can, because when you feel nothing, it’s just death. – Lena Horne
Jan. 24: Singer Aaron Neville is 73. Singer Sleepy Brown of Society of Soul is 44. Actress Tatyana Ali (”The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”) is 35.
Jan. 24, 1962: Jackie Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
*Fifteen years after her debut album, Tatyana Ali is back on the music scene with a new EP entitled “Hello.”
We’re talking six new songs written and produced by Ali showcase the more grown-up and sexy side of the talented actress, who just released a short film to introduce her fans to the album.