Kendrick brothers' 'War Room' to spotlight power of prayer
Michael Foust, Christian News Service
Don't tell brothers Alex and Stephen Kendrick that a movie about prayer isn't Hollywood material. After all, they rarely follow traditional movie-making protocol, and fans just keep flocking to theaters.
Misty Copeland dances onto the September Cover of ESSENCE
Misty Copeland is having one amazing year, and the joy and focus of it all shows clearly on her face as she gracefully poses on the September cover of ESSENCE, her perfect arabesque accentuated by the beautiful Zimmermann dress flowing around her.
Ving Rhames was born and raised in Harlem, New York. His career as a thespian began at the New York High School of Performing Arts, followed by training at the prestigious Julliard School of Drama. Soon thereafter, the talented actor landed his first role on Broadway in "The Winter Boys." In 1985, he made his first TV appearance in Go Tell It On the Mountain.
Brandi Maxiell: The “Basketball Wives LA” interview
Brandi Maxiell was born and raised in Dallas, Texas by single-mom Terri Duncan who sacrificed to send her daughter to the best schools. Consequently, Brandi learned at an early age that education was the key to success. She would graduate from the University of North Texas in 2007 before moving to Detroit to live with her high school sweetheart/fiancé, NBA star Jason Maxiell who was then playing for the Pistons.
First Puerto Rican to be recognized by the Minnesota Historical Society
The art and work of Ricardo Gómez-Rodríguez, Puerto Rican-born and raised and a 28-year resident of Minnesota, has been selected by the Minnesota Historical Society to be part of its permanent collection.