Posts Tagged ‘Current Events’

Desiree Rogers lands new gig as CEO of Johnson Publishing

Desiree Rogers, the former White House social secretary has landed on her feet just fine as CEO of the Johnson Publishing Company. As CEO, Rogers will be accountable for the day to day operations of the company. Johnson publishing is the powerhouse behind longtime African-American favorite magazines Ebony and Jet. I personally think this a […]

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Chelsea Clinton Wedding- photos!

Unless you have been living under a rock, you must know that Chelsea Clinton married her longtime boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky in a luxe ceremony which took place in Rhinebeck, NY.  As was suspected, the bride wore a gorgeous gown by renowned designer- Vera Wang, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wore Oscar de la Renta. […]

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Preparing for the First Lady Exhibition (video)

Earlier this week I reported that Michelle Obama donated her iconic inauguration gown to the Smithsonian, here’s a behind the scenes look at the preparation for the exhibit. ( thanks Jessica!) If you have plans to be in the DC area- check it out! National Museum of American History – Smithsonian Institution 14th Street and Constitution […]

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First Lady Gives Inauguration Gown to Smithsonian

by Lisa First Lady Michelle Obama donated her inauguration gown to the Smithsonian during a traditional ceremony which includes the donation of ‘debut” dresses to the museum. The iconic Jason Wu design will be showcased in a new gallery called “First Lady Debut” along with inaugural gowns worn by other First Ladies. The Divine Mrs. […]

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Ebony Fashion Fair- its a wrap??

Ebony Fashion Fair is recognized as one of the largest touring fashion shows featuring black women. The show which is the brainchild of Eunice Johnson, wife to the Ebony publishing king- John Johnson have been placed on hold following the January death of Johnson. In spite of the fact that major publications including Vogue Black […]

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Bethann Hardison takes over the Reins at Vogue Black

photo source by Lisa The GF reported last week that Vogue Black was launching simultaneously with Vogue Curvy; publications which will tap into two demographics that have been largely been ignored by the fashion industry. Well in related news, has just announced that Bethann Hardison will take over the reins as Editor-at-large of Vogue […]

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Solange Says Yes!

Research has shown that approximately 3000 youth between the ages of 15-24 are affected daily with HIV. The sad fact is the GF has seen more billboards advertising drug cocktails for HIV treatment, versus prevention. On Tuesday, April 14th, singer/songwriter Solange Knowles, alongside The Body Shop and MTV Networks International, kicked off the global launch […]

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Ambi Scholarship in Science and Medicine

Ambi is generously giving away $10,000 in scholarship funds to African-American and Latino women who are pursuing education in science and medicine. Submissions are being accepted online from now through April 17, 2009 To apply log onto Ambi Flawless Skin

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Michelle Obama will grace the cover of Vogue

The beautiful and inspirational Michelle Obama will grace the March cover of Vogue magazine. Andre Leon Talley, practically gushed at just how fabulous Mrs. O was to work with for the shoot when he was interviewed on the Today Show. The magazine will hit stands in NYC and LA on February 17th and will be […]

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