In this Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, file photo, Model Naomi Campbell walks the runway in the Diane von Furstenburg Spring 2014 collection show during Fashion Week, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) by Samantha CritchellAP FAshion Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Supermodel Iman watched the runways like a hawk this Fashion Week — but she wasn’t looking at the clothes. Iman joined with Naomi Campbell and veteran modeling agent Bethann Hardison for an unusual effort they are calling Balance Diversity to bring more Black models to the runway, and they called out designers who whitewash their runways in the process.
Daily Archive: September 17, 2013
Pitt freshman wide receiver Tyler Boyd (23) celebrates with fello0w freshman tight end Scott Orndoff (83) and other teammates after making a touchdown catch in the second quarter of the NCAA football game against New Mexico on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) by Aubrey BruceFor New Pittsburgh Courier2013 was predicted to be a growth year for the Pitt Panthers football squad because of the slew of 1st and 2nd year players scheduled for major playing time. Well sometimes kids grow up sooner than planned.
Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis separates center Kyle Cook (64) and Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu in the second half of an NFL…
Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard (25) scores a touchdown on a 27-yard pass reception against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman) by Joe KayAP Sports WriterCINCINNATI (AP) — Running back Giovani Bernard slipped through the line, caught Andy Dalton’s short pass, then turned and saw something shocking. One of the NFL’s top defenses had given him a big opening.
aleesa Martin has been ordered by a judge to change her baby son’s name from Messiah to Martin (AP Photo/File) by Travis LollerAssociated Press Writer Court records filed after a Tennessee magistrate changed a baby’s first name from Messiah to Martin indicate that she first ruled to keep the original name but then changed the written record and held a second hearing. The child’s mother, Jaleesa Martin, is appealing.
In this Wednesday, March 23, 2011 file photo, Microsoft Corp. founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, right, and his wife Melinda Gates attend to a child as they meet with members of the Mushar community at Jamsot Village near Patna, India. The Gateses won the Lasker public service award “for leading a historic transformation in the way we view the globe’s most pressing health concerns and improving the lives of millions of the world’s most vulnerable,” the Lasker foundation said Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Aftab Alam Siddiqui, File) by Bree FowlerAP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Life is good for America’s super wealthy.
by Breeanna Hare (CNN)–Britney Spears’ newest single charged on to the Internet earlier than expected over the weekend, and the reaction has nearly brought the pop star to tears.
by Michaela Angela Davis (CNN) — Hair in the Black community is like a religion, resplendent with ritual, devotion, mythology, metaphor, plenty of pomp and circumstance. Black hair arguably is one of the quickest indicators of ethnicity, ethos and sometimes, politics. This past week, two very different children found their very different “ethnic” hairstyles in the spotlight on two very different political stages.
Sly & The Family Stone by Bobbi Booker (NNPA)–Sly & The Family Stone laid down a template that not only inspired an era of youhful rebellion and independence as the 60s became the 70s, the group also had – and continues to have – a potent effect on the course of modern music in general. The creativity of the mixed-race, mixed-gender and mixed-genre band shines in “Higher!” (Epic/Legacy Records), the new 77-track, four-cd box set.