inspiration

Black women have always had a way with words. It's engrained in us, as culturally, across time and space, we have used our words to survive, preserve and thrive.

Tisha Campbell Martin sends a powerful message in her new video for her single “Steel Here.” SOURCE:http://www.vibe.com/2015/09/tisha-campbell-steel-here-music-video/

Alicia Keys is telling us that life is too short to just throw it away in her latest signle “28,000 days.” The isnpiration song is to basically a pick me song to live life to the fullest. Why 28,000 days” as the title? Because the average human  life span is 28,000 days. Check it out below. […]

After the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore have been in the fire with riots and protests. To better the city reputation, Judy Smith was called in to do some public relations work. Sources claim that  “Scandal’s” Olive Pope was in fact inspired by the famous Judy Smith.   SOURCE: http://madamenoire.com/530925/baltimore-hires-scandal-inspiration-judy-smith/

Love and Hip-Hop Puerto Rican Princess Joseline Hernandez said that Cookie from ‘EMPIRE’ been taking notes from her. Sources say that Taraji P. Henson already talked about who inspired the character and she did not mention Joseline.   SOURCE: http://madamenoire.com/511032/know-cookie-taking-lessons-joseline-hernandez-says-cookie-inspired/

Just two weeks ago, we reported on how Humans of New York profiled 13-year-old Vidal Chastanet from Brooklyn, who praised his principal Ms. Nadia Lopez because “She told each one…

Richie Parker is a 30-year-old man who was born without arms. While many of us were born with all of our limbs, we’ve let other…

04/17/14  - Bishop T.D. Jakes stops by to talk about his new movie, Heaven is for Real. The mega-preacher has come under a little bit…

In what seems to be an attempt to revamp Paula Deen’s public persona, her management team brought in Smith & Co CEO Judy Smith. The move comes after Deen initially cancelled her appearance on “The Today Show” last Friday.  Smith, who is the inspiration behind Kerry Washington’s character on ABC’s “Scandal,” and also serves as a co-executive […]

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke passionately about the importance of education to the African-American community in a commencement address Friday, urging more than 600 graduates of Bowie State University to honor the school’s history and to pass their commitment to education on to future generations. In her 15-minute address, the first lady touched on the university’s founding […]

Repair your emotional wellness with these must-have tools. I’m often amazed at how little value people place on emotions, particularly emotional wellness. When your spirit catches a cold, it’s like the rest of you catches the flu. That negative energy manifests itself in everything from depression to disease. With women, there are added dangers such […]

Karen’s Power Thought airs every weekday at 6:40pm. Here is today’s dose of motivation and inspiration. Power Thought: Innovate Innovate Black History Month should inspire you to look back on the contributions and innovations of African culture. Regardless of your busy schedule, embrace your youthful side. George Washington Carver said, “Since new developments are the […]