In Misty Copeland’s autobiography, ‘Life in Motion’ she writes, “I remember the first time I stood on the stage at the Metropolitan Opera House…I traced the marley floor with my pointe shoes and imagined myself…as a principal dancer. It felt right. It felt like a promise: someday, somehow, it was going to happen for me.” For Copeland, that day has come. This week, she was named principal dancer at ABT. She is the first Af-Am female ballet dancer in ABT’s 75-yr history to hold the title.
As if being the name behind the hugely popular “Empire” weren’t enough, this week filmmaker/producer Lee Daniels inked a multi-year deal with 20th Century Fox Television “to write, direct and supervise new projects while remaining as executive producer of Empire.”
From entering the WNBA to being one of the cornerstones of the league, former women's basketball player Lisa Leslie has shown the world her presence on the court and, most recently, the induction to the Hall of Fame.
The website for a San Francisco-based art and design studio called Mind Traveler Design says its team is made up of dreamers and visionaries. Specializing in character development for video games and film, the boutique firm seems to approach the industry with a mix of quirky humor, a bit of irreverence and a lot of creativity.
There is no denying it. Social media can help make or break a business, especially a small-business startup. And one of the keys to success with social media is to get other people to share your content. In fact, according to a study by Shareaholic, in 2014, social media shares drove more traffic to websites than did search engines. Here, we share tips on making your content sharable.
As the charter of the Export-Import Bank was set to expire Tuesday, supporters warned of economic damage if Congress doesn’t act quickly.
Marvin Ellison is the real American dream, and he’s about to step into a job leading a department store brand that’s the apple pie of its industry.
Nearly 5 million more Americans would qualify for overtime pay under new rules proposed Tuesday by the Obama administration.
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Online invoicing solutions can streamline your business and help you reduce errors and generate savings.
A new book, Reach, edited by Trabian Shorters and Ben Jealous addresses how the media portrays Black men and boys.