Dakar Fashion Week Puts a Spotlight on Adama Paris

Adama Paris is a stunning Senegalese fashion designer, and by the way, her real name is Adama Amanda Ndiaye. The founder of Dakar Fashion Week told CNN that she had established the annual event in Senegal’s seaside capital because she believed that talented black models and designers were being ignored by the industry. The globally…

Hot Stars Rocked the Red Carpet at Sunday’s BET Awards

Sunday’s BET Awards 17 did not disappoint during any moment, from the glamorous pre-show red carpet to the exciting live telecast held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Saturday Night Live star Leslie Jones was killin’ it as the hilarious hostess of the beautiful evening that celebrated African-American accomplishments in entertainment and sports. If there…

Mo Abudu: The Face of Modern African Media

In July of 2013, British-born Nigerian talk show host Mo Abudu debuted EbonyLife Television, a multi-media venture into modern African entertainment and news. After spending years working in talk television, Abudu expanded her horizons to create a media platform that showcases “Africa at it’s best,” or, as Abudu herself describes it, “Africa’s Africa.” Little did…