via EEWMagazine/: WOW! Kirk won 2 Grammys on his 50th birthday last Sunday night and during his acceptance speech, the songwriter and composer acknowledged the passing of 41-year-old NBA icon Kobe Bryant who died in a helicopter accident Sunday morning along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. CLICK HERE to read full story  

via EEWMagazine/Bethany Hamilton: There are spoken words that motivate us to do more, inspire us to aim higher and remind us that anything is possible with hard work, faith and God’s favor. The acceptance speech given by GRAMMY® Award-winning singer-songwriter, Ciara, at the 2019 Black Girls Rock! Award show, did all these things. “It means […]

via CNN: Oprah has never been more proud to be an American woman. The former queen of daytime talk took the stage as the keynote speaker at Wednesday night’s Women in the World Summit at New York City’s Lincoln Center and praised the 42 newly elected women of Congress. “And when we fulfill that task of […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: With a red carpet dyed black by actresses dressed in a color-coordinated statement, the Golden Globes were transformed into an A-list expression of female empowerment in the post-Harvey Weinstein era. Oprah Winfrey led the charge. “For too long women have not been heard or believed if they dared to speak their truth to the power […]

Kirk Franklin took home the prestigious Gospel Artist Of The Year award at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards this month but what has stayed on the minds of many was the powerful acceptance speech urging Christians to speak out against injustice. He talks to the Tom  Joyner Morning Show about his disappointment in the television network for editing […]

getty images: First Lady Michelle Obama said Thursday that Republican nominee Donald Trump bragging on a 2005 tape about his fame allowing him to “do anything to women” shook her to the core. Speaking at a campaign rally in New Hampshire for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, Mrs. Obama called the comments “shocking and demeaning.” She […]

First lady Michelle Obama made no secret of her admiration for her husband-of-23-years Wednesday night, taking to Twitter to gush about the president following his speech at theDemocratic National Convention in Philadelphia. “That’s my man! Your truth, dignity and grace reminds us what real leadership looks like. I am always proud of our @POTUS,” the […]

    Michelle Obama may not be the president of the United States, but she certainly knows how to command a room. The First Lady delivered her final campaign speech tonight as she helped open the floor during day one of the Democratic National Convention. With so much interest in Michelle’s 2008 DNC speech (because it […]

getty image EEW Magazine News A writer who worked with Melania Trump on her Republican convention speech is taking full responsibility for using passages from First Lady Michelle Obama‘s address at the 2008 Democratic convention. See the full statement. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: My name is Meredith Mciver and I’m an in-house staff writer […]

getty image: Article By Rebecca Johnson // EEW Magazine Gospel News With news of global terrorist attacks, racial tensions and social injustice in America, we all could use some good news. GRAMMY® Award-winning Gospel and R&B singer Michelle Williams says she’s using her platform to promote the Gospel, which means good news, as part of […]

Kevin Winter/Getty Images The 2016 ESPY Awards started out with an epic speech from basketball’s biggest stars.LeBron James, 31, Chris Paul, 31, Carmelo Anthony, 32, and Dwyane Wade, 34, stood before the audience and pleaded for us all to take part in ending the violence in America. They have had “enough” of the senseless shootings […]

May 4 marks 46 years since four students were shot and killed by the National Guard at Kent State University. The university is holding a commemoration event Wednesday, where Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice, was the keynote speaker. The commemoration’s theme this year centers around the Black Lives Matter movement, which is why students […]