Souleo: Black Fashion Designers Need Help Too

Unknown photographer_Portrait of dramatist Lorraine Hansberry, circa 1950s_Courtesy of Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureIn the past few years the lack of diversity on fashion runways has garnered mainstream attention through activists such as legendary model, Bethann Hardison. Continue Reading →

Souleo: After deaths, Dianne Reeves Finds A Beautiful Life

Dianne Reeves_Credit_Jerris MadisonOn the surface the title of Dianne Reeves’ new album, Beautiful Life seems straightforward enough, but it holds a deeper significance for the singer after experiencing two major deaths. Continue Reading →

Souleo: More Than Enough White Curators

Michelle Joan Wilkinson_Photo by Jati LindsayIt wasn’t until graduate school that Michelle Joan Wilkinson, director of collections and exhibitions at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, realized that becoming a curator could be a viable profession. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Meet Tower of Power’s New Lead Singer

Ray Greene Photo Courtesy of Webster PRRay Greene always knew that he was destined to share his musical gifts with audiences around the world.  Continue Reading →

Souleo: MLK, Redefined As A Politician

L to R_Michael McKean_Bryan Cranston_Brandon J Dirden_cast photo credit_Evgenia EliseevaAs the nation prepares to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 20, actor Brandon J. Dirden hopes that people will not only remember King as a powerful reverend and activist, but also as an astute politician. Continue Reading →

On the “A” W/Souleo: Win tickets to see Bobby Womack live in NYC

Bobby Womack Photo Credit Rory Van Millingen(1)Bobby Womack’s daughter, GinaRe is concerned whenever her father hits the stage to perform. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Ballet Star Misty Copeland Filming New Doc, “A Ballerina’s Tale”

American Ballet Theatre Soloist Misty CopelandWhile the atmosphere was festive at last week’s Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater opening night gala benefit at New York City Center, there were some who had serious issues on their minds including ballerina and Harlem resident, Misty Copeland. Continue Reading →