Sending Love and Prayers to Vogue legend André Leon Talley family!

Fashion legend André Leon Talley, who served as Vogue’s creative director and editor-at-large, died Tuesday at age 73. Talley, who became the first African American creative director of the magazine in 1988, died at White Plains Hospital from an unknown illness, according to TMZ, which first reported the news. His death was confirmed by his friend Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation. “André Leon Talley was a … Continue reading Sending Love and Prayers to Vogue legend André Leon Talley family!

Thelma West Is Blazing a Trail for Women of Color in Fine Jewelry—And Making Rihanna Shine

For many people, fine jewelry is the ultimate fashion statement. Precious metals and gemstones have been status symbols for centuries, but the world of bling is surprisingly small. Only a handful of brands operate at the highest levels, and their access to the finest materials allows them to create wearable art. Until recently, the list of creators within this insular community has been predominantly white … Continue reading Thelma West Is Blazing a Trail for Women of Color in Fine Jewelry—And Making Rihanna Shine

Cleveland Browns cut safety Jermaine Whitehead for tweeting violent threats after loss

The NFL’s Cleveland Browns waived safety Jermaine Whitehead on Monday, a day after he apparently sent several profane tweets threatening violence following the team’s loss to the Denver Broncos. The account @j2whitehead_ has since been suspended by Twitter for violating its rules. A team spokesman released a statement criticizing the tweets on Sunday evening, and by Monday morning Whitehead was gone from the team. “Jermaine Whitehead’s social media … Continue reading Cleveland Browns cut safety Jermaine Whitehead for tweeting violent threats after loss