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Memphis stylist bringing awareness to childhood cancer month

Known around town as a shero, Brianna Davison is a woman with a big talent and an even bigger heart. Many people know her for her unbelievably realistic wigs, having styled celebrities such as Jazmine Sullivan and Evvie McKinney; however, more recently Davison is changing...

Memphis native adds to ‘Hicksters’ and its healing-through-laughter focus

Jeremy Steven Walker, a rising Hollywood star, is taking on the big leagues by learning to master the creative arts while wearing multiple hats in the film industry. Although Walker is a Memphis native who graduated from Germantown High School, he said the nine years...

‘Brian Banks’ serves as change of pace, Memphis introduction for Sherri Shepherd

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1kBFW2ZWjA HOLLYWOOD – Actress and comedian Sherri Shepherd is well-known for her quick wit but with the new gripping “Brian Banks” biopic, the award-winning former co-host of ABC’s “The View” was able to flex a wide range of acting muscles, showing a new side of...

STEM4fem carving wider path for girls into science, technology, engineering and math

“In a society where innovation and change are becoming increasingly important, we hope to show young girls the potential STEM has to change the world.” Those words are displayed on the website of STEM4fem, a Memphis-based nonprofit that is working to help girls pursue interests...

KO & The Crew seek to create musical experience this weekend

“The coldest story ever told... but better each time,” says Kori Wallace, the leader of KO & The Crew. After a successful rent party to close out last year, the band is back! KO & The Crew returns to the legendary ‘Sounds Good Memphis Stage’ on...

Memphis native Frank Herron a Super Bowl champ

As an NFL rookie, Frank Herron Jr. accomplished what many players spend years attempting to win: a Super Bowl ring. Listed at 6’4”, the 312-pound defensive end was released by the New England Patriots at the conclusion of the 2018 training camp. He subsequently signed...

‘Ms. T’s Music Factory’ – bringing Hollywood to Memphis

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A new Lifetime television series premiering tonight (June 6) will have a Memphis flair. “Ms. T’s Music Factory” is one of two new reality shows set to run on the Lifetime summer schedule. The star of the show is Memphis singer and independent music mini-mogul...

SMALL BIZ PROFILE: ‘Cookiepreneur Megan Mottley From fundraising to first frozen cookie dough line

Three years ago, Megan Mottley was on a mission to raise money for her teenage daughter to attend a mission trip to Japan. Her made-from-scratch cookies quickly went viral on social media and shortly after the success of three fundraisers, Goodness Gracious Luxe Cookies, was...

PERCEPTION MATTERS: The NAACP Image Awards turn 50

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(HOLLYWOOD) -- The Carters, John Legend, Michael B. Jordan and a who's who list of other stars were all in the building -- the Dolby Theater in Hollywood -- for the 50th Annual NAACP Image Awards on Saturday night. I was in the mix of...

CONCERT REVIEW: B2K and The Millennium Tour!

Every once in a while, music groups emerge and transcend beyond their time. In my era there was B2K (Boys of the New Millennium), the quintessential R&B boys group of the 2000s. The multi-platinum B2K featured the multi-talented Omarion, Boog, Fizz and Raz-B. They made...