LeBron James creates the first Nike sneaker designed by women, for women

Carlie Beard | Staff Writer SoleCollector.com Less than 1 percent of designers in department stores are of color. Diversity in the fashion industry is often ignored and overlooked. The Cut, a style and lifestyle website, recently published an article titled, “What it’s really like to be black and work in fashion.” The article, written by Lindsay People Wagner, stated the trials and hurdles black people, designers and celebrities have to face in the world of fashion. Despite these obstacles, there are trailblazers such as LeBron James who challenge the norm. James has collaborated with Nike and Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) … Continue reading LeBron James creates the first Nike sneaker designed by women, for women

A legendary addition to the EGOT family

Naomi Ludlow | Arts And Entertainment Editor Flickr User Pete Foley R&B singer and songwriter John Legend became the first black male and the youngest person to complete the EGOT – receiving Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards. According to CNN, he is one of just 15 EGOT winners after receiving his first Emmy award at the Creative Arts Emmys on Sept. 8 for producing the best variety special Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice also were presented the award, making them EGOT winners as well. Over the course of his career, Legend has … Continue reading A legendary addition to the EGOT family

On My Block breaks barriers and gains success

Selena Roberts | Staff Writer Responsible for hit shows like Stranger Things, Dear White People, One Day at a Time and so on, Netflix supports shows that feature diverse casts and show minorities in a positive light. On My Block was recently added to the streaming service’s website and it has generated a lot of buzz among fans due to its refreshing way of portraying the drama that teens experience on an everyday basis. The 10-episode drama centers around a tight-knit group of four friends (Ruby, Jamal, Caesar, and Monse) who are about to enter high school. As a new … Continue reading On My Block breaks barriers and gains success