In 1949, nearly a year after New Orleans’ WDSU-TV went live for the first time, Lena Richard, an African American Creole chef and entrepreneur, brought her freshly prepared dishes to a family-style kitchen TV set and took to the screen to film her self-titled cooking show—the first of its kind for an African American. Continue reading Meet Lena Richard, the Celebrity Chef Who Broke Barriers in the Jim Crow South
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Angelina Jolie Finally Opens Up About ‘Difficult’ Split From Brad Pitt
Angelina Jolie has remained relatively mum on her high-profile divorce from Brad Pitt, until now. In an interview with BBC World News’ Yalda Hakim, the actress and director finally addressed the stunning split, calling it a “very difficult time” in her life.
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Kanye West: “I’m Not a Celebrity, I’m an Activist”
Kanye West was profiled by the New York Times Magazine around the launch of his adidas line, and while most of the piece focused on ‘Ye’s work in the fashion world, he also talked about his ongoing anger issues and ego. In the interview, Kanye spoke about how his family life with Kim Kardashian and North West has really helped temper his anger because before all he had was his ego. “I feel like now I have an amazing wife, a supersmart child and the opportunity to create in two major fields,” Kanye said.
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