America’s First Black Female Impressionist, Sylvia Traymore, Recalls Her Saturday Night Live Experience

Sylvia Traymore

When Sylvia Traymore watched acclaimed actress Kerry Washington impersonate several characters in a comedic sketch on a recent episode of Saturday Night Life (SNL), a deep sense of overwhelm overtook her. As the first black female impressionist to emerge on … Continue reading

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The Ladies Who Shaped the Pop Music Charts of the 80s – The Genesis of Girl Power


By Julian Beams The 80′s was an important decade for female artists. Not only for lead singers, but also for solo artists and all women bands. Some of the icons of pop music like Madonna and Janet Jackson got their … Continue reading

Beyonce Lip Synched, So What!


Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, Twitter, Facebook, THE WHOLE WORLD is going on and on and on about Beyonce singing along to a pre-recorded track of her singing the Star Spangled Banner at the presidential inauguration and all I can think … Continue reading

The Biggest News Stories of 2012


The year 2012 has comes to an end, it is now time to take a quick flashback to the stories that made headlines and why they were so popular. There are so many things that happened in 2012 and some … Continue reading

Flint Positive Spotlight: Artist – Percy


Painting and creating art is a way I can express myself; express what I see and feel in the world around me, in an almost universal language. What’s important about my art is not that I express exactly my thoughts … Continue reading

The Stars Sparkle at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards


As some the Academy Awards and the Grammys pass by, pop enthusiasts begin to eagerly anticipate the Billboard Music Awards. Another opportunity to roll out the Red Carpet and comment on the various celebrities fashion faux pas and triumphs, the … Continue reading

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Claudia A. Hoexter


Name and occupation: Claudia A. Hoexter, Founder and CEO of Alexa Brands, LLC Inventor of the Beauty Spoon®, the innovative new beauty tool that helps you spoon out all the remaining liquids located in your product bottles and containers. What … Continue reading