Category Archives: Black Excellence

Fashion Icon Andre Leon Talley Dead at 73

2022 has been brutal. Not even out of the month January. RIP🙏🏽😢 Fashion icon Andre Leon Talley has died at 73, TMZ reports https://t.co/MzbAzXVEMq pic.twitter.com/Lah0127acS — philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) January 19, 2022 In A.L.T.: A Memoir, he talked about how … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Forever FLOTUS😍😍😍

Happy Birthday to Michelle Robinson Obama…one of the best First Ladies this country has ever had. She is out here living her best life, and I love it!👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾 Here’s to a sweet 58th! Thank you so much for your outpouring … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dr. King!

You helped change the world. You certainly changed my world. I have so many opportunities because of your battles. Share this clip of my father. We must study him beyond the end of ‘I Have a Dream.’ (and that’s taken … Continue reading

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RIP, General Charles McGee, One of the last Tuskegee Airmen, Dead at 102

RIP, General.🙏🏾😪 Today, we lost an American hero. Charles McGee, Brigadier General and one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airman, passed at the age of 102. While I am saddened by his loss, I'm also incredibly grateful for his sacrifice, … Continue reading

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Trailblazer and Legend Sidney Poitier Has Died At 94

I cannot feel too sad for someone who lived a long life,and made a difference. The man was trailblazer. RIP🙏🏾😪 MORE: Poitier became the first Black man to win an Academy Award for best actor in 1964 for his role … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Stacey Abrams Is Running for Governor!!

Time for all Democrats to step up to the plate and support Ms. Abrams in her run for Governor!! So, let’s pull those $$$ together and set up the monthly donation to Ms. Abrams. I’m running for Governor because opportunity … Continue reading

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Open Thread | History Was Made Friday

In case you missed it. Let.The.Record.Show.*American History*Herstory@VP @SpeakerPelosi @POTUS https://t.co/FrCb98BwSZ — Anita Baker (@IAMANITABAKER) November 19, 2021 Get used to it.I had a blue check follow me and I went through my past few days of tweets saying, what did … Continue reading

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Open Thread | A Little Black Excellence Today

I am very psyched to see King Richard. From everything that I am reading, it is well done. Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Will Smith for Entertainment Weekly's cover shoot portraits. ❤❤❤ #KingRichard pic.twitter.com/bDOZ52gamQ — Luis. (@serenapower_) November 2, 2021 Venus … Continue reading

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