Kristle and Kerese The Millen Twins

Kristle and Kerese: The Millen Twins Interviewed and written by Aaron Robinson (Editor) and Tocarra Eldridge
In today’s society, when it comes to following our dreams, it is rarely seen in the current global environment where twins team up to join forces with their endeavors and follow their purpose as philanthropists, authors, educators, entrepreneurs, trendsetters and radio personalities.
Regarding their education, Kristle has her Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Northern Illinois University, with a Type 04 certification, a Special Needs Endorsement and a Post-Doctorate with a Certificate of Advance Studies in Curriculum and Instruction with an Endorsement in (ESL) English as a Second Language from National Louis University of Chicago, Illinois.
Kerese has her Master's Degree in Teaching, Learning and Assessments, and her Post-Doctorate with a Certificate of Advance Studies in Curriculum and Instruction with an ESL endorsement from National Louis University of …

D Woods Stars in Stuck With You

D. Woods Stars in Stuck With You Interviewed and written by Tocarra Eldridge
D. Woods, former member of the girl group Danity Kane stars in the relationship drama Stuck With You. Several of the cast members include Timon Kyle Durrett, Tammy Townsend, AJ Johnson, Terrence Green, just to name several. The show airs on UMC and has just recently premiered a month ago. D. Woods, the triple threat, being a professional singer, dancer and actress continues to utilize her amazing talents and abilities as she advances her career.
I had the opportunity to interview this phenomenal woman. Here is what she has to share with the readers regarding her career, life and starring role on Stuck With You.
Tocarra Eldridge: Can you briefly tell us a little about your role in the new dramedy series Stuck With You? D. Woods: Yes, my character, her name is Mora, and she is the assistant to our lead character played by Tammy Townsend. Her name is Candace. Mora really looks up to Candace. She idolizes her relati…

TBoz on TLCs Legacy Touring with Chilli and Beating the Odds

T-Boz on TLC's Legacy, Touring with Chilli and Beating the Odds By Allison Kugel

TLC's Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins' life is one filled with overcoming insurmountable odds and finding blessings in unexpected places. Watkins was diagnosed with sickle cell disease at the age of seven and spend much of her childhood in and out of hospitals due to episodes with the potentially fatal condition. She was told she wouldn't make it past early adulthood. Her family's move from Des Moines, Iowa to Atlanta, Georgia when Watkins was nine, and a chance meeting former singer and music executive Perri "Pebbles" Reid and her then-husband L.A. Reid would launch T-Boz, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas into the stratosphere as the biggest selling girl group in music history, taking home four Grammy awards and selling sixty five millions albums, worldwide throughout their career.
For all it's success, TLC has endured a roller coaster …

The Grace Beauty and Grit of Vanessa Williams

The Grace, Beauty and Grit of Vanessa Williams By Allison Kugel

Vanessa Williams is a creature unlike any other. It's as though she came here to impart the ins and outs of living life on one's own terms. From unwitting societal lightning rod during the 1980s to multi-platinum selling recording artist; and Broadway, film and television star, Vanessa Williams slayed the male-dominated Hollywood dragon long before the #MeToo movement happened. You can tell from talking to her that, both, the scars of past judgment she endured, and the fruits of her sweet success have made their impact. Both created indelible imprints.
In more recent years, Williams stunned audiences with sultry scene-stealing characters on hit series like Desperate Housewives and Ugly Betty. Her recent film starring Orange is the New Black's Uzo Aduba, Miss Virginia, tackles the socio-economic and educational inequities that urban students of color endure, showcasing a more socially conscious film portrayal.