I have a new favorite film. I love anything jazz culture. This animation incorporated all three! Chico and Rita released in 2010 tells a tale of true love. Directors Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal brought art to life with this film. Am I the only one that looks at impressionism and wonders how it would be if the … Continue reading Film favorite: Chico and Rita
Vintage Diva: Mahalia Jackson
By Krissy J., HerTopic.com Described as "the spirit of gospel" by Jennifer Hudson, Mahalia Jackson made a major impact on the world of gospel music. Her voice influenced greats such as Hudson, Whitney Huston, the Winans and many more. I can't help but bawl out tears like a hot sinner in church when I hear Mahalia … Continue reading Vintage Diva: Mahalia Jackson
Vintage Diva: Carmen McRae
By Krissy J., HerTopic.com I barely watch television anymore which is kind of ironic since I studied media as an undergrad. I feel like television is just so "blah" these days. Reality television shows practically erased the essence of family television. Long gone are the days of Fresh Prince, Family Matters, and A Different World. … Continue reading Vintage Diva: Carmen McRae
By Krissy J., HerTopic.com I absolutely love this picture of Maya Angelou in her performance days. Sometimes I think I am her love child and was given away for adoption lol. (JOKES) She is definitely a role model figure in my life. Aside from Langston Hughes she tops my list of favorite poets. If time capsules were real … Continue reading Just Dance
Let Whitney Rest in Peace!
By Lauryn Huggins, HerTopic The untimely passing of Whitney Houston was truly devastating. The impact that she had on the music world was nothing short of phenomenal and I really wish people would let her be. Her award count alone speaks volumes of the talent and respect she earned throughout her career: 30 Billboard Music … Continue reading Let Whitney Rest in Peace!
I have no words. Its really heart breaking to hear about the late death of Whitney Houston. She was only 48 years old. I know one thing. She sure can be partially blamed for why I am a bit of a Diva and walk with a bit of a pep in my step. From teaching … Continue reading RIP Whitney
Sweet Fashionista: Delmy Rivera- “HerStyle is Divabulous” Feature
Her style will literally drive you bananas. It's quirky, sweet, sophisticated, and everything in between. Fashion blogger Delmy Rivera, of FashionBananas.com, caught my attention a few years ago when I became enchanted with the blog world. Looks familiar? Well, she should. Delmy's been featured in prominent fashion sources such as Lucky Magazine, MTV Style, and … Continue reading Sweet Fashionista: Delmy Rivera- “HerStyle is Divabulous” Feature
I just finished watching Overboard; a Goldie Hawn classic. It was a cute movie and her style was impeccable. I wish I could have took pictures of my tv screen because it was hard to find decent photos of her outfits online. I managed to find these few. Her character was all glitz and glam. … Continue reading Goldie Hawn
I’m on vacation right now. Fall semester starts in about a week. I’ve been sleeping real well for the past few days…Stress free life. #ThankGod! If you hating because you haven’t slept lately… “I’m sorry.” (Hov Voice) My beauty rest is well needed. On this break I have realized that I need to be more … Continue reading Mirror, Mirror