The Cult of Lena Dunham and Helen Gurley Brown

I was reminded of the name Helen Gurley Brown during the time of her passing in 2012 at the age of 90. I was interning at VIBE magazine then and I had written a brief post about Gurley Brown in tribute. When I dotted the last sentence, I left fascinated by her mission, especially executedContinue reading “The Cult of Lena Dunham and Helen Gurley Brown”

In Memoriam: Oprah Winfrey Looks Back at Her Relationship with Maya Angelou (1928-2014) [VIDEO]

I shed a tear this morning when I heard of Maya Angelou’s passing. An American treasure of inspiring proportions, she is best for being an author (especially of her landmark memoir I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings), her activism in Civil Rights, and her truth hurts quotes that were so beautiful and so heart-wrenching, AngelouContinue reading “In Memoriam: Oprah Winfrey Looks Back at Her Relationship with Maya Angelou (1928-2014) [VIDEO]”