Some people pursue therapy in a private and traditional sense: a licensed professional, a couch, and paying for as many hours as they wish to discuss their life. Big Freedia isn't one of those people. She finds his therapy in front of a nationwide audience, lights, and cameras via the hit reality TV series, Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce.
Receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame takes longevity, success, the right connections, and, for some, your own episode on TV One's popular docu-series Unsung Hollywood. On February 2, groundbreaking comedian-activist Dick Gregory, who was featured on the hit show in 2014, was finally celebrated with the honor.
For the past 63 years JET has been heralded for its content from chronicling the dawn of the civil rights movement to celebrating black beauty with its popular "Beauty of the Week" feature. It will be a bittersweet moment for readers of, JET magazine when the iconic publication transitions into an all-digital platform.
In an unfurnished New York City apartment with bare white walls, Wendell Headley paces the room with an intense energy bordering on unease. He's indoors--at what will soon be the home of an art installation featuring some of his avant-garde fashion designs--but he longs to be outside in the park across the street.