Cornel West Announces 2024 Presidential Run
Cornel West, the progressive scholar, educator and intellectual, has officially announced his intentions to run for U.S. president in 2024. West, a former professor at Harvard University and civil rights activist, will run under the People’s Party. In his announcement, West stated, "In these bleak times, I have decided to run for truth and justice which takes the form of running for president of the United States as a candidate for the People’s Party. I enter in the quest for truth, I enter in the quest for justice. And the presidency is just one vehicle to pursue that truth and justice that I’ve been trying to do all of my life."
West has also been a close and trusted confidant to former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders during his runs.
Edward Enninful Steps Down as Editor-In-Chief of British Vogue
Acclaimed journalism veteran Edward Enninful is stepping down from his highly coveted role as editor-in-chief of British Vogue. In a statement to his team at Vogue, Enninful shared, "I am excited to share that from next year I will be stepping into the newly appointed position of editorial advisor of British Vogue and global creative and cultural advisor of Vogue, where I will continue to contribute to the creative and cultural success of the Vogue brand globally while having the freedom to take on broader creative projects." He will officially step into this role in 2024.
Enninful, a 2022 EBONY Power 100 awardee, previously made history as the first man and Black person to become editor-in-chief of the iconic Condé Nast publication.
Burna Boy Makes History in the UK
Afrobeats mega star Burna Boy continues to rise to great heights globally. The "Last Last" singer recently became the first African artist to sell out a stadium in the U.K. Last year, he broke a similar record for becoming the first African artist to sell out Madison Square Garden. His efforts continue to draw visibility to the talents of African artists across the diaspora and especially of those from the Mother Continent.
Cardi B Ordered to Pause Collections From Tasha K
After being awarded $4 million in her lawsuit against gossip blogger and YouTube influencer Tasha K, Cardi B has been ordered to pause her pursuit of the funds. This halt is a result of Tasha K's filing for bankruptcy last month in an effort to avoid the significant amount of funds owed to Cardi.