Gabrielle Union to Premiere New BET+ Documentary
The trailer for Gabrielle Union's newest documentary My Journey to 50 with BET+ has been released. The two-part documentary chronicles Union's voyage to Africa in celebration of her 50th birthday. In the trailer she is seen visiting multiple countries across the Mother Continent and experiencing a connection to her roots.
My Journey to 50 is set to premiere on June 15, 2023.
Bryant Gumbel To Be Honored With Sports Lifetime Achievement Award
Journalism veteran Bryant Gumbel received the Lifetime Achievement Award during the 44th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. With a storied career in journalism, Gumbel paved the way for many Black journalists, especially those in sports journalism. "I'm humbled by this announcement and grateful to the folks at National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) for this prestigious award. After 50 years in the business, sharing the same honor with men like Jim McKay, Howard Cosell and Vin Scully is heady stuff indeed," said Gumbel.
Angel Reese Becomes Mielle Organic's Newest Brand Ambassador
LSU's Womens Basketball star Angel Reese is the latest ambassador for Mielle Cosmetics. Reese, who was newly appointed as a member of Team America for the 2023 FIBA Women’s AmeriCup, entered into this ambassadorship as part of an NIL deal which is set to include marketing, social media, events and a limited-edition product bundle. This is Reese's first major beauty deal; it comes after her breakout season playing for the LSU Lady Tigers and their National Championship victory in April.