EBONY proudly presents Mind, Body, Soul sponsored by smartwater on December 1st for a discussion on how Music Heals The Soul with hosts Kainon Jasper and Dr. Kendell Jasper with special guest R&B Recording Artist Lucky Daye.
Kainan Jasper, Dr. Kendall Jasper – Host
Lucky Daye – Featured Guest
Actor Joe Morton may be most famously known as the diabolical dad to Olivia Pope on ‘Scandal’. His latest role is in ‘Our Kind Of People’ as the wealth and legacy building father, Teddy Franklin. In this interview with EBONY contributor Danielle Young, Morton shares his thoughts on the history of Black family wealth, why his character is a role he cherishes, and gives us the lowdown on ‘Inside the Black Box,’ a new show that he’s developing and more.
When it comes to curating a live performance, H.E.R. is one of the best performers in music. At any given moment, the accomplished musician can be seen playing the acoustic guitar, the electric guitar, the bass, or the keys. EBONY caught up with the star at her recent Apollo Theater performance and discussed the venue’s magic, why it’s important for her to use her voice to address the issues of our community, and whether she’ll be dropping a Christmas album soon.
As a freelance photographer, Keith Major shot a number of covers for EBONY, featuring celebrities like Queen Latifah, Tyra Banks, Jesse Williams, Harry Belafonte, Zendaya, and Jennifer Hudson. Now as the brand’s Photo Director, he is ushering in a new chapter for EBONY, while reimagining its visual identity. “Being the Photo Director at EBONY is a very new lane for me after freelancing for so many years,” he shares. The lensman’s genius was on full display at the 2021 EBONY Power 100 Gala, where he shot a series of stunning portraits. “I had the chance to photograph these honorees and dignitaries without a big production set or the fanfare, which made it easier for me to get down to their essence.” Click below to view more of his stunning work.
Throughout the month of #Movember, aka November, men are encouraged to grow a moustache for the whole month, and be sponsored to do so, all to raise awareness and funds for men’s health. In honor of the annual charity event, tune in all month long for archival content dedicated to all things Black mens health and wellness.
Before you go holiday shopping on Black Friday or Cyber Monday–or any other days–heed the expert advice offered in this revisited November 2015 article.
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