Over the years, society has created “taboo” behaviors for women. Women are criticized for speaking up for what they want or need, not acting “ladylike” or showing off their talents. The risk for women does not lie in exhibiting these
Erykah Badu kicked off the 2017 Soul Train Awards, which aired Sunday, by making a powerful statement in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick, who began the NFL protests against racial injustice last year. After an opening performance from SWV, the “On & On” singer
Ok, so…Halloween and Thanksgiving are over. We’ve stored the costumes back in the closet and we’re now sitting around with our post-Thanksgiving bellies thinking about the next holiday on the calendar. Oh yes, it’s finally Christmas-time. If you’re anything like
Exclusively for Upscale readers, Leslie E. Royal’s column reviews the best consumer products, services and brands to get as well as buy and why. This month’s feature spotlights innovative technological devices and inventive products that will help make the lives
Before we cut into that juicy baked or fried turkey for Thanksgiving, many of us are already planning our Black Friday Shopping spree. Black Friday is regarded as the first day of Christmas shopping. Although it is not an official
Fresh off of being named in the top ten of this year’s most lucrative rappers, Future and his Freewishes Foundation presented one of their signature events, the “Gold Wishes Gala, this week to kick off the holiday season with some
As a busy, single, professional, the “singles’ table” may come with all kinds of connotations. You’re no longer defined by your professional title, but your relationship status. With all of your accomplishments and talents, everyone is the same at the singles’ table.
Food. Friends. Family. Football. Thanksgiving would be incomplete without any of them, but the most important is the holiday feast your family and friends have gathered to enjoy while the game plays in the background. Serving up a full holiday
Between roasting a turkey, mashing potatoes, making gravy and generally turning your home kitchen into an industrial-grade feast-making factory, bartending is probably the last thing on your mind for Thursday. But the guests and, more importantly, you, will need drinks.
In 2002, Vivian Green’s deep, sultry tone oozed its way over the airwaves with the hit song “Emotional Rollercoaster.” The lyrics were piercing, and Green’s delivery cemented this chart-topping R&B number as one of the most riveting heartbreak songs—ever. And