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Upscale magazine October 2022

With her return to the big screen in “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” the multi-faceted, talented actress Letita Wright continues to inspire women of color with her brilliance

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Mary J. Blige Pens Children’s Book

Grammy and Emmy award-winning entertainer Mary J. Blige announced that she would be releasing her very first book, Mary Can! in March 2023. Mary Can! is about a little girl named Mary who proves that anyone can make their dreams come true if they just believe. The book is in

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Wrapper’s Delight: Holiday Must-Haves

Who better to turn to than Dr. Courtney A. Hammonds, Upscale’s fashion editor, to ring in the season in serious style? Whether you’re shopping for friends, family, or, let’s face it, yourself, he’s got a chic pick for every style-savvy person in your life. He’s making a list and checking it twice!     For the past few seasons, suspenders have been making a big comeback in men’s fashion. This

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2023 House Party Trailer is Here

Looks like actors Jacob Latimore and Tosin Cole will be the “bad boys having a party” in the upcoming “House Party” reboot. Aspiring club promoters and friends Damon (Cole) and Kevin (Latimore) are working for a janitorial service when they land the gig of a lifetime, cleaning basketball phenom Lebron James‘ house in Los Angeles. Kevin is tame and somewhat impressionable like Christopher “Kid” Reid’s character in the original “House

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ESSENCE GU Summit Powers Gen-Z Leaders of Color

Hosted by Reginae Carter, ESSENCE Girls United Summit will be held in-person on November 5th at the Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center in Atlanta, GA, and can be attended virtually. The summit is a digital dwelling place for young black women, and with its summit’s third iteration underway, themed “Forever the Blueprint,” it seeks to implore black girls and gender-expansive youth to lead the charge for progression, tenacity, and resilience.  

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Nana’s Chicken-N-Waffles Opens to Fanfare

Celebrated Chef Kelli Potter-Ferrell made the residents of McDonough, Georgia, and the surrounding areas a lot happier on November 5, 2022. She brought her hugely popular and deliciously divine restaurant concept known as Nana’s Chicken-N-Waffles to the city. “Of course, after having the restaurant for six years, the goal was to expand. McDonough is one of those opportunities that kinda came up. It’s one of those perfect opportunities. We’re super

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