Archive for the ‘African-American Society’ Category

Parties & Events: Moet & Chandon Presents Sex & the City 2 in ATL

May 28, 2010
 Keisha Knight-Pulliam
Rasheeda
D. Woods
Sheree Whitfield
The Brown Girls: Kim Porter (r) with Nicole Johnson and Ebony Electra

 Miss Black Georgia Andrea Kinch

Moet & Chandon hosted a red carpet premiere for Sex & the City 2 in Atlanta at the Woodruff Arts Center. Several ATL celebs were on hand to celebrate and enjoy the summer’s highly-anticipated film.  Guests included Keisha Knight-Pulliam, rapper Rasheeda a.k.a the Georgia Peach, Sheree Whitfield, Kim Porter and others.

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CFB Photos: Jennifer Williams in Herve Leger

May 24, 2010
Mrs. Williams looking slim and trim. 

Basketball Wives reality TV star Jennifer Williams attended an event with Mr. Mauricio at Greenhouse in NYC wearing the infamous Herve Leger bandage dress.

CFB Photos: The Carters and the Smiths at the FELA! After Party

May 21, 2010

Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett-Smith were seen chopping it up with Jay-Z and Beyonce at the after party for the play FELA! Broadway musical in New York City last night.  B looks a little tired, maybe she should consider taking a year off. “We” could really use it!

Celebrity Style: Mary J. Blige Goes for the Gold

May 20, 2010

 Mary J. Blige wore a shiny gold gown with a matching bold square block belt and golden honey tresses to the 3rd Annual Society Of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s Spring Ball.

Celebrity News & Style: Lena Hornes Dies at 92

May 10, 2010
 Lena Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 10, 2010)

The legendary actress/singer Lena Mary Calhoun Horne has passed away. The New York Times reports that Horne passed away in New York. Horne has spent the last several years out of the limelight due to illness. She was one of the first African-American women to integrate Hollywood, starring in several musicals including Thousands Cheer, Broadway Rhythm, Two Girls and a Sailor, Ziegfeld Follies, Words and Music. Horne was a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is survived by her children, grandchildren and a host of other relative.

Read the full New York Times article here.

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Parties & Events: Steve Harvey Foundation Gala in NYC

May 4, 2010
 
  Steve Harvey & wife Marjorie
Nicole Parker Kodjoe
April Woodard
L.A. and Erica Reid
Pauletta Washington
Robin Roberts

 Sheri Sheperd

Toni Braxton on stage.
The honoree and the host: Denzel and Steve give their best serious pose.

The Steve Harvey Foundation hosted its charity gala at Cipriani in on Monday night New York City. The foundation honored Denzel Washington and was well attended by a number of celebrity guests.

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CFB Photos: Michelle Obama at the White House Correspondents Dinner

May 4, 2010
 First Lady Obama in Prabal Gurung

Calling Michelle Obama fabulous would be an understatement. She was had made women all over America step their fashion game up. From her love of J. Crew to Jason Wu, this First Lady doesn’t miss a fashion beat.  She wore this stunning tomato red Prabal Gurung gown for the White House Correspondents dinner on Saturday night. My invite must have gotten lost in the mail. ; )

CFB Photos: Suzanne Engo at the I Love Africa Affair

April 24, 2010

 Celebrity activist Suzanne “Africa” Engo attended the I Love Africa private send off dinner for the Riviera to Africa Run for Aids Awareness hosted by Diamond Information Center at The National Arts Club on Friday in New York.

 What do you think of Suzanne’s tattoos? A fashion do or don’t? 

Parties & Events: Keisha Whitaker’s Kissable Couture Party at Diane Merrick

April 23, 2010
 Keisha with Diane Merrick
Melanie Brown and Keisha
Keisha with pals Vanessa Williams and Shaun Robinson
Slim and svelte: Shaun and Keisha. 
Mel B. and Keisha with their hubbies in tow. Steven Belafonte and Forrest Whitaker.

Keisha Whitaker hosted a soiree for her beauty line Kissable Couture, sleek lip glosses with cool names like First Lady, Innocence, Exposed, and Awakening. Whitaker launched the line in 2007 with names of ex-boyfriends and has since evolved the collection into numerous shades for every skin stone. The lip glosses are now available at the Diane Merrick Boutique in Los Angeles. She celebrated the new partnership with pals and her famous hubby Forrest, this week.

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CFB Photos: PR Maven Tammy Brook’s Birthday Bash

March 27, 2010
 Tammy strikes a pose. 
Tammy and friend Keesha Johnson.

New York based public relations specialist Tammy Brook celebrated her birthday in style at the Oak Room Friday eve. Brook represents people in entertainment as well as corporate clients and consumer brands. Her roster includes singer/actor Tyrese, The Source Magazine, J Records, Patricia Field for House of Rocawear and June Ambrose.