The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is actively seeking designs for their new project that will be a permanent memorial to honor the victims of slavery and the trans-Atlantic slave trade.’ Artists, designers, sculptors and other visual arts professionals are invited to submit proposals. Continue reading
Check out the link to the official Occupy Wall Street News site from a reader. Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the various embedded video clips and photos. Continue reading
On Monday, March 7th, The Jackie Robinson Foundation will honor ADC Founder and Chairman Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III for embodying “the humanitarian ideals of Jackie Robinson.” Hosted by Bill Cosby and held at the Waldorf Astoria, the Robie Awards will also be presented to Sean “Diddy” Combs, Russell Simmons, Ingrid Saunders Jones, and Joseph Perella. Continue reading
From Harlem to Hollywood, life is a balancing act, finding that balance is the challenge.
From music to fashion to film, TV and other businesses, Russell Simmons — who is worth more than $100 million — seemingly has the “Midas Touch”. In his new book, Super Rich: A Guide to Having it All, he wants to show you how you too can achieve super richness. Continue reading
Photo: Robert Mecea/AP
Long before spring’s pantsless trend emerged, young men went half-pantsless, sagging their bottoms and flaunting their boxers — and worse, boxer wedgies — to the public. Continue reading
The City of Miami and Waste Management have launched a voting campaign to support Port-au-Prince, Haiti in the BBC World News’ World Challenge ’09 competition, a contest that awards innovative, grassroots-level projects and small businesses from around the world.
As one of 12 finalists in the competition, Haiti stands to win a grant to further its recycling project LOVE ‘N HAITI, which turns everyday trash into paper charcoal briquettes.
Wyclef, actress/model Garcelle Beauvais, Russell Simmons, Free (Power 105 FM),
Sha Money, Tony Yayo, DJ Whoo Kid, Mona Scott-Young
(Monami Entertainment), actor Jamie Hector
and singer Black Dada
are showing their support for LOVE ‘N HAITI by encouraging people to vote for the project at http://www.theworldchallenge.co.uk/
. The finalist with the most votes wins.
President Bill Clinton is an outspoken champion of the LOVE ‘N HAITI project. View his video commentary here:
It’s the house party to end all house parties and you’re invited. From sport to street styles, we’ve been outfitting the world in 3 stripes for decades.
Now it’s time to celebrate 60 Years of Soles and Stripes and we’re doing it like only adidas Originals can. All our friends are here including Run DMC, Russell Simmons, David Beckham, Katy Perry, Kevin Garnett, Missy Elliott, and Mark Gonzales.
All the celebrities, athletes, and kids who have helped make us who we are today. And with everybody under one roof, things are going off .
Black History Month
As a new chapter begins in this country, The Black List offers a dynamic and never-before-heard perspective in this segment from Serena Williams, Chris Rock and Russell Simmons:
Serena Williams, Tennis player
Rolling out TV talks with Russell Simmons about his secrets to the world of Advertising: