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Do you think hip-hop, mixed with a little electro, splashed with hints of pop seems a little corny? Well, think again.  GlobalGrind came across this rapper Josh Smith and thought he was dope. His song “Music Sounds Better” is a mash-up between simple beats from a beat machine, 808s, a few synthesizers and a great […]

Ayoba! That’s South African for Fabulosity! My adventure in scenic and breathtaking Cape Town had its roots in humanitarian efforts. My husband teamed up with UNEP and PUMA and was invited to South Africa to raise awareness for a number of issues central to African unity and Biodiversity. I was eager to join him to […]

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by Kimora Lee Simmons Damn Detroit Police Department! You burned, shot and killed Aiyana Jones, a little seven year old girl. You threw a stunt grenade through the front window and lit the little girl’s blanket on fire! And then you shot off a bullet that landed in her neck!  We know you were looking […]

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A few months ago, I wrote a blog in support of Trevor Casey and his family.You’ll remember that Trevor was the young boy beaten and bloodied by the police department in Toledo, OH.Following the incident – video of which can be viewed below – the Toledo Police Department launched an internal investigation to gauge whether […]

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Only one word can describe today, insanity!  We had all the expected pieces of a fashion show PLUS a live feed streaming directly to the center of the universe…Times Square! We are proud to say that we are the first!!! Robert Verdi did an amazing job interviewing celebrities and Kim Kardashian backstage accessed…hair, make-up models […]

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I love being FIRST, the first to have a fashion show in Radio City Music Hall, the first female urban brand, the first to use an array of multi-ethnic models in a fashion show, and the first designer to end a fashion show with her family.  Now I have another FIRST for you!  I’ll be […]

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Over the past few weeks, we have been in very close contact with the family of Trevor Casey, the young boy who was choked by the police in the video below.  He has a very long road ahead, as he faces a criminal trial and still is recovering from the mental and physical damage caused […]

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    I watched astounded, as two uniformed police officers manhandled a bloodied, teenage, young black male.  I could not believe what I was seeing.  I have since read that the two grown men choked and beat 14-year-old Trevor Casey so badly that his own mother, Karen, was unable to recognize him afterwards.  He was […]

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    I watched astounded, as two uniformed police officers manhandled a bloodied, teenage, young black male.  I could not believe what I was seeing.  I have since read that the two grown men choked and beat 14-year-old Trevor Casey so badly that his own mother, Karen, was unable to recognize him afterwards.  He was […]

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I remember walking into Russell’s office years ago to the sight of a camera crew filming him. I listened as he spoke passionately to 20+ high school students all seated on the floor. He was speaking about the rally to repeal the Rockefeller Drug Laws. I thought the cameras were just another news crew doing […]