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Cleo Speaks Orlando: An evening of beautiful Black Girl Magic

There is something very powerful about women coming together to talk, ask questions and to listen and learn from one another, especially in a lovely setting. And that’s exactly what happened in Orlando, Florida when TV One and Spectrum brought me, Yandy Smith, influencer Shelah Marie and Tia Brown together in front of a live […]

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CLEO Speaks: Lola’s episode

CLEO SPEAKS is a new candid series – on TV One – that gives dynamic women a platform to share their unique experiences and perspectives on issues facing Millennial and Gen X women of color today. Selected for their impact on the world, true modern leaders, from CEOs and activists to entrepreneurs, share their truths. […]

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Never Let Anyone Break Your Spirit!

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US Politics USA Women

Welcome back, Speaker Pelosi

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Welcome to the most diverse Congress in US history

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Art Classical Music Culture Jazz Music Women

My BBC3 Classical Fix playlist, created by Clemency Burton-Hill

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Culture Music USA Women

In Conversation with writer Joan Morgan at Dumbo House – “She Begat This: 20 Years of the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”

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Interviewing writer Joan Morgan, author of She Begat This: 20 Years of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

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My Guest appearance on BBC3’s Classical Fix

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How Hit Show Insecure Teaches You To Get What You Want in Life

  https://moneyish.com/heart/how-hit-show-insecure-teaches-you-to-get-what-you-want-in-life/

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Civil Rights Culture Music US Politics Women

Farewell Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul

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Thank you, Ms Franklin

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African Americans Civil Rights Music US Politics Women

RIP Aretha Franklin, Soul Legend

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Meghan Markle & the Diversification of the Royal Family

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Welcome to the Royal Family, Meghan Markle

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Beychella and Beyonce’s Homage to Black Culture

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How Alice Neel’s Sharp, Compassionate Eye Painted Harlem

[Originally published in The Atlantic] The artist’s portraits of neighbors, icons, and strangers show a keen and democratic attention to detail. A detail from “Mercedes Arroyo,” 1952DAVID ZWIRNER GALLERY When, in 1938, Alice Neel decided to relocate from Greenwich Village to Spanish Harlem with José Negrón, a musician and her then-boyfriend, she was making a […]

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Culture Fashion Women

Growing old stylishly

After watching Michelle Obama’s compelling speech at the Democratic National Convention last night, I began to think some more about how I’ll be and what I’ll look like when I get to 40, 50, 60, 70, 80 (and hopefully older). Michelle Obama, with her poise, elegance, self-confidence and grace, is a great example of a […]