Author: Vwede Ohworho

Brings 10 years of journalism experience

Archetypes make a debut with tennis legend Serena Williams as the first guest. The event is a podcast series hosted by Meghan Markle and on Spotify. The Duchess of Sussex Meghan’s pet project strives to give women a voice. Archetypes is produced by Archewell Audio, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex podcast studio. The Hollywood Reporter says Spotify enjoys an exclusive deal to run the podcast series. It promotes women and deals with myths and tropes that tend to bring women down. Archetypes lend a voice to women. It fights those things that make us “unable to be our authentic…

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Can you believe it’s been 25 years since the dynamic pairing of Brandy and Whitney graced our screens in the live action Cinderella? Cinderella: The Reunion Special Edition 20/20 will be airing on ABC and HULU on the 24th and 25th of August. Singer and actress Brandy Norwood played the lead role of Cinderella in this re-telling of the classic fairytale. Whitney Houston, of course, iconically played Cinderella’s fairy godmother. Other starts like Whoopi Goldberg, Victor Garber, Jason Alexander, and Veanne Cox also starred in the made for TV movie. The 20/20 Special Edition is part of Disney’s World Princess…

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Black Superman? Some say it’s about time! After Henry Cavill left his elevated role as the ‘Man of Steel,’ a new possibility popped up: should the next Superman be Black? Most of us grew up watching the heart-pumping and intriguing stories of Superman. After being sent to Earth in a small spaceship by his parents right before the destruction of Krypton, Superman landed in the American countryside. There, the Kents adopted and brought him up as Clark Kent. He learned he had some supernatural abilities, and you know the rest. The Superman story originates from the 1930 era where being…

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You might not be familiar with the name Sabrina Parr. But her current relationship with ex-NBA star, and Khloe Kardashian’s ex-husband, Lamar Odom, make you want to know more about her. A couple of months ago, Lamar Odom popped the big question, and Sabrina says, “I SAID YES!!!” Lamar took to his Instagram page to say: “Introducing my fiancé; soon to be Mrs. Parr Odom. She the One!!!.” And Sabrina wasted no time in showing off her diamond engagement ring. The two only dated for 3 months before getting engaged. While there is so much love and excitement between the…

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Is the Willie Lynch Letter real or just another fictitious document about the African American slave experience? There have been various schools of thought about the authenticity of this letter purportedly written far back in 1712. For several decades now, the Willie Lynch Letter’s content has formed the basis for discussions at conferences and at various gatherings of activists. The literary and entertainment industry is not left out as Willie Lynch’s letter turns up in songs, movies, sermons on television, and blog posts. Today, the ‘Willie Lynch Syndrome’ has become a notable lexicon in the black community.  But the big…

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Wood Harris’ antecedent tells the story of someone who has weathered the storm of life to attain success.  He is an African-American actor who starred in some of Hollywood’s iconic shows and movies. The Wire and Creed star is arguably one of the best actors to emerge on the TV screen. He has starred in television shows, on stage, and in films. Wood, however, has also had his share of travails before making it big on the screen. About Wood Harris’ Early Days Sherwin David Harris, aka Wood Harris, was born on October 17, 1969, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.…

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Freeda Foreman grew up with a famous father. Much like her boxing father, she wanted to be a boxer herself. And she achieved it. Unfortunately, Freeda Foreman’s life came to an abrupt end at the prime of life. She was found dead in her apartment in Houston, Texas, on March 10, 2019. Before her death, she was a lively person, a retired boxer, boxing promoter, and a television personality. Freeda’s Early Life Freeda was born in Texas on October 16, 1976. Her family seems to have a thing for the name ‘George’ as five of her brothers go by…

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Talking about Marquise Jackson and estranged dad, 50 Cent, it’s been one long history of an unending feud. And if you hoped it would end soon, well, there are no signs to that effect. Why? Famous rapper and father, 50 Cent says he used to love his son. From all indication, both parties are not ready to sheath their swords yet. Misunderstanding and intermittent quarrels do occur amongst family members. But when it assumes the proportion and length of time it has taken between Marquise and dad 50 Cent, it should call for concern. More so, 50 Cent already gave…

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If you’re looking for popular African boy names, you’ve come to the right place! How old were you when you first asked or wondered about the meaning of your name?  In most African cultures, like many cultures around the world, several factors come to play when picking a name for a child. Issues like the day or time the child is born, his position at birth (first male child or first female child) all influence the choice of baby names. Also, the event surrounding the birth of the child, emotional and circumstantial delivery, cultural religious belief can determine a baby’s name…

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