Empower Magazine https://theempowermag.com Empowerment Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:49:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.1 https://i2.wp.com/theempowermag.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/em-logo1.jpg?fit=32%2C20&ssl=1 Empower Magazine https://theempowermag.com 32 32 55986764 Rapping Math Professor Chad Rico sets Summer School lessons with 12 weekly Hip Hop releases https://theempowermag.com/entertainment/rapping-math-professor-chad-rico-sets-summer-school-lessons-with-12-weekly-hip-hop-releases/ https://theempowermag.com/entertainment/rapping-math-professor-chad-rico-sets-summer-school-lessons-with-12-weekly-hip-hop-releases/#respond Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:49:56 +0000 https://theempowermag.com/?p=32684 It may be summer break but for college math professor and hip hop artist Chad Rico school is back in session! Chad plans to drop lesson plans all season long with his “12 Weeks of Summer” EP project on Gold & Gems Records by releasing a new single every week. With intentions to keep his …

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Emanuel documentary chronicles Charleston church shooting https://theempowermag.com/in-the-spotlight/emanuel-documentary-chronicles-charleston-church-shooting/ https://theempowermag.com/in-the-spotlight/emanuel-documentary-chronicles-charleston-church-shooting/#respond Thu, 13 Jun 2019 17:53:34 +0000 https://theempowermag.com/?p=32660 Photo credit: Arbella Studios Empower Magazine had the opportunity to speak with Brian Ivie, director of Emanuel, the soon-to-be-released documentary on the Charleston, South Carolina church massacre, executive produced by Stephen Curry and Viola Davis. In this Q&A spotlight, the director chronicles the tragic details surrounding the mass shooting at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in …

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Stacey Porter is Back with Color and Texture https://theempowermag.com/feature-story/stacey-porter-is-back-with-color-and-texture/ https://theempowermag.com/feature-story/stacey-porter-is-back-with-color-and-texture/#respond Wed, 12 Jun 2019 18:25:54 +0000 https://theempowermag.com/?p=32629 Empower Magazine was amongst the select attendees at Stacey Porter’s exclusive event hosted at The Heights Art Studio; The Art of Stacey Porter – A Night of Color with a Touch of Texture. During an evening commingling with art enthusiast, friends and distinguished guest, Stacey Porter was gracious enough to provide EM with an exclusive …

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ABFF emerging directors and music in motion showcase selections announced https://theempowermag.com/entertainment/abff-emerging-directors-and-music-in-motion-selections-showcase-announced/ https://theempowermag.com/entertainment/abff-emerging-directors-and-music-in-motion-selections-showcase-announced/#respond Sat, 01 Jun 2019 14:29:02 +0000 http://theempowermag.com/?p=32439 The post ABFF emerging directors and music in motion showcase selections announced appeared first on Empower Magazine.

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Stacey Porter debuts her work at exclusive night of art and entertainment https://theempowermag.com/business-tech/business-women/stacey-porter-debuts-her-work-at-exclusive-night-of-art-and-entertainment/ https://theempowermag.com/business-tech/business-women/stacey-porter-debuts-her-work-at-exclusive-night-of-art-and-entertainment/#respond Fri, 31 May 2019 12:36:17 +0000 http://theempowermag.com/?p=32421 The post Stacey Porter debuts her work at exclusive night of art and entertainment appeared first on Empower Magazine.

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MPAC to host 90’s Summer Soiree House Party with a purpose https://theempowermag.com/em-online-exclusives/mpac-to-host-90s-summer-soiree-house-party-with-a-purpose/ https://theempowermag.com/em-online-exclusives/mpac-to-host-90s-summer-soiree-house-party-with-a-purpose/#respond Tue, 21 May 2019 18:27:42 +0000 http://theempowermag.com/?p=32403 The post MPAC to host 90’s Summer Soiree House Party with a purpose appeared first on Empower Magazine.

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Michelle Obama joins line-up of powerhouse speakers at ESSENCE Festival 2019 https://theempowermag.com/feature-story/michelle-obama-joins-line-up-of-powerhouse-speakers-at-essence-festival-2019/ https://theempowermag.com/feature-story/michelle-obama-joins-line-up-of-powerhouse-speakers-at-essence-festival-2019/#respond Fri, 17 May 2019 03:19:20 +0000 http://theempowermag.com/?p=32374 Photo credit: ESSENCE Festival ESSENCE Festival is pulling out all of the stops for its 25th Anniversary celebration and announced today that Michelle Obama has joined the line-up of speakers at this year’s cultural festival to be held in New Orleans Thursday, July 4 through Sunday, July 7, 2019. On the heels of rounding up …

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Multi-platinum music producer making waves in education and business https://theempowermag.com/feature-story/multi-platinum-music-producer-making-waves-in-education-and-business/ https://theempowermag.com/feature-story/multi-platinum-music-producer-making-waves-in-education-and-business/#respond Thu, 16 May 2019 23:51:18 +0000 http://theempowermag.com/?p=32358 Khao with Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness (R) and Jamaican Senator Aubyn Hill  | Photo credit: KMG Atlanta, GA – For the last decade, multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated music producer Khao has been on a quest to not only be successful, but significant.  He is known for curating some of the biggest hits for recording artists like …

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Slate of films in 2019 American Black Film Festival competition announced https://theempowermag.com/entertainment/slate-of-films-in-2019-american-black-film-festival-competition-announced/ https://theempowermag.com/entertainment/slate-of-films-in-2019-american-black-film-festival-competition-announced/#respond Sat, 11 May 2019 20:44:19 +0000 http://theempowermag.com/?p=32350 Emerging and established filmmakers bring innovative storytelling and diverse perspective to the festival lineup The annual festival takes place June 12-16 in Miami Beach LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2019 – The 23rd Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is excited to announce their distinctive 2019 lineup of narrative features, documentaries and short films in competition. …

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25th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival announces Essence After Dark lineup https://theempowermag.com/feature-story/25th-anniversary-essence-festival-announces-essence-after-dark-lineup/ https://theempowermag.com/feature-story/25th-anniversary-essence-festival-announces-essence-after-dark-lineup/#comments Fri, 10 May 2019 00:30:50 +0000 http://theempowermag.com/?p=32338 Photo Caption: Soul Rebels | Photo Credit: Essence Festival/Soul Rebels Late Night Jam Sessions, Live Podcasts and Underground Performances From Hip-Hop and Bounce to Reggae and Afrobeats The 2019 ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola, the world’s largest cultural, entertainment and empowerment experience and the largest celebration of global Black culture, will keep the party going …

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