Empower Magazine https://theempowermag.com Empowerment Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:57:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.3 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 ABFF partners with Sony Pictures Entertainment to launch ABFF Global Film Series in London https://theempowermag.com/in-the-spotlight/abff-partners-with-sony-pictures-entertainment-to-launch-abff-global-film-series-in-london/ Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:40:10 +0000 https://theempowermag.com/?p=32951 Event to be held September 27-29, 2019 at Picturehouse Central in London’s West End Los Angeles, CA, August 28, 2019 — The hugely influential American Black Film Festival (ABFF) will make a timely and historic entrance into the UK next month, with the launch of the ABFF Global Film Series September 27-29, 2019.  The first installment …

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Four tips to overcome gym anxiety https://theempowermag.com/fitness-2/four-tips-to-overcome-gym-anxiety/ Mon, 09 Sep 2019 03:26:30 +0000 https://theempowermag.com/?p=32903 Image credit: Pixabay.com Article contributed by Sasha Collins Exclusively for theempowermag.com Whether you’ve been going to the gym for years or you’re completely new to it all, the chances are you’ve experienced some form of anxiety at the gym. It’s even worse when coupled with mental health issues like social anxiety or depression, as this …

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Local Breast Cancer Survivor Pledges to Provide Mammograms to Save Lives https://theempowermag.com/community-happenings/local-breast-cancer-survivor-pledges-to-provide-mammograms-to-save-lives/ Mon, 09 Sep 2019 03:03:42 +0000 https://theempowermag.com/?p=32921 Mammograms to Save Lives Dr. Jacque Colbert hosts the inaugural Pink & Black Gala honoring breast cancer survivors around the Houston area, 100% or proceeds to be donated to The Rose to cover mammograms for the insured and uninsured alike. Houston, Texas – October marks another Breast Cancer Awareness month and Dr. Jacque Colbert is …

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Join MPAC for 90’s Summer House Party with a Purpose https://theempowermag.com/entertainment/join-mpac-for-90s-house-party-with-a-purpose/ Wed, 21 Aug 2019 02:56:08 +0000 https://theempowermag.com/?p=32890 Mack Performing Arts Collective, MPAC, founded by Jalene Mack, is rounding out the summer with its 90’s House Party with a Purpose on Aug. 24, 7 – 11 p.m. at the Sweetwater Country Club, 4400 Palm Royale Blvd. in Sugar Land. The event will spotlight iMPACt Arts & Entertainment Trailblazer Awards recipients, TV Film Executive …

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An Ode to Toni Morrison, a Literary Genius https://theempowermag.com/feature-story/an-ode-to-toni-morrison-a-literary-genius/ Fri, 16 Aug 2019 20:59:18 +0000 https://theempowermag.com/?p=32873 Photo credit: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders | TonyMorrisonSociety.org In the midst of re-launching the anniversary issue of my first book, I was giddy that I was at a point of completion after working like a madwoman all summer long and fighting doubt and circumstances beyond my control. I heard the news of Toni Morrison’s death while sitting …

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Focus Features releases Harriet in theaters this fall https://theempowermag.com/feature-story/focus-features-releases-harriet-in-theaters-this-fall/ https://theempowermag.com/feature-story/focus-features-releases-harriet-in-theaters-this-fall/#respond Wed, 24 Jul 2019 02:19:33 +0000 https://theempowermag.com/?p=32819 Photo caption: Cynthia Erivo stars as Harriet Tubman in HARRIET, a Focus Features release. | Credit: Glen Wilson / Focus Features Focus Features will release HARRIET in theaters on Nov. 1. The film tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and …

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I AM SO KATE owner talks business at 2-year anniversary “Big Hats and Biz Besties” event https://theempowermag.com/business-tech/i-am-so-kate-owner-talks-business-at-2-year-anniversary-big-hats-and-biz-besties-event/ https://theempowermag.com/business-tech/i-am-so-kate-owner-talks-business-at-2-year-anniversary-big-hats-and-biz-besties-event/#respond Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:20:46 +0000 https://theempowermag.com/?p=32813 This entrepreneur found a solution that allowed her to open 2 storefront locations in a 2-year period Houston, Texas – Summer 2019 marks the two-year anniversary of I Am So Kate Boutique’s brick and mortar location, and the brand is celebrating in style. The Big Hats and Biz Besties anniversary tea, to be held from …

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Donnie McClurkin hosts ESSENCE Fest’s Gospel Stage https://theempowermag.com/entertainment/donnie-mcclurkin-hosts-essence-fests-gospel-stage/ https://theempowermag.com/entertainment/donnie-mcclurkin-hosts-essence-fests-gospel-stage/#respond Thu, 11 Jul 2019 01:05:17 +0000 https://theempowermag.com/?p=32802 Celebrating Women in Gospel featuring Yolanda Adams, Mary Mary, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Kierra Sheard, Koryn Hawthorne, Maranda Curtis and more… (Los Angeles, CA )– The Essence Festival closed out its’ 25th Anniversary at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center with a tribute to Women in Gospel.  The weather was hot outside, but the Gospel stage …

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Houston performer celebrates release of debut single https://theempowermag.com/in-the-spotlight/houston-performer-celebrates-release-of-debut-single/ https://theempowermag.com/in-the-spotlight/houston-performer-celebrates-release-of-debut-single/#respond Tue, 09 Jul 2019 15:05:41 +0000 https://theempowermag.com/?p=32785 Houston singer/songwriter Mallory Henderson talked with Empower Magazine about the recent release of her debut single “1 Hunned” and shared insights on her decision to place her musical talents front and center in a special Q&A spotlight. Tell us a little about your musical journey? Ever since I can remember I’ve wanted to sing and …

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25th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival kicks off first annual Global Black Economic Forum https://theempowermag.com/entertainment/25th-anniversary-essence-festival-kicks-off-first-annual-global-black-economic-forum/ https://theempowermag.com/entertainment/25th-anniversary-essence-festival-kicks-off-first-annual-global-black-economic-forum/#respond Fri, 05 Jul 2019 20:02:26 +0000 https://theempowermag.com/?p=32769 New York, NY (June 18, 2019)—Today’s most seasoned business moguls and inspiring entrepreneurs gathered at the first Annual Global Black Economic Forum, taking place Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6 at the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) in New Orleans during the 25th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival. The mission of the highly-anticipated event will be to …

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