If you were lucky enough to grow up in the eighties (where my 80’s babies at?) or even the seventies (the 70’s had all the great fashion!) then you know how much of a phenomenon Star Trek once was. Everyone you knew back then either had a parent or an auntie or uncle who wasContinue reading “Rest In Power #NichelleNichols: The Original #BlackWoman in #Tech!”
If it’s one thing that you’ll learn while listening to a song by The Notorious B.I.G., it’s exactly where he was from. The late Brooklyn legend made sure that whomever was listening to his music knew that Brooklyn, N.Y.C. was his home! May 21st marks the 50th birthday of Christopher Wallace known to the worldContinue reading “#NYC Celebrates #TheNotoriousBIG on His #50th Birthday with Series of Special Events!”
#BrooklynGirlCode™ weekend recap from all this past week’s top news events.
Because it’s Friday (Flash Back Friday) and we made it through another terrible work week and because it just wouldn’t be #BrooklynGirlCode™ without the Brooklyn Bad Boy himself… Eddie Murphy! Hit the link below to watch Murphy’s 1982 critically acclaimed stand-up comedy Delirious that many say was the pivotal film of his legendary career. It’sContinue reading “#BrooklynGirlCode™ #FlashBackFridays: #EddieMurphy #Delirious”
NYC Men Teach presents: a Hip Hop Cypher featuring Umar Bin Hassan of The Last Poets!
“In the whole world you know, there’s a million boys and girls who are young, gifted and Black. And that’s a fact!” -Nina Simone It was the summer of 1969. Singer/songwriter Nina Simone was at the height of her career. Simone was performing at the Harlem Cultural Festival in New York City and decided toContinue reading “#BrooklynGirlCode™ #TBT’s: Nina Simone’s “To Be Young Gifted and Black!””
It was the early 2000’s and we were all still getting adjusted to the new millenium and what was to come. Then enters Amber Rose! We didn’t know who she was. All we knew was that she was Kanye’s latest muse and she could dress her @$$ off! There’s been a lot of talk lately.Continue reading “#BrooklynGirlCode™ #TBT’s: #AmberRose and #KanyeWest Understood the Assignment !!!”
“She is surrounded by so much love y’all. Our community is right there for her.” – Vivica A. Fox “I was with Regina King last night and she’s alright…” actress Vivica A. Fox recently spoke on her show Cocktails With Queens and gave viewers an update on how her longtime friend Regina King is doingContinue reading “Vivica A. Fox Shares Update on Longtime friend Regina King”
Dr. Nikki Franke celebrates fifty years of coaching the Division 1 Women’s Fencing Team at Temple University this year! I was a young inexperienced teenager when I walked into Coach Franke’s fencing room in McGonigle Hall for the first time. Looking back now, I didn’t know anything (competitive-wise) about my weapon, Sabre. Coming from Brooklyn,Continue reading “#CoachFranke Celebrates 50 Years of Coaching Division I Women’s #Fencing at #TempleUniversity”