Black Nuclear Chemist Who Isn’t a Feminist and Believes Health Care Is a Privilege Crowned Miss USA

Kara McCullough, who represented the District of Columbia, was crowned Miss USA 2017 during Sunday night’s pageant at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The 25-year-old chemist, who works for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, gave some interesting answers during her final-round interview before being crowned. When asked about what she considers feminism to… continue reading →

#MUSICMONDAY: Lila Downs, ‘Peligrosa’

Bring on the tequila for this one. And imagine the likes of Chavela Vargas and Janis Joplin serenading the women we call las adelitas — the female Mexican revolutionaries — around your table. That’s the kind of badassery Lila Downs evokes with “Peligrosa,” the lead track to her new album Salón, Lágrimas y Deseo. Few… continue reading →

Beyoncé truly looked like a work of art on Saturday night. The “Sorry” singer, who is expecting twins with husband Jay Z, attended her mom Tina Lawson’s Wearable Art Gala at the California African American Museum in LA on Saturday. The mom of Blue Ivy stunned in a floral headpiece and a red silk dress… continue reading →

Have you ever tried a delicious gumbo that not only provided the best heat, but also fed the soul? Well, Cosa Nuestra provides just that in one fell swoop with their sancocho-like musical lineup and cuisine. Everything from promotion, to ambiance were all carefully selected to provide that perfect simmer in feeding the soul –… continue reading →