Lifestyle, Society, & Fashion

Carolina Group’s Old School Party at ILA Hall Brought Friends and Schoolmates Together Again

By Barney Blakeney In 2016, Ronald ‘Pike’ Goodwin and Robert ‘Bobby’ Smalls sat at Smalls’ home catching up on their friendship. During their conversation, they reminisced about previous years when various local organizations held holiday galas that brought together old friends and schoolmates. The pair realized that few of those affairs are held these days.…

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African Fashion Star Announces Her Same-Sex Marriage On Social Media

South Sudanese model Aweng Mayel Chuol and fiancée Alexus defied the Africa’s tradition-bound views on LGBTQ lifestyles to announce their marriage glowingly on social media. Chuol, a striking beauty in high-end fashion magazines, posted pictures of the wedded couple on Instagram. “Married my best friend today. I am GEEKED,” she wrote on Twitter. “You mean…

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rue21 and Spike Lee’s Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks & Defend Brooklyn Partner to Offer A Limited Edition 30th Anniversary “Do the Right Thing” Collection

Fashion retailer rue21, along with Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks, Spike Lee’s production company, and Defend Brooklyn, have collaborated to offer a limited edition 30th Anniversary Do the Right Thing Collection exclusively at rue21. Beginning December 12, 2019, rue21 will offer a Limited Edition 14 piece Do the Right Thing men’s and women’s collection—sweatshirts, t-shirts…

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Gullah Geechee Holy Days Celebration 

The Destiny Community Café in North Charleston is a pay-what-you can-café that evolved from feeding the body primarily to also feeding the mind. In October they hosted the ribbon cutting for the Queen Quet Gullah Geechee Legacy Library in partnership with Barnes and Noble book stores. Through the Destiny Community Café Book Drive, books for all ages on Gullah Geechee history and…

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Chaye Alexander presents Live at Boyd Plaza: A Jazzy Afternoon at the Columbia Museum of Art

The Columbia Museum of Art announces a holiday addition to its dynamic, free outdoor concert series on the beautifully renovated Boyd Plaza. The incredibly popular Chaye Alexander presents Live at Boyd Plaza returns Sunday, December 8, for a jazzy afternoon with Mike Frost and Company. Live at Boyd Plaza features an impressive group of musicians…

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