Natalie Cole’s greatest hits

On Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, “Sophisticated Lady” Natalie Cole died of congestive heart failure. She was 65. “Natalie fought a fierce, courageous battle, dying how she lived … with dignity, str...

London boast of Black culture and pride

The fact that London has a distinctive Black presence should come as a surprise to no one. After all, we’re in the midst of a latter day British invasion. There’s supermodel Naomi Campbell, actors...

W Chicago Lakeshore offers travelers star treatment

As you step inside the W Chicago Lakeshore hotel, the black-and-white motif peaked my interest in seeing more. The W Chicago Lakeshore hotel is filled with beautiful plants. Nestled in the coastal cit...