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  • Take 33: Alexis Gillum shares importance of interior design in Dallas’ hospitality industry

    DALLAS – There’s no surprise that DFW is an attractive city. It brings in a large amount of visitors and new residents each day, making its hospitality industry huge. Alexis Gillum, a commercial interior designer, knows the importance of hospitality, especially in Dallas. “Geography plays a large role into a lot of the properties we work on because what would make this property different than any other property?” Alexis says. “What would make a Dallas hotel different from a Miami […]

  • Take 33: KG Graham helps entrepreneurs and creatives reach levels of success with COSIGN Media

    DALLAS – For anyone building a brand, there’s plenty of trial and error, uncertainties and victories. Creating a source to industry success, KG Graham’s COSIGN Magazine and COSIGN Media Group continuously gives creatives, entrepreneurs and artists blueprints to progress in their business. Initially interested in psychology, KG steered towards media after his desire to understand what attracts people to certain brands. Working with Ozone Magazine, a southern hip hop magazine, and interning at Universal Music Group, he branched out to […]

  • Man swept away by giant wave after asking for permission to marry girlfriend

    HARBOUR ISLAND, Bahamas – A young man had just asked his girlfriend’s family for permission to marry her when he was swept away by a giant wave in the Bahamas. Athena Williams, 20, met Jonathan Brussow, 19, at a bonfire during the summer after eighth grade. When ninth grade started, they rode the same school bus. Williams says one morning, Brussow sat in the seat next to her and from there, it was young love. Brussow had been with Williams […]

  • 2-year-old awestruck over Michelle Obama portrait meets the former First Lady

    Two-year-old Parker Curry was so awestruck by the towering portrait of Michelle Obama at the Smithsonian that every time her mom would try to get her to turn around to take a picture, she would not stop staring at it. On Tuesday, the former first lady posted a video on Tuesday having a “dance party” with Parker! The official portraits of Michelle Obama and President Obama were unveiled last month. Mrs. Obama’s message to Parker was “keep on dreaming big” […]

  • Take 33: Sydney Chandler creates an empowering space for black women with her Baddie Brunch Series

    DALLAS –  Networking with women “who look like you” bonding over brunch and mimosas sounds amazing, right? Well, Sydney Chandler, better known as the ‘Baddie Godmuva,’ created a space for women to ‘celebrate, collaborate, slay and socialize.’ The Baddie Brunch Series debuted January 2016 and has expanded to bring more women of color together ever since. Each brunch has a theme including attendees wearing blue to focus on women in business or cultural events like wearing yellow for Beyonce’s Lemonade album release, allowing […]

  • Houston area teacher wears same hairstyle as Pre-K student

    SUGAR LAND, TX – A teacher is getting lots of love for what she did for one of her students. Leigh Bishop, a Pre-K teacher at Lakeview Elementary, told her student, August, that she liked her hair and was going to wear her hair same the next day. August didn’t believe her. Sure enough, Bishop showed up to school the next day rocking the same style. “Her mouth just kind of dropped,” Bishop said, “and her dad looked down, and […]

  • Event Recap: Shoot Your Shot Speed Networking Headshot Happy Hour

    DALLAS – What if you could pitch your brand to someone in less than 60 seconds and make a great business connection? Plus, get a new professional head shot and enjoy drinks, games and the company of 100+ influencers, entrepreneurs and business people?  Event creators Jaren Collins and Lauren McMillan made that happen at their sold out event last Wednesday. Shoot Your Shot Speed Networking Headshot Happy Hour is “a fresh take on a networking event.” A play on speed […]

  • Take 33: Ciara Anderson influencing representation through social media

    DALLAS – In the age of social media and digital content, engagement is everywhere. Whether commenting on photos or posts using words, gifs or emojis, there seems to be a common trend. The representation of people looks pretty similar 🤦🏻‍♀️🤦🏼‍♀️🤦🏽‍♀️🤦🏾‍♀️🤦🏿‍♀️… until now. Unicode, the creator behind emojis, are coming out with more options for people who don’t look like –> 💁‍♀️. Finally gingers, silver foxes and even curly-haired cuties will have their own emoji to use while conversing with friends, and Dallas […]

  • Man lets ‘Jesus take the wheel,’ car flips five times

    A Tennessee man’s faith caused him to veer off the road straight into jail. Chad England, 33, told police that Jesus personally came to him and told him to let Him drive his car, which resulted to him veering of the highway and flipping over five times. Police say England was under the influence and found six grams of marijuana, rolling papers, .6 grams of cocaine, a pipe, a small and 3/4 empty bottles of Crown Royal and several cans […]

  • Tuning in or out? Dallasites review Black Lightning premiere

    DALLAS – The premiere of The CW’s new show, Black Lightning, left Dallas’ own residents with plenty to talk about. Jefferson Pierce is Black Lightning, a father, school principal and a superhero with the power harness and control electricity. He vanished from the spotlight 9 years ago with no plans on returning, until crime and corruption in the community start to threaten his family. Died hard Marvel fans were impressed and D.C. Universe lovers gained another superhero to add to […]