Even if you’ve never heard of Phat Tuesdays, a night at The Comedy Store in Hollywood where various Black comedians got a chance to shine and get discovered, many of the names that graced the stage are well-known. Stars such as Cedric the Entertainer, Nick Cannon, Tiffany Haddish, Chris Tucker, Dave Chappelle and more got their big breaks on that night, thanks to comedian and founder Guy Torry, who created a showcase for rising Black comedy stars back in the 1990s. His journey to The Comedy Store and all the good, bad and ugly that happened afterward is fascinatingly captured...
Ivy League executive director Robin Harris: NCAA 'missed opportunity' with new transgender athlete policy
Ivy League executive director Robin Harris on Tuesday condemned the changes made last week to the NCAA's transgender athlete policy. She criticized the speed of the process and the policy's immediate effect, calling it "unprecedented." "I was shocked; I was dismayed; And I was angry," Harris said. "The NCAA has...
Designer Robin Harris, Founder of Model Atelier, Pivots With The Pandemic By Designing Apparel With A Built-In Face Mask
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / February 17, 2021 / With the pandemic bringing with it the unique task of constantly staying masked, Robin Harris has created a solution to the struggle of mask-misplacement. Her creative solution has allowed her business to thrive during this trying time, capturing the attention of Amazon and expanding its presence as the go-to outfitter for women in top-tier sports.