Hugh Jackman Steps Out in Support of Cancer Research

4 years ago | By Blake Winkley

“Love defies all pain, even death,” words from the late Gabrielle Rich Aouad, who is the inspiration for Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation. This October the foundation held its annual Angel Ball, a high-profile, fundraising gala in New York. Celebrities such as Hugh Jackman, Deborra-Lee Furness, Alan Cumming, Chaka Khan, Estelle, Debra Messing, Star Jones, Tommy Hilfiger, Usher, and Pharrell Williams came to show their support.

In-Depth Look at “12 Years A Slave”

4 years ago | By Blake Winkley

Growing up in America, every child is taught American history. Every story from Columbus sailing the ocean blue, to Paul Revere signaling, “the British are coming!”, to Manifest Destiny’s expansion of America’s borders, to the great American achievements of the last century. This is not to say that all of American history is taught without sharing the grimmer aspects of how the nation was built. Slavery played an integral role in the building of this nation. Although slavery has been abolished for over 140 years, its story is powerful and should never be forgotten.