Day: November 7, 2013

Johnny Mathis, Denice Williams Among Guest at the High Tea

Over 850 women, celebrities, church figures and community leaders gathered together at the Westin LAX on October 12 for L.A. Focus’ 16th Annual First Ladies High Tea. Grammy Award winning artist Deniece Williams received the Legacy Award presented by legendary singer Johnny Mathis, who surprised the audience by singing his signature hit “Chances Are” as…

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Gospel Artist/Pastor, Ben Tankard in new Reality Show

Move over Preachers of L.A. Make room for what some have dubbed as “gospel’s Brady Bunch” with the premiere next month of “Thicker Than Water”, Bravo’s entry into reality TV’s faith-based market. The docu-series stars Nashville-based Gospel Jazz artist-turned-pastor Ben Tankard and his wife Jewel along with their blended and extended family as they live,…

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Saving Grace: Sheree Fletcher

Reality star and famed ex-wife of A-list actor Will Smith, Sheree Fletcher has easily maintained her own spotlight. From her role as mother to their son, Willard ‘Trey’ Smith III, to co-starring in the popular VH1 reality show “Hollywood Exes,” Sheree has kept busy, in both career, family, and love.              A successful entrepreneur in…

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“I Remember”

I remember the March on Washington. Although I was just a kid, I remember the excitement around the household as my Dad prepared to escort a group of celebrities—including Sammy Davis Jr., Burt Lancaster and Charlton Heston—to the March.     As the Executive Director of the Western Christian Leadership Conference—then the western arm of the…

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Yolanda Adams Wows With New Collection

“There’s a market out there for taller women; there’s a market out there for ample beauty-bodied woman. We didn’t need to reinvent the wheel — we’ll just improve it.” And most of the 800-plus women who composed the near standing room only crowd at the 15th Annual First Ladies High Tea seemed to agree with…

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