Last April, during her speech at Variety’s Power of Women Alicia Keys included the Grammys when speaking about inequality for women. “Look at all the action that’s around us: women running for office in record numbers, women banding together in the entertainment industry, women demanding an end to disparity in the music industry like equal representation on the Grammy stage,” she stated. Now in 2019 she will be hosting the Grammys. “I’m soooo EXCITED to announce that I’ll be hosting the 61st Annual Grammy Awards There’s so much in store and I CAN’T WAIT for y’all to see it ALL come to life she posted on social media. Tune in on February 10th at 5PM PST / 8PM EST. Only on CBS!”Keys will be the first female host in 14 years.
AFRICANGLOBE – The Tennessee governor’s decision to grant clemency to Cyntoia Brown, a woman who killed a man when she was 16 had the potential to pit political interests against widespread support for her cause. Yet the governor says the decision came down to doing the right thing. Continue reading