patti labelle In celebration of their 115th Founders’ Day, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®️ welcomed four trailblazing women into their sisterhood as honorary members. This year’s honorary inductees include Grammy-winning gospel artist and nationally-syndicated radio host Erica Campbell, America’s most-decorated Track & Field Olympian Allyson Felix, Grammy-winning soul artist and NY Times best-selling author Patti LaBelle, and trailblazing […]

Patti LaBelle sat down with The Estelle Show and opened up about her legendary Verzuz with Gladys Knight, Patti's Pie and more!

In addition to Patti LaBelle, Gloria Mayfield Banks, and Kirk Franklin we are excited to announce Jenifer Lewis to grace the PNC Arena April 27th, 2019 to celebrate our 25th Anniversary Women’s Empowerment 2019! #WE2019 “PRESERVING OUR LEGACY” GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY  Jenifer Lewis is one of Hollywood’s most familiar faces, with more than 300 appearances in film and […]

For this moment of empowerment, we would like to introduce to you;  Jesica Averhart the Co-Founder of Black Wall Street Homecoming and the CEO Of Leadership Triangle . “The internal thing is, master your fear. Fear is the driver to failure and you have to master that…” – Jesica Averhart Join us at Women’s Empowerment 2019 for […]

  Women’s Empowerment 2019 25th Anniversary Celebration Featuring Patti LaBelle Gloria Mayfield Banks Kirk Franklin Follow us for all major announcements! “Preserving Our Legacy” This Women’s Empowerment experience, will feature the legendary Patti LaBelle. She will close out the show with a crowd moving performance as well as share her empowering story of how she’s […]

Radio One Raleigh is excited to announce that Women’s Empowerment will celebrate its 25th Anniversary on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. “Over the past twenty-five years, Women’s Empowerment has built a legacy of excellence by celebrating the heritage, culture, impact and influence of African-American women.” The event has made […]

Dwayne Wade & Gabrielle Union Wade’s wedded love is infectious, but you’ll never guess who nudged it together. The two have been married for the last three years but if it weren’t for one famous star, their happily ever after would have never happened at all. While on The Late Late Show with James Corden, the […]

The National Museum of African-American Music’s (NMAAM) fourth annual Legends Luncheon will honor Patti LaBelle, Kirk Franklin and Teddy Riley. A component of the museum’s ongoing “My Music Matters” campaign, the luncheon benefits NMAAM’s educational programs. Read more about the museum and the awards event at