Who’s Shining? Tamar Braxton is

Tamar Braxton is on a one woman mission to take over the music world right now. She has a new album, a new baby, a new talk show, and a host of other additions to her growing musical empire. Not only that, she has consistently proven that authenticity is the way to go. The youngest sibling of Grammy-winning singer, Toni Braxton, Tamar is breaking away from her family name and redefining music in a way that works best for her. And, she is definitely shining.122112-celebs-tamar-braxton

Unwilling to let the pressure of Hollywood break her down, this young lady is showing young women everywhere that success is what you make of it. And, she makes motherhood look good.

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Who’s Shining? Shonda Rhimes is

shonda_rhimesYou may or may not know who Shonda Rhimes is. But, you have no doubt heard of her work. From ABC’s Private Practice to Grey’s Anatomy, Rhimes has been flexing her writing and producing muscles behind the scene of some of our favorite late night dramas for some time now. And she isn’t stopping any time soon. A beautiful, talented woman of color with limitless ability, she has continued to change Hollywood around her, setting the standard in television. Because of her great work, graceful demeanor, and immeasurable flair for uplifting her community through positive characters of color, she is definitely “Shining.” [Read more…]

Who’s Shining? Janelle Monae is

janelle monae essence coverJanelle Monae is “Shining.” A relatively new artist, she is most known for her first single “Tightrope” released in 2010. But, she took the airwaves by storm and impressed her varied audiences with her unique style and signature pompadour.  The beautiful Ms. Monae will be gracing the cover of the May 2013 issue of Essence Magazine. And, her Cover Girl campaigns have encouraged many young women of color to be true to themselves. She is a prime example of what The Worth Campaign is all about. [Read more…]