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We celebrate Black history and thank all of the people who fought for freedom and equality and those of us who continue this fight.  THANK YOU!









After the recent violent riot at the Capitol on January 6, 2021, where several Trump supporters stormed the Capitol armed with weapons trying to stop and intimidate the House from confirming President-Elect Joe Biden's win, several people responsible and/or involved in this criminal activity are now in prison.  On January 13, 2021, the House voted to Impeach the former president, who encouraged his supporters to march to the Capitol, which promoted the riot that took place.  Five people died as a result.  The vote ended at 223/197 in favor for impeachment. 

On a brighter note, the Inauguration of President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris took place on January 20, 2021 with military personnel and the National Guard onsite to prevent a repeat of what took place on January 6, 2021.  It was a moment in history to celebrate the first woman of color elected as Vice President of the U.S., as well as all the first appointees in office.  Let's begin to build back better.



Our hearts go out to those who lost loved ones last month. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Cicely Tyson, Awarding winning actress and pioneer who opened the doors for black women in film and television died at the age of 96 from causes not yet reported. Ms. Tyson has spent more than 40 years of her life acting in movies and television.  She is known for her roles in Roots, A Woman Called Moses, The Women of Brewster Place, Fried Green Tomatoes, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, The Help, and Madame Secretary, to name a few.  She recently wrote a book about her life titled, Just as I am: A Memoir Cicely Tyson available on Barnes and 

Peter Richman, Actor, died at the age of 93.  He is best known for his roles in Dynasty and Friday the 13th, Part VIII.

Tim Lester, Football player, who played for the Steelers, Cowboys and the Rams died at the age of 52 from Covid-19.

Pedro Gonzalez, Baseball player died at the age of 83.

Thomas "Tommy" La Sorda, Baseball Hall of Famer, who was also the former manager of the L.A. Dodgers died at the age of 93 from cardiac arrest.

Tanya Roberts, Actress, who played in Charlie's Angels and That 70's show, died at the age of 65 from what is reported as a blood infection. 


Paul Westphalt, Hall of Fame Basketball player, and former coach of the Sacramento Kings died at the age of 70 from glioblastoma.


KeVen Parker, Entrepreneur, owner of Ms. Tootsie's restaurant died at the age of 57 from Cancer. KeVen's soul food restaurant in Philadelphia is a pillar in the Center City community.  It is one of the best soul food restaurants in the area. He has been in the catering business for 25 years. I hope they continue he and his mothers legacy.  KeVen will truly be missed.


Larry King, CNN host died at the age of 87 from COVID-19.


Gregory Sierra, Actor, know for his roles in Sanford and Son (Julio), and "Sgt. Chano" in the television show Barney Miller died at the age of 83 from cancer.

Hank "Hammer" Aaron, Baseball Hall of Famer, who broke Babe Ruth's home run record and was one of the Black pioneers to play the game of baseball, died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 86.  

Rev. Paul "Earthquake" Moore,  Boxer, and Philly Activist passed away at the age of 62 from cancer.

Duranice Pace, Singer and one of the sisters from the Gospel group, the Pace Sisters passed away at the age of 62 from health complications not reported.


Cloris Leachman, Actress, passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 94.  Her long standing award winning career in film and television is quite impressive.  She is known for her roles in, The Crood, The Office, Touched By An Angel, The Facts of Life, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and The Love Boat to name a few. 

John Chaney, Hall of Famer and long time Temple Basketball Coach, with an awesome coaching success record, passed away at the age of 89 after battling an unspecified illness.  Chaney was passionate about the game and his passion showed throughout his tenure on the side lines.  He taught basketball and life skills to players that he coached.  Some of them went on to play in the NBA, one of which is now the current coach at Temple, Aaron McKie (retired 76'er).

Our condolences go out to everyone who lost a loved one this year.

May they all rest in peace.


Love Exquisite Magazine is an online magazine, where we keep "in the know" on beauty and entertainment industry news and trends at your finger tips.  Each month, we will explore topics that include: health, wellness, travel, entertainment, relationships, education, sports, hair, fashion and beauty.  We Educate to Elevate!  Be Inspired! Be Empowered! Be Informed!


February 2021
Movie Releases

Some movies to be released this month are listed below.  Make sure you watch the trailer for more details.

Judas and the Black Messiah

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The United States vs Billie Holiday

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Tom Clancy's Without Remorse

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Malcolm & Marie  

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The Reckoning
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Fear of Rain

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Other notables are: Mortal Kombat, Fast & Furious (F9), Coming 2 America (Scheduled for March 2021), American Skin, I Carry You With Me, and One Night in Miami (Jan. 2021).



This month our focus is on accentuating your eyes and bringing out your natural eye color more.  Try the following make-up tips: 

1. Apply good eyeshadow palette colors to your eye lid area.  For Brown eyes try: gold, bronze, purple, gray, blue, or green colors.  For Gray eyes try: brown, peach, red, or orange colors.  For Green eyes try: pink, lavender, violet, gold or brown.  For Blue eyes try: turquoise, brown, copper, silver colors. 

2.  Apply a black liquid liner on the top of your eyelid, right above your lashes, as well as on the inner part of your lower lashes near the eye without getting it into your eye.

3. Apply black Lengthening mascara to your top and lightly apply to your bottom lashes as well.

4. Lightly apply an automatic eyebrow pencil or eyebrow pomade (the color of the pencil you choose should compliment your skin tone and hair color) to accentuate your eyebrows.

Following these tips will help to accentuate your natural eye color and could help make your eyes look lighter and brighter.

All of these make-up products mentioned can be purchased by clicking on this link to the website.  



Your year is off to a good start, if you are sticking to your resolution.  This is the year when you will complete that major project that you have been researching for quite awhile.  Now, is the time to apply all that research towards achieving your goal.  You got this!  Don't forget to ask for help when needed.


Time to pick up that good book and read it.  Reading opens your mind to creative thought and learning. It's all about learning and applying what you learn to your life to situations.  It is okay that you don't have all the answers.  Research what you don't know.  An inquisitive mind helps feed the spirit.

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