Beloved Brother George Floyd, We Celebrate Your Life: Official Statement for Memorial Services June 8th in Houston, Texas

Fort Bend Memorial Planning Center is releasing the official statement on behalf of the family of George Floyd regarding the memorial and official celebration of his life.

Floyd, a 46-year-old man who was raised in Houston’s Third Ward, was killed during an encounter with Minneapolis police officers. Findings of an autopsy supported by his family revealed he died from asphyxiation due to neck and back compression after an officer held his knee on his neck for several minutes.

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Pink Illuminance Top 5: Essentials for the Holidays

Each year the season of giving appears to cycle around faster and faster. This year, we are sloooowing things down to honor the family. Giving and exchanging of love-filled energies is an automatic prerequisite for reconnecting to our loved ones after a full year has flown by.

We’ve sampled some of the most innovating, unique and uplifting ideas to help gift or entertain your family during the holidays this year. Here’s a look at our top five favorites and bonus tips…

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Images of Young Man, Allegedly Lynched And Found Hanging In Mother’s Backyard, Go Viral

By: Leslie Monét

Officials are calling a what appears to be a cold-blooded racial lynching of 24 year old Danye Dion Jones of St. Louis, Missouri, a suicide according to sources. On the morning of October 17th, Jones’ mother, known activist Melissa McKinnies, posted grave images to Facebook of the horrible sighting she woke to of her beloved son Danye fatally hung in her backyard. Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Lajan Slim of Kayne West’s Label Talks Haitian Roots, Life After Inking A Deal & Voting for Hillary!

By: Nikki M.

Hey Pink Illuminance fans,

I had the pleasure of interviewing Lajan Slim on Tuesday at TCB 5400 Lounge in Charlotte, NC. Lajan is one of the hottest up and coming rapper’s on the East Coast, representing Florida’s Broward County. It wasn’t long into the interview before LAJAN unveiled what all the buzz was about regarding his music. He’s received over 630k views to date from his video release of his hit song ‘Haitians’ on WorldStar this summer.

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Pink Interview: Young Beckham talks signing to Def Jam & single “Birthday Chick”

This past Wednesday during a meet and greet for Def Jam Recordings at TCB 5400 Lounge, located at 5400 Nevin Road here in the Queen City of Charlotte, NC, I had the pleasure of meeting Def Jam’s new recording artist Young Beckham or as he is known in Jacksonville, FL, Young Trap. Despite his busy schedule he made time to sit with me to discuss his newest, hottest single “Birthday Chick.”

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