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Black Couple Graduates From Medical School And Tie The Knot All In A Week's Time

This couple just took the words “Black love” to a whole new level as they’ve graduated from medical school and tied the knot all within one week, Black Enterprise reports. On May 15, they became husband and wife. By May 21, the two earned their degrees from the Tennessee historically Black Meharry Medical College. Now, they can be called Mr. and Mrs. Johnson plus Dr. Dwight Johnson II and Dr. Taylor Brooks (what a feat, huh?). According to their wedding registry, the pair met during their time at school through a mutual friend and it was love at first sight. Their connection led them to dates that ranged from library connections as well as dinner and bowling before Dwight finally popped the question, asking Taylor to be his girlfriend. At the time, he also asked her to accompany him to their med school prom in a “Love and Basketball” inspired proposal, which featured tunes from Ginuwine in the background.

Shanique Yates

May 29, 2022

How Black Love Inspired Married Couple Khadeen & Devale Ellis to Build a Digital Dynasty For Their Family

Love in the era of social media has made it possible for your ordinary couples to display their relationships on large-scale platforms, giving the world a glimpse into their everyday lives. YouTube, in recent years, has become the number one hotspot for most couples to make a name for themselves online, but millennial married couple Khadeen and Devale Ellis changed the game when they used their public displays of affection to redefine how a relationship can be the foundation for creating a legacy. As the building blocks for what can now be considered their growing digital dynasty, The Ellises are showing the world how Black love has been the key to them becoming role models for what marriage should look like today. Before they became TV and YouTube stars, The Ellises began their loving journey into the digital space with an idea to use their marriage and family to dispel stereotypes about Black people and how we’re perceived to the public. “I said to Khadeen at that time, I really...

Njera Perkins

Feb 13, 2021

Director X Salutes Black Love of All Shades in New Short Film

From the late 90s and throughout the 2000s, Director X has made himself a household name in the music video game. Videos from some of your favorite artists such as Jay-Z, Aaliyah, Chris Brown, Drake, and many more have all received the Director X stamp. He’s become an icon for his skills behind the camera, but also for his conscious effort to break the racial stereotypes in Hollywood and highlighting Black women of all shades. The well-established director is now switching gears and bringing his expertise to film to debut his new short film titled, “Black Love Is, ” a documentary that explores the nuanced view and expression of Black Love. The short film, in partnership with Tinder , features detailed first-person accounts that reflect on Black people and their romantic relationships. Each person they spoke with for the film had their own unique experiences to share, speaking to the depth behind “Black Love Is .” The inspiration behind this short film comes from Director X’s desire...

Njera Perkins

Mar 5, 2020