Chelsea LeMore

Challenging Mental Health Stigma in the Black Community In the black community, there is a negative stigma surrounding mental health. Instead of seeking professional help for conditions such as depression and anxiety, many in the community resort to self-medication (drugs, opioids, alcohol, etc.) or isolation in an attempt to solve their problems on their own. […]

Removal of the Confederate monuments came just hours after its announcement from Richmond mayor, Levar Stoney. Stoney was granted the removal of the monuments under the terms of state of emergency approved by Governor Ralph Northam. 

Well, today’s the day ladies and gentlemen! 101 years after its unveiling on Monument Avenue, the Stonewall Jackson statue has been dismantled from its pedestal. The gig is up and old Stonewall has received his walking papers, after over a century of being a symbol of oppression for many Richmonders. 

Join Chelsea LeMore on the iPowerRichmond Facebook Page CLICK HERE on Tuesday, June 30th for the “Black, Gay & Proud of Both!” Virtual Town Hall in Celebration of Pride Month.  Watch and interact online as we have an important conversation around the intersectionality of being Black and Gay in today’s world. Chelsea will be joined […]

While it seems as though the world has come to complete stop due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it’s easy to forget that life is still going on around us. This stands especially true for comedian Mike Epps who welcomed a beautiful baby girl, Indiana Rose Epps this week. Baby Indiana Rose is the first child […]

"The Rona" done came and canceled ALL the fun! The Millennium Tour 2020 is the latest of many concerts and events that have felt the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. 

As the world mourns the loss of NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, no one’s grief compares to that of his now widow, Vanessa Bryant. Kobe and Vanessa were married for 19 years before his passing and the mother of his 4 daughters; Natalia 17, Bianka 3, Capri 7 months, and Gianna 13, […]

In lieu of the tragic and untimely passing of NBA player and world-famous Laker Kobe Bryant, there has been an overwhelming amount of mourning and tributes to celebrate and honor the NBA player’s life. During All-Star week in Chicago, NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced the renaming of the MVP award to ‘ The Kobe Bryant […]

On Valentine’s Day, a day supposed to be filled with love, admiration, and positive vibes, shots rang out at an Atlanta based eatery owned by Real Housewives Of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss. A single gunman opened fire at the Camp Creek location of the Old Lady Gang Restaurant firing three shots, shooting one and injuring […]

We already know the Kardashians are known to throw lavish parties, but it looks like one of the littlest Kardashians may take the trophy for the party of the year. Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott’s daughter Stormi turned two this weekend, and they threw her a star-studded amusement park themed party to celebrate.We already know […]

Every celebrity’s goal is to be immortalized on the Legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame. Well, it looks like that day has come for rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson.  The rapper, actor, and entrepreneur will join the likes of fellow hip hop legends such as Queen Latifah, Diddy, and LL Cool J. 50 Cent’s mentors Eminem […]

As if this tragic story isn’t hard enough to report, we are even more saddened with the details as they slowly trickle in. News devolvement is reporting that 1 of the 5 passengers of this fatal crash was Kobe’s 13-year-old daughter, Gianna.  Our prayers and deepest condolences go to the Bryant family, and all those […]