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Glamour Life Premier Issue March 2018

Bringing you Katrina Love ready for the world, plus Ava DeVernay, NAACP Image Awardee.

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IN THIS ISSUE<br />

<strong>Glamour</strong><br />

Katrina Love Speaks, Career,<br />

<strong>Life</strong><br />

Building her businesses / 2.<br />

Black entertainment is about<br />

to explode. /3.<br />

How to stay positive, even<br />

when things are hard / 4.<br />

Inside<br />

• Inspiration<br />

• Love’s Story<br />

• Black Power<br />

We love<br />

Katrina Love<br />

Building Her<br />

Brand!<br />

D a t e :<br />

M a r c h 2 0 1 8<br />

P r em i er <strong>Issue</strong>


<strong>Glamour</strong> <strong>Life</strong><br />

KATRINA LOVE<br />

BUILDING HER<br />

BRAND!<br />

Katrina Love is making her way to<br />

the big time. With two successful<br />

businesses under her belt and work<br />

on independent films, she has her<br />

sights on more. A trained model<br />

Katrina has moved to film with<br />

roles on Empire, Chicago Fire, Chicago<br />

Med and a host of film projects.<br />

She continues to drive her<br />

brand with companies Love Our<br />

<strong>Glamour</strong> and Love Our Hair.<br />

She has been in business now over<br />

10 years and loves the challenge.<br />

Starting out in modeling with runway,<br />

print, promotional consultant,<br />

she has significant experience at<br />

cosmetics, makeup and hair. She<br />

makes sure that each day brings<br />

positive engagement with her fans<br />

and followers.<br />

Born and raised on the tough streets<br />

of Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood,<br />

Katrina has absolutely came a<br />

long way. Overcoming adversity and<br />

challenges but always looking at life<br />

positively. She lends her success to<br />

maintaining a spiritual connection<br />

with God and always giving thanks<br />

for your life.<br />

She believes that in order to succeed<br />

you must invest in yourself.<br />

With a proper diet and exercise you<br />

always challenge yourself to do better<br />

and to take constructive criticism<br />

as an opportunity to improve. Now a<br />

grandmother she believes life continues<br />

to be amazing and she says<br />

she doesn’t feel likes a grandmother<br />

but like to go by “<strong>Glamour</strong> Gran” or<br />

GG. She has a diligent work ethic<br />

and continues each day to build her<br />

brand and businesses. One thing is<br />

for sure Katrina Love is just getting<br />

started.<br />

<strong>Glamour</strong> <strong>Life</strong><br />

Page 3


<strong>Glamour</strong> <strong>Life</strong><br />

Ava DeVernay<br />

“Live the<br />

Dream, We are<br />

the dream!”<br />

Ava DeVernay NAACP image awards speech accented an amazing night. What makes<br />

her award so interesting is that she is a director and not your typical in front of the<br />

camera entertainer. She was named entertainer of the year and during her acceptance<br />

speech, took a moment to speak to the black community about using our<br />

creativity to create change.<br />

DeVernay indicated that entertainment black power players are on the rise. As Du-<br />

Vernay accepted her award, she lauded other black artists from the stage naming writers<br />

and directors such as Shonda Rhimes, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Kenya Barris, Lena<br />

Waithe, Black Panther’s Ryan Coogler, and more! She touts that "We can say we were<br />

here when all this gorgeous creative art is happening, and that we support it. We are<br />

lifting each up that as Dr. Martin Luther King has “Live the Dream, We are the Dream!”<br />

In the last several years black media creativity has exploded. From accolades for academy<br />

awards, to hit TV shows, to blockbuster movies, black creativity has gone mainstream<br />

and Ava DeVernay is one of those mavericks on the cusp of making a major<br />

difference in the entertainment field. Now movie studios, television content providers<br />

are now seeking out black talent and creatives to deliver compelling cinema and content<br />

with great fan fair.<br />

<strong>Glamour</strong> <strong>Life</strong><br />

Page 4


Never Get Discouraged,<br />

Think positive!<br />

<strong>Glamour</strong> <strong>Life</strong><br />

There isn’t a single person who<br />

doesn’t experience hardship and<br />

even trauma in their. <strong>Life</strong> can be<br />

hard, from growing up in poverty to<br />

hunger, to violence to maintaining a<br />

job and there are a litany of things<br />

that cause stress. The good thing is<br />

even if supposed “bad” things are always<br />

happening you can “choose”<br />

how you respond to them. There will<br />

always be challenges because that is<br />

what life is about, but keep in mind<br />

with the challenges there comes<br />

times of happiness.<br />

You got to believe that the times of<br />

happiness will continue and deliver<br />

what you want. It all comes down to<br />

having a positive attitude. Not letting<br />

things that cause stress to take over<br />

your mind. Be determined to make<br />

negative circumstances and events a<br />

learning moment. And then put them<br />

behind you and focus on being positive<br />

and what’s the next amazing adventure.<br />

Never get discouraged because if you are diligently focusing on the positives they will eventually<br />

return and be at the front of your life. Always look at bad circumstances as temporary<br />

and believe that God will always deliver happiness no matter where you are in life. Make a<br />

commitment to be positive and happy all the time even in hard times.<br />

Daria Gatteson<br />

<strong>Glamour</strong> <strong>Life</strong><br />

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<strong>Glamour</strong> <strong>Life</strong><br />

<strong>Glamour</strong> <strong>Life</strong> Vol. 1 <strong>Issue</strong> 1<br />

<strong>March</strong> <strong>2018</strong><br />

Cover Image<br />

Javae Wright<br />

Editorial<br />

Daria Gatteson Editor<br />

Marketing, Sales & Advertising<br />

Daryl Adkins<br />

daryl.adkins@loveourglamour.com<br />

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