Throughout history, people of strong character and skill have effectively ushered in New Era’s of change. These were the Black Sheep! The Men and Women who tenaciously sought after social, environmental, political, or economic success! No matter the obstacle or the voice of public opinion they adhered to their values, never yielding and taking the easier road. These are our mentors and are greatest assets!
Black Sheep of the Year – Jenna Ortega
Jenna Ortega is a popular American actress, model and Black Sheep of the Year. She started her acting career at a very young age and starred in many iconic films leading to her becoming the most promising young actresses in Hollywood today. She is well-known for starring in “Insidious Chapter 2” and she is now gaining immense fame with Netflix’s hit show “Wednesday”. In her relatively short acting career, she has portrayed some very popular roles in many films and TV shows.
Black Sheep of the Month – Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez, our Black Sheep for this month, is an American actress, singer, songwriter, and TV producer. She has found great success at a very young age and created an exclusive space for herself in media and show business. Her fans call themselves Selenators. Read on to learn more about the talented artist.
Black Sheep of the Month – Beyoncé
Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is a popular American singer, actress, songwriter, and record producer. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in a lot of dancing and singing competitions as a child and rose to fame in the late 1990s as a group member and lead singer of Destiny’s Child. Her solo career has an immense cultural and musical significance thathas made her an essential 21st-century pop music artist.
“Why Hair?” By Michael Kelley
We are all a work in progress. Much like hair, we are the crafters of it. We get to choose the style. Some times our hair and lives are messy. Sometimes we wake up on the wrong side of the bed, sometimes we have “bad hair days”, sometimes we look amazing, sometimes we look like we need a trim…some people love clean cuts and clean lives, others love long flowing hair and flowing lives.
The Man In Black – Johnny Cash
J. R. “Johnny” Cash, most known as The Man In Black , was an incredible singer, musician, writer, and actor. Many experts consider him as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. His approach to music and his songs about the lives of everyday people made him extremely popular.
Black Sheep of the Year – Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves is a well-known actor, musician, director, and producer of Canadian origin. Over the years, he has acted in a wide variety of genres, e.g. drama, sci-fi, action-thrillers, and comedies. He is best known for his work in The Matrix trilogy, The Devil’s Advocate, and Constantine, among others. Keanu is known for his honest and humble character in Hollywood and he has been one of the highest-ranking stars in the industry for the past few decades.
J. Cole the Black Sheep of the Month
Jermaine Lamarr Cole a.k.a. J. Cole is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. He is regarded as one of the most influential rappers of his generation. Read on to learn more about J. Cole the Black Sheep , his early life, upbringing, key moments, and more.
Selena – A Lasting Legacy
March 31st 2021 marks 25 years since the death of the great Selena Quintanilla who became a global sensation with her unique Tex-Mex style of performance. She blended pop, Latin, R&B, and other genres to create a unique musical experience that resonates in venues till this day.
The Way of the Black Mamba
Good Morning Everybody! Welcome to our very special segment of our Black Sheep of the Year! To celebrate this special occasion we have taken the time to bring you The Way of the Black Mamba .
Welcome Back to Another Black Sheep of the Month! Today, we wanted to bring forth a powerful Black Sheep to the forefront, a trendsetter, Frida Kahlo. To this day, she is one of the most important Mexican artists of the 20th century. She is specifically known for her intense, thought-provoking self-portraits.
Octobers Black Sheep of the Month – Audrey Hepburn
In case you don’t know, Audrey was a Hollywood icon in every sense of the word, and despite her many successes, her life was surprisingly tragic. Many believe that she could have achieved so much more in her time, before her life was unfortunately cut short. She’s a constant reminder that life sometimes is not long as we expect it to be. Here’s a look at why Audrey Hepburn was a Black Sheep of her time.
The Black Panther Lives On
Wakanda Forever! The Black Panther Lives On! Hi everybody! Welcome to our monthly segment. Sorry for the late post, but I wanted to take my time on this one. I’m sure you already know this, but I wanted to commemorate September’s Black Sheep of the Month with this small heartfelt piece. Recently, the world lost a truly incredible talent, who many believed was only just getting started in Hollywood and had barely scratched the surface in terms of his unlimited potential.
BRUCE LEE: Black Sheep of the Month
Last month we showcased the greatness of the Rock, and how he persevered and overcame many obstacles to become the man he is today. The Rock is a man of many talents, however hard work is needed to refine those talents and June’s Black Sheep of the month, Bruce Lee, is no stranger to hard work.
May’s Black Sheep of The Month
Good Morning Ladies and Gents, Welcome Back! Much like many of our previous posts, we would like to start by saying the most important thing, “Thank You!” We are four months shy of celebrating our first year anniversary and let me tell you how grateful we are to each and every one of you! We have received nothing, but positive and constructive feedback since our inception and it is thanks to all of you, that we are continuously growing. In celebration and in the spirit of the many good things to come we would like to announce May’s Black Sheep of The Month , Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
Black Sheep of the Month – Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali is regarded as the greatest boxer and athlete of the last century. Because of his achievements and fame, his name has become a synonym of the boxing arena. An Olympic Gold Medalist and former Heavyweight champion, Ali is an international icon and an inspiration to many he is our Black Sheep of the Month Muhammad Ali.
Black Sheep of the Month – Zendaya
The A-lister child actor pipeline from the 2000s has produced some very talented and successful celebrities. Zendaya is one member of this club who has achieved immense popularity and culture relevancy. She is a popular American actress, dancer, and singer. Her performance came to the spotlight in 2010 with the TV comedy “Shake it Up”. Afterwards, she started appearing in many blockbuster movies. Currently involved in a number of projects, the young actress has a huge career ahead of her.
Nelson Mandela – Black Sheep of the Month
Welcome Back Everyone! New month, new opportunities, and a new Black Sheep of the Month. Now we all know how impactful our past Black Sheep have been, but as we all know, there are many more Black Sheep out there who can live up to that title. Let’s get started with May’s Black Sheep of the month Nelson Mandela.
Black Sheep of the Month – Betty White
Betty White was an American actress and a pioneer of early television. She was well-known for her vast work in the entertainment industry, with a career spanning over 70 years. Known as the First Lady of Television, White was also the first woman to produce a sitcom. Her career is one of the longest in the industry. For that reason she is our Black Sheep of the Month – Betty White
Black Sheep of the Month – Robin Williams
Welcome back all Black Sheep! We hope that you are all great and well on your path to success and purpose. We wanted to bring you today one of my personally favorite actors, Robin Williams, also fondly known as the funnyman. Most known as a creative American comedian and actor. He is loved by both children and adults because of the fact that he always put smiles on their faces.
Black Sheep of the Month – Paul Walker
Black Sheep of the Month – Paul Walker was an American film actor, racing driver, model, and philanthropist. He was widely recognized for his role as Brian O-Conner in the “Fast and Furious” movie franchise.
Bob Marley The Black Sheep
Reggae music genre has managed to captivate virtually every corner of the world with its charm. This has become possible thanks to Bob Marley – the genre’s chief ambassador. Bob Marley was a Jamaican musician, black sheep, songwriter, and singer. He helped introduce reggae music to the world and remains one of the most popular and beloved artists to this day. He told stories of his home in Jamaica, politics, and his Rastafarian religion through his music.
February’s Black Sheep of the Month, Malcolm X
Malcolm X is one of the most fascinating historical figures of the 20th century, so much so that he often seems more a reflection of the politics than the reality of the man. His real name was Malcolm Little and he was an African American Muslim human minister and a courageous advocate for the rights of African Americans. He indicated white American in the harshest terms for its misconducts against black Americans.
November’s Black Sheep Of The Month
Good Morning ladies and gents welcome back to another Black Sheep of the Month. As you know, earlier this month, we had the opportunity to celebrate a little known Holiday, Indigenous People’s Day. If you recall, one year ago exactly, we published one of our very first Native Americans, Joseph Brant, as the Black Sheep of the Month. So, With that celebratory thought in mind. I bring you November Black Sheep of the Month, Crazy Horse.
January's Black Sheep Part II
Welcome Back, Ladies and Gents! Welcome to our Part 2 of our Black Sheep of the Month! If you haven’t read the first part, click here. As for todays article, I will be talking about one of history’s greatest men, Martin Luther King Jr. In light of the holiday, I wanted to honor the man …
Black Sheep of the Year
Good morning Ladies and Gents! Happy New Years! I hope everyone is having a great day and are taking things in full swing! It has been nearly four months since we’ve gone live and three months since we started our social media. Let’s be honest, the feedback to this day has been great so Thank …
Welcome Our Newest Team Members
Good Morning Ladies and Gents! I hope you are all doing well! One more week until the holidays, so let’s keep up that momentum! Today I bring you something very special. If you’ve been following us on social media, then you most likely already know. If not, that’s ok! Today, I would like to officially …
Hello Ladies & Gents, I’m sure by now you’ve seen our headline and banner sporting our “Always Original” slogan, just like I am also sure that you’re wondering, What Gives?! Why is that your slogan? Where does it come from?! Why does it matter?! And what does, “Always Original”, mean? Well let’s discuss this. This …
How Black Sheep Heritage Began It's Journey!
Our Mentor, The Archetype…Our Goal! Hello Ladies and Gents! Today, I would like to provide you the story of how Black Sheep began it’s journey. Much of what I aspire to be is derived from history. One of history’s greatest legends, strategists, and myth, Alexander the Great! For those of you who do not know, …
How To Not Fall Into Any One Category
Welcome Back Everyone. I hope everyone is doing well and are enjoying our content so far. If you happen to have any questions you would like answered in further detail feel free to contact us. Also, do not forget our Halloween Tees are here only until November 2, so grab yourself one for you or …
Black Sheep Interview
Good Morning, Ladies and Gents! I hope y’all are having an Outstanding New Year and are taking large strides to accomplish those 2020 goals! For the first time ever, I would like to announce our Black Sheep Interview series launched by none other than our brother, Roc. So without further delay! Check out our Black …
Different Levels By M.R.K
In ordinary day to day life we often tell ourselves and others how silly we are or how great we are. It could be a mistake we made or a project we nailed…we may make a joke like, “Wow, I guess I’ll never be good at this. Haha.” Or the opposite, “I knew I was going to get the promotion, I deserved it and worked my ass off for it!” Whether we really believe what we say or not, one way or another we tell people and ourselves WHO WE ARE on a surface because the surface is an easy place to say something honest. There isn’t much risk there.
Black Sheep of the Month – Adam Driver
Adam Douglas Driver is a renowned, very versatile American actor. He has starred in many iconic films such as Lincoln, The Report, and the latest Star Wars movies. He is also a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. His acting abilities and talent have been appreciated on many occasions by both critics and directors. Martin Scorsese, the renowned director,has referred to him as one of the finest actors of his generation.
Black Sheep of the Month – Jay Z
Shawn Corey Carter, well-known as Jay-Z, is regarded as one of the all-time greatest rappers. He is also a great record producer, songwriter, and businessman. He is one of the most influential and richest artists in the United States of America and the first hip-hop musician to become a billionaire. Jay-Z entered the music industry in the 80s and has won numerous awards and honors throughout his career.
Black Sheep of the Month – Denzel Washington
Denzel Washington is a legendary American actor, producer, director, and philanthropist. He is considered as one of the most classic, pure, and refined film actors of all time. His efforts throughout the years have done a lot to drastically expand the range of theatrical roles offered to African-American actors.
Black Sheep of the Month – Prince
Prince Rogers Nelson, well-known by his stage name “Prince”, was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actor, record producer, and musician who was widely known for his extensive genre-crossing work, wide-ranging singing voice, and energetic live shows all over the world. In the early 90s, he was considered the leader of world pop music, along with Michael Jackson and Madonna.
January's Black Sheep Part I
Good Morning Ladies and Gents! Welcome back to another segment of Black Sheep of the Month! Today, we’re bringing you something different in light of the holiday. As you already know, month after month, we bring forth special individuals throughout history that lead the way in their ideals, social change, and spirit. These individuals go …
The Black Sheep Squadron
Welcome Back Ladies & Gents! I hope everyone is having a good week and are excited with anticipation for the Holidays! We at Black Sheep Heritage have been hard at work to bring you some new designs and our newly added interview segments. Stay Tuned! Just in case you didn’t see our previous post online …
Our New Black Sheep, Joseph Brant
What’s up, everybody! Happy Saturday! For those of us in the US, I know life is kind of hectic with Thanksgiving and Black Friday around the corner! Please do not forget your health and sanity come first before any consumer goods. For all those not participating in these American Holidays, do not worry I have …
Rodolfo Gonzales in "I Am Joaquin"
Welcome Back, Ladies & Gents! Happy Hispanic Heritage Month to all Hispanics AND Latinos! To honor this month, I decide to bring you someone that I myself had no idea of but resonated very much with. Now, I could have gone with someone more well-known such as Cesar Chavez, but that would be too easy. …
Welcome Black Sheep
Welcome to Black Sheep Heritage, Ladies & Gents! And Welcome Black Sheep! Its in our very nature to rebel against that which does not feel right. To us, we are many things, we are parents, siblings, intellectuals, artists, athletes and much more. In our heart of hearts, we realize that there is much more to …
Learn How To Be A Black Sheep
From Boxing to Worlds Strongest Man to Actor, Franco Columbu, set the example for Black Sheep all around. Hello Ladies & Gents, I hope you are having a great weekend. It is Olympia next weekend for those who don’t know. The Olympia is an extravagant event held each year where the worlds top Bodybuilders come …
Who and What Are the Black Sheep?!
What’s up everybody! Hopefully, everyone is having a good start to their November and are looking forward to the New Year as much as I am. If you haven’t noticed yet, our Instagram has been off the charts lately. We grew from a humble 200 following to well over 1,100. All I can say is ...
Black Sheep Interview 2
Welcome Back Ladies & Gents! Welcome to our second segment, Black Sheep Interview 2! None other than our brother, Roc, From Roc Lifestyle, Team Black Sheep, has returned to give us another exciting Interview! Today, we bring you the Gentle Giant, Al Green aka Big Al
Good Morning everyone! Welcome Back! And Welcome to our newest segment, our Monthly Motivation! As you may already know, our goal here at Black Sheep Heritage is to empower, enrich, and enable all Black Sheep throughout the world to succeed through information, education, and motivation. With our combined experience, success, and introduction of many other …
Black Sheep of the Month, Michelle Rodriguez
Good Morning Ladies and Gents! I wish y’all a Happy Hump Day! And I hope the new site structure and appearance are to your liking haha. For those of you following us on Instagram, check out our new samples coming out later this March. As for Today, you know what time it is. Its time for our Black Sheep of the Month.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure. Than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. — Theodore Roosevelt
Ladies and Gents, Welcome to our mission! Black Sheep, a combination of past and present values offered to today’s men and women. Furthermore, we are here provide men and women with the necessary resources, perspectives, motivations or insights that will result in a return to their personal or professional lives. Through our experience, content, articles, series, or books, we hope to begin to disseminate fact from fiction and help those who lack the information necessary to implement change in their lives.
We are here to bridge the gap for those seeking answers. Whether you came from a similar upbringing to E or Phan, have the same professional, athletic, or intellectual background looking to find the answer to the next step, or simply looking to connect with others looking to be of value not only to themselves, but others as well, well welcome to Black Sheep Heritage.
Furthermore, we are going to offer not only our experiences to help, but notorious Black Sheep of the past as well. Fortunately, Black Sheep have always been present. They have always broke the status quo to bring about something new. Against insurmountable odds, Black Sheep of the past and present, have fought to innovate the times. For these reasons, we strive to make them proud by going against the status quo. We are the Black Sheep! We are Always Original!
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