Javicia Leslie Steps In As "Batwoman"

Javicia Leslie will step into the DC Universe this January, fighting crime in The CW's "Batwoman." Answering the Bat Signal after the departure of Ruby Rose, Javicia will be introduced as the new character, Ryan Wilder who will don the cape and safeguard Gotham as "Batwoman."


Introducing a new character in an iconic role is always tricky, but the show has crocheted a backstory for Ryan that viewers should find engaging. What will not change however, is the delineation of the character as an openly gay woman. As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, which Javicia is proud to continue to represent, she also has the distinction of being the first black woman to play the title character on a superhero show. Her predecessor, Ruby Rose couldn't be happier...


Javicia has made a point of always being true to herself and is very assured and self-aware of what really matters...

"It's not really about what your sexual orientation is, it's about just being a human being and I wish everything was looked at that way instead of us having to divide and separate and entitle everyone."

With a new challenge and the DC Universe in front of her, our #SeeHER Celebrity Spotlight celebrates Javicia Leslie.

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Ride 4 Justice: Biking for a Cause

Bikers across New York City are coming together to ride for justice.

The "Ride 4 Justice" event empowering community members to ride in remembrance of lost loved ones affected by police brutality and Covid-19.

Life Camp has partnered with professional BMX athlete Nigel Sylvester for the event.

Sylvester saying:

"Our community is being forced to deal with so many unfortunate and highly stressful realities. This is a time for us to come together and create a generational shift that is critical to our long-term mental health and livelihood."

Earlier this year, Life Camp founder Erica Ford joined us to discuss the importance of healing. The activist shared how vital is to come together in times of trauma, saying:

"We can't see clearly to even do anything in anger, in pain, in frustration, in a broken heart, in so on and so forth. So allow yourself the space to heal, and take a second to just breathe."

The event will kick off September 26th at 1:30 pm. Bikers will start and end at the Life Camp INC. Headquarters in Jamaica, NY.

For more information on the event, visit peaceisalifestyle.com.

Dancing With The Stars is off to a great start in its 29th season, with host Tyra Banks leading the way for the new contestants. In today's segment of Inside Look, we got a chance to chat with DWTS veteran Alan Bersten, who won last season's competition with Hannah Brown.

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