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Mint Condition’s Stokley Williams Comes With Solo CD
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Mint Condition’s Stokley Williams Comes With Solo CD

There was a time when Mint Condition was racking up hits and dominating radio, but after more than two decades as the lead vocalist for the R&B band, Stokley Williams has decided to step out as a solo artist. He has just dropped his debut solo album Introducing Stokley.Stokley called in a few friends for […]

Movie Review: Kong Skull Island
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Movie Review: Kong Skull Island

Ever since The Avengers came on the scene all the big movie companies have been scrambling to create their own shared movie universes and very rarely do they ever take off.  However, in today’s case there is an exception and it began with the abysmal 2014 reboot of Godzilla. Filled to the brim with flat […]

Regina King Rocks THEIA on GMA
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Regina King Rocks THEIA on GMA

Regina King looked radiant this morning for her appearance on Good Morning America wearing a THEIA wild daffodil printed matte lasse cocktail dress from the Resort 2017 collection. The dress is currently available for purchase at www.theiacouture.com for $695.    

Octavia Spencer Hosts Saturday Night Live
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Octavia Spencer Hosts Saturday Night Live

Watch Octavia’s Monologue as she hosts SNL!

Rob Base, Cynthia, Performing in Forever Freestyle 11
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Rob Base, Cynthia, Performing in Forever Freestyle 11

Harlemite Rob Base put together a hip hop group in 5th grade called Sureshot Seven. “A bunch of us put together a little hip hop group. It was fun back then. We had a couple of DJs and MCs. In time we all branched out and did our own thing. At the end of the […]

Viola Davis Wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actress
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Viola Davis Wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actress

Watch Viola Davis’ Emotional Acceptance speech

Black Ad Agency Guru Valerie Graves’ Powerful Memoir
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Black Ad Agency Guru Valerie Graves’ Powerful Memoir

Ad agency guru Valerie Graves knows how “pressure makes diamonds.” In her memoir “Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman that I Pretended to Be,” she shows the reader every step of her journey from her teen mother experience in the projects of Pontiac, Michigan during the Motown-era to becoming a glass ceiling smashing executive in […]

AfricanAncestry.com Traces the Roots of Leading Black Fashion Influencers
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AfricanAncestry.com Traces the Roots of Leading Black Fashion Influencers

      Ever wonder why you navigate towards certain colors, shapes or textures? Do you have a flair for unique, unexpected fashion pairings? Well, guess what? It might just be in your DNA. African Ancestry, Inc. , the pioneers of genetics ancestry tracing for people of African descent, debuts a first-of-its kind fashion ‘Lookbook’ […]

City College Center for the Arts Hosts Dramatic Stage Reading of Lyrical Novel "Roni & Jamil"
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City College Center for the Arts Hosts Dramatic Stage Reading of Lyrical Novel “Roni & Jamil”

On Tuesday, February 28 at 6:00pm, City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) will host a dramatic stage reading of Pamela L. Laskin’s Ronit and Jamil, a lyrical novel which sets Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in the modern-day Israel/Palestine conflict The event is free with registration at CCCA’s website, www.citycollegecenterforthearts.org or http://citycollegecenterforthearts.org/shows/ronit-and-jamil-aaron-davis-hall-february-28-2017/ Tuesday, February 28, […]

Lincoln Center's American Songbook 2017 Features 24 Concerts in Three Venues from Feb 1st - May 13th
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Lincoln Center’s American Songbook 2017 Features 24 Concerts in Three Venues from Feb 1st – May 13th

  The 18th season of Lincoln Center’s American Songbook, which runs from February 1 through May 13, continues to celebrate the best in American singing and songwriting, and redefine American song with performances by established and rising singers and singer-songwriters across a range of genres. Southern soul, bluegrass, folk, R&B, indie rock, pop, musical theater, […]

Recap of the 59th Annual Grammys Award Show [VIDEO]
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Recap of the 59th Annual Grammys Award Show [VIDEO]

Watch a recap of music’s biggest night!!

DJ Khaled Celebrated Super Bowl Weekend with Fan Luv Event with CÎROC- 2.4.17
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DJ Khaled Celebrated Super Bowl Weekend with Fan Luv Event with CÎROC- 2.4.17

On Saturday February 4th during Super Bowl Weekend, DJ Khaled and the Makers of CÎROC Ultra Premium Vodka hosted a Fan Luv Event at Spec’s Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods in Houston, Texas. DJ Khaled, who represents CÎROC MANGO in the campaign extension, was greeted by close to two thousand fans when he arrived at […]

Movie Review: Loving
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Movie Review: Loving

  The story of Loving is very well made and is one of the most calm and patient dramas I’ve ever seen. The story follows Mildred and Richard Loving throughout their decade-long battle against the state of Virginia to keep their right to remain married. The story does a fine job of following the lives of the […]

The Home Depot Kicks Off its "2017 Retool Your School Grant Program" for HBCUs
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The Home Depot Kicks Off its “2017 Retool Your School Grant Program” for HBCUs

Continuing its commitment to our nation’s accredited Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), The Home Depot has announced the launch of its 2017 Retool Your School Grant Program offering HBCUs an opportunity to apply for grants to use toward creating sustainable renovations and additions to their campuses. This year, The Home Depot is pleased to introduce […]

Skip Marley Now Signed to Island Records
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Skip Marley Now Signed to Island Records

Island Records has signed Skip Marley, a reggae prodigy for a new generation. Skip’s debut single “Lions,” is an intense call to action that “shows people when we are strong and unified no evil can get us.” Watch the powerful lyric video HERE!   “We are so proud to have Skip Marley join the Island family,” said […]