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Extraordinary Clairvoyant Dr. Ernesto Montgomery Passes on
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Extraordinary Clairvoyant Dr. Ernesto Montgomery Passes on

I just learned an extraordinary man whom I met back in the 1990’s transitioned on July 4, 2014. Dr. Ernesto Moshe Montgomery granted me an interview back in the early 1990s. He stayed in contact with me now and then over the years. He saw something about me and future gifts promised, so asked I […]

Annabelle Moseley Named 2014 Long Island Poet of the Year
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Annabelle Moseley Named 2014 Long Island Poet of the Year

 The Board of Trustees of The Walt Whitman Birthplace has announced that Annabelle Moseley has been chosen as the 2014 Long Island Poet of the Year. The Board of Trustees bestows this annual honor for excellence in writing and teaching. The award is given to a Long Islander who, in the tradition of Walt Whitman, […]

Marc Curtis Little Releases Fourth Novel Entitled "After Obama"
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Marc Curtis Little Releases Fourth Novel Entitled “After Obama”

Marc Curtis Little, a leading author, has released his fourth novel, After Obama.   The book is an engaging, gripping account filled with intrigue. Marc fondly refers to it as the most ambitious “what if” political novel in publishing history. “After Obama is a fast-paced, emotion-packed novel about the seedy side of politics, revived romance, recycled […]

Charles Bobbit: My 40 Years with James Brown
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Charles Bobbit: My 40 Years with James Brown

(Pictured: James Brown and Charles A. Bobbit) With the James Brown movie entitled “Get On Up,” being released this weekend, I was fortunate enough to speak with his long time friend and manager, Charles A. Bobbit. “I knew at 7 years old that I would be involved in show business.  I could not sing or […]

In Tribute: Dr. MAYA ANGELOU, 1928 - 2014
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In Tribute: Dr. MAYA ANGELOU, 1928 – 2014

                As a child I heard my elders spoke about those who were considered important to the world. I learned that I was to respect my teachers who were considered   the most highly respected individuals in the back country of Mobile, Alabama. My father taught me this. He said, ‘Teachers walked through town like Presidents. […]

Former NYC Mayor David Dinkins Honored at Macys Event & Book Signing [PHOTOS]
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Former NYC Mayor David Dinkins Honored at Macys Event & Book Signing [PHOTOS]

All photos by Margot L. Jordan,International Photojournalist A Very Special Evening at Macy’s:  David N. Dinkins is honored with a conversation and book signing at Macy’s Herald Square.

VH1's In-Depth Look at How Hip-Hop Became a Dominant Force in American Culture
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VH1’s In-Depth Look at How Hip-Hop Became a Dominant Force in American Culture

VH1 is teaming up with acclaimed filmmakers Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman (“Cocaine Cowboys,” “Broke,” “The U”) and famed author, award-winning entrepreneur, advertising executive, and record executive Steve Stoute for a 4-part documentary series based on Stoute’s best-selling book, “The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created a Culture That Rewrote the Rules of the New […]

‘Make Time to Pursue Your Passion!’ in 2014, Says Moonlighting Toyota Attorney
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‘Make Time to Pursue Your Passion!’ in 2014, Says Moonlighting Toyota Attorney

In January, the job search websites go crazy as people start the New Year resolved to find work that’s more satisfying. “While thousands of people are dealing with the tragedy of unemployment, many others are looking for jobs that are more fulfilling than the ones they have,” says attorney and author Pamela Samuels Young, www.pamelasamuelsyoung.com, […]

The African American Scholarship Guide [BOOK]
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The African American Scholarship Guide [BOOK]

The African American Scholarship Guide should prove to be a very useful tool for libraries, high schools, students and parents to help find the latest and best scholarship opportunities for African American students. The African American Scholarship Guide includes: thousands of scholarships and grants for African American Students preparing for college and post graduate work. […]

New Book for Young Readers on African American Film Pioneer
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New Book for Young Readers on African American Film Pioneer

Oscar Micheaux: A Self-Made Man, a new release from The Hollywood Press, brings the story of America’s greatest African American filmmakers to life. The book is designed for everyone who loves movies and would like to introduce young audiences to the history of film. The illustrated soft cover book provides insightful glimpses into the lives […]

Celebrity Chef & Motivational Speaker Chef Jeff Henderson to Release Self-Help Book
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Celebrity Chef & Motivational Speaker Chef Jeff Henderson to Release Self-Help Book

In his latest book, If You Can See It, You Can Be It: 12 Street-Smart Recipes for Success, Chef Jeff Henderson, New York Times best-selling author of Cooked: My Journey From the Streets to the Stove and America I AM Pass It Down Cookbook, shares two decades worth of life lessons gained on his redemptive […]

Cynthia Bailey-Thomas & Peter Thomas Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple
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Cynthia Bailey-Thomas & Peter Thomas Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple

Cynthia Bailey-Thomas and Peter Thomas, co-stars of Bravo TV’s #1 reality show, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, will be leaving the “Georgia Peaches” behind to take a bite out of the “Big Apple”. The couple will be in Manhattan with carry-on baggage. No, not luggage but their urban memoir Carry-on Baggage, Our Nonstop Flight published […]

10 Ways to Relax This Summer - Truly Unwind and Unplug to be Happy and Balanced
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10 Ways to Relax This Summer – Truly Unwind and Unplug to be Happy and Balanced

Summer is almost in full swing: kids are getting out of school, family vacations, beach outings, BBQs, and many other fun summer activities we all love to do. Although most of us work during the summer, it’s also a time to enjoy and relax. Learning to truly unwind and unplug will help us become happier […]

The Magic of Sidney Poitier
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The Magic of Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier strolls out upon the Kaufman Concert Hall stage at the 92nd   St. “Y” in Manhattan.  His gait is measured, slow but steady. His hair is more salt than pepper, his tan suit is bolstered by a complimentary tie.  He ambles over to the podium, grasping it firmly as he stares out into […]

"The Sister Gospels" Is Like Comfort Food For The Mind And Spirit
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“The Sister Gospels” Is Like Comfort Food For The Mind And Spirit

The Sister Gospels, the first published novel of Vera Jennings, was ten years in the making. It is a faith-based story depicting the intertwining lives of four close-knit African-American sisters as each embarks on her own tumultuous path to growth and self-discovery.  A tragic loss, a doomed relationship, substance abuse and adjusting to life after […]