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Vera Moore Will Make a Special Appearance at this year's Essence Music Festival!
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Vera Moore Will Make a Special Appearance at this year’s Essence Music Festival!

Check out Vera Moore and others at the Essence Music Festival’s Beauty & Style Expo in New Orleans this July!

Brazilians Ready To Welcome The World To Rio de Janeiro In 100 Days
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Brazilians Ready To Welcome The World To Rio de Janeiro In 100 Days

On April 27th, Brazil celebrates the 100 Days Countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympics. Millions of Brazilians are getting ready to line the streets and cheer the Olympic Flame around country. Organizers of the 2016 Rio Olympics revealed the complete route of the Olympic Torch Relay that will begin on May 3rd and spread the […]

10 Mother-Daughter Getaway Ideas for Mother's Day
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10 Mother-Daughter Getaway Ideas for Mother’s Day

Pasta picture frames don’t quite make the grade as a Mother’s Day gift once your darling daughter is grown, but time together – especially when it takes the form of a weekend getaway – is something Mom will always treasure. We’ve gathered a few ideas to appeal to mothers and daughters of all interests, from […]

Short Stories From An American in Cape Verde: At Last, I Will Learn Kriolu With the New 'Capeverdean Creole-English Dictionary'
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Short Stories From An American in Cape Verde: At Last, I Will Learn Kriolu With the New ‘Capeverdean Creole-English Dictionary’

I have met the man who is finally going to teach me Capeverdean Creole–Manuel Da Luz Gonçalves. Well, not just me but every English speaker. Of course, I could take a Kriolu class as they have now popped up here in Praia, Cabo Verde, but Gonçalves’s new groundbreaking The Capeverdean Creole-English Dictionary, published by Mili-Mila, […]

Getaway for Valentine's Day!
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Getaway for Valentine’s Day!

RADISSON NEW ROCHELLE The Radisson New Rochelle is a fantastic hotel conveniently located just north of Manhattan in New Rochelle, New York whose on-site restaurant and lounge, NoMa Social, is a celebrity-favorite. The hotel, located less than 15 miles from the bustle of New York City and minutes from all of New York’s major airports […]

Thanksgiving Day is “Turkey Day” for Most Americans
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Thanksgiving Day is “Turkey Day” for Most Americans

Had founding father Ben Franklin had his way the Wild Turkey, not the Bald Eagle, might have been our national emblem. While it is the domestic turkey that graces the Thanksgiving dinner table throughout the nation, its the wild bird that commands our attention. With his awesome fan-like tail, colorful bald head, long beak, and […]

Short Stories From An American in Cape Verde: "Broken Arm & Life Lessons In The Hospital"
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Short Stories From An American in Cape Verde: “Broken Arm & Life Lessons In The Hospital”

“Mas madjor? (Are you better?),” asks one young man by my bedside. He’s followed by a group of older women dressed traditionally (long, black pleated skirts; panu fabric wrapped around their waists; and headscarves covering their heads). Next was a young woman, followed by another person then another. They each come and ask me the […]

Caesars Entertainment in Atlantic City Wants to See AC Through "Your" Eyes
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Caesars Entertainment in Atlantic City Wants to See AC Through “Your” Eyes

Atlantic City getaways can run the gamut these days from romantic rendezvous to bachelor and bachelorette parties, to hitting the casino floor, girlfriends spa weekends and more. Caesars Entertainment is looking for winning photos that represent these experiences at Caesars, Harrah’s Resort and Bally’s in the #ACMyWay Instagram Promotion running through Thursday, October 15, 2015. […]

Fifty Years of African American Art Explored At Woodmere Art Museum in Philadelphia
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Fifty Years of African American Art Explored At Woodmere Art Museum in Philadelphia

Woodmere Art Museum, located in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood of Philadelphia, will feature more than seventy paintings by African American artists who worked in the city during a fifty year period. The show, “We Speak: Black Artists in Philadelphia 1920s-1970s.”opens on September 26 and continues through January 24, 2016. The works selected for the exhibit […]

The Predicaments Of Paradise
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The Predicaments Of Paradise

Many people can’t help but view the islands of the Caribbean, the Pacific and elsewhere as exotic destinations that afford momentary escape from the sometimes dreariness of day-to-day living. But the island culture that gave the world a laid-back lifestyle and Bob Marley’s music isn’t always the utopia those travel-agent brochures and websites might lead […]

New Data: NY-NJ Airports are the Most Delayed So Far in 2015
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New Data: NY-NJ Airports are the Most Delayed So Far in 2015

New data released today by the Global Gateway Alliance showed that heavy flight traffic is the leading cause of arrival delays at Newark, JFK and LaGuardia airports, which rank 24th, 28th and 29th out 29, respectively, as the most delayed in the country so far in 2015. The report analyzed the number of flights arriving […]

Donnie McClurkin to Join the Stars of Gospel Music on The Gospel Music Cruise
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Donnie McClurkin to Join the Stars of Gospel Music on The Gospel Music Cruise

The Gospel Music Cruise has promised to provide the very best names and talent in the world of gospel music.  With the likes of Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, Fred Hammond, Shirley Caesar, Marvin Sapp, Tye Tribbett, Take 6 and hosts, Kirk Whalum and Regina Belle, it is safe to say that Entertainment Cruise Productions has […]

5 Summer Travel Ideas for Ultimate Bragging Rights
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5 Summer Travel Ideas for Ultimate Bragging Rights

Summer is here and the great race is on to secure ultimate bragging rights for the best vacation adventure. From stories of “the one that got away” to taking a few creative liberties with those back-to-school “What I did this summer” essays, spinning tall tales is as traditional a summer pastime as Fourth of July […]

"Horace Pippin: The Way I See It”  On View Through July 19 At Pennsylvania Museum.
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“Horace Pippin: The Way I See It” On View Through July 19 At Pennsylvania Museum.

A leading figure of 20th Century American art, African American Horace Pippin (1888-1946) is known for his insightful, expressive and bold paintings. An exhibition, at the Brandywine Art Museum, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, through July 19 examines Pippin’s work. Pippin vividly depicted a range of subject matter, from intimate family moments and floral still lifes to […]

Sarasota, Florida: Home Of The Oldest Golf Course in America
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Sarasota, Florida: Home Of The Oldest Golf Course in America

Several communities across America have claimed they were first to provide a golfing facility. The most popular of these claims comes from Yonkers, New York , where two gentlemen from Dunfermline, Scotland, Robert Lockhart and John Reid, constructed a three hole golfing ground in 1888. However, many Sarasotans disagree with the Yonkers claim and local […]