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Vy Higginsen Returns to the Stage in the New musical "Let The Music Play... Gospel!"
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Vy Higginsen Returns to the Stage in the New musical “Let The Music Play… Gospel!”

The Mama Foundation for the Arts proudly announces the brand new production of their acclaimed musical, Let the Music Play… Gospel! From the creators of Mama, I Want To Sing! – the worldwide musical sensation – Let the Music Play… Gospel! is a musical celebration of a generation, featuring an intergenerational company of performers comprised […]

2 CHAINZ, YG & OFFSET Turn Up With their Moms in 'Proud'  Music Video
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2 CHAINZ, YG & OFFSET Turn Up With their Moms in ‘Proud’ Music Video

PROUD (Explicit) by 2 Chainz & YG & Offset on VEVO.

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts presents Step Afrika! - 4/28
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Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts presents Step Afrika! – 4/28

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College concludes its 2017-18 Kumble Theater season with the much-anticipated return of Step Afrika!, performing two shows on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 3pm & 8pm. These public performances are part of a three-day Brooklyn residency that also includes weekday educational shows for schoolchildren. Tickets for the […]

'A Soulful Music Celebration' at City College Center for the Arts, April 7th
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‘A Soulful Music Celebration’ at City College Center for the Arts, April 7th

A joyful lesson in Black musical history will take place at Aaron Davis Hall on Saturday, April 7, as acclaimed performers Marvin Lowe and Queen Esther Marrow lead a cast of singers in exploration of the diversity and brilliance of Black American music through the decades at “A Soulful Music Celebration.” Presented by City College […]

Mathew Knowles Sparks an International Conversation with his latest book "Racism from the Eyes of a Child"
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Mathew Knowles Sparks an International Conversation with his latest book “Racism from the Eyes of a Child”

With uncanny timing for socially charged topics, music mogul Mathew Knowles hits hard right out of the gate with his latest book Racism from the Eyes of a Child (Amazon/Ingram), released just in time for Black History Month. RFEC is a deeply personal reflection on racism in the south, where the Gadsden, Al native was […]

GirlTrek is Challenging Black Women to Walk 100 Miles by May 10th
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GirlTrek is Challenging Black Women to Walk 100 Miles by May 10th

    Through rain, sleet, snow and on long-winding rural roads, on the shoulder of major bustling interstates and on neighborhood streets, the entire GirlTrek national team of 10 spent five days (March 6-10) walking 100 miles along the Eastern Shore of Maryland crossing the Mason Dixon Line into Delaware all to pay homage to […]

Students Participated in Prestigious Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort
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Students Participated in Prestigious Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

      One hundred teens from across the nation participated in Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence magazine — a four-day, immersive and transformational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida which concluded this weekend. The 100 students were selected from thousands of applicants nationwide for this once-in-a-lifetime mentoring program […]

New York Trend NYC: March 15 - 21, 2018
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New York Trend NYC: March 15 – 21, 2018

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Brian Lamb Named One of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America
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Brian Lamb Named One of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America

Brian Lamb, executive vice president, head of wealth and asset management, Fifth Third Bank (NASDAQ: FITB), has been named to Savoy Magazine’s 2018 list of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America. “I am excited to see Brian recognized with this well-deserved honor. Brian is an inspirational leader with both strong character and outstanding […]

LIAACC Presents the "Women Who Shine" Awards on March 23rd
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LIAACC Presents the “Women Who Shine” Awards on March 23rd

   Tickets Available https://tinyurl.com/y8m3h3f3      

American Idol Winner Ruben Studdard Releases Tribute Album To Luther Vandross
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American Idol Winner Ruben Studdard Releases Tribute Album To Luther Vandross

Ruben Studdard, America’s Idol, officially confirmed that he will be releasing “RUBEN SINGS LUTHER” to his hero Luther Vandross on March 16th and will be launching a 22 city ‘Always and Forever Tour’ starting in Sacramento, California on April 8th. A full schedule of tour dates follows this release.   “My goal was to not […]

Acclaimed Journalist Les Payne Dies at 76
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Acclaimed Journalist Les Payne Dies at 76

  Les Payne, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist died unexpectedly of a heart attack at his Harlem home on Monday, March 19, 2018.  He was 76. Payne’s impressive career in journalism spanned four decades and without question has left an indelible mark on the field.   Please check out this comprehensive article and tribute on Newsday for […]

Stuart Weitzman Historic Shoe Collection On View Soon at the New-York Historical Society
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Stuart Weitzman Historic Shoe Collection On View Soon at the New-York Historical Society

      This spring, a new exhibition at the New-York Historical Society explores how shoes have transcended their utilitarian purpose to become representations of culture—coveted as objects of desire, designed with artistic consideration, and expressing complicated meanings of femininity, power, and aspiration for women and men alike. On view April 20 through October 8, […]

Black Lives Matter Co-Creator Launches the Black Futures Lab and the Black Census Project to Build and Mobilize Black Political Power
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Black Lives Matter Co-Creator Launches the Black Futures Lab and the Black Census Project to Build and Mobilize Black Political Power

Alicia Garza, co-creator of Black Lives Matter, launched on Monday the Black Futures Lab (BFL), a new mobilization effort that will engage Black people, legislators, and community-based organizations to build political power and push for policies that help strengthen Black communities. Launched in partnership with Demos, Color of Change, Center for Third World Organizing, Socioanalitica […]

Cuba's Finest, National Symphony of Cuba at Lehman Center
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Cuba’s Finest, National Symphony of Cuba at Lehman Center

  Cuban director Enrique Pérez Mesa, maestro of the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba and the Chamber Orchestra “Nuestro Tiempo, is taking advantage of a brief stay at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in the borough of the Bronx, located at 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, where he will conduct his National Symphony Orchestra […]