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“The R&B Experience” With Sunshine Anderson and Friends

Charlotte native and R&B songstress Sunshine Anderson presents The R&B Experience, a meet & greet along with Anthony "Q" Formerly of Making The Band 4 & Formerly of Day 26.

Black Girl Speaks Comes To Atlanta For A Highly-anticipated, Night Of Empowerment

The Production Has Influenced and Inspired Hundreds of Men, Women and Children; and Is Expected to Impact Even More with Its Atlanta Debut Talitha Anyabwelé and BGS Productions, Inc. will present

New SOUL TRAIN CRUISE Announced

Just 75 days after it was announced, the inaugural SOUL TRAIN CRUISE has exceeded expectations by selling out so quickly.  In response to the overwhelming demand, a second seven day

Buffie The Body | Her ASSets | Real Fitness For Real Women

Born and raised in Athens, GA, the third of seven children, Buffie Carruth, had a very humble upbringing.  Coming from a very close-knit family, she was all too familiar

Ava DuVernay's MIDDLE OF NOWHERE Trailer Released

Synopsis: Winner of the Best Director Award at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, MIDDLE OF NOWHERE follows Ruby, a bright medical student who sets aside her dreams and suspends her

2012 McDonald’s 365Black Awards [Photos]

GRAMMY® award-winning recording artist and 2012 McDonald’s® 365Black® Award honoree Chaka Khan owned the spotlight at the ninth annual ceremony, held for the first time at the Mahalia Jackson Theater,

Verizon’s How Sweet the Sound Returns for Its Fifth Year of Celebrating the Community

The Gospel Music Celebration to Feature Today’s Biggest Gospel Stars Including Donald Lawrence, Yolanda Adams, Erica Campbell of Mary Mary, Fred Hammond, Bishop Hezekiah Walker and CeCe Winans. Registration is now

The KENO Micro-Fund to Host Week of Global Entrepreneurship Activities

Business leaders from around the world will participate in an international panel hosted by the KENO Micro-Fund In November 2011, The Kid Entrepreneurs Need Opportunities (KENO) Micro-Fund will host activities to

Award Winning Gospel Jazz Artist Deanna Ransom Featured on the Cover of I AM Magazine

Award winning gospel jazz artist Deanna Ransom is featured this month on the cover of I AM Magazine. Award winning gospel jazz-styled artist Deanna Ransom is featured this month on the

“The Help” Surpasses $100M at Domestic Box Office

DreamWorks Pictures and Participant Media's Empowering Film Engages Audiences Nationwide DreamWorks Pictures announced today that its inspiring film “The Help” has surpassed the $100 million mark at the domestic box

First Lady Michelle Obama Graces The Cover of AARP The Magazine and Opens up in an Exclusive Interview With Jill Biden

Just five days after the death of Osama bin Laden was announced, First Lady Michelle Obama and vice-presidential spouse Jill Biden sat down with AARP The Magazine at the White

ONE Musicfest 2011 Headlined by Grammy Award Winning songstress Chrisette Michele

And included performances by Tortured Soul,  The Cool Kids, Anoop Desai, The Pharcyde, Anthony David, Foreign Exchange, and more! One of the largest indoor/outdoor music festivals, ONE MusicFest attracted over 4,000 people for

Warren Ballentine’s “The Truth About Black and White”

Popular talk show host authors riveting book that offers real solutions with regard to race relations, financial concerns and everyday problems. Warren Ballentine’s “The Truth About Black and White”

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Bounce TV Renews Uptown Comic, Rodney Perry to Host Second Season of Original Comedy Series To Debut This Fall

Bounce TV (www.bouncetv.com), the fastest growing African American network in television, will premiere the second season of its original comedy series Uptown Comic this fall with actor and comedian Rodney Perry (Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy FamilyMo'Nique Show) as host, it was announced today by Bounce TV Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Katz.

Uptown Comic is a half-hour series featuring stand-up performances by some of the hottest up-and-coming comics in the country. The show's second season will begin production in Atlanta this month.

"Uptown Comic was an instant hit with Bounce TV viewers and delivered tremendous value for our constantly-growing group of affiliates and advertisers. As a young network, this success and expansion of our first original programming is unprecedented and reflects the strong brand Bounce TV is becoming within the African American community," commented Katz. "We're looking forward to another season of Uptown Comic with Rodney's terrific talents front and center."

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STEM STEAM and the Education of Black Girls

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As a STEAM teacher in a Title One public elementary school, I’m always proud and pleasantly surprised by the creative expression and analytical skills of the Black girls in the classroom. Many do not see the great potential Black girls have in the areas of STEAM Science Technology Engineering Arts ...

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The Media: Our Evil Twin?

We recognize this image. It looks like us, sounds like us; the physical resemblance is striking even. However, their behavior is loud, crude, and out of the norm for us. Their attire is revealing, risqué, and not something we’d regularly wear. The language they use is laced with profanity and ...

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See Greatness When 42 Arrives Onto Blu-Ray Combo Pack, DVD And Digital Download

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Watch the true story of an American legend when “42” arrives onto Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download on July 16 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Legendary Pictures. ...

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Sex After Sixty

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As I entered the diner and quickly surveyed about sixteen men, most over the age of sixty, conversing as they ate breakf... Read more...

Caribbean Island Paradise To Become Urban P

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Celebrities, athletes, entertainment executives and promoters representing Detroit, Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, D.C ... Read more...

Lip Addyct™ and Lisa Wu Join Forces to Laun

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When Lisa Wu first applied Lip Addyct's much-loved Luxury Gloss to her lips, the creamy, rich color flowed on ... Read more...

Cool Off That Hot Temper

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It’s normal to get angry at times. Screaming or fuming for hours after the driver in front of you failed to use their tu... Read more...

America's Next Natural Model; Black Beauty,

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America's Next Natural Model is celebrating its 5th anniversary by taking the online competition to a social community l... Read more...

Buffie The Body | Her ASSets | Real Fitness

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Born and raised in Athens, GA, the third of seven children, Buffie Carruth, had a very humble upbringing.  Coming ... Read more...

Red States Top List for Online Daters Looki

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As per usual, the 2012 election heats up to a frenzy as the country is divided between red and blue states, conservative... Read more...

5 Misconceptions About Natural Hair

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After two months of becoming acquainted with my natural hair, I realize that several notions about natural hair and its ... Read more...

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Meet The 13 year old Who is CHANGING The Wo

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In many ways Mary Pat Hector is like your average 13 year old. She goes to school, likes to shop and hang out with frien... Read more...

Gospel Stage Play "Green Grass" Will Debut

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GREEN GRASS” is a provactive, ridiculously hilarious real-life comedy gospel stage play that will have you gasping for a... Read more...

Should I Ask For A Divorce?

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Not all relationships last forever. For many different reasons, couples decide that the best, and healthiest, thing they... Read more...

Devyne Stephens' Launches "Power of Music"

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Akon, Kelly Rowland, Keri Hilson, and more join Devyne Stephens during his 3rd Annual Christmas Gala to Launch the "Powe... Read more...

Black History Month Parade Planned for Atla

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The largest celebration of Black History Month in America takes place in Atlanta at the Black History Month Parade The ... Read more...

Spinlet, Africa's Premier Digital Distribut

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A Cultural Celebration of Fela Anikulapo Kuti Oct 10-16th in Lagos, Nigeria Africa's premier mobile music download serv... Read more...

Goodwill Helps Unemployed Find Work Opportu

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While the current U.S. unemployment rate remains almost unchanged at 9.1 percent, the median length of time it takes the... Read more...

Honda Battle of the Bands 2011 Set to Rock

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Hip-Hop Star and Actor “Bow Wow” to Appear Alongside Top HBCU Marching Bands at One of the City’s Most Highly Anticipate... Read more...

Nadine Thompson and Soul Purpose Celebrate

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During Black History Month, Her Innovative Company Is Presenting New Opportunities For Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs and ... Read more...

Lay's and Doritos Brands are 'Calling All A

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Frito-Lay to Donate to the UNCF for Each Consumer Vote Frito-Lay North America's Lay's and Doritos brand teams today la... Read more...

LIFTDance 2012 Season Continues With Annual

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After launching its 2012 season as the public performance feature during the recent Rialto’s movement-based art showcase... Read more...

Black CEO Proves To Be A Powerhouse Leader

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Gregory D. Evans Has Gone From A Computer Hacker To A Well-Recognized and Highly Sought-After Internet Security Consulta... Read more...

"Have Black Women Completely Lost Their Min

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Challenging black female reality stars to stop destroying their image and start being more mindful of their impact, a Ch... Read more...

Big Boi Prepares BIG Label Launch for Pint-

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Hip Hop star passes musical torch by gifting daughter with a new record label, Purple Ribbon Kidz Grammy –winning ATLie... Read more...

Mary Mary, Charles Jenkins Lead Winners Lis

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Marvin Sapp Takes Home Four Awards Including Artist Of The Year And Male Vocalist Of The Year Honors; Le'Andria Johnson ... Read more...

3,000 HBCU Students Unite to End Sexual Vio

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Eight HBCUs Host Ending Violence Against Women Events to Promote Denim Day On April 27, 2011 over 3,500 students at eig... Read more...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Salute GRAMMY-Nominated

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Special Guest Grammy-Nominated Big Boi of Outkast ESSENCE & Sean "Diddy" Combs will salute GRAMMY-nominated artist ... Read more...

The National Association For Minority Truck

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NAfMT has partnered with JobsInTrucks, McLane Food Service and Georgia Power to host a transportation career expo in the... Read more...

Kentucky-derby Themed Hatwalk Fundraiser Ce

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Non-profit volunteer-vacation organization T.R.I.P. (Travel. Rebuild. Inspire. Progress.) announces its second annual fu... Read more...

Chaka Khan and Future Added to Bank of Amer

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Ten-time Grammy Award winning Queen of Funk Chaka Khan and Atlanta’s own Future have been added to the line-up of the 24... Read more...