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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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Chaka Khan, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Tamia And Gr

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McDonald’s® announced today its list of honorees for the 2012 McDonald’s 365Black® Awards which includes multi-platinum ... 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...

I'm Ready Productions Adds 13th Stage Play

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I'm Ready Productions ("I'm Ready") is living up to its Texas roots and doing things big and bold. Today, the Houston he... 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...

2011 ESSENCE Music Festival Presents the "E

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THREE-DAY FREE "WEEKEND OF TRANSFORMATION" FEATURES ALL-STAR MEDIA LINE-UP: STEVE HARVEY WILL HOST A LIVE VERSION OF "FA... Read more...

Final Discussion Album Review

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PyInfamous made waves when he triumphed over a sea of rappers and took home the title of Coors Light’s Coldest MC and op... Read more...

Emmy Award-Nominated Laurieann Gibson Draws

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For 2011, Every Series Premiere On BET Has Averaged More Than 1 Million Viewers BORN TO DANCE: LAURIEANN GIBSON Top 20 ... Read more...

Outrage After Mother Sentenced to Prison fo

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Black Alliance for Educational Options Leaders Issue Call for More School Choice in Ohio The chairman of the Black Alli... Read more...

BlackCelebrityGiving.com Presents: The Inau

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Nominations For Over 10 Categories Are Now Being Accepted! BlackCelebrityGiving.com(TM) (BCG) is frontier in providing ... Read more...

Free E-Book Teaches Black Males How To Beco

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"A Well Made Man: Building The Temple Of Self, Volume 1" by H.A. Jabar is a manual for boys raised in single mother hous... Read more...

Gospel Artist, TV Host Vandarray Releases S

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Exciting gospel singer, songwriter and TV personality Vandarray is back on the gospel music scene with her new single “I... Read more...

Salon Soy Gives 5 Reasons Why You Should Go

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The Healthy Hair Gurus at Salon Soy give their top five reasons why you should let go of the chemicals, and let your hai... Read more...

12 Angry Men: True Stories of Being a Black

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Book Review by Kam Williams “This book of stories by black men living in America can serve as a primer to help all Amer... Read more...

PBS Celebrates Black History Month with Mor

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An Intimate Look at Trailblazers in New and Encore Programming Before and During Black History Month 2011 This season P... Read more...

More Americans Are Walking…But Is It Enough

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No exercise is more popular than walking, and more people walk these days than they did five years ago, according to a n... Read more...

Bilal Live in Concert: Headline Upcoming MU

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BILAL Live with Special guest N’DAMBI in Atlanta on Saturday, July 23, 2011. Doors open at 8pm / Show begins at 9pm... Read more...

Texas Chainsaw 3D - Exclusive Clip

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Texas Chainsaw 3D is an upcoming 2013 3D slasher film directed by John Luessenhop and written by Debra Sullivan and Adam... Read more...

Warren Ballentine’s “The Truth About Black

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Popular talk show host authors riveting book that offers real solutions with regard to race relations, financial concern... 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...

From Nickels And Dimes To Diamonds And Pear

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CENTRIC TAKES A LOOK AT THE LIVES OF THE SELF MADE MILLIONAIRE WITH THE CABLE TELEVISION PREMIERE OF "THE AMATEUR MILLIO... Read more...