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Black Writers On Tour and Southern California Black Business Expo 2019
Dr. Rosie Milligan invites you to attend Black Writers On Tour & Southern California Black Business Expo—all under one roof, Saturday, March 30, 2019 From 9 to 6p.m. Carson Community Center, 801 E. Carson Street, Carson, CA. Writers from across the country, seven writer’s seminars-- Learn How To Write Your Book and much more, Children Writers Showcase Competition. Let The Elders Speak Forum presents Celebrity speaker Desreta Jackson-Battle, she starred as “Young Celie” in The Color Purple Movie. ... read more / view event »
Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette-‘Single Mothers Got It Right!’
February 21, 2019
Oh! The love of mothers! Bless them! Good mothers don’t come prepackaged, highly educated and rich.  One important factor is: these single mothers chose the road to childbirth rather than abortion. They laid aside fear and  challenges of childrearing. Let’s applaud them, congratulate them and call them “Blessed!” Just think of great people who never made it through the birth channel. Millions did not. These did. ... read more »
AAFCA and ABA Film Society present Inaugural Learning Lab “Celebrating Black Excellence in Cinema” with Netflix’s Tendo Nagenda and Outler Society’s Alana Mayo
From the global blockbuster Black Panther and the lyrical indie If Beale Street Could Talk to the hilariously poignant comedy sensations Insecure and Atlanta and beyond, #BlackExcellence in Hollywood is on full blast. Rightfully, the movement has put an additional spotlight on Black creative executives, many of whom have long worked in the trenches to create a pipeline of opportunity for traditionally underrepresented groups. In turn, that has ignited the spark that many tag as a “Black Hollywood Renaissance.” ... read more / view event »
Ask Dr. Jeanette Success On “The Way”: Who’s The Greatest??
February 14, 2019
12.5 million Africans shipped during the Transatlantic Slave Trade, fewer than 388,000 arrived in the United States. In the late 15th century, the advancement of seafaring technologies created a new Atlantic that would change the world forever. As ships began connecting West Africa with Europe and the Americas, new fortunes were sought and native populations were decimated. ... read more »
FX Comedy ‘Atlanta’ Will Return After Production Delay
February 5, 2019
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Donald Glover’s comedy “Atlanta” will be back. Just not as soon as expected. FX Networks CEO John Landgraf told a TV critics’ meeting on Monday that the series is behind schedule. ... read more »
‘I see it first and then I make it happen’— Michael Beasley
February 1, 2019
You may not know his name but it’s a good chance that you know actor Michael Beasley by his face, and it’s a nice face even when he has three teardrops painted under his eye, a mark charting the number of people that he murdered.  In real life, Beasley is a 6’3’’ lovable teddy bear.  ... read more »
On King Holiday Commemoration: 600 Black Legislators Resolved to Push Policies for Economic Justice Resolution considered new win for Black Wealth 2020
January 30, 2019
It was three years ago that a group of national business leaders launched a movement called Black Wealth 2020 partially based on the economic vision articulated by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King said in his final speech on April 3, 1968: "It's all right to talk about streets flowing with milk and honey, but God has commanded us to be concerned about the slums down here and his children who can't eat three square meals a day. It's all right to talk about the new Jerusalem, but one day, God's preacher must talk about the new New York, the new Atlanta, the new Philadelphia, the new Los Angeles, the new Memphis, Tennessee." ... read more »
Super Bowl 2019 Media Availability: Rams’ Robert Woods and Nickell Robey-Coleman
January 30, 2019
Super Bowl 2019 Media Availability: Rams' Robert Woods and Nickell Robey-Coleman ... read more / watch video »
City of Atlanta Welcomes 20th Annual NFL-Sanctioned Super Bowl Gospel Celebration
January 10, 2019
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms officially welcomed the 20th Annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration (SBGC) to Atlanta during a press conference today at City Hall with officials from the NFL, the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee, Boys & Girls Club of America and Radio One in attendance.  ... read more »
World’s Largest Independent Reggae Label VP Records Celebrates  40th Anniversary
January 10, 2019
VP Records, the world’s largest reggae music company, announces a year-long calendar of activities in celebration of its 40 years in the United States. The year will feature a variety of music and cultural events, products, historical exhibits and experiences, in Jamaica, across the U.S., Toronto, Canada and London, England.  ... read more »
Snoop Dogg, Bone Thugs N’ Harmony at State Farm Arena
January 8, 2019
Grammy® Award-Winning Platinum hip-hop Artist Snoop Dogg brought his Puff Puff Pass Tour  to The State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA. on January 5. The incredible night in hip-hop included performances by Uncle Snoop’s army. ... read more »
Historically Black Schools in Georgia See a Surge in Giving
December 20, 2018
Private giving to the nation's 101 accredited historically Black colleges and universities increased about 21 percent in the two most recent years of available information, from $265.2 million to $320.6 million, according to federal data. ... read more »
In Defeat, Abrams Emerges as Leading Voting Rights Advocate
November 22, 2018
The Georgia Democrat, who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America’s first Black female governor, refused to follow the traditional script for defeated politicians who offer gracious congratulations to their victorious competitor and gently exit the stage. Instead, Abrams took an unapologetically indignant tone that established her as a leading voting rights advocate. ... read more »
Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette-Kanye West ‘Think for Yourself Man!’
October 25, 2018
Kanye Omari West: American rapper/singer/songwriter/record producer/ entrepreneur/fashion designer was born 1977 in Atlanta, raised in Chicago, Kanye first became known as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, producing hit singles for recording artists such as Jay-Z, Ludacris and Alicia Keys. ... read more »
Todd Tucker and Kandi Attend Melissa “DJ M” Scott’s and Desiree Perez’s Engagement Party
September 17, 2018
Melissa Scott best known as LGBTQI nightlife promoter and founder of “Traxx Girls,” is engaged to beauty consultant Desiree Perez. ... read more »
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