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31 Aug. 2014

BELLE lives on, now on DVD


  BELLE–directed by Amma Asante and written by Misan Sagay–is said to be inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Born of an African slave mother and rich white father, forbidden to openly express their love for each other, Belle is raised by […]

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24 Aug. 2014

Does Your Business Need a Boost?


Bay Area News Announcement: Local, Small and   Emerging  Bay Area Businesses Get   Inside Perspective on Expanding Contract Opportunities The   anticipated second annual Procurement Matters: Bridges to Contract   Opportunities will take place 10:00am,   Friday, September 19, 2014, at Executive Inn & Suites, 1755   Embarcadero Cove in Oakland. Hosted   by […]

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21 Aug. 2014

Iyanla to FOCUS on Ferguson, MO


News Brief from Los Angeles: Following the shooting death of Michael Brown and subsequent unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, ordainedminister and nationally recognized spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant has traveled to the area to listen to the people who have been adversely affected and to join the community in finding a path from violence into healing. […]

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19 Aug. 2014

Holly Carter: Merging Faith and Perseverance


Holly Carter, co-founder of the rapidly expanding MERGE Summit, the convergence of faith and entertainment, states the key to many successful Hollywood careers begins with relationships.  “First, your relationship with God, your family and with yourself, aligned with relationships developed and nurtured with other like-minded Christians.” MERGE Summit is the domain where celebrities of faith […]

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15 Aug. 2014

McDonald’s Rob Jackson committed to African American community


McDonald’s celebrates the African American community, honors individuals of note Accomplishments within the African American community resound all year long and McDonald’s USA will be the first to affirm such.  McDonald’s 365Black Awards launched in 2003 as an extension of the company’s 365Black platform, which celebrates the pride, heritage and achievements of African-Americans year-round. The […]

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18 Jul. 2014

Honoring a world leader on his birthday


Honoring the legacy of Nelson Mandela. Rolihlahla Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in the village of Mvezo, Transkei, on 18 July 1918. His mother was Nonqaphi Nosekeni and his father was Nkosi Mphakanyiswa Gadla Mandela, principal counsellor to the Acting King of the Thembu people, Jongintaba Dalindyebo. In 1930, when he was 12 years […]

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22 Jun. 2014

US Mayors: Meeting of the minds


Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio make big anouncement, affects AMERICA’S CITIES  Reports and updates from Dallas, TX during the 82nd annual U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) meeting June 20-23, 2014: USCM President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the Cities of Opportunity Task […]

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21 May. 2014

“Batman versus Superman” comes to the big screen


The showdown begins, “BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE” readies for the big screen Filming is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” the highly anticipated action adventure from director Zack Snyder, starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, and Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman. Cast includes Gal Gadot […]

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28 Apr. 2014

NAACP, Has Money Replaced Racism?


Sunday, April 27, the world had a bird’s-eye view of Oakland, California.  For those of us who call the Bay Area home, we know the beauty of the area–our celebrated cultural and ethnic diversity; our close-to-perfect-year-round weather and; our aesthetic topography.  Rather the attention received lay at the feet and mouth of ugly sentiments spewed […]

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23 Apr. 2014

Congratulations to Tavis Smiley!


Tavis Smiley receives his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Thursday, April 24, 2014, from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Smiley receives the prestigious, once-in-a-lifetime recognition for his seminal contributions of more than 20-plus years as a TV broadcaster. We join in the chorus of friends, supporters and admirers to congratulate Tavis Smiley for his commitment […]

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