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Fly Girls: Bessie Coleman Chapter in Denver Inspire Youth to Aim High

  (Denver, Colorado) It’s not every day that we hear or read about young girls wanting to become pilots.  Let alone African American girls. Meet 12-year old Dayla Blackburn.  She’s young, gifted, African-
American, and is confident about her future of becoming a helicopter pilot. Blackburn, is a member of the Take Flight Leadership Aviation/Fly Girls …

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Help for Little Xavier: African Americans & Nigerians Encouraged to Donate Bone Marrow

Written by: Jazmin Steele, Founder of Pretty on Purpose, Inc. Meet Dr. Iyabo and her son, Xavier… Dr. Iyabo Daramola stands in extraordinary optimism as she begins the search for the person that can save her son Xavier’s life. Her only child has been diagnosed with a life-threatening condition, Aplastic Anemia (AA), a rare disorder …

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Interview: Chanté Moore is more! Talks New Album and New role on TV-One’s R& B Diva’s LA

July 10, 2013 is a BIG day for talented singer/songwriter Chanté Moore. In a candid interview with The Chocolate Voice, the humble Grammy-award nominated vocalist graciously shares information on her private life and exciting upcoming projects.   TCV:  At what stage in your life were you aware that you could sing? Chanté Moore:  Well, I …

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Exclusive Interview: Actor Christian Keyes, He’s so much More Than a "Pretty Boy"

Christian Keyes is so much more than just a “Pretty Boy.”   Make no mistake, being FINE certainly helps in the business of entertainment, with that being said: The actor, singer, model, producer, screenwriter, is a complete package and then some.   Oh and let’s not forget, former fitness trainer!  Keyes is one hard working and driven …

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Oprah Winfrey Set to Donate $12 million to Smithsonian’s African American museum

    Media Mogul Oprah Winfrey, is set to donate $12 million to a planned Washington, D.C., museum that will document African American history. Items from her talk show could be part of its exhibits. “I am so proud of African American history and its contributions to our nation as a whole,” Winfrey said in …

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Hit The Ground Drummin!

  On Saturday, June 8, 2013 the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA Drumline taped their first music video titled “Inspire Through My Eyes.” The song was written to send out the message to the world that it takes a community to save our youth. The song was performed and written by various members of the drumline …

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