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Jackie Robinson Film ‘42,’ Shares Baseball Legends Love of his Wife, and The Game

        “42,” the newly released biopic may be based on the life of baseball legend Jackie Robinson, but at its core, the film re-creates a love story between the history-making player and his wife, Rachel now age 90. Chadwick Boseman, 36,  stars as Jackie Robinson tells urban daily.com, “One of the things …

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San Diego REP presents the world premiere production of “Federal Jazz Project"

 (SAN DIEGO) San Diego REP presents the world premiere production of “Federal Jazz Project,” conceived and written by Richard Montoya with original jazz score and onstage jazz band led by trumpet virtuoso Gilbert Castellanos. Directed by Sam Woodhouse, “Federal Jazz Project” is a fusion of spoken word, historical fiction, border poetry, live jazz, bi-national history, percussive …

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SAN DIEGO ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS 2013 SCHOLARSHIP RECEPTION AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS TO ASPIRING JOURNALISTS

  Via Press Release SAN DIEGO (April 8, 2013) — Tasty treats, luscious libations, a rockin’ raffle, the chance to mingle with local journalists, and hear from a veteran journalist are what’s in store for the 2013 San Diego Association of Black Journalists’ Scholarship Reception. Longtime journalist Stephanie Elam is slated to be the keynote …

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Gospel Music Icon Kirk Franklin Teams With House of Blues On All New Gospel Brunch

  Legendary Gospel Brunch Launches Spectacular and Savory New Show Mother’s Day, May 12th Tickets On Sale Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m.   (SAN DIEGO, CA – April 4, 2013) — Grammy-Award winning star and Gospel music icon Kirk Franklin is joining forces with House of Blues and its venues across the United States to create …

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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Hosts UNCF’s Inaugural Mayor’s Luncheon for Education

    San Diego (March 28, 2013) — San Diego Mayor Bob Filner hosted UNCF’s Inaugural Mayor’s Luncheon for Education at the San Diego Marriot Gaslamp Quarter Hotel.  Preceded by a VIP Reception, attendees of the luncheon included prominent college-educated professionals and community leaders. UNCF president and CEO, Michael L. Lomax, Ph.D. addressed the room of professionals …

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Chaka Khan & Charlie Wilson, Among Honorees at the 21st Annual Trumpet Awards Airing on TV One Easter Sunday

Via Press Release (Silver Spring, MD) – TV One will premiere the 21st Annual Trumpet Awards, hosted by TV and Radio One personality Rickey Smiley and acclaimed actress Essence Atkins on Easter Sunday, March 31, 8PM/ET, with an encore presentation at 11 PM/ET. 2013 Trumpet Award Honorees: Chaka Khan – Legend Award Charlie Wilson – Lifetime Achievement Award …

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