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India.Arie Releases New Single “That Magic”

(New York, NY- September 14, 2018) Multi-Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter India.Arie is back with a bit of musical enchantment with the official release of her new single “That Magic” featured on her forthcoming album WORTHY in February via Songbird/BMG. Co-produced by Aaron W. Lindsey and Branden Burch, India with her trademark warmth, care, and precision lovingly …

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Susan G. Komen® San Diego Names 2018 Honorary Breast Cancer Survivor, Lilian Vanvieldt-Gray

Susan G. Komen® San Diego (Komen San Diego) announced downtown resident, 53-year-old, Lilian Vanvieldt-Gray, as the 2018 Race for the Cure® Honorary Breast Cancer Survivor. As the organization’s spokesperson through the 22nd Annual Race for the Cure on Sunday, Nov. 4, Vanvieldt-Gray credits her survival to her mammogram, treatments developed by Komen-funded research, her positive outlook and …

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Essence New Social Media Campaign with LeBron James Features 16 Strong Black Women

On September 5, 2018, ESSENCE, the leading media, technology and commerce company serving Black women, launched The Strongest—a captivating new social media campaign highlighting sixteen Black women who exemplify strength to NBA star LeBron James. The announcement comes fresh off the heels of the sports icon’s exclusive reveal of his latest Nike signature shoe collaboration—designed by three …

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Academy to honor Cicely Tyson, Kathleen Kennedy and more at Governors Award

LOS ANGELES, CA –The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (September 4) to present Honorary Awards to publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson, and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall. The three Oscar® statuettes and …

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Ayanna Pressley Positioned to Become first Black Woman to represent Massachusetts in Congress

  Ayanna Pressley is positioned to become the first African-American woman elected to the US Congress from Massachusetts, following a primary upset defeating incumbent, Michael Capuano. It looks like change is on the way,” said Pressley at her campaign party. “I am so humbled to be standing here before you tonight victorious.” The 44 year-old …

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The Colin Kaepernick Affect: Nike knows what’s up

“Just Do It.”  Nike knows what’s up Clearly, Nike is a company that is fearless when it comes to making bold moves. The companies newest campaign featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, with the words “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” has obviously created a  wildly controversial reaction.  The ad is an …

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Mary J. Blige Among the 2018 BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Honorees

BET Networks and Beverly Bond, CEO, founder and creator of “BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™”are excited to announce this year’s BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ Awards taping on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center’s Prudential Hall in Newark, NJ. The broadcast will premiere on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 8:00 P.M. ET/PT on BET. The 2018 BLACK GIRLS ROCK!™ celebrants are Academy Award®-nominated …

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National Cereal Day: Dee Todd First Black Woman to appear on Cornflakes Box.

What we like best about having so many national days is the resurgence of “Unsung” heroes.  Well, today is Nationa Cereal Day and it’s our pleasure to re-introduce you to DeLores “Dee” Todd, first Black woman to  appear on the Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Box. Oh, and it’s Woman’s History Month. Read on learn more about amazing …

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