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What’s Wrong With This Picture? Did The World Over-React to President Obama’s Selfie?

| December 12, 2013 | 1 Comment
What’s Wrong With This Picture? Did The World Over-React to President Obama’s Selfie?

Yesterday pictures were taken at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service of President Obama and what seems to be a not so pleased First Lady Michelle. It seems as though President Obama was sharing a fun-filled moment taking selfies with Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning just before Michelle gave the two the eye. And we all know […]

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Newt Gingrich: Mandela Is Worthy To Be Praised!

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Newt Gingrich: Mandela Is Worthy To Be Praised!

Author:  Sylvia Burley I can’t believe there are some so vile that, even in his death, they harangue others for praising the late President Nelson Mandela.  Luckily, conservatives like Newt Gingrich are speaking out against this, acknowledging Mandela for his life’s work of fighting against the tyranny of South African apartheid. On his conservative Gingrich Productions blog, Newt […]

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Hip Hop Cares! Shanti Das, Ronnie Devoe and Young Jeezy Help Serve Up Food for the Less Fortunate

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Hip Hop Cares! Shanti Das, Ronnie Devoe and Young Jeezy Help Serve Up Food for the Less Fortunate

By: Adriene Morton Every person had a plate and every face wore a smile after the many leaders of Atlanta’s entertainment industry warmed the hearts of over 400 men at Shanti Das’ 2nd Annual “No Reservations Needed” Thanksgiving Dinner. The event took place at the Atlanta Mission, where the lucky men were pampered and treated like royalty! They launched the festivies at around 2p.m., […]

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Young Jeezy Celebrates Birthday Bash During Bet Hip Hop Awards Weekend

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Young Jeezy Celebrates Birthday Bash During Bet Hip Hop Awards Weekend

On Saturday, multi-platinum rap artist, Jeezy celebrated his birthday with an exclusive dinner party at Yebo Restaurant & Bar. Special invited guests enjoyed an evening of music and mingling along with a three-course South African cuisine and open-bar including Avion Tequila, and specialty cocktails compliments of Courvoisier. Guests were also gifted with Monster swag bags, […]

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“No Homo”-Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee In Denial

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
“No Homo”-Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee In Denial

Words by Alyson Robinson Former HOT 97 NY DJ, Mister Cee, formally known as Calvin LeBrun, returned to the station’s morning show to explain the video that may have destroyed his career. Mister Cee resigned from his radio show last Wednesday after an embarrassing video surfaced that appeared to show him soliciting sexual favors from a cross dresser, Bimbo […]

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Russia President Vladimir Putin Pens Letter to the American People (Give Diplomacy A Chance)

| September 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
Russia President Vladimir Putin Pens Letter to the American People (Give Diplomacy A Chance)

MOSCOW — RECENT events surrounding Syria have prompted me to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders. It is important to do so at a time of insufficient communication between our societies. Relations between us have passed through different stages. We stood against each other during the cold war. But we were […]

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NAACP President Benjamin Jealous Steps Down After 5 Years

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
NAACP President Benjamin Jealous Steps Down After 5 Years

Benjamin Jealous- President and CEO of the NAACP Words by Alyson Robinson President and CEO of the NAACP, Benjamin Jealous, has announced his resignation today. Jealous told USA Today in an interview on Sunday that he would be stepping down at the end of 2013. In 2008, Jealous was appointed to the position at the age of 35 […]

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DJ Drama, Dj Cannon and DJ Sense Announce Members of The Academy

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
DJ Drama, Dj Cannon and DJ Sense Announce Members of The Academy

Words by Alyson Robinson On Tuesday, September 3rd, DJ Drama and his partners Dj Cannon, and DJ Sense held a press conference to announce the new members of The Academy. The highly anticipated invite-only announcement took place at Means Street Studios in Atlanta, GA with select key journalist from top hip-hop and entertainment media outlets in attendance. The new […]

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Was the March on Washington Ignored by The Republicans?

| September 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Was the March on Washington Ignored by The Republicans?

The official commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s famous speech was celebrated on Wednesday, August 28th at the nation’s capital with thousands of people in attendance. Amongst the people with overjoyed faces and proud hearts, were people who were just as triumphant in the […]

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Stars Are Asking Obama To Change Drug Laws

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
Stars Are Asking Obama To Change Drug Laws

Some of today’s biggest stars all urge Obama to change drug laws.   Believe it or not, there are several stars, including rapper Lil Wayne, who are urging Obama to focus on fixing drug laws. Even Russell Simmons has placed together a community of celebrities and civil rights leaders to present a letter to Barack […]

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