IWE Festival a Gumbo of BR’s Best

Author/Detroit Lions Safety Don Carey, Author LaKeisha Carey, Councilwoman Erikah L. Green, and Green's parents at the Wade House.

  Earlier this month we attended the IWE Festival on the bluffs at Southern University A&M’s campus. An initiative of Councilwoman Erikah L. Green of District 5 to stimulate unity and economic growth within the North Baton Rouge community. This Read more

MISTY COPELAND SET AS GUEST JUDGE ON NBC’S ‘WORLD OF DANCE’

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Ballet dancer extraordinaire Misty Copeland, the first African-American principal ballerina in the history of American Ballet Theatre, will be a guest judge on the July 18 and July 25 episodes of NBC’s new high-rated competition series “World of Dance.” Copeland will be joining Read more

INDIA.ARIE RETURNS WITH THE RELEASE OF NEW EP

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Multi-Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter India.Arie is excited to announce the release of her upcoming EP SongVersation: Medicine that will be available on all digital platforms June 30. An extension of her 2013 release SongVersation, which received rave reviews from Rolling Stone, Billboard and Vibe among others, this seven song EP is India’s Read more

From the Desk of a Diva: Gaining the Edge Event Recap

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Last month Gaining the Edge hosted its first business conference at the Municipal Center in Baker, Louisiana. The free event focused on four major sectors of business, human resources, finance, marketing, and legal. Speakers included the following: Welcome- LaTania Anderson Read more

Black, Mentally Ill Mother Killed By Seattle Police

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Only last week, Philando Castile’s mother, Valerie Castile, warned of more police involved shootings during her heartbreaking speech after the ruling of Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota police officer acquitted of  manslaughter and reckless discharge of a firearm, which resulted in the Read more

2nd “Detroit” Trailer Released

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From the Academy Award winning director of THE HURT LOCKER and ZERO DARK THIRTY, DETROIT tells the gripping story of one of the most terrifying moments during the civil unrest that rocked Detroit in the summer of ’67. Detroit tells Read more

Chris Brown Documentary Premiere

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We all know, the great dancer/singer/actor, Chris Brown and how he is always in the media saying, “People just don’t seem to understand me.” Well, his new documentary, “Welcome To My Life”, shields some light on us getting a better understanding of the Read more

MJ Sits Down With “All Eyez On Me” Crew

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The wait is  over for one of the most anticipated, biopic movies of all time, “All Eyes On Me”. The story of Tupac Shakur has been released today on the late Shakur birthday. There have been talks for years about the untold story of Tupac and Read more

Sanya Richards-Ross and Tichina Arnold Among those to be Honored at 14th Annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards Luncheon

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Celebrating all female honorees for the first time in its history, the star-studded event to be hosted by actress Essence Atkins OAK BROOK, Ill. –  The 14th annual McDonald’s 365Black Awards is taking a fresh approach, hosting an elegant luncheon-style event to Read more

Keeyen Martin Releases KMLive Video Series

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(ATLANTA, GA) – June 14, 2017 –Singer and Songwriter Keeyen Martin has been moving non-stop since the release of his Debut EP ” Suitcase” with performances across the country, going into schools and giving back to the children by way of music Read more

Grambling’s Doug Williams Receives Promotion Within Redskins Front Office

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Washington Redskins make a major announcement following the termination of former General Manager, Scot McCloughan.  Doug Williams has been named the Senior Vice-President of team Personnel.  Williams is best known for his skills as a quarterback for the Washington Redskins Read more

Shine Bright- Overcoming Addiction

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The statistics on drug addiction in the United States alone are insanely high.  The numbers could lead to valid discussions and heated disagreements.  Although the statistical information is important, we must not forget those that are suffering endlessly from the Read more

3rd Annual Blue Diamond Gala Recap

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The 3rd Annual Blue Diamond Gala was a night to remember with performances from Earth, Wind, and Fire and Maroon 5 which had everyone on their feet dancing to all the latest jams. The blue carpet was filled with athletes and Read more

WILEY TO HOST FREE FOOTBALL AND CHEERLEADER FUNDAMENTALS CAMP THROUGH USA FOOTBALL

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Former Atlanta Falcon Defensive End Chuck Wiley will host a USA Football and Cheerleader FUNdamentals clinic for children ages 9-18 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday, June 8th at the Adamsville Recreation Center. The fun and free event is Read more

The Beauty has Beaten the Beast Charge Up Campaign hosts 3rd Annual Pink Champagne Gala

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Atlanta, GA – Beauty has conquered the Beast and a celebration of life has commenced. The Charge Up Campaign, along with SC Visionary Services and The Table Talk Series, hosted the 3rd Annual Pink Champagne Gala, Cancer is a Beast, Read more

An Exhibition of Haitian Culture & Fashion: Zoe Beautee

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  Carline Smothers is the owner of the brand Zoe Beautee.  Zoe Beautee is a Haitian apparel clothing company that caters to men, women, and kids. Her clothing line started the month of December, 2011. Since her success with her Read more

ODELL BECKHAM AND EZEKIEL ELLIOTT’S FATHERS PARTNER WITH NON-PROFIT FOR FATHER’S DAY

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(Atlanta, GA) The fathers of arguably the two most influential players currently in the NFL have partnered with “I’M A FATHER F1RST” to appear in Atlanta, GA for Father’s Day for the 1st annual, “A Day in the Park” during Read more

Matters of the Heart-Forgiveness

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Forgiveness, is a heart matter. It is essential to the healing process. Being able to forgive someone, first acknowledges there is a hurt that must be dealt with.  Next, it causes us to single out the person or thing that Read more