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Are the Oscars #StillSoWhite?

When April Reign, former entertainment attorney and managing editor of, created the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite in early 2015, it seemed Hollywood had all but forgotten about the diverse human fabric that truly made “America great.” Box-office draws Will Smith and

Temilola Sobomehin on creative entrepreneurship and basketball

Temilola Sobomehin (Tess Sobo), founder and race director, runningnerds You are the founder and race director of runningnerds. Its mission is to “… provide a social forum, resource, and service for the contemporary running community!” Distance running events, track and

Adrienne White on women in politics and a runner’s life

Adrienne White, Creative Agency Finance Manager, The Coca-Cola Company What interested you in a career in finance? From an early age, I had a gift with numbers and pursued a CPA license. I believe that accounting is the fundamental language

Hugh Masekela blows roof off Atlanta’s Rialto Theater

Hugh Masekela graced the Atlanta entertainment panorama with his distinctive brand of indelible world music that has rightly earned him the classification of “true international superstar.” The Rialto Theater for the Performing Arts hosted the great South African musician on

Drunk Driver Kills Veteran Atlanta Policewoman

Atlanta Police Department Senior Officer Gail Thomas was killed late Tuesday evening, January 27, 2012. After coming to assist a fellow APD officer with a traffic accident on the Brookwood Interchange ramp, Thomas exited her patrol car and was struck

Telltale Signs Your Spouse Is Cheating

Been hesitating on adding some spice to your marriage or you just don’t understand the purpose of date night? Your spouse may have decided to search for what’s missing elsewhere. Keep reading for a few tell-tale signs that will clue

Julie Dash Set to Direct Feature Film ‘Tupelo 77’

Julie Dash, critically acclaimed director of Daughter’s of the Dust is in negotiation to direct a new film by Angel Entertainment. Tupelo 77, written by Rich Mancuso. According to the press release, the film is “set in a small town

Sam’s Club’s New CEO and 7 More Female CEOs of Color

Rosalind Brewer, 49, has been promoted to CEO Of Sam’s Club, the warehouse retail chain owned by Wal-Mart. Previously president of Wal-Mart’s U.S. East business unit,  Brewer is the first woman and African American to hold the CEO position at

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Enduring Lessons on Value

Each January we celebrate. The renamed streets and boulevards, the parades and marches with a thousand sermons and equally as many songs from hymnals. Yes, the King holiday has its rituals. But, with these rote expressions there is danger of

Tiger Woods’ Ex-Wife, Elin Nordegren, Demolishes Mansion

Tiger Woods’ ex-wife, Elin Nordegren, has demolished the oceanfront mansion she bought a year ago. Nordegren planned to renovate, but decided to turn the 1932 property into a “tear down” and rebuild a state-of-the-art home for her and her two

Paris Hilton More Popular Than Current U.S. Congress

Freshman Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., unleashed a hailstorm on his colleagues recently with statistics that display the unpopularity of Congress. With its approval rating at 9 percent, Paris Hilton is more popular at 14 percent than the current sitting Congress. The

5 Great Thanksgiving Day Meal Mashups

The thought of leftover turkey and stuffing got you hyperventilating? Thanksgiving Day meals don’t have to consist of the same hundred-year old standard fare. Have some fun with a Thanksgiving Day Meal Mash-Up. Change the menu. Change the theme. But,

Herman Cain and the 9 Most Powerful Black Republicans

If presidential hopeful Herman Cain’s not knowing that China has had nuclear capability for over four decades made you flinch, not to worry. The GOP is a cornucopia of African American big brains, business magnates and a  joker or two.

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