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If you’re looking for a new show to binge-watch while you’re spending more time inside, Tyler Perry has you covered. “Tyler Perry’s Ruthless,” a spin-off of the hit television series “The Oval,” premiered this week on BET+. The gripping one-hour drama is full of fiery twists and turns as it unfolds the story of Ruth.…

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If you’ve been waiting for the new season of TV One’s “Unsung,” the wait is over. The five-time NAACP Image Award-winning series returns tonight at 10 p.m. EST. The series returns with eight new explosive episodes. Tonight’s premiere uncovers the winding and untold story of Baltimore natives and R&B legends Dru Hill. We caught up…

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The Black Enterprise FWD Conference is one of the most anticipated events of the year. The conference celebrates entrepreneurship and leadership in the Black community.  This year it took place June 19-21 in Charlotte, North Carolina, and featured several top industry entrepreneurs, businesses and tastemakers.  While attending the conference, rolling out caught up with George…

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The CIAA tournament took place this past week in Charlotte, North Carolina. Rolling out attended the men’s championship game Saturday night at the Spectrum Center. Students, alumni, tournament fans, celebrities, and more cheered on The Virginia Union University (VUU) Panthers and the Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) Golden Bulls. Ultimately, the game ended with a…

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Tree Sound Studios COO and celebrity chef Mali Hunter at the Toyota Green Initiative panel discussion during CIAA 2018. This past weekend the Queen City, Charlotte, North Carolina, was painted with pride from past present and future university goers visiting for The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament (CIAA). This year’s CIAA kicked off in a…

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The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Basketball Tournament, held in Charlotte, North Carolina, kicked off with intense tournament matchups and events for the entire family. The CIAA step show presented by McDonald’s is always a fan favorite. This year’s show was a Greek vs. Greek Throwdown featuring the Divine Nine step teams. Each step team captivated…

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The Nationwide Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Women’s Empowerment Brunch was held at the Charlotte Westin Hotel during tournament week. The brunch was an elegant and polished gathering of prestigious women and students involved in the CIAA Conference. Attendees ranged from CIAA Commissioner Jacqie McWilliams to CIAA conference school’s women basketball players. Attendees also included Nationwide representatives. Keynote…

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The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament’s Fan Fest held at the Charlotte Convention Center during tournament week was filled with entertainment and activities for the whole family. Fan Fest offered free concerts, a host of vendors, and multiple step shows. The star-studded event featured meet and greets and photo ops withtoday’s hottest actors, artists and public figures.…

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  The CIAA tournament is a celebration of college players who have succeeded expectations on the court throughout the basketball season. The tournament, which is hosted in Charlotte, North Carolina, represents legacy and tradition. Tournament weekend brings a fun whirlwind of family focused events and after hour festivities to the Queen City. Whether you’re craving…

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Derek Ross started working with the CIAA Tournament in 2006. He is the founder and CEO of the D2Group, a brand specialty firm managing and building the brands of artists, athletes and businesses. The firm currently serves as the lead PR and marketing agency for the CIAA Tournament that takes place annually in Charlotte, North Carolina. With the…

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Let’s face it, looking fabulous for the CIAA Tournament is kind of a big deal. Rolling out caught up with some of the Queen City’s most popular hair salons and beauty bar owners that are ready to keep you looking flawless. With all of the tournament games and other festivities, you can scratch hair and beauty care…

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