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My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me. – Hosea 4:6 On Aug. 19, Next Dimension University held its 10th annual commencement ceremony at West Angeles Cathedral. The decade-old university has equipped an elite class of graduates to…

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Wyclef Jean was the headliner at the Andrew J. Young International Leadership Awards and 85th birthday tribute this past weekend held at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta. The event gathered civil rights leaders, pastors, and the real Atlanta movers and shakers all under one roof. These were the folks that helped make Atlanta great again…

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The performances at this year’s Ford Freedom Awards  gala in Detroit complemented an evening filled with empowering stories about men who exemplify courage. The theme — Men of Courage: Advancing the Narrative of African American Men— celebrated the achievements of men who span various generations, including businessman and former mayor of Detroit, Dave Bing; New York Times best-selling author…

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Angie Stone’s life was turned upside down last year when she was involved in a physical altercation with her adult daughter, Diamond, and was accused of knocking out her daughter’s two front teeth. After the fight, Stone’s fight with Diamond quickly faded out of the tabloids. But recently Stone appeared on the “Steve Harvery Show”…

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From start to finish, the list of celebrities arrested in 2015 is a long one. Sadly, the number of Black entertainers and athletes continue to grow at a steady rate. Here are a few Black celebrities arrested in 2015. DMX-Earl Simmons DMX seems to be getting arrested on a fairly regular basis. In 2015, he was…

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Angie Stone and Idris Elba could have been an item back in the day, according to the 53-year-old songstress. She told Madame Noire that while working on the visuals for her 2004 song, “I Wanna Thank Ya,” Elba, who was playing Stone’s love interest in the video, had eyes for the singer. “When Idris and…

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The Potter’s House mega-church leader T.D. Jakes is test-running a weekday talk show for a few weeks. On the Aug. 26 episode, the “T.D. Jakes Show” welcomed R&B singer Angie Stone on the program to mend her deeply troubled relationship with her 31-year-old daughter. The world learned that the vibe wasn’t peaceful between the 53-year-old songbird and her daughter, Diamond Stone, in March…

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Former “American Idol” finalist Ashthon Jones continues to slayed the audience with her powerful performance at the 2015 Who’s Who Kids & Teen Honor Awards produced by CFox Productions. Social media raved about her vocal skills, which recently landed her single, “Time ” in the new movie Sister Code starring Amber Rose, Eva Marcille and Dru Sidora.…

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Keisha Jackson is a seasoned vocalist with a musical background that many can only dream about. For more than a decade she has traversed all over the world singing background for mainstream acts, including OutKast, Angie Stone, Erykah Badu and Toni Braxton, among others. But despite her résumé, she still has much more to prove…

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Last week, Angie Stone made a shocking exit from the “R&B Divas Atlanta” reunion and announced to the world that she was walking away from the show after only two seasons because of the constant drama. Now, a rep for Stone is speaking out on her departure from the show and explaining why Stone decided to…

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Monifah gets married “R&B Divas” star Monifah and her longtime girlfriend, Terez, jumped the broom on Feb. 8, 2014, in a simple yet beautiful oceanfront ceremony at The Modern Hotel in Honolulu. Singer Rahsaan Patterson performed a special song for the ceremony, and Syleenah Johnson, KeKe Wyatt, LaTavia Roberson, Angie Stone and Meelah Williams were…

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