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Carlos Greer has wanted to be a journalist since he was about 10 years old. His inspiration came after shadowing his church’s drama director, Kim Covington, who also happened to be a St. Louis news anchor. He was completely transformed after that experience. “It was so action-packed, going from news story to news story with…

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Celebrity Hairstylist, trendsetter and visionary Ursula Stephen kicked off her new brunch series,“The Beauty and The Brand” at the boutique luxury Nolitan hotel in New York City. Guests enjoyed a tasty brunch at the hotel’s restaurant, Cantine Parisienne, prepared by acclaimed chef Marcel Agnez. The crowd boogied to sounds by DJ Olivia Dope. Beauty and fashion influencers in…

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Bevy Smith has been closely linked to the gay community ever since she joined the cast of Bravo’s “Fashion Queens,” alongside black gay reality stars Miss Lawrence and Derek J. But Smith’s loyalty in the gay community came into question this past week after she sent out a questionable tweet to her gay fans. Earlier…

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Although he was not physically present, the spirit of Patrick Kelly shone through during the VIP celebration of his fashion retrospective, “Runway of Love” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The exhibition includes nearly 80 ensembles from his signature use of colorful buttons to his Josephine-Baker inspired banana dance costume. Although he is arguably one…

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On the ‘A’ w/Souleo… There is a reason Saran Kaba Jones presented her fifth annual WASH gala for FACE Africa at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers. With its waterfront location overlooking the Hudson River, you’re reminded of the value of water both for its beauty and necessary function in daily life. And yet Jones’ event…

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Thursday night in New York City, NFL star and Pittsburgh Steeler wide receiver Plaxico Burress hosted a pre-Super Bowl gala at the Carlton Hotel. Notables who attended included Plaxico’s wife Tiffany Burress who wore Dolce & Gabbana, Brooklyn Nets star Alan Anderson, “America’s Next Top Model” star Eugena Washington, former NBA player Mateen Cleaves, stylist…

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Music executive-turned-“ATL Live on the Park” founder Shanti Das melted hearts inside the Mason Murer Fine Art Gallery during the Lincoln Journey series when she shared how, despite her enormous career successes, she suffered from and overcame her debilitating chronic depression. V-103 morning show personality Ryan Cameron shared how he rose from being a college…

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UPTOWN magazine and Lincoln partnered to present The Journey, an integrated experiential program celebrating the journeys of successful and influential African Americans from various fields, including film, the arts, epicurean, entrepreneurship and social responsibility. The Journey is featured in four markets across the country, including Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta and Washington, D.C. The Dallas event…

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On Tuesday night, Sep. 10 2013, Lincoln Motor Company and Uptown Magazine collaborated for the first of their four-city panel talk back series, the “Lincoln Journey Series.” The panel, hosted by lifestyle maven Bevy Smith, featured television and film producer Mara Brock Akil, fashion designer Woody Wilson and television and nusic executive Carmen Murray to discuss their personal journeys…

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The premiere of Fashion Queens had Twitter all abuzz with hosts Lawrence, Derek J and Bevy Smith. Armed with sharp tongues and high heels, they “spill the tea” on who’s hot and who’s not on reality TV. With a glam squad on call and drinks overflowing, viewers get 30 minutes of punch lines and pumps.…

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Tupac Shakur poem inspires all-new Ford Fusion campaign It is no easy task to stand out in a room full of tastemakers, corporate executives and creative talents who are the crème de la crème of African American society. Yet, the all-new Ford Fusion with its sleek design had no trouble making its presence felt at…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents:  On the “A” w/Souleo   You can’t keep a good thing away for too long which is why the hit musical, Fela! has returned to Broadway for a limited run until Aug. 4. To help celebrate the return, Harlem’s Morningside Park was transformed into a dance floor for the latest installment…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents:  On the “A” w/Souleo A few positive words of encouragement were all it took to brighten the faces of the young women at the Petals-N-Belles’ LIMITLESS 2012 one-year anniversary. Witnessing that moment was a testament to the vision of founder, Damali Elliott whose organization provides year round mentoring programs for participants.…

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