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Following her comedy-filled depature from the Trump Administration — replete with her laughable explanation for being thrown off the White House campus by the Secret Service — Omarosa Manigault-Newman has reportedly procured a new public speaking deal that has potential to bring in some thick stacks. According to TMZ, Omarosa will join the likes of music…

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On tonight’s episode of “black-ish,” Anthony Anderson, who plays Dre, has been tapped to  selected to lead development of an advertising campaign that focuses on “The Talk” By P&G’s My Black Is Beautiful. Originally released in July, “The Talk” is a 2-minute film (shown above) that depicts the conversations Black parents have with their children through…

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With MLK Day coming on Monday, Jan. 15, Philadelphia’s young artistic community is reminded of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. quote, “Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.” They celebrated King’s life by unveiling sculptures depicting Dr. King  and designed using quotes from him as creative inspiration. On Thursday, Jan. 11, Philadelphia’s…

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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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  Committed to the development and enrichment of typically underserved communities, UAW-Ford has been and continues to be diligent in its efforts to give back to the community. In honor of Black History Month, UAW-Ford continued its community service initiative by debuting its poetry and writing contest for students ages 8-18. Children of active and retired…

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Retail giant Macy’s has put together several events throughout the U.S. to commemorate Black History Month. Macy’s sector of Diversity and Inclusion Strategies aims to celebrate African-American culture, entertainment, and highlight the upcoming wave of artistic luminaries within the community by honoring the legacy of Black pioneers. The eight-city tour has stopped at storefront locations…

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Black History Month is here and it truly gives the country a chance to recognize and admire all the contributions African Americans have made over the years. From bank presidents to music label owners, these pioneers have laid the foundation for what it takes to persevere despite obstacles. When building a business, entrepreneurs can often…

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A Black student noticed something strange about a Black History Month display at his school. Instead of solely focusing on the contributions of Black Americans during Black History Month, the display also celebrated White Americans. When the Black student, 4-years-old, questioned the display that was called “Celebrating American History,” he was punished and eventually expelled…

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s birth name was Michael, not Martin. On January 15, 1929, the famous Civil Rights leader was born Michael King, Jr. Martin’s father, Martin Luther King, Sr’s birth name was also Michael. The name change came about in about 1934, when Michael (Martin) Sr set off for Germany and became inspired…

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Where else would you find hundreds of African-American children’s books, plenty of award-winning authors and illustrators and over 4K attendees that included every member of the family, from the grandparents down to the newborns? At the 25th annual African-American Children’s Book Fair. This incredible event was held on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, in  Philadelphia, at…

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There are many untold stories of Black Americans who were a vital part of the emancipation of our people and the building of the United States. One such story is that of Robert Smalls, a slave forced to serve in the Confederate Navy and his daring escape that freed slaves and captured a Confederate ship.…

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