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From Dec. 26 until Jan. 1, communities across the nation will celebrate Kwanzaa. Created in 1966 by Maulana Karenga, Ph.D., more than 30 million people will celebrate Kwanzaa this year alone. According to Karenga, an African American scholar and the author of 10 books including Kwanzaa: A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture, Kwanzaa is…

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Diddy canceled his 50th birthday celebration twice this year before having a big bash because he wasn’t in the mood to celebrate. The “I’ll Be Missing You” rapper — whose real name is Sean Combs — celebrated his milestone birthday with a star-studded bash at his Beverly Hills mansion over the weekend but has now…

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When the Fourth of July rolls around, you know it’s time to spark up the grill, pour the champagne and enjoy your family and friends. From having a barbecue, to sitting poolside, to enjoying the fireworks, there are countless ways to spend the holiday. This year, celebrities enjoyed the day in a variety of ways…

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From his early days selling mixtapes to becoming a Grammy-nominated rapper, Nipsey Hussle, who was born Ermias Asghedom, was undeniably a passionate entrepreneur, community leader and artist. On March 31, 2019, the news of his murder hit the South Los Angeles neighborhood, the rap game, and the world like a tsunami, leaving a huge void in its wake.…

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Prison B.R.E.A.K. is an acronym for Building Relationships Empowerment and Knowledge. Throughout the years, a lot has changed about me. I have become wiser, more humble and my perception on life has changed. One thing that has always remained the same is the love in my heart and the pure joy I get from giving…

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This Mother’s Day, Macy’s has every extra special gift to help celebrate the amazing moms in your life. Show your appreciation by selecting from a wide assortment of stylish finds in fashion, accessories, home, beauty, and more. In addition, until May 31, 10 percent of the purchase price of a special-edition Thalia Sodi Collection t-shirt…

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Video | Entertainment’s music family pays homage to Shanti Das on 25 years in the business video: The June edition of ATL Live on the Park was a special celebration of perseverance, strength and love as Shanti “SHOESTRING” Das celebrated 25 years in the entertainment industry. Hosted by her friends and family, the evening included special performances by emerging and…

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What do Detroiters Big Sean, Diana Ross and J. Moss have in common? They’re all graduates of Cass Technical High School in Detroit, and their alma mater’s alumni association is celebrating its centennial celebration this weekend at the MotorCity Hotel and Casino. The Cass Tech Alumni Association (CTAA) 100 year anniversary celebration kick’s off this…

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African American professionals came to the Metropolitan Room at the Willis Tower, formerly Sears Tower, in Chicago to celebrate the tenth anniversary of BlackDoctor.org. BlackDoctor.org is the world’s largest and most comprehensive online health resource specifically targeted to African Americans. BlackDoctor.org has over 1 million Facebook followers and currently generates of 14.5 million views per month, eclipsing many…

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Entrepreneur/actor/comedian Nick Cannon was celebrated at STK Steakhouse in lower Manhattan last night (February 11) in recognition of his career accomplishments. Hosted by BLEU, the event was ultra-exclusive and featured the star speaking about the importance of helping others climb the ladder as he enjoyed the night with some of his closest friends and colleagues.

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