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“The Perfect Marriage”  by Kimberla Lawson Roby” New York Times best-selling author Kimberla Lawson Roby is truly an amazing writer!  Not only has she written her 18th novel and currently releasing her 19th in May 2013, but she has also been awarded some very prestigious awards over the years. Roby is a 2012 NAACP Image…

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Pain killers and pro football With the Super Bowl getting ever so closer, a wide range of subjects will be discussed. However, there is at least one topic that will not get the attention it deserves, drug use, pain killers and addiction among professional athletes. Sure they will talk about the use of steroids, performance…

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Popular R&B artist KEM’s rag to riches story is without a doubt the stuff Hollywood  movies are made of. The downtrodden rise up, overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles to become accomplished members of society who go on to live long and productive lives. But what we don’t see with the Hollywood version, is how those saved…

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Hip-hop kings Eminem and Lil Wayne have always had a thing for the wild side, exemplifying the rock star lifestyle of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll. So it comes as no surprise that the venerable men’s lifestyle magazine, GQ, recently included them on the cover of their November “Gods of Rock” issue. And like…

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At this year’s Essence Music Festival, legendary singer Chaka Khan not only shared with her fans many of her numerous feel good grooves, but opened up about her past drug addiction and how it influenced some of her most beloved hits. According to The Boombox, during her Saturday, July 2, show at the New Orleans…

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Lil Wayne was arguably, at one time, the poster boy for substance abuse in the hip-hop community, lacing his bizarre and wildly popular lyrics with references to his addictions. But now the emcee is rapping a different tune as opens up with MTV News about why he’s enjoying his life of sobriety The Young Money…

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