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Frank Ski, Atlanta’s irrepressible veteran of radio talk, joined by internet sensations Jade Novah and JR launched “The Morning Culture” in January of 2019. The trio of cultural influencers — Ski, along with Novah, a singer and actress whose videos have received more than 55 million online views, and JR, a sports devotee with 80…

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Philadelphia based rapper Beanie Sigel was shot outside his Pleasantville, New Jersey, home Friday morning (Dec. 5). Sigel, real name Dwight Grant, was shot once in the back contrary to previous reports of being shot in the stomach. His attorney Fortunato Perri, Jr., says Sigel was not the intended target of the shooting and may…

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Frank McCullough Jr., manager of Mezlan Shoes at Phipps Plaza in Atlanta, isn’t just a sharp dresser whose shoes are always on point, he’s also a community-focused individual who supports the D.U.K.E.S. Foundation, an acronymn for Developing Urban Kids with Etiquette and Self-Esteem. Their mission is to utilize mentoring to elevate social conditions and reduce the level…

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Happy 31st birthday Juelz Santana! LaRon Louis James, better known as the hip-hop artist Juelz Santana, was a member of the group The Diplomats and sang on Cam’ron‘s singles, “Hey Ma” and “Oh Boy.” He started a rap group when he was 12 years old called Draft Pick. He also collaborated on the song “Back…

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Kim Kardashian can rest a little easier, as the culprit who tried to cheat her out of thousands of hard earned dollars, has been imprisoned. As previously reported, Luis Flores, Jr. gained access to Kim’s personal information, including credit card and social security numbers in attempts to transfer thousands of dollars from her bank accounts to…

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On the “A” w/Souleo… As the nation prepares to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 20, actor Brandon J. Dirden hopes that people will not only remember King as a powerful reverend and activist, but also as an astute politician. Dirden portrays King in the forthcoming Broadway play, All the Way, which begins previews on…

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With the recent attention paid to the fiscal cliff and now the anticipated political battle over raising the debt ceiling, African Americans must start learning more about economics. Our community has produced a vast amount of scholars and scientists, including economists. Here are five that we should all take a little time to get to…

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Harlem Arts Alliance Presents:  On the “A” w/Souleo As the first boy out of nine children I’ve always considered my birthday to be a special occasion. Had I not been born, my mother would have been stuck with five princesses but instead she gained a queen (a little self-deprecating humor, if you will). That’s why…

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Housed within the Strivers Garden Condominium in the heart of Harlem is the, Strivers Gardens Gallery. The posh space, with its unconventional location within the building’s corridor is emerging as a preeminent destination to showcase art by people of color. Past exhibitions have featured the works of Romare Bearden, Otto Neals, Leroy Campbell and Ademola…

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As Americans prepare for the unveiling of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Memorial in Washington, D.C., Chevrolet held its second of four “Table of Brotherhood Project” forums, at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn.,this past weekend. “When Chevrolet was asked to help bring awareness to the unveiling of the King National Memorial in…

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