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Kinna Thomas understands how diversity can have a major impact on companies worldwide. Thomas, who serves as senior buying manager at Walmart, used her knack for creative ideas to help launch the Patti LaBelle food brand, which has become a national bestseller at Walmart. Those particular ideas usually come when more diverse voices are allowed…

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It’s the “most wonderful time of the year,” so it’s only right to celebrate with a diverse and upbeat playlist to match the season’s cheer. We have compiled a list of the top Christmas albums that are sure to brighten your spirits and add a trendy flair to your Christmas holiday. Is Christmas really Christmas…

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Songwriters and producers are the architechs of music. BMI recently honored the top artists, songwriters, and producers of the past year at the 2017 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. Held at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta, the event was hosted by BMI president/CEO Mike O’Neill, BMI vice president, Catherine Brewton, and the lifestyle specialist, Kenny Burns. The night kicked off…

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Photo credit: Facebook @SummerShadeFestival Summer Shade Festival Artist Market, Food Vendors, the Run for the Park 5K, Two Stages of Live Music, Kids Zone and much more! Date: Saturday, Aug. 26 – Sunday, Aug. 27 Time: 10 a.m. Location / Venue: Grant Park, 840 Cherokee Ave. SE http://www.summershadefestival.org

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The Queen of Soul will soon be competing with legendary diva Patti LaBelle in grocery stores around the country. Aretha Franklin is not only busy helping the citizens of Flint, Michigan, during their water crisis, but she’s also launching her own brand of cuisine. The 73-year-old is in talks with a food group from Phoenix…

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Keeping looks up to par after a certain age can become a challenge. Careers become hectic, children and marriages can contribute to stress, and metabolism slows down — all of which can lead to rapid physical aging. But even with the challenges women face as time goes on, many ladies manage to slow major physical signs…

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Everyone is talking about Patti’s Pies, the now famous sweet potato pie that bears the name of Patti LaBelle that has sold out at Walmart stores across the country. But the pie craze has also spawned some very funny and mean spirited meme creations. Here are a few Mean memes about Patti Pies that have popped up…

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She’s been traveling on the wings of love and amazing us with her high octave voice for over five decades, Patti LaBelle has high octave vocals that are matchless. Born Patricia Louise Holt-Edwards and fondly referenced as Ms. Patti Patti, she’s trekked countless halls of fame (Grammy, Hollywood, Apollo, Songwriters) and is a four-time Grammy Award-winning singer.…

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October was proclaimed National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 1985. While the Susan G. Komen Foundation and several other national organizations have impacted our culture, the need remains for even more women to be encouraged to get mammograms on a regular basis, as early detection is the best prevention. The following celebrities have battled breast cancer,…

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On Thursday, Aug. 6, the Rev. Al Sharpton, rapper and actor Common and the incomparable Patti LaBelle partnered with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation for the Vote 2 End HIV: #blackvotesmatter” concert. AID Atlanta, Robi Reed’s For Hope Foundation and LoveHealthy.org came together to galvanize voter support for government resources being directed toward AIDS prevention in minority communities. The free…

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