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Prison B.R.E.A.K. is an acronym for Building Relationships Empowerment and Knowledge Life is all about choices and chances. When someone in society does something wrong in the eyes of the law, they have to face the consequences. Paying a debt to society by serving time in state or federal facilities is never anyone’s first choice,…

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Dallas audiences are in for a life-changing experience at the theater. The stage play Soul Purpose is set to debut at the Black Academy of Arts and Letters – Naomi Bruton Theater and will run April 27-29. It centers on five strong African American women from different backgrounds seeking to discover God’s purpose for their…

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Let me guess … your life is nothing like you imagined it would be 10 years ago. If your 18-year-old self saw you running on the hamster wheel you are on, would they cry? Stop chasing dreams of money and success so long and hard that you forget why you’re running! It’s time to jump…

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Iyanla Vanzant recently made a stop in Detroit over Valentine’s Day weekend, or as she likes to call it, Love’s Holiday Weekend. She was in town to discuss the effects of love, healing, forgiveness and becoming a natural woman. She had an intimate conversation with an exclusive audience of several hundred women and a few…

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After two weeks away, Adele has managed to regain the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart despite Rihanna’s latest album, ANTI, registering more than 1.5 million downloads shortly after its January 27 release. Showing surprisingly strong staying power three months after its release, 25 was able to rack up another 116K equivalent albums (97K pure…

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For a moment, it looked as though Adele was coming to re-claim her crown and take back the top spot on the Billboard 200 but alas it was not meant to be, as Las Vegas based rockers Panic! At The Disco snuck in to earn their first ever number one album. Panic’s latest offering, Death Of A Bachelor,…

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Though rapidly running out of steam in its descent back to Earth, Adele’s 25 still mustered enough power to hold on to its position as number one album in the country for a seventh consecutive week. 25‘s run atop the Billboard 200 marks the first time since Whitney Houston’s landmark sophomore album, Whitney, that a female…

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Though she has tallied another week atop the Billboard 200 chart, the end of the holiday season may signal the beginning of the end for Adele’s impressive six-week run as the No. 1 album in the country. Despite a 70 percent percent drop in sales from last week, 25‘s 363,000 impressions (307,000 pure sales) were good enough to head…

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Another week, another million sold. It was just a normal week at the office for British singer Adele as her latest album, 25, sold another 1.16 million copies. Thanks to a Christmas sales surge, 25 is now the only album (non-reissue) in the history of SoundScan to sell more than a million copies in three separate…

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  If by chance you’re sick of the Adele-mania, it appears that you are in the vast minority. Not only is the British pop star riding high atop the Billboard 200 chart for a fourth consecutive week with her blockbuster album, 25, but the “Hello” singer also managed to see a 13% increase in sales from just a week ago. The…

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