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It’s here. Today, Jan. 21, 2013 marks the 57th presidential inauguration, and the second in which our first black president, Barack Obama, will be sworn into the Oval Office. It is also an especially significant day because this year marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic March on Washington where he delivered…

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President Obama’s second inauguration is rich with both symbolism and irony. Remember that Obama became president 40 years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and 40 years after Sen. Robert F. Kennedy appeared to be the only white politician in America who could envision an African American occupying the same Oval Office…

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 ‘Django,’ Denzel Washington, Quvenzhané Wallis get Oscar nods 2012 turned it up with a variety of remarkable films, featuring a slew of  Hollywood’s most talented stars. From the 16th president of the United States to the controversial tale of Django, it’s clear why 2012 was the most profitable year for cinema … ever! Did your favorite film or actor…

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Celebrities have many of the same resolutions that the rest of us do. Money and fame don’t insulate them against the insecurities, addictions, fears and aspirations that many non-famous people have. For example, actress Jennifer Lawrence told the South African edition of Marie Claire that her New Year’s resolution is to “stand up for myself.” “It’s…

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With 2013 quickly approaching, everyone is making resolutions, and every year most all have the same resolution – eat better, exercise and get healthy. We have found a great way to do this while building a closer relationship with God and focusing on your faith.  The Daniel Fast promotes a healthy way of eating while…

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With so many depressing reports circulating throughout media channels this holiday season, we want to take a moment to highlight the good others are doing in their community. Check out Tyga and Game pass out gifts in Compton, Malaysia Pargo as she hosts The Book Bank Tour in New York City, and 2 Chainz along…

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On Friday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m., community leaders, philanthropists and celebrities will gather for “A Night of Thanksgiving,” a benefit concert featuring best-selling author Kenny Pugh of The Chat Kafe Show, and national gospel recording artist Lowell Pye. Also on the bill will be radio personality and singer Darlene McCoy; Y’anna Crawley, winner of…

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President Obama wins his second bid for the presidency.  He wins 303 electoral votes to opponent Mitt Romney who pulled in only 206. The Democratic incumbent took the battleground state of Ohio, which has 18 electoral votes, pushing past the 270 needed to win the presidency, CBS projected. It has been a long and grueling…

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  Every woman who aspires to be a cheerleader in the NFL has dreamed of wearing the iconic and unforgiving Dallas Cowboys cheerleading uniform.  As many football and cheerleading fans are aware, it’s not easy to become a cowgirl, no matter how bad the team plays.  There have been various documentaries and shows showing their rigorous…

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  There’s no escaping the importance of the church when telling the story of blacks in America. From the moment the first slave ship arrived, and Christianity was initially implanted into the hearts of the transplanted Africans, the church has served as the indisputable social and spiritual heartbeat of the community. Particularly in Atlanta, when the city…

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Religious leaders have a responsibility to educate, inform and serve as spiritual guiders to the members of their congregation. While most religious leaders earn meager salaries and often work additional jobs to make ends meet, several religious leaders have found a way to earn a lucrative living while spreading the word. Click continue to view…

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