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Dayanna Redic, like so many great singers today, began singing at a very young age amongst a family of singers in church.  A Bay Area native, Dayanna is currently Worship Leader for Friendship MBC in Vallejo, CA and The Rock Church in Pittsburg, CA.  Dayanna is recording a studio album...

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BET Awards 2017

June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The 2017 BET Awards will be hosted by Leslie Jones (Saturday Night Live, Ghost Busters) and will include performances by A$AP Rocky, Big Sean, Bruno Mars, Chris Brown, DJ Khaled, El Debarge French Montana, Future, Gucci Mane, Lil Wayne, Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, Migos, New Edition, Swae Lee, Tamar Braxton,...

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The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Queen Oprah is known mostly for her gift of gab, but I think she is also an excellent actress. She is starring in the HBO film “The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks” premiering April 22nd at 8PM. HBO: Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne star in this adaptation of Rebecca Skloot’s...

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48th NAACP Image Awards

February 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

The 48th NAACP Image Awards, hosted by Anthony Anderson and co-hosted by Nischelle Turner, air live February 11th at 9PM/8C.  Special Honorees are Lebron James (The Jackie Robinson Sports Award) and Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. (The Chairman’s Award). TV One: Presented annually, the NAACP Image Awards is recognized as the...

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#IAmVoting Because #MyLifeMatters

November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Back in August, we published a press release about Hawk Newsome, President of Black Lives Matter NY. He has spearheaded a campaign called “#IAintVoting #Until #BlackLivesMatter”. This movement encourages people of color to withhold our votes because “African-Americans should not be throwing their votes away on candidates that bring a...

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This election season has given me and possibly many of you a serious case of P.A.D (Political Affective Disorder). However, unlike you, my P.A.D. wasn’t caused the mudslinging of the presidential candidates or the endless political television ads. It was caused by my fellow melanated people aka people of color...

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Video | Against The Wall

October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Against The Wall” is a powerful PSA produced by Gina Belafonte, daughter of actor/civil rights activist Harry Belafonte. It features many well-known faces alongside the audio footage of police recordings of the murder and brutality against black people. The PSA shows how black people aren’t given the benefit of the...

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Review | The Birth Of A Nation

October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Before I went to see “The Birth of a Nation”, I read several long dissertations both in favor and against this film. Many critics have bashed the film, dismissing it as a failure. Some others bitched and moaned, claiming that the women in the film were silenced. Others have praised...

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Have A Seat

September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

9/11 was tragic. 3,000 plus people died due to outside terrorists. We should never forget. And we won’t. During slavery, over 4 million people died during the transport alone. The number of slaves that died during the 245 plus years was enumerable. But we were told to forget. And we...

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Trump flunkie “Pastor” Mark Burns was recently called to the carpet by CNN’s Victor Blackwell. Apparently Burns stated on his website that he was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., a graduate of North Greenville University and is in active duty in the Army Reserve. Blackwell interviewed the...

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