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2016 State Farm Good Neighbor Award

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Larry White, Sr. has  been nominated for the 2016 State Farms Good Neighbor Award. Larry has built a small empire in the DC., Maryland and Virginia area. Mentoring not only just youth but adults as well. His generosity to the community teaching Entrepreneurs how to give back to the community …

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OZARA IN THE KEY OF NINA, COMES TO NEW YORK CITY

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Elevated Places Arts Will Present Ozara Odé, Soul/Jazz Vocalist, in a One-Woman Show, Honoring the Legacy of One of the Most Gifted and Controversial Artists of the 20th Century, Miss Nina Simone. New York, New York; April 8, 2016. On Sunday May 29th, 2016 at 7pm (est), Elevated Places Arts …

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20th Annual Pan African Festival

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The Tubman Museum in Macon, Georgia will host the 20th anniversary of one of their signature community events — Pan African Festival of Georgia, a multi-day event that explores and celebrates the impact of African and African American culture. This year’s Festival will feature live entertainment, crafts and all types of food …

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“Lake by the Ocean” with Maxwell

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We’ve been waiting and it’s HERE, a new song from the one and only Maxwell. With 20 years since the release of his debut album, Urban Hang Suite, the singer-songwriter still has the vocals. On Facebook he streamed the new song, discussed its themes, and took questions from fans. “Basically, song represents falling …

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MARIAH CAREY, MAXWELL, CIARA & KENDRICK LAMAR HEAD to 2016 ESSENCE FESTIVAL

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“The ESSENCE Festival is back in New Orleans with an extraordinary roster of the biggest names and best performers in entertainment—from global music icons to the industry’s rising stars,” said ESSENCE President Michelle Ebanks. “We are welcoming Kendrick Lamar, Mariah Carey and Maxwell to headline the Superdome main stage. In …

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Are you ready for the FLO?

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Floetry and Mint Condition will be coming to the Fox Theatre May 7 for a special concert. In 2015, Floetry reunited to perform their first show in almost nine years. After a critically acclaimed 43 show Reunion Tour across the United States culminating with a homecoming show in Brixton, South …

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Madam C.J. Walker Salon

ATLANTA (CBS46) – An original Madam C.J. Walker salon still sits on Hilliard Street, east of downtown Atlanta. The house of hair is now a museum. Curator Ricci deForest found the hidden gem about 12 years ago. He said he kept the shop in its original shape, in order to preserve …

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Gelato Anyone?

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Scoops Parlor Downtown Memphis now has its very own gelato and crépe shop! Scoops Parlor is owned and operated by husband and wife duo Terrance Callicutt and QuaSheba Jones-Callicutt. The crepes are a “create your own” style where you can mix and match your own fillings. Customers can choose to …

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