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Maya Angelou Documentary

Two close friends of Dr. Maya Angelou, Bob Hercules and Rita Coburn Whack, are in the process of making The Maya Angelou Documentary. The two filmmakers have been working on this documentary over the last several years. The last interview they conducted with Dr. Angelou was in January 2014, five months …

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THE WRAP UP

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Memphis Lose Another Legend Rapper Koopsta Knicca of Three Six Mafia

Robert “Koopsta Knicca” Cooper Phillips, a member of the Memphis hip-hop group Three 6 Mafia, passed away early Friday after suffering a massive stroke. Phillips was 40. Three 6 Mafia co-founder DJ Paul confirmed Knicca’s death to the Commercial Appeal, saying in a statement that the rapper “went in peace …

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Jaylen Bledsoe and his $3.5 Million Global Enterprise

Unlike most teenagers Jaylen D. Bledsoe didn’t spend his entire summer vacation sleeping late, visiting amusement parks or hanging around the pool with friends. Instead he was at MegaFest, a festival founded by the T.D. Jakes Ministries, speaking on the topic of technology and innovation. The 17-year-old Missourian is a nationally …

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  Remembering Julian Bond, 1940-2015     Over the weekend, America lost a pioneer in the struggle for civil rights. Julian Bond, former chairman of the NAACP and co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, died on August 15 after a brief illness. Take a look at a few facts …

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