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THINK IT’S A GAME OWNER G “FLY” HENRY CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY IN ATLANTA

October 26, 2014 Leave a comment

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THINK IT’S A GAME OWNER G “FLY” HENRY CELEBRATES BIRTHDAY IN ATLANTA
RICH HOMIE QUAN DJ DON CANNON TRINIDAD JAMES AND OTHERS JOINED IN ON THE CELEBRATION
Super Star CEO of Think It’s A Game Records G “Fly” Henry celebrated his birthday at Prive Nightclub in Atlanta along side his artists Rich Homie Quan and Trinidad James. “FLY” recently held a formidable position on the panel of the Revolt Music conference just last week discussing his successes over the years of his career and what its been like running a successful label with two of the hottest artists in Hip-Hop today!
Keep up with Fly onInstagram @WhoIsFly and onTwiter @WhoIsFly_

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Author Hangs Hopes on Life Story Film Production Following BronzLens Film Festival

October 15, 2014 Leave a comment

 

Author Hangs Hopes on Life Story Film Production

Following Attendance at BronzeLens Film Festival

Paul Lamar Hunter’s “No Love, No Charity: the Success of the 19th Child”

 

From October 22 through 26, 2014, film lovers, makers and actors will gather in culture-and-heritage-rich Atlanta, Georgia for its fifth annual BronzeLens Film Festival to share a creative platform of education, entertainment and empowerment discussions related to film and television production. The festival will feature screenings in multiple venues, as well as informative panels, and enlightening Master Classes led by top names in film, direction and production. Paul Lamar Hunter, author of the sensational biographic titled “No Love, No Charity: the Success of the 19th Child,” plans to be on hand for the film festival in hopes of sharing with movie-making professionals his riveting life storywhich is said to be prime for film development. “Trendsetters to Trendsetters Magazine” published a profile on Hunter in its October 2014 issue. Willie Stewart, the publication’s editor-in-chief, said to the author, “If you come to the BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta, your life could change forever!”
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‘Justice While Black’: A Must-Have Book for Black Families in These Scary Times

October 14, 2014 Leave a comment

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Justice While BlackAs an author, one of the most gratifying experiences you can have is for people to tell you that your book saved their life, or was extremely useful and relevant to them. But when you write a book like “Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the Criminal Justice System,” your feelings are a lot more complicated. I was hoping it would prove useful to the Black community, but it’s turned out to be waaay more relevant than I’d ever want.

When Atlanta attorney Robbin Shipp and I sat down more than a year ago to start writing “Justice While Black,” it was the specter of Trayvon Martin that hung over the room. The Black community had just suffered through the numbing shock of George Zimmerman’s acquittal. For nearly two decades, Robbin had been witnessing the parade of Black males carted through the criminal justice system in Georgia. For just as long, I had been writing about the stultifying list of African Americans who had been summarily executed by American law enforcement, often for no apparent reason other than their skin color. We both felt compelled to do something, to use our respective talents to make a difference.

But in the months leading up to the book’s release and in the two weeks since “Justice While Black” has been out, the nation has witnessed an outrageous number of African Americans dying or suffering at the hands of law enforcement. As the book’s publication date approached, I was even asked to pen an essay in the October issue of Ebony, looking at the issue from a dad’s perspective, because the topic of the book was so incredibly relevant. Read more…

Entertainment Industry Leaders Malcom Lee, Roger Bobb, Reuben Cannon, Rain Pryor and Robi Reed Headline 5th Annual BronzeLens Film Festival in Atlanta October 22-26

October 9, 2014 Leave a comment

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ATLANTA— October 7, 2014— The 2014 5th annual BronzeLens Film Festival (BronzeLens) will take place October 22-26, 2014 at various venues including the Atlanta Marriott Marquis (Festival Headquarters), the all new SCADshow Atlanta (formerly14th St. Playhouse), the Westside Cultural Arts Center, Georgia Pacific Auditorium, South Fulton Arts Center, Hyatt Regency Atlanta and Woodruff Arts Center Rich Auditorium.   BronzeLens is set to be a five day interactive experience designed to empower, entertain and educate attendees from various film industry disciplines, students and the general public.  Festival producers have put together a world class array of BronzeLens expert panels, workshops, domestic and international film screenings and signature events that reflect Atlanta’s unique position as the Film Capital of the South.   Headliners include directors Malcom D. Lee and Bille Woodruff, producers Roger Bobb and Reuben Cannon, actress/comedienne Rain Pryor and casting director Robi Reed. Read more…

Rahiem Shabazz: ‘Elementary Genocide is More Than a Documentary, It’s a Call to Action’

September 30, 2014 Leave a comment

 photo Rahiem-Shabazz-the-industry-cosign_zpsf2c0e943.jpgStories are meant to be told, documentaries are meant to be seen. There are so many different tales that need to be acknowledged and documenting via film is one of the most effective ways to tell a story. There are many issues in the black community and this cannot be denied. Education is the key when it comes to trying to uplift your people, and what better way to do that than through film?

Rahiem Shabazz, award-winning journalist and filmmaker, has a story that needed to be told and with his cunning skills as a journalist and passion for the subject at hand, there was no way he was gonna drop the ball! The critical praise of Elementary Genocide has propelled him further in the game to a point that, although this isn’t his first film, it’s an effective start to many more to come.

The Atlanta resident spoke to The Industry Cosign about why he felt the need to film this subject matter, the marketing details, and what’s next for the camera lens. Read more…

Green Technology Pioneer Onaje Jackson Launches Indiegogo Campaign to Fund S.A.F.E Earth Web Portal

September 30, 2014 Leave a comment

Sustainable Action for Everyone (S.A.F.E) Puts Going Green at Your Fingertips
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September 28th, Atlanta, GA – On September 3oth, International Sustainability and Green Technology pioneer, Onaje Jackson, announces the unveiling of the Sustainable Action For Everyone Program (S.A.F.E Earth) and will launch their much anticipated Indiegogo campaign. S.A.F.E Earth is a first of its kind, website designed to support the growth of a global grass roots sustainability movement that will bring about global balance.  The online portal will make available all of the necessary tools to save Mother Earth and place them right at your fingertips.  It includes a resource center designed to provide technical support for both the collective and individuals that are committed to the cause, as well as big bold apps that gives you step by step instructions on everything you ever wanted to know about being green on and off line. Read more…

Goapele Announces Multi-City “Strong As Glass” Tour Kicking Off November 7th in New York, NY!

September 25, 2014 Leave a comment

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GOAPELE ANNOUNCES MULTI-CITY “STRONG AS GLASS” TOUR KICKING OFF NOVEMBER 7th in NEW YORK, NY.

 

Pre-Order for “Strong As Glass” Available NOW on iTunes

 

Remix to “Hey Boy” Featuring Snoop Dogg also available on iTunes today

 

NEW YORK, N.Y. (September 24, 2014) – Soul, R&B singer/songwriter Goapele announces a 14-city tour kicking off at Highline Ballroom in New York, NY on November 7th and wrapping at The Loft in Atlanta, GA on December 14th. The tour is in support of the upcoming release of her fourth studio album, “Strong As Glass,” which is available for pre-order on iTunes now. In addition, the remix to her first official single “Hey Boy” Produced by Keith Harris and featuring Snoop Dogg premiered on VIBE last week and is now available for purchase on iTunes.

 

“We dare you not to break into the Shmoney Dance after hearing the Snoop Dogg-featured remix to her new single, “Hey Boy.” – VIBE

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ASPiRE TO PREVIEW “CHANGEMAKERS” A NEW ORIGINAL REALITY SERIES ABOUT AFRICAN-AMERICAN CELEBRITIES DOING GOOD

September 16, 2014 Leave a comment

 photo changemakers-the-industry-cosign_zps2b980c9a.jpg- Keshia Knight Pulliam and her Kamp Kizzy Foundation and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and The Ludacris Foundation Among Those Featured • Production on ASPiRE’s 5th Original Series Underway in Atlanta, with Premiere Set for Wednesday, September 24th -

 

(BLACK PR WIRE) – ATLANTA – September 10, 2014 — ASPiRE, the television network that celebrates the groundbreaking achievements of African-Americans, will premiere its fifth original series, “Changemakers” on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. EDT. Currently in production in Atlanta, the half-hour reality series will spotlight African-American celebrities – such as Keshia Knight Pulliam and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges – who are making a difference and reveal how and why they use their success to help others to be their best selves. The six-episode series is executive produced by Swirl Films and Black Celebrity Giving’s Jasmine Crowe. Read more…

MICHAEL JAI WHITE AND LAILA ALI CELEBRATE THE PREMIERE OF THEIR NEW ACTION THRILLER ‘FALCON RISING’

September 8, 2014 Leave a comment

MICHAEL JAI WHITE AND LAILA ALI CELEBRATE THE PREMIERE OF THEIR NEW ACTION THRILLER ‘FALCON RISING’ IN ATLANTA AND NEW YORK CITY

 

Action star and martial arts expert Michael Jai White White and boxing champion Laila Ali hit the red carpet and participated in a moderated audience Q&A session following the premiere of their new film FALCON RISING in select theaters nationwide.  Jai White and Ali shine in this in-your-face, action-packed thrill ride, which introduces new anti-hero John Chapman and also explores the serious topics of sex trafficking, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and challenges sometimes faced by military war veterans and their families.  FALCON RISING is now available in living rooms everywhere, including iTunes, DISH network, DIRECTV and In-Demand.

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Grammy winner, actress Michelle Williams hits #1 with new album Journey to Freedom on iTunes Christian & Gospel Chart!

September 8, 2014 Leave a comment

GRAMMY WINNER MICHELLE WILLIAMS RELEASES HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM “JOURNEY TO FREEDOM” TO #1 ON iTUNES CHRISTIAN & GOSPEL CHART!

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Williams Hits the Road with Appearances in NY, Atlanta and More

 

Grammy winning singer, songwriter and actress Michelle Williams’ highly anticipated new album, Journey to Freedom, is already making a splash, with the new release topping iTunes Christian & Gospel Album Chart at #1! Out in stores everywhere Tuesday September 9th, the inspirational Journey to Freedom marks her fourth studio album, with Williams in the midst of a cross-country slate of appearances, including upcoming appearances in New York, Atlanta and more.

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VH1 ROCK DOCS HEADS TO THE SOUTH FOR ‘ATL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ATLANTA’S RISE IN THE RAP GAME’ PREMIERING TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 AT 10PM ET/PT

August 15, 2014 Leave a comment

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VH1 ROCK DOCS TAKES YOU DOWN SOUTH FOR

 

“ATL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ATLANTA’S RISE IN THE RAP GAME” PREMIERING

 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 AT 10PM ET/PT

 

NEW YORK, NY-AUGUST 14, 2014–VH1’s award-winning “Rock Doc” franchise takes you down to the dirty south with the premiere of “ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta’s Rise in the Rap Game” on Tuesday, September 2 at 10PM ET/PT. The 90-minute documentary investigates the rich, complex untold story of Atlanta’s fascinating rise to the top of the rap industry, which created a major force within American music. The film chronicles the decisions of the city’s forefathers in post-civil rights Atlanta as they created an environment for African-American arts and culture to thrive, which set the scene for a local hip-hop scene to emerge.

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HBCU report reveals black colleges promote green innovation despite snub by mainstream studies

August 12, 2014 Leave a comment

 Sustainability Study Reveals 

Green Revolution Blooming at America’s 

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

 

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HGTV Host Egypt Sherrod’s “3rd Annual Rising Media Stars Boot Camp”

July 28, 2014 Leave a comment

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Egypt Sherrod & Host of 11 Alive’s “Atlanta & Company”, Rashan Ali, share a moment with Rising Stars Media Bootcamp Participants

 

HGTV Host Egypt Sherrod’s “3rd Annual Rising Media Stars Boot Camp” Impacts Promising Teens With Behind The Scenes Day Of Shadowing At Award-Winning Television, Radio, Production and Digital Media Companies

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CELEBRATED SINGER/SONGWRITER CECIL THORNTON and TRANSPARENT RETURN WITH EXTRAORDINARY NEW SINGLE “NO ORDINARY LOVE”

July 21, 2014 Leave a comment

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CELEBRATED SINGER/SONGWRITER CECIL THORNTON & TRANSPARENT RETURN WITH EXTRAORDINARY NEW SINGLE “NO ORDINARY LOVE”

Emotional Tune Beams As First Release from Group’s Long-Awaited New Album VARIATION

Song Available For Free Download

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5 Questions With Avery Sunshine

July 21, 2014 1 comment

 photo 5-questions-with-avery-sunshine-the-industry-cosign_zps79aa91b4.jpg1. What gives you inspiration to, not only perform music, but to create it?

LIFE EXPERIENCES inspire me to create music and my love for interacting with people inspires me to perform.

And how is your approach when you’re in creative mode?

I may start with piano or Dana may start with some guitar chords. Other times, the lyrics come first. It really varies.

 2. How did you and Dana ‘BigDane’ Johnson connect and when it comes to working together, how important is the chemistry and/or approach you have to the music being created? Read more…

Lawsuit against Notorious B.I.G. Estate proceeds

July 16, 2014 Leave a comment

And The Beat Goes On – Famed R&B Singer/Songwriter Lee Hutson

Wins Round One In His Copyright Infringement Challenge

to Bad Boy Entertainment/Estate of the late Notorious B.I.G.

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(Atlanta, GA)………Noted 70’s soul man Lee Hutson, former lead singer of the famed vocal group The Impressions, after Curtis Mayfield, as well as a successful solo artist, has won Round One of his multimillion dollar copyright infringement lawsuit action against Bad Boy Entertainment, the estate of the late Notorious B.I.G. (aka Biggie Smalls) and music producer Easy Mo Bee, for the unauthorized use of a sample on Biggie’s 1994 hit “The What,” from his multi-platinum debut album, “Ready To Die.” That song utilizes a sample from Hutson’s 1973 song “Can’t Say Enough About Mom,” as admitted under oath by its producer, Easy Mo Bee (Osten Harvey Jr.), who acknowledged that he did not have permission, but that he informed Bad Boy that he had used it. Read more…

Jermaine Dupri Extends DJ Residency at Wynn Las Vegas Through 2015

July 15, 2014 Leave a comment

 

JERMAINE DUPRI EXTENDS DJ RESIDENCY AT

WYNN LAS VEGAS THROUGH 2015

Award-winning songwriter/producer/rapper to become a long-term fixture in Vegas nightlife

 Jermaine Dupri reigns supreme at Tryst at Wynn Las Vegas 

 

(ATLANTA) – July 11, 2014 - Jermaine Dupri is “WYNNing!” Today, the super-producer announced that his DJ residency at the iconic Wynn Las Vegas has expanded from his five-year gig at Tryst to include additional Wynn hotspots XS, Surrender and Encore Beach Club. Dupri will perform a total of 18 shows at the four hotel venues beginning July 18 through the end of 2015.

“DJing at Wynn nightclubs doesn’t compare to anywhere else,” says Dupri. “It’s like your one and only time to rock a party for damn near everybody – West Coast, East Coast, Midwest, the South, London, and Paris. People from all over the world party in Vegas.”

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Keke Wyatt Promotes Role in RLJ Entertainment’s ‘IN GOD’S HANDS’ at ATL Meet & Greet

July 9, 2014 Leave a comment

KEKE WYATT GREETS ATL PRESS; PROMOTES ROLE IN RLJ ENTERTAINMENT’S ‘IN GOD’S HANDS’

Singer/actress Keke Wyatt is all smiles at a press meet n’ greet at Twelve Hotel Atlantic Station

 

(Atlanta, GA) July 9, 2014 – Platinum-selling recording artist and R&B Diva KeKe Wyatt took Atlanta by storm yesterday as she promoted In God’s Hands, a new stage play written and directed by Alvin Moore, Jr. and produced by One Village Entertainment and Swirl Films. In God’s Hands will be available on DVD and digital download at WatchImage.com, Amazon and iTunes on July 15.
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ATLANTA FILMMAKER ROGER BOBB TO RECEIVE 2014 SYNERGY AWARD FOR HIS WORK TO PROMOTE THE FILM INDUSTRY IN ATLANTA

July 2, 2014 Leave a comment

ATLANTA FILMMAKER ROGER BOBB TO RECEIVE 2014 SYNERGY AWARD FOR HIS WORK TO PROMOTE THE FILM INDUSTRY IN ATLANTA

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(ATLANTA) – The African American Film Critics Association will honor filmmaker Roger Bobb with the organization’s 3rd Annual SYNERGY Award for his pioneering efforts to advance the cinema community in Atlanta. Previous recipients of this award include Tirrell Whitley and Nick Nelson, Principal Partners at Liquid Soul Media (2012) and Charles Humbard, CEO of UPTV (2013). The award will be formally presented during a reception on Tuesday, July 22nd at the law firm of Gordon Reese in Buckhead.

AAFCA is the premiere African American film critics association in the United States, with a membership that is comprised of some of the nation’s leading film journalists. The organization produces the AAFCA Awards in Hollywood, which celebrates the very best in cinema each year. SYNERGY is a signature event that was created to recognize members of Atlanta’s growing creative community. Read more…

Robin Thicke Joins Lineup for 2014 Neighborhood Awards Hosted by Steve Harvey

June 26, 2014 Leave a comment

GRAMMY NOMINATED SUPERSTAR

ROBIN THICKE

ADDED TO PERFORMANCE LINE-UP

FOR THE 2014 FORD NEIGHBORHOOD AWARDS

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THICKE JOINS STAR-STUDDED LINE-UP FOR THE 12th ANNUAL AWARDS HOSTED BY TV AND RADIO SHOW HOST STEVE HARVEY AND RECOGNIZING BUSINESSES, ENTREPRENEURS AND LEADERS FROM ACROSS THE UNITED STATES

 

 

ATLANTA, GA (June 24, 2014) – Television / radio show host and bestselling author, Steve Harvey, has announced that GRAMMY nominated superstar recording artist, Robin Thicke, will open the 12th Annual Ford Neighborhood Awards with the evening’s first performance. With what’s sure to be an exciting display at the Neighborhood Awards, Thicke joins the list of world-class talent already confirmed to perform including, Chrisette Michelle, Tamela Mann, India Arie, Anthony Hamilton, Johnny Gill and The Ray Chew Band. Read more…

Keke Wyatt’s Self-Titled Project Debuts at #1 on iTunes Top 100 R&B Albums

June 10, 2014 Leave a comment

The North Star Group/Aratek Entertainment Recording Artist

Keke Wyatt’s Self-Titled Music Project Enters at

#1 on iTunes Top 100 R&B Albums

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Ke’Ke Debuted at #1 on Amazon’s Mp3 Hot New Releases

R&B Albums and #1 Mp3 R&B Soul Albums Best Sellers

 

The Physical CD of the EP Will be Available at Major Retail Outlets in July

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NEW ARTIST STEPHEN B. STEWARD RELEASES LIVE MUSIC VIDEO “PURIFY MY SOUL,” AHEAD OF HIS MAY 20th DEBUT ALBUM RELEASE, ENTER YOUR GATES

May 13, 2014 Leave a comment

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Live music video for “Purify My Soul” by Stephen B. Steward. Shot live in concert with Grammy-nominated music legend Jonathan Butler.

NEW ARTIST STEPHEN B. STEWARD RELEASES LIVE MUSIC VIDEO “PURIFY MY SOUL,” AHEAD OF HIS MAY 20th DEBUT ALBUM RELEASE, ENTER YOUR GATES

Steward to Host Album Release Party on May 20th Featuring Lowell Pye and Renee Spearman

DaGospelTruth.com to Host Exclusive Digital Album Listening Party on Monday, May 19th

Los Angeles, CA (Tuesday, May 13, 2014) — Emerging worship artist Stephen B. Steward releases a live music video for “Purify My Soul” to accompany his emotionally driven second single, “Purify My Soul,” ahead of his long-awaited debut album, ENTER YOUR GATES, in stores and online on Tuesday, May 20th.

Already winning over listeners for its relatable storyline, the song’s narrative tells of a man’s quest for purity to be closer to Christ. Layered with daring lyrics and his supple baritone, the tune’s music video equally showcases Stephen’s vulnerability and versatility by capturing an intimate praise session. Leaving behind the distraction of glitz, the showing sees Stephen surrounded by dancers adorned in white as he offers his praise-filled plea for purity.

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Superstar artist, radio host James Fortune hits top of the charts with #1 single Live Through It!

May 6, 2014 Leave a comment

AWARD-WINNING GOSPEL SUPERSTAR AND NATIONALLY-SYNDICATED RADIO HOST JAMES FORTUNE’S “LIVE THROUGH IT” SINGLE TOPS GOSPEL RADIO AT #1

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NASHVILLE, TN (May 5, 2014) – Award-winning Gospel star, songwriter, producer and nationally-syndicated radio host James Fortune continues to inspire listeners everywhere with the triumphant anthem “Live Through It,” as the hit single tops the Gospel Radio chart at #1, scoring his fifth #1 hit single.

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R&B Diva Keke Wyatt Releases New Single “Fall In Love” and EP on May 6

May 6, 2014 1 comment

R&B Divas: Atlanta Co-Star and Platinum-Selling Recording Artist Keke Wyatt Releases Self-Titled Digital EP on May 6

 

New Single “Fall In Love” Available Now at All Digital Retail Outlets

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The Physical CD of the EP Will be Available at Major Retail Outlets in June and Will Include Additional Content

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Chrisette Michele & Beautiful Textures Take Over World Natural Hair Show

April 28, 2014 1 comment

BEAUTIFUL TEXTURES TEAMS UP WITH CHRISETTE MICHELE AT WORLD NATURAL HAIR SHOW IN ATLANTA

Chrisette Michele teamed up with Beautiful Textures for the 2014 World Natural Hair Show in Atlanta.

(ATLANTA) – April 28, 2014: On Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, Beautiful Textures dominated the World Natural Hair Show in Atlanta. Held at the Georgia International Convention Center (2000 Convention Center Concourse), the two-day experience was a hit with attendees and featured Grammy-award winning artist, Chrisette Michele! Showcasing an amazing display of products, hair demonstrations and a ton of free giveaways, both days featured celebrity hair stylist, Felicia Leatherwood, and master hair stylist, Pam Hogan, who educated attendees on the new Texture Manageability System (TMS).

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R&B Divas ATL NewBEs LaTavia RoBErson & Meelah Cover BE Entertained Magazine’s #VOLTAGE Music Issue

April 27, 2014 Leave a comment

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R&B Divas NewBEs LaTavia RoBErson & Meelah Cover BE Entertained Magazine’s #VOLTAGE Music Issue
 
(April, 2014 – Atlanta, GAR&B Divas Atlanta’s two newest memBErs LaTavia RoBErson & Meelah Williams find themselves on the cover of our upcoming #VOLTAGE Music Issue. Both new memBErs are no strangers to the limelight having BEen in the popular  groups 702 & Destiny’s Child, but after a lengthy hiatus, both of these singers have blossomed from girls to grown women & BE’s got the exclusive! 
 
Both Meelah & LaTavia opened up to BE discussing life’s complexities and blessings. In the exclusive interview, the ladies were very candid about their past experiences with their prospective groups, motherhood, and what they plan on bringing to the R&B Divas table. 
 

Meelah on 702′s Support of her New R&B Divas Role

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Earth Day Celebrated Naming 10 Greenest HBCUs

April 22, 2014 1 comment

The Building Green Initiative

Celebrates Earth Day Naming

Ten Greenest HBCUs 

Administrators from the number one school on the Building Green Initiative’s list of top ten greenest HBCUs, UMES, stand in front of a picture of the school’s 17-acre solar farm. UMES administrators pictured (L-R):  Dr. Ronnie Holden, vice president of administrative affairs; Dr. Maurice Ngwaba, assistant to the vice president of administrative affairs; Dr. Juliette Bell, president; Dr. G. Dale Wesson, vice president of research and economic development.

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Aretha Franklin To Hit TheNewsNerd.com with a Ten Million Dollar Lawsuit

April 16, 2014 Leave a comment

Aretha Franklin To Hit Kato Leonard and TheNewsNerd.com with a Right Hook of Her Own – A Ten Million Dollar Lawsuit
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(April 16, 2014 – Detroit, MI) — Facebook and other social media lit up with the news that Patti LaBelle had been arrested for attacking Aretha Franklin with “a Mayweather style right and left” in attack on the Queen of Soul that reportedly took place at a concert in Atlanta.

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2ND ANNUAL EGYPT’S SISTER’S KEEPER SHUT-IN BRINGS WOMEN OF COLOR TOGETHER TO DISPEL STEREOTYPES WHILE ENCOURAGING SISTERHOOD AND EMPOWERMENT

April 9, 2014 Leave a comment

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2ND ANNUAL EGYPT’S SISTER’S KEEPER SHUT-IN BRINGS WOMEN OF COLOR TOGETHER TO DISPEL STEREOTYPES WHILE ENCOURAGING SISTERHOOD AND EMPOWERMENT

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Spelman College Women of Color Leadership Conference Celebrates 10th Anniversary May 14-15, Hosted by Alum Shaun Robinson of Access Hollywood

April 1, 2014 Leave a comment

 

10th ANNIVERSARY SPELMAN COLLEGE WOMEN OF COLOR CONFERENCE BRINGS LEADING FORWARD INTO FOCUS MAY 14-15

 

Conference Participants Include Corporate Trailblazer and Entrepreneur Paula Madison, Major General Marcia Anderson, Civil Rights Icon Roslyn Pope, former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin, NPR’s Michel Martin, Essence Magazine Editor-in-Chief Vanessa Bush and Access Hollywood’s Shaun Robinson 

 

First installation of the Academy of Game Changers and Special Anniversary Celebration 
 

 

ATLANTA (April 1, 2014) – This May, Spelman College will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of its pre-eminent annual Leadership and Women of Color Conference. Themed “21st century Leadership: Leading Forward,” the 2014 conference will explore several essential components vital to leadership success. Featuring groundbreaking women across a variety of fields, conference speakers include retired NBC Universal Chief Diversity Officer and multimillion dollar businesswoman Paula Madison; Major General Marcia Anderson, the first African-American woman Major General in the U.S. Army Reserve; civil rights icon Roslyn Pope; former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin; award-winning journalist and host of NPR’s “Tell Me More,” Michel Martin; and award-winning journalist, editor, author and Essence Magazine Editor-in-Chief Vanessa Bushamong others. Hosted by Emmy Award-winning journalist and Access Hollywood host Shaun Robinson, the two-day event will be held at the Georgia International Convention Center, May 14 -15, 2014.

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