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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

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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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The 2014 American Black Film Festival Moves To New York City from June 19-22

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THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL (ABFF) SELECTS ACTOR MORRIS CHESTNUT AS ITS 2014 CELEBRITY AMBASSADOR

AUTHOR AND PRODUCER TONYA LEWIS LEE WILL BE THE NYC HOST COMMITTEE CHAIR FOR THE 2014 ABFF

 

THE 2014 ABFF WEBISODE SELECTION IS NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS THROUGH APRIL 23, 2014

HBO is accepting stand-up comedy submissions for their highly successful 2nd Annual Comedy Wings Competition to take place during the 2014 American Black Film Festival

–American Black Film Festival Takes Over New York City from June 19, 2014 – June 22, 2014–

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March 24, 2014, New York, New York – Actor Morris Chestnut (The Best Man Holiday, Nurse Jackie, Legends) will be the American Black Film Festival’s (ABFF) 2014 celebrity ambassador, and author/producer Tonya Lewis Lee (The Watsons Go To Birmingham) will chair the New York City Host Committee for the Festival. The 18th annual festival will be held June 19-22, 2014, in New York City throughout several screening and event venues in Manhattan.

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Lyric Jones “Magnetic”

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Alicia Keys ft. Kendrick Lamar “It’s On Again”

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Act a Fool!

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Act a Fool!  – Daily Word April 1, 2014
TO HEAR THE AUDIO VERSION OF THE DAILY WORD **

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Miami Heat NBA Scholarships – Deadline April 5th

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MIAMI HEAT TO GIVE AWAY $25,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO LOCAL FLORIDA STUDENTS

— The deadline to apply is Saturday, April 5, 2014. —

Miami, FL (BlackNews.com) — The Miami Heat and BankUnited are offering $25,000 in scholarship funds to high school seniors attending Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe or Palm Beach schools. Scholarship applications are available each school year and recipients are awarded in May. Students with financial needs are giving priority.

This will be the eighteenth year that the Miami Heat has offered scholarships. Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance and outstanding community service. Applicants will also be required to submit a 500-word essay.

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Army of the Pharaohs “Behind the Scenes” – Episode 1

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HBO LATINO CELEBRATES THE ICONIC MUSICIAN CARLOS SANTANA WITH TWO TELEVISION SPECIALS

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HBO LATINO® CELEBRATES THE ICONIC MUSICIAN CARLOS SANTANA WITH TWO TELEVISION SPECIALS

HBO LATINO and Carlos Santana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HBO LATINO® CELEBRATES THE ICONIC MUSICIAN
CARLOS SANTANA WITH TWO TELEVISION SPECIALS

INCLUDES COMPELLING HALF-HOUR SPECIAL AND STAR-STUDDED CONCERT WITH PERFORMANCES BY CINDY BLACKMAN SANTANA, CHOCQUIBTOWN, LILA DOWNS, GLORIA ESTEFAN, JUANES, MIGUEL, FHER OLVERA OF MANÁ, NIÑA PASTORI, SALVADOR SANTANA, SAMUEL ROSA OF SKANK, ROMEO SANTOS, SOLEDAD AND DIEGO TORRES FILMED IN GUADALAJARA, MEXICO

HISTORIC CONCERT EVENT CELEBRATES HIS FIRST-EVER LATIN MUSIC ALBUM ENTITLED CORAZÓN AVAILABLE IN STORES MAY 6TH

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TIL This Week Ep 23 [Rappers in Skirts, Whiteface exists!, & Kobe fails]

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Marlon Wayans On Making “A Haunted House 2” W/ No Budget & Explains the ‘Vagina 3-Sec Rule’

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Girl Talk & Freeway – “Tolerated” ft. Waka Flocka Flame

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