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Black Woman-Owned Startup Partners With Fiverr

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 Margarita Barry is a Detroit area entrepreneur who is using Fiverr to help make a difference in under-supported communities across America during this time of crisis. After being laid off from her day job because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Margarita decided to pivot, and seize the opportunity to figure out a way for her impact-driven startup, I Am Mainstreet America, to help small business owners in her community and beyond….

The Fundamental Right to Art and Culture for All

The Fundamental Right to Art and Culture for All

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Our team just read this newsletter sent direct to our email and had to share with our reader. A must read for all blacks in USA. Message from Dr. Indira Etwaroo, Executive Artistic Director of The Billie Holiday Theatre. Read more here – https://www.givegab.com/campaigns/back-the-billie-c372348b-e382-4180-ac08-9405e4611cab As the leader of a theatre dedicated to advancing our public dialogue, in the interest of equity and fairness for all, I found myself deep in…

Bounce to World Premiere Black History Month Special Starring Queen Latifah, Common & Harry Belafonte

Queen Latifah,Common Star In Bounce Black History Special

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Bounce will world premiere an original, new one-hourspecial, Bounce Celebrates Black History, paired with a number of popular movies inspired by contributions of African Americans, in honor of Black History Month this February. Queen Latifah, Common and Harry Belafonte headline Bounce Celebrates Black History as they present a collection of stories depicting the strength and courage of Black Americans, some never before heard, that made history and our nation a…

Grammy, Red Carpet Style HER, Lizzo Rock!

Grammy, Red Carpet Style HER, Lizzo Rock!

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Our favorites starlets who rocked this years GRAMMY red carpet in style are: Ariana Grande was styled in Giambattista Valli, she was among the best dress in addition to H.E.R. styled in DSquared2, Ella Mai styled in Giorgio, Alessandra Ambrosio in Balmain and Lizzo in Atelier Versace. Al these young ladies rocked the GRAMMY red carpet and we send many blessings to them all. May their music and style transcend…

The Billie Holiday Theatre presents

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The Billie Holiday Theatre presents a theatrical tutorial for your significant other in this acclaimed and delightfully irreverent one-woman comedic production by renowned comic and actor Mariann Aalda. Alter ego, Adult Sex-Ed Evangelist and Mojo Motivator, Dr. Ginger Peechee-Keane, dispenses her wit and wisdom about getting older and still getting your groove on. ”If they want the title of the most badass generation ever, Millennials are just gonna have to…

About Year Of Return, Ghana 2019

The Year of Return, Ghana 2019 – What is Year of Return?

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The Year of Return, Ghana 2019 – What is Year of Return? The “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” is a major landmark spiritual and birth-right journey inviting the Global African family, home and abroad, to mark 400 years of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia. The arrival of enslaved Africans marked a sordid and sad period, when our kith and kin were forcefully taken away from…

Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America

HIP HOP docseries Big Boi, T.I., Pharell, Ludacris, Jermaine Dupri News

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The Songs That Shook America, continues with an all-new episode that aired Sunday, November 3rd. In the fourth episode, “‘Elevators’ by Outkast” Hip hop’s southern voice breaks through with an unsuspecting song that redefines rap’s cultural and geographic boundaries. Artists, their collaborators and other influential musical and cultural figures deconstruct compositions, revisit the impact the song had on them personally, and dissect the socio-economic and cultural conditions that inspired the…

BoyZ N The Hood Soundtrack Makes Double-Vinyl Debut September 27

BoyZ N The Hood Soundtrack Makes Double-Vinyl Debut September 27

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jdkdkldsd On September 27, Qwest/UMe is set to release the groundbreaking, multi-genre Boyz N The Hood soundtrack on double vinyl in two different color options: black and translucent blue. This will mark the first time the soundtrack for Boyz N The Hood has been reissued on vinyl since the album’s initial release on July 9, 1991. This special new 2LP edition also honors the indelible legacy of Boyz N The…

Ted Lange Host REEL BLACK MEN Short Film Showcase Saturday, August 17th

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The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) proudly announces that Award-winning actor/writer/director Ted Lange is hosting REEL BLACK MEN, a short film showcase featuring the artistry of emerging Black Male Filmmakers, August 17, 2019, at The Pacific Design Center located at 8687 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069. BHERC is presenting eight short films, a Talk Back with directors, producers, cast and crew and concluding the evening with a…

Janelle Monáe, Style Power New Video PYNK

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  Janelle Monáe, Style Power New Video PYNK – GRAMMY®-nominated singer-songwriter/performer/producer/actress/activist, Janelle Monáe, has released a brand new electrifying song and accompanying visual, “PYNK” (featuring Grimes), from her highly-anticipated third solo album project and “emotion picture”, DIRTY COMPUTER. The feel-good track is joined by a stunning companion visual directed by Emma Westenberg. “PYNK” (featuring Grimes) is now available at all DSPs and streaming services with the visual now streaming at…