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    Day of recognition for Young held at MCHS

    Dr. Joy Kinard, Superintendent of the Charles Young National Monument, was a guest speaker at the event —A Day of Recognition program was held Wednesday at Mason County High School to celebrate the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Battalion name change that honors Col. Charles Young. The JROTC changed its battalion name to the Col. Charles Young JROTC battalion on March 8 in honor of Young, who graduated from West Point in 1889 and went on to serve as a […]

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  • National Coalition of Black Veterans set to honor the  Mason County, Kentucky High School Colonel Charles Young JROTC Battalion..

    National Coalition of Black Veterans set to honor the Mason County, Kentucky High School Colonel Charles Young JROTC Battalion..

    Left to Right: Former Mason County High School JROTC Color Guard ….. Hayden Caudill, Brittany Lee, Kaylee Chapman and Devonte Stewart.Location: Mays Lick, Kentucky–{Photograph Credit: Shane Grayson By: Charles Blatcher, III Chairman, National Coalition of Black Veteran Organization The Mason County Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Royal Guard Battalion was renamed on March 18th in Maysville, Kentucky after the legendary Buffalo Soldier, Colonel Charles Young. On May 13th, members of the National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations will present the […]

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  • Report: Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession

    Report: Diversity and Inclusion in the Legal Profession

    How much progress has the legal profession made to be more inclusive and diverse? How can we measure that change? What models can guide the profession into the future? What do the numbers tell us about what more needs to be done?  What can we assume from new data? Has the economic recession made an impact on diversity?  With updated data and expanded commentary, IILP Review 2014: The State of Diversity and Inclusion in the Profession provides answers and context. […]

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  • Indique Hair Announces Miami Boutique

    Indique Hair Announces Miami Boutique

    Indique Hair, the leading premium hair extensions brand in the global market, has opened its 15th location in Miami, FL. Indique Hair Co-Founder and Creative Director said , “We’ve had loyal customers in South Florida for years. Given six out of ten Black women wear hair extensions , we’re excited to service the diversity of African-American, Caribbean, and Latina women here and give them the full brand and store experience.”  About Indique Hair With a winning combination of hair experts […]

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  • HBO Launches ‘Bessie’s 81 Theatre Tour’ Event Series to Celebrate Biopic

    HBO Launches ‘Bessie’s 81 Theatre Tour’ Event Series to Celebrate Biopic

    Queen Latifah stars as legendary blues singer Bessie Smith in this HBO Films presentation, directed by acclaimed filmmaker Dee Rees from a screenplay by Dee Rees and Christopher Cleveland & Bettina Gilois. With a story by Dee Rees and Horton Foote, the film focuses on Smith’s transformation from a struggling young singer into “The Empress of the Blues,” who became one of the most successful recording artists of the 1920s and is an enduring icon today. The film features Queen […]

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  • Mann & Wife Viewership Grows for Bounce TV

    Mann & Wife Viewership Grows for Bounce TV

    New episodes of the new hit comedy series Mann & Wife, starring David & Tamela Mann (Right) premiere Tuesday nights at 9:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. CT on Bounce TV. Vivica A. Fox, JoMarie Payton and Tony Rock co-star. Joining Empire in the rare company of television series that increased ratings from week one to week two, the second episode of the new Bounce TV Original Series Mann & Wife increased viewership over its series premiere episode to become Bounce TV’s […]

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  • Jazz Vocalist Cheryl Barnes Lands Two Major Music Awards

    Jazz Vocalist Cheryl Barnes Lands Two Major Music Awards

    Michael B. Sutton, President, iMERICA Entertainment, announced that accomplished jazz vocalist Cheryl Barnes has just been awarded two major jazz music awards from the Black Women in Jazz & The Arts Association. Mr. Sutton commented, “What a great moment for Cheryl. Everyone here at iMERICA along with her distribution company GJ Tunes/CPI couldn’t be happier for her. Truly what a great moment for this accomplished lady.” Ms. Barnes received the two prestigious 2015 BWIJA awards earlier this week. She received […]

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  • LEGENDARY SONGWRITER DIANE WARREN CREATES NEW SINGLE FOR OPRAH WINFREY TO BECOME OWN NETWORK ANTHEM

    LEGENDARY SONGWRITER DIANE WARREN CREATES NEW SINGLE FOR OPRAH WINFREY TO BECOME OWN NETWORK ANTHEM

    “You Will” Features Powerhouse Vocals By Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Nettles in Their First Ever Duet Single Available for Purchase and Streaming Tuesday, March 24 OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that legendary songwriter Diane Warren has written a new original song titled “You Will” for Oprah Winfrey and it will serve as the anthem for the network. The uplifting new single features a powerhouse performance by award-winning recording artists Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Nettles in their first duet together. […]

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  • Steve Harvey To Speak At The 20th Annual Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit Quincy Jones and  Clarence Avant to be honored at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit in Atlanta, GA May 13-16

    Steve Harvey To Speak At The 20th Annual Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit Quincy Jones and Clarence Avant to be honored at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit in Atlanta, GA May 13-16

    BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 2015 Entrepreneurs Summit will be hosted by Nationwide on Wednesday, May 13 through Saturday, May 16, at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, with a powerhouse lineup of some of the nation’s most accomplished and celebrated entrepreneurs and motivational speakers. Steve Harvey, No. 1 New York Times best-selling author, Emmy Award-winning television host, and renowned radio personality, is confirmed as one of the Summit’s keynote speakers at the 2015 Entrepreneurs Summit. An annual highlight of the Summit is the presentation […]

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