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  • Barbershop: The Next Cut — Fantastic

    Barbershop: The Next Cut — Fantastic

    Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainer are reunited in Barbershop: The Next Cut, directed by Malcolm D. Lee, the cousin of filmmaker Spike Lee (The Best Man films, Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins). This movies sets the action in Chicago – and names the fight – a war on violence. In an interview with rolling out, Director Malcolm Lee shares. “You can’t set a movie in Chicago in 2016 and not talk about gun violence, gang violence and the issues that […]

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  • Kwame Jackson on Trump

    Kwame Jackson on Trump

    Kwame Jackson, Season 1 runner-up states: “America is at a tipping point in its demographic identity, social contract and fear of economic dislocation. Into that void and vacuum of uncertainty and fear has stepped Mr. Trump, stoking the flames of our worst demons to the chagrin of our better angels and cherished ideals for a more perfect union.”

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  • Bishop T.D. Jakes to hold the 2016 International Pastors and Leadership Conference in Orlando

    Bishop T.D. Jakes to hold the 2016 International Pastors and Leadership Conference in Orlando

    The International Pastors and Leadership Conference, a unique training event, will be held from April 21 to April 23 in Orlando, Florida. Bishop Jakes hosts thousands of cross-denominational and cross-cultural faith leaders and church administrators with the goal of helping to transform their ministries, The event will be held at the Orange County Convention Center. Hosted by Bishop T.D. Jakes for more than 16 years, the conference will allow established and aspiring faith leaders to learn from some of the world’s most […]

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  • Growing Up Hip Hop — Second Season Will Return To WE tv In 2017

    Growing Up Hip Hop — Second Season Will Return To WE tv In 2017

     WE tv announced today that it has renewed the standout docu-series “Growing Up Hip Hop” for a second season, premiering in 2017. The show, featuring a new generation of hip hop moguls blazing new paths from the shadows of their famous parents, includes Angela Simmons, Romeo Miller, Damon “Boogie” Dash, Kristinia DeBarge, TJ Mizell and Egypt Criss. “WE tv is consistently the #1 cable network for African-American adults and women on Thursday nights, and ‘Growing Up Hip Hop’ has been […]

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  • The Chinese American Insurance Association honored Eileen McDonnell, Chairman and CEO of Penn Mutual

    The Chinese American Insurance Association honored Eileen McDonnell, Chairman and CEO of Penn Mutual

    The Chinese American Insurance Association (CAIA) honored Eileen McDonn ell, chairman and CEO of Penn Mutual at the CAIA annual gala New York on March 10, 2016 in New York. CAIA is among the largest organizations of Chinese American insurance professionals in New York and Eileen’s presence and recognition at the event confirms the growing interest and commitment of the insurance industry in the Asian-American market. Smart business leaders have seen the potential of growing the multicultural market and taking […]

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  • Wage inequality continued its 35-year rise in 2015

    Wage inequality continued its 35-year rise in 2015

    By Elise Gould | March 10, 2016 For the full story and report: http://www.epi.org/publication/wage-inequality-continued-its-35-year-rise-in-2015/ Introduction and key findings Over the last three-and-a-half decades, rising inequality has been a defining feature of the American economy. The way rising inequality has directly affected most Americans is through sluggish hourly wage growth in recent decades, despite an expanding and increasingly productive economy. For example, had all workers’ wages risen in line with productivity, as they did in the three decades following World War […]

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  • Lifestyle & Media Expert Harriette Cole presents the first DREAMLEAPERS Retreat

    Lifestyle & Media Expert Harriette Cole presents the first DREAMLEAPERS Retreat

    Lifestyle expert and media professional Harriette Cole has launched a multi-pronged educational initiative, DREAMLEAPERS, which is designed to help people access and activate their dreams. The first DREAMLEAPERS Retreat will occur on Saturday, April 2, 2016. More than 20 industry professionals will gather to offer their expertise and advice to support entrepreneurs and those with an entrepreneurial spirit to “leap into their own greatness.” Cole’s premise is that most people have dreams that they wish they could bring to the […]

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  • Maria Hinojosa looks at Racial Inequality

    Maria Hinojosa looks at Racial Inequality

    Maria Hinojosa, anchor and executive producer of NPR’s Peabody Award-winning weekly program, Latino USA, spoke about racial inequality in the United States on March 3, 2016, as part of BHCC’s Women’s History Month celebration. “Your challenge right now is to own this moment in history and to own your power,” she told a packed audience, stressing the challenges faced by immigrants in the United States today. “If you can vote, if you can become a citizen, please do. We need […]

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  • National Women’s History Museum Honors Trailblazing Women In Public Service, The Arts And Music

    National Women’s History Museum Honors Trailblazing Women In Public Service, The Arts And Music

    Aesha Ash, Ann Veneman and Christine Walevska accepted awards The National Women’s History Museum (NWHM) recognized three trailblazing women, whose accomplishments helped to pioneer pathways for other women at its 2016 Women Making History Awards held at the Mayflower Hotel. This year’s honorees included Ann Veneman, the first female secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Christine Walevska, the only living female master musician and Aesha Ash, one of the first black ballerinas for the New York City Ballet and […]

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