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  • Special interview: Lifetime Network’s Miss D of “Bring It”

    Special interview: Lifetime Network’s Miss D of “Bring It”

    If you enjoy Dance Moms, then you will love Mississippi’s best — Bring It! — with Miss D and the fantastic Dancing Dolls. Check out the interview by clicking here…… If the link doesn’t work, please try a different browser. This new dance show on Wednesday night has really brought it and become a ratings hit. The girls, The Dancing Dolls, are such dynamic performers and it’s inspirational how at such a young age they are so dedicated and devoted. […]

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  • Governor, Tourism Lend Support to Young Project

    Governor, Tourism Lend Support to Young Project

    Mason County  (KY) residents joined by members of the National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity members restores the birth cabin of Colonel Charles Young — the third Black graduate from West Point and a Buffalo Soldier by  MARLA TONCRAY They came from all walks of life and across the country Saturday to spend a day working at the log cabin of Col. Charles Young. Young was born into slavery at the log cabin in May’s […]

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  • Broadway Dynamo Hinton Battle Moving And Shaking

    Broadway Dynamo Hinton Battle Moving And Shaking

    A masterful powerhouse, three-time Tony Award winner Hinton Battle continues to make waves on the entertainment scene, both internationally and domestically.Battle, who recently released a new CD, a dazzling set of classic jazz favorites titled “Hinton Battle: Something New,” has also spread his artistic tentacles overseas. A Tokyo-based TV Network will soon begin airing his new dance audition project, “Road To Broadway Produced by Hinton Battle,” during their popular Japanese program, “Hakkutsu-Berry.” Hinton’s new show aims to discover and cultivate […]

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  • Oprah, Spielberg — “The Hundred Foot Journey”

    Oprah, Spielberg — “The Hundred Foot Journey”

    In “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” Hassan Kadam (Manish Dayal) is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Papa (Om Puri), settles in the quaint village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France. Filled with charm, it is both picturesque and elegant – the ideal place to settle down and open an Indian restaurant, the Maison Mumbai. That is, until the chilly chef proprietress of Le Saule Pleureur, a […]

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  • The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) on the long-term unemployment rate

    The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) on the long-term unemployment rate

    (Heidi Shierholz)–The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) is an independent, nonprofit think tank that researches the impact of economic trends and policies on working people in the United States. The long-term unemployment rate–the share of the labor force that has been unemployed for more than six months–is elevated across all demographic groups, education levels, and states, according to new data released  by the Economic Policy Institute. These new data break out long-term unemployment rates by age, gender, race and ethnicity, family […]

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  • New TNT series, Legends — to  premiere on August 13th at 9pm ET/PT and stars Steve Harris and Morris Chestnut

    New TNT series, Legends — to premiere on August 13th at 9pm ET/PT and stars Steve Harris and Morris Chestnut

    (Morris Chestnut, Steve Harris )–Legends from Homeland’s Howard Gordon stars Sean Bean, as Martin Odum, an undercover agent working for the FBI’s Deep Cover Operations (DCO) division. Martin has the uncanny ability to transform himself into a completely different person for each job. But he begins to question his own identity when a mysterious stranger suggests that Martin isn’t the man he believes himself to be. Legends also stars Ali Larter (Heroes) as Crystal McGuire, a fellow operative who has […]

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  • PAX International Exchange program seeks community coordinators around the US

    PAX International Exchange program seeks community coordinators around the US

    Founded in 1990, PAX is a non-profit educational organization and one of a select few U.S. Department of State-designated Exchange Visitor Programs chosen to participate in the prestigious U.S. government sponsored Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) and Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) programs. Each year, more than 1,100 teenagers visit the U.S. as PAX exchange students.   A community coordinator is an independent contractor who represents the PAX program in the local community. “It is a great opportunity to provide […]

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  • Rockwell Group’s Exhibition Design For The Center For Civil And Human Rights Merges Storytelling And Technology For Interactive Experience

    Rockwell Group’s Exhibition Design For The Center For Civil And Human Rights Merges Storytelling And Technology For Interactive Experience

    Photo courtesy of Rockwell Group    The Center for Civil and Human Rights, a new center that brings together the history of the American Civil Rights Movement and international human rights efforts, opened this week in Atlanta. The Center is located in the heart of Atlanta, between Centennial Olympic Park and the Georgia Aquarium, two of the city’s most popular travel destinations. The 42,000 SF building was designed by The Freelon Group in collaboration with HOK.   David Rockwell and […]

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  • Pew Research reports: Latino Jobs Growth Driven by U.S. Born

    Pew Research reports: Latino Jobs Growth Driven by U.S. Born

    Immigrants No Longer the Majority of Hispanic Workers For the first time in nearly two decades, immigrants do not account for the majority of Hispanic workers in the United States. Meanwhile, most of the job gains made by Hispanics during the economic recovery from the Great Recession of 2007-09 have gone to U.S.-born workers, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data. In 2013, 49.7% of the more than 22 million employed Latinos were immigrants. This share […]

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