Monthly Archives October 2013

Julian Vaughn Productions present The Gift of Christmas Jazz Concert at the Gem Theatre, December 6th, in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Julian Vaughn Productions present The Gift of Christmas Jazz Concert at the Gem Theatre, December 6th, in Kansas City, Missouri. This is the 1st annual Gift of Christmas Jazz Concert and you most certainly don’t want to miss it Dec 6, 2013. Special guest include recently signed Trippin-N-Rhythm Records saxophonist LeBron Dennis from Phoenix, AZ. LeBron’s debut album “Shades” was released Aug 20 and the single “Groove City” shot all the way to #3 on the billboard charts. Also performing is Saxophonist Rodney Taylor from Los Angeles, California. Rodney is a well established artist on the jazz scene. He also has an albums out titled “Can I Blow For You” and a christmas album titled “Unwrapped for Christmas”. This night will be full of great music and singing. See You There!

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Renowned Radio Personality Michael Baisden Launches “One Dream One Team” Mentoring Initiative In Nationwide Effort to Recruit Male Mentors for 12,000 African American Boys

Renowned Radio Personality Michael Baisden Launches “One Dream One Team” Mentoring Initiative In Nationwide Effort to Recruit Male Mentors for 12,000 African American Boys (via PR Newswire)

Baisden adopts a high school class of 28 young men to spark One Dream One Team mentoring agenda ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — When renowned radio personality Michael Baisden posted “A real man takes care of his kids no matter what…

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The Absent Superpower Reposted from TomOhalloran.com

The Absent Superpower (via Tom O’Halloran)

Imagine what friends and–especially–enemies of the US are thinking as they watch the gridlock in DC. It is not the GOP’s fault. It is part of Obama’s plan to blame the shutdown, etc., on the GOP in next year’s midterm elections. He’s lying…

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The Racism Problem at Hamilton College By David Laguerre

The Racism Problem at Hamilton College (via uticaphoenix.net)

By Lana Gura CLINTON – On Thursday, September 26th, nearly five hundred Hamilton College students and faculty gathered in the Alumni Gymnasium. Usually, at a wealthy school like Hamilton, such a large audience would mean a notable performer or speaker…

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Southern Discomfort: Artist Kara Walker Continues to Shock and Awe By MBL Editors

Southern Discomfort: Artist Kara Walker Continues to Shock and Awe (via http://mybeautifullife.me)

Southern Discomfort By Kathryn Hughes On the opening of her first UK show, celebrated American artist Kara Walker talks about why her controversial work challenges racism, not – as critics claim – upholds it. From the Telegraph UK: At first glance…

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Why connecting African-American students to the Internet at home is essential By: DannielleNY

Why connecting African-American students to the Internet at home is essential (via http://celeboftea.com)

By Bret Perkins, Vice President, External Affairs, Comcast Corporation The undeniable progress that America has made toward Dr. King’s dream of equal economic and educational opportunity for all Americans was on full display at last summer’s 50th…

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New Report States Africa Has 55 Billionaires – Folorunsho Alakija Richest Black Woman By MBL Editors

New Report States Africa Has 55 Billionaires – Folorunsho Alakija Richest Black Woman (via http://mybeautifullife.me)

The Richest People In Africa 2013 From: VENTURES AFRICA – The combined fortune of Africa’s 55 billionaires is $143.88 billion. The average net worth of the members of this exclusive club is $2.6 billion, while the median age of the richest people…

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Republican Shutdown: Time Magazine’s False Equivalency By Joseph Palermo

Republican Shutdown: Time Magazine’s False Equivalency (via LA Progressive)

Time magazine’s current issue has nice cover art referencing the Republicans’ government shutdown and their threat of defaulting on the national debt, but the featured article by Michael Scherer and Alex Altman replicates the same false equivalency…

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(Video)Americans will grapple with more economic troubles By hiram1555

(Video)Americans will grapple with more economic troubles (via http://siteground243.com)

Greetings, Americans will grapple with more economic troubles: Edward Peck – A former diplomat tells Press TV that the United States economy is going through a ‘grim situation’ and the American people should be prepared for harsher times…

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Latino Political Influencers: The Inside Game By Diane Alverio

Latino Political Influencers: The Inside Game (via http://ctlatinonews.com)

By Wayne Jebian CTLatinoNews They are called “influencers” because they stand close enough to power to whisper in its ear. Sometimes, even in a democracy, getting things done depends on learning the game, so we rely on insiders — those within…

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