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Mo’Nique: I wasn’t blackballed, the offers I got weren’t good enough

Feb. 27, 2015 - Mo’Nique is setting the record straight – again.

The Oscar winner said her ‘absence’ from the big screen since her big win has nothing to do with being “blackballed” by Hollywood.

The offers and roles she received just weren’t good enough. Read more at thegrio.com.

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Italian designer sparks controversy with models in blackface

Feb. 27, 2015 - Up and coming Italian fashion designer Claudio Cutugno is receiving backlash today after having his models walk the runway in blackface during Milan Fashion Week.

Tuesday, the designer decided to take things to a whole other level, having his models walk in sparkly blackface makeup as part of his all-black themed show. Read more at thegrio.com.

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Husband, 108, wife, 105, celebrate 82 years of marriage

Feb. 27, 2015 - Duranord and Jeanne Veillard have been married for 82 years now. Now that’s love.

On Saturday, Duranord will celebrate his 108th birthday, while his wife will turn 105 in May.

Duranord was born in 1907 to a fisherman in southern Haiti. He grew up in Port-au-Prince, where he studied law, and married Jeanne in November 1932, the same month Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected. Read more at thegrio.com.

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Dialectical Materialism with Chairman Omali Yeshitela

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Location: UhuruNews.com

Join Chairman Omali Yeshitela as he lays out the understandings of Dialectical Materialism, the basis of the African People's Socialist Party's theory of African Internationalism. LIVE videocast on UhuruNews.com

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The Sing Off Live

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Location: 400 1st St. S. in St.Pete

Contact: The Mahaffey Theater | phone: (727) 892-5767 | website: http://www.themahaffey.com

The Sing-Off, NBC’s No. 1-rated a cappella music competition, returns to the road in early 2015 for its second national The Sing-Off Live! tour. The tour comes to The Mahaffey Theater as part of our exciting 50th Anniversary season! The Sing-Off Live! will feature Nashville's Melodores, winners of the just-completed Season 5, and the season's other fan favorites the Exchange. Also: The fan-fave groups VoicePlay (Season 4) and Street Corner Symphony (Season 2). The groups will perform their a cappella versions of this year’s chart-topping hits, as well as favorite arrangements from the TV show.

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Women of Power Summit

From: Monday, March 2, 2015
To: Thursday, March 5, 2015

Location: Fort Lauderdale Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

Click here to register and learn more.

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