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The Clarence Thomas myth that refuses to die

December 9, 2019 - From CNN

It's the horror movie villain that won't die, the pop song you can't get out of your head, the out-of-town guest that just won't leave.

It's a belief that's stuck... Read more

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In 2019, Miss America, Miss Teen USA, Miss USA, and Miss Universe are all Black women

In 2019, Miss America, Miss Teen USA, Miss USA, and Miss Universe are all Black women. 
Last week, for the first time, black women wore the crowns of all four major pageants... Read more

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79 People Who Made Big Career Moves in 2019 (Pinellas County, Florida)

December 10, 2019 - From TheBurgVotes 
– By Gypsy Gallardo for the Power Broker Magazine
“Suited up and ready for 2020” is the spirit that shines through the dozens of... Read more

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Gabrielle Union Launches New Fashion Collection for Plus Size Women

December 10, 2019 - From The Root
Gabrielle Union is not buying into the concept of “The Forgotten Woman.”
The Being Mary Jane actress, who is already the face of a successful... Read more

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Africa's the Future: Why Akon Says That African-Americans Should Invest in the Continent

December 10, 2019 - From The Root
After his his single “Locked Up,” Akon was determined not to be your run-of-the-mill one-hit wonder.
The artist and producer had some foresight,... Read more

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Keeping on track: Jazmine Alderman ‘19 is Farragut’s first female grad heading to West Point

December 10, 2019 - From Farragut
Jazmine Alderman ‘19 is Farragut’s first female grad heading to West Point
Jazmine Alderman wasn’t always interested in running.
From early... Read more

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Enterprising Women of Color Forum, Central Florida Edition

January 9, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Visit www.mbda.gov for more information.  Read more

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2017 Tom Joyner Family Reunion Expo

The FREE Family Expo features star studded performances, celebrity appearences, fitness, games, seminars, shopping with local and national vendors and much, much more! There's Fun for the Whole Family at the Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion's SUPER-SIZED EXPO! For expo schedule Click Here. ... Read more

Louisiana churches are rebuilding after fires and this ex-NFL player wants people to know how they can help

April 15, 2019

Benjamin Watson may have retired from the New Orleans Saints, but these days, he's repping his community in other ways.

The former NFL tight end spread the word about fundraising efforts for the three historically black churches that burned down in Louisiana's St. Landry Parish in recent weeks.
St. Mary Baptist Church in Porte Barre was set on fire March 26, fo... Read more

5th Annual Champions for ACT Breakfast

7:00AM Red Carpet Networking And Artist Meet And Greet
7:30Am Breakfast Program Begins
In its 5th year, Champion’s for ACT Breakfast has become synonymous with a morning of music, art, and inspiration! Enjoy an entertaining and empowering morning while raising funds to educate, enrich and empower the lives of youth and teens in our community!
Expect 300 of your closest friends an... Read more