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UNCF Empower Me Tour Makes Landfall in the ‘Windy City’

“A mind is a terrible thing to waste,”is the well-known motto, which The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) stresses, reminds us to go above and beyond in society by being educated and empowered to purse limitless possibilities. On Saturday, March 9, The UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo made Read the rest of this entry

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Random Happenings in Chi-Town!

Although temperatures are freezing, events are heating up in Chicago! There’s so much to share… Take a peek at some of the happenings that has been going on in Chi-Town!

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National Action Network “Keepers of the Dream Awards”

There’s something so amazing to be in an environment full of visionaries! On Wednesday, April 18, 2012, Reverend Al Sharpton and National Action Network hosted their 14th Annual Keepers of the Dream Awards at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Whether among entertainment, political, non-profit, Corporate America, and other sectors in the workforce, there will always be a “Keeper of the Dream” which Dr. Martin Luther King envisioned for the world.

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Darrin Henson Reveals “Intimate Thoughts” Book in NYC!

As spring keeps on blossoming, people are also blossoming, talking, and promoting for different events, and you just never know who might pop up in the Big Apple to get the buzz out in the crowd! Native New Yorker Darrin Henson, acclaimed actor, producer, choreographer, philanthropist, and recent NAACP Image Award nominee, graced his presence as host for The JI Group After-Work Networking Mixer held on Monday, April 2, 2012 at the Skyroom in the heart of NYC!

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Stage for Debate: Steve Stoute & William C. Rhoden with Danyel Smith

What better way to kick off Black History Month than to celebrate the progression of Black culture by attending the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, NY for their Inaugural Stage for Debate series where authors Steve Stoute and William C. Rhoden discussed whether or not culture and sports are in a “post-black” moment. Moderated by Danyel Smith, Editor of Billboard magazine, culture critic, and sports enthusiast, this debate opened the minds of the audience to evaluate the progression of Black culture.

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