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“C” Louisiana: Cajuns, Catholics, Celebrations, Creoles, Cuisine and Culture (Part Two)

April 25, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO:  Nottoway By Renée S. Gordon “Somewhere lives a bad Cajun cook, just as somewhere m

“C” Louisiana: Cajuns, Catholics, Celebrations, Creoles, Cuisine and Culture


April 17, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO:  Antoine’s Restaurant By Renée S. Gordon “To jazz, or not to jazz, there is no qu

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Silver hair: The hair color trend young women are making their own


April 25, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rihanna By Leah Fletcher Let’s face it. We live in a youth-obsessed society. Most w

The answer to a nagging question: Why isn’t my hair growing?


April 17, 2015

By Leah Fletcher You are peering into a mirror and carefully examining your hair.   The inspection



A Few Minutes With Tamron Hall


April 25, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO:  Tamron Hall (Debby Wong/ The “Today” Show and MSNBC Anchor (and Temple University grad) is being honored by the Lutheran Settlement House with a Women of Courage Award on Friday. By Denise Clay For those who have survived domestic violence, talking to others about your experience, especially on national television, requires a certain...


“My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me”: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family’s Nazi Past


ABOVE PHOTO:  The author Jennifer Teege with a mugshot of her grandfather Amon Goeth. by Jennifer Teege with Nikola Sellmair The Experiment Publishing Hardcover, $24.95 230 pages, Illustrated Book Review by Kam Williams “When Jennifer Teege, a German-Nigerian woman, happened to pluck a library book from the shelf…she discovered a horrifying fact: Her grandfather was…


Curb your enthusiasm, but it’s not as bad as you think

ABOVE PHOTO:  DeMarco Murray (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun The early reviews of Chip Kelly’s offseason moves have sparked two very distinct reactions from fans. If you listen to an old high school chum of mine who is also a diehard Eagles fan, the moves…

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Congrats to Kimora Lee Simmons and husband Tim Leissner are the proud parents of new baby boy


April 25, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO: Kimora Lee Simmons By Florence Anthony Johnny Kemp, beloved singer of the 1988 hit “Just Got...


The new HIV


April 25, 2015

By Kiarra Solomon @by_kiarra Gladys Gutierrez was infected with HIV in 1989. She was infected through a...


Thousands of Ethiopians march against Islamic extremism

April 25, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO:  Thousands of people attend a government-supported gathering to protest the recent killing of many Ethiopian...


Here are the cities and theaters in which Patrik-Ian Polk’s award-winning drama ‘Blackbird’ will open


April 25, 2015

By Jai Tiggett Shadow and Act UMC – Urban Movie Channel, an RLJ Entertainment brand, created by...


The Audacity of Pettiness: Black intellectuals need to find something better to do


April 25, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO:  Cornel West  (Albert H. Teich / and Michael Eric Dyson  (Debby Wong / By...


Rev. Dr. John W. Kennedy pastor of James Varick AME Zion Church dies


April 25, 2015

The Rev. Dr. John W. Kennedy, Pastor of James Varick African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church passed away...

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