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AAMP Gardens of the Mind opening reception Thursday, October 5

September 29, 2017

The African American Museum in Philadelphia presents Gardens of the Mind: Echoes of the Feminine View, an exhibition featuring five black women artists whose work explores spiritual cultivation and memory through their artistic practice. By using large-scale installation, sculpture, painting, photography, and printmaking, artists Barbara Bullock, Martha Jackson Jarvis, E.J. Montgomery, Joiri Minaya and Glynnis…

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals She Has Breast Cancer

September 28, 2017

LOS ANGELES (CBS/CNN) — An award-winning actress reveals she has breast cancer. Julia Louis-Dreyfus, best known for her roles in “Veep” and “Seinfeld,” revealed on Twitter Thursday that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. “1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one,” she said. Earlier this month, Louis-Dreyfus won her sixth…

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Words With Friends adds 50,000 pop culture words

September 22, 2017

By Mark Kennedy associated press NEW YORK — Tell your bae or your bestie: The mobile game Words With Friends is adding thousands of pop culture words as part of its largest dictionary update in the game’s eight-year history. Game developer Zynga told The Associated Press on Tuesday that it is adding 50,000 internet slang…

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Juliet Lubwama joins the next generation of brilliant poets

September 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Lubwama with her fellow 2017 National Student Poets   By Kharisma McIlwaine We too often we hear conversations about how today’s youth are obsessed with technology, and how their dependence on social media detaches them from true human connection. Unfortunately, we don’t hear enough about the young people who use their voices to…

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Politics, diverse winners, new voices top key Emmy moments

September 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sterling K Brown at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards Press Room at the JW Marriott Gold Ballroom on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA  (Photo: Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock) By Jocelyn Noveck associated press NEW YORK — It was, not surprisingly, a night for politics, with everyone from host Stephen Colbert to Lily Tomlin, Jane…

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Football star turned actor Bernie Casey dead at 78

September 21, 2017

Actor Bernie Casey, who appeared in such films as Boxcar Bertha, Never Say Never Again and Revenge of the Nerds after a career as a standout NFL wide receiver, has died. He was 78. Casey, who also starred in Cleopatra Jones and several other blaxploitation movies of the 1970s, died Tuesday after a brief illness…

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