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Articles by Teresa Emerson

Festive Fiesta Flavors — Serve up some spice with fun party dishes

May 4, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: Coleslaw with Green Chile Dressing   Family Features Make your next fiesta one to remember with colorful decor, festive touches and, perhaps most importantly, unique and mouthwatering recipes that bring guests back for seconds. To achieve the ideal flavors of a fiesta done right, try bringing something new to the table with recipes…

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Smooth Traveler: “How I Got Over” Georgia’s Civil Rights Trail

May 4, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Albany Tubman Museum  (Photo: Renée S. Gordon) By Renée S. Gordon “Find a way to get in the way.”  — Georgia Congressman John Lewis Georgia is widely considered the homeland of the Civil Rights Movement. From the moment enslaved Africans landed in the Americas, there have been those who fought for both civil and…

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Why would manufactured homes require a title?

May 4, 2018

BPT On June 15, 1976, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) instituted the Federal Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standards – more commonly referred to as the “HUD Code.” With these regulations, HUD defined the safety and quality standards required for construction of a manufactured home. This was a pivotal moment for…

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OWN’s record-breaking docu-series ‘Black Love’ returns May 12

May 4, 2018

BPRW LOS ANGELES – The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) has announced the second season premiere of its hit docu-series, “Black Love.” The series will broadcast on Saturday, May 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. “Black Love” — which highlights love stories from the Black community — debuted last fall with 1.2 million total viewers, becoming OWN’s…

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Ringmaster Ty McFarlan and Big Apple Circus are coming to town!

May 4, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Ty McFarlan   By Kharisma McIlwaine “Live life to the fullest” is a mantra familiar to most. While some may find that phrase cliché, others take it to heart and proceed accordingly. Those who chose to live a life fueled by passion and led by adventure have a unique opportunity to experience the…

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“Black Panther” ends 35-year Saudi Arabia cinema ban!

May 4, 2018

As reported last week by Memphis’ Tri-State Defender, the blockbuster Marvel film “Black Panther” continues to amaze and work its magic, now opening in Saudi Arabia, where the country had a 35 year cinema ban. The ban had been in place since the 1970s when Islamic clerics shut down all movie theaters while instituting conservative…

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‘Art Is Life’ 2018

May 4, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Chef Roberta Pipito and Chef Kenneth McDuffie   By Kharisma McIlwaine The Roxborough community has been very busy revamping and revitalizing the neighborhood through various forms of art. Toward that end, Roxborough held its annual “Art Is Life” festival on April 21 on Ridge Avenue between Green Lane and Leverington Avenue. Roxborough transformed…

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