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PhilAesthetic: AAMP celebrates the African Diaspora in Philadelphia

February 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Kulu Mele African Dance and Drum Ensemble Three new exhibitions and over a dozen programs will take place from February through May PhilAesthetic returns to the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) to celebrate the African Diaspora. Funded through The PNC Foundation through the PNC Arts Alive initiative, and curated by AAMP, PhilAesthetic…

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Cardi B wins Grammy for Best Rap Album for Invasion of Privacy, top winners

February 11, 2019

Associated Press A list of top winners at the 61th annual Grammy Awards. Album of the year: “Golden Hour” by Kacey Musgraves Record of the year: “This Is America” by Childish Gambino Song of the year: “This Is America” by Childish Gambino and Ludwig Goransson Best rap/sung performance: “This Is America” by Childish Gambino Best…

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Legendary radio host Lady B announces her new Philadelphia radio home

February 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Lady B takes a photo with State Sen. Anthony H. Williams at the City Hall press conference this week. She returns on the airwaves to her new radio home Feb. 11 on Classix 107.9-FM. (Photo: Bill Z. Foster) City officials join Lady B at City Hall for her announcement Legendary talk show host…

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Iconic ‘Young & Restless’ star Kristoff St. John dead at 52

February 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Kristoff St. John (Photo: Shutterstock) By Krystal Franklin TVONE.COM Kristoff St. John, famously known for his role on the hit soap opera The Young and the Restless has died. He was 52. TMZ reports the actor was found dead at his San Fernando Valley home on Sunday by friends and family. Unfortunately, the…

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‘Empire’ actor says account of attack has been consistent

February 8, 2019

By Don Babwin ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO — “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett said Friday that he has been “consistent on every level” with the police during their investigation into what he says was a racist and homophobic attack on him in downtown Chicago earlier this week. In his first public comments since he says two masked…

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‘The Girl with the Magical Curls’: A self-affirming children’s book highlighting the beauty and diversity of hair

February 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Evita with daughter Tatiana at book reading. By Leah Fletcher The whimsical story “The Girl with the Magical Curls” by Evita Giron and illustrated by Raynah Jaymes, is a celebration of the beauty of African-American and multi-cultural hair. In this imaginative, evocative story, a girl named Tatiana discovers the beauty and magic of…

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James Ingram, Grammy-winning soul singer dead at 66

February 2, 2019

Ingram’s baritone voice dominated the charts throughout the 1980s and early 1990s By Alex Young consequenceofsound.net James Ingram, the Ohio-born R&B singer whose soulful baritone voice dominated the charts throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, has died at the age of 66. TMZ reports that Ingram had been suffering from brain cancer. Over the course…

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‘Empire’ cast member alleges he was attacked in Chicago

February 2, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Jussie Smollett (Photo: Jaguar PS / shutterstock) associated press CHICAGO — Chicago police have opened a hate crime investigation after a man the department identified as a 36-year-old cast member of the television show “Empire” alleged he was physically attacked by men who shouted racial and homophobic slurs. Police wouldn’t release the actor’s…

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