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Cardi B tops BET noms, Nipsey Hussle up for 1

May 17, 2019

By MESFIN FEKADU NEW YORK (AP) — Hip-hop star Cardi B is walking into the 2019 BET Awards as the most nominated act with seven, while late rapper Nipsey Hussle scored a posthumous nomination. BET told the Associated Press late Thursday that Cardi B’s nominations include two for the top prize — video of the…

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Underrepresented: The Ida B. Wells Society provides investigative reporter training to Black journalists

May 10, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: (Photo: Ida B. Wells Society) By Lauren Poteat NNPA WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT  ASSOCIATED PRESS  It’s no secret that Black journalists are underrepresented within newsrooms across the nation — especially in terms of specialized investigative journalism. In March, a dispute between CNN and the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) went viral after NABJ, the…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with Freddie Jackson

May 10, 2019

By Kharisma McIlwaine Freddie Jackson has been a staple in the music industry since the early 1980’s. Known for his smooth vocals, and songs like “Jam Tonight,” “You Are My Lady,” and “Rock Me Tonight (For Old Time Sake),” he remains a favorite for R&B lovers everywhere.  Jackson’s newest project — “Love Signals” — gives…

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The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz’ ‘Jazz Cultural Voices’ series presents Cuban pianist Elio Villafranca

May 10, 2019

The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz will present Grammy-nominated Afro-Cuban jazz pianist Elio Villafranca as part of the PNC Arts Alive “Jazz Cultural Voices” series on Saturday, May 18, at 7:30pm. Performing with Villafranca will be noted altoist Vincent Herring, bassist Peter Slavov, and drummer Charles Gold. Tickets are available for $20.00. For information, please…

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CBS News names new evening anchor, revamps morning show

May 10, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Gayle King, Norah O’Donnell, and John Dickerson (Photos: Shutterstock) By Lynn Elber ASSOCIATED PRESS Norah O’Donnell will become anchor and managing editor of the “CBS Evening News” and Gayle King is getting two new morning show co-hosts as CBS News seeks to boost the programs’ ratings and put a tumultuous, scandal-scarred period behind…

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Restoration underway on Nina Simone’s childhood home

May 10, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Tyle Woodard, 17, paints the birthplace of Nina Simone in Tryon, N.C. The nearly 90-year-old home where Simone grew up in Tryon, north of the city’s downtown, is being stabilized after years of neglect that nearly saw the structure be demolished. Workers from the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s HOPE Crew plan to…

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Idris Elba marries model Sabrina Dhowre in Morocco

May 3, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Idris Elba, right, and Sabrina Dhowre arrive at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON — British actor Idris Elba has married model Sabrina Dhowre in Morocco. Images featured by British Vogue on…

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A Satisfying “Endgame”

May 3, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: This image released by Disney shows, from left, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Karen Gillan, the character Rocket, voiced by Bradley Cooper, Paul Rudd and Scarlett Johansson in a scene from “Avengers: Endgame.”  (Disney/Marvel Studios via AP) With  ‘Avengers: Endgame’, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) ends one era, and…

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In celebration of their 100th anniversary, Hill Harper set to be the commencement speaker for Temple University College of Education

May 3, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Hill Harper, Esq. In celebration of their 100th Anniversary, Temple University College of Education is honored to announce that Hill Harper, Esq. will serve as the commencement speaker on Friday, May 10, 2019, 2 p.m. at McGonigle Hall, located at 1800 N. Broad Street.  The College of Education at Temple University, founded in…

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