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Employee-Turned-Entrepreneur Launches Glam Spa for Young Girls

Venetta Carraway creates fun and fancy girls club

Carraway transitioned the The Ritzy Glitzy Girlz Club mobile glam spa to a storefront,…

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Happy Birthday Iman: 10 Career Highlights of a Supermodel Turned Business Woman

Somali-born beauty, Iman, celebrates her 60th birthday on July 25

Somali-born beauty, Iman, celebrates her 60th birthday on July 25.

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Join BlackStar Film Festival July 30 – Aug 2 in Philadelphia

The 4th annual BlackStar Film festival celebrates films by and about people of the African diaspora

The 4th annual BlackStar Film festival celebrates films by and about people of the African…

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‘Black Chef Series’ Happening Now in New York City

Every Monday from July 13- September 7, the Black Chef Series takes place in Harlem, New York

Every Monday from July 13- September 7, the Black Chef Series takes place at BluJeen…

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[VIDEO] ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution’ Opens in Theaters in September

'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution' opens in theaters on September 2 in New York at Film Forum

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution opens in theaters on September 2 in New…

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Taraji P. Henson and Viola Davis Make History With Emmy Award Nominations

The women make history with Emmy nominations for roles on ‘How to Get Away With Murder' and 'Empire’

Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson make history With Emmy nominations for roles on ‘How…

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Dave Chappelle, Ava DuVernay, Russell Simmons and More Celebrate ‘Art for Life’ 20th Anniversary

Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary at the 16th annual 'Art For Life' benefit

Russell Simmons’ Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary Art For Life benefit.…

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6 Cool and Unique Date Night Ideas for Adventurous Couples

Tired of the same old date ideas? Here are a few fun and unique things to do for your next date

Tired of the same old date ideas? Here are a few fun and unique things…

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[WATCH] Celebrities on Broadway this Summer

Broadway lover? Check out some of your favorite celebrities taking over the stage this summer

Summer is the best time of the year for Broadway lovers. Here are a few…

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Comedian Flex Alexander to Emcee Comedy Underground Series

Flex Alexander talks returning to his first love while emceeing the Comedy Underground Series on Friday, July 17

Flex Alexander and a new batch of stand-up comics are set to take the stage…

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[WATCH] Disney’s The Lion King Celebrates 80 Million Guests Worldwide

More than 80 million people have seen twenty-two global productions of the award winning film

More than 80 million people have seen twenty-two global productions of The Lion King.

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Sheryl Lee Ralph Spills the Secrets of Having a Long and Successful Career

The actress shares what it takes to make it in the entertainment industry

Sheryl Lee Ralph on what it takes to make it in the entertainment industry.

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‘Travel and Leisure’ Announces World’s Best Cities 2015

Charleston and Cape Town among travelers' annual listing of best cities

Travel & Leisure releases World’s Best Cities, according to travelers.

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Beyoncé, Coldplay, and Pearl Jam to Headline New York’s Global Citizen Festival

Festival takes place September 26 in Central Park

Global Citizen Festival takes place in New York on September 26.

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[WATCH] NYC Couple Launch Mobile Dinner Party Service

Eric Adjepong and Janell Mack make planning, decorating and cooking for a dinner party easy

Chef Eric Adjepong and Decorator Janell Mack help remove the hassle of planning, decorating, and…

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Alvin Ailey Dance Company Launches International Tour

Dancers to perform in South Africa, Paris, and Canada

Alvin Ailey dance Company set to perform in South Africa, Paris and Canada.

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[WATCH] Jennifer Hudson, Danielle Brooks, and Cynthia Erivo to Star in ‘The Color Purple’

Previews begin November 9 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

The Color Purple Returns to the Broadway Stage with previews on November 9 at the…

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Robert Johnson Launches Urban Movie Channel

Urban Movie Channel Launches ‘Fall Out Fridays’ Comedy Series

Entertainment specials for your summer TV lineup

Starting July 3, Urban Movie Channel plans to keep you laughing with the launch of…

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3 New ‘Foodie’ and Travel Apps

Find the best spots to hang out this summer

3 new foodie and travel focused apps to help you find the best spots to…

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Lauryn Hill, The Roots, A$AP Rocky, Janelle Monae and More to Perform at ONE Musicfest

One of the Southeast's largest homegrown, musical arts festivals takes place in Atlanta this September

Ms.Lauryn Hill, The Roots, A$AP Rocky, Janelle Monae and more hit the ONE Musicfest stage…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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