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Diversity Matters as XFL relaunches with ANNOUNCING EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM

Marc Ross joins the XFL as Executive Vice President of Football Operations, where he is responsible for all aspects of football operations, including rules and gameplay, logistics and league planning, as well as innovation, data and analytics. Marc has over 20 years of professional football experience working across both league and team levels within the NFL. He is also a current analyst on NFL Network. Marc will report to Russ Brandon.

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The History of R&B Music

R&B, or “rhythm and blues,” as we know it today, is a soulful, expressive genre with laid back beats that serve as the background music

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R&B Artists We Lost Too Soon

Over the years, the music industry has lost a number of truly talented souls. An unfortunate truth of the entertainment industry is that those in

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SMilesTv: Dikembe Mutombo & Coffee Partner Jason Wilson Talk Coffee with SMiles

The legendary Hall of Famer, #55 Dikembe Mutombo, and Jason Wilson, Owner, Northwest Coffee Roasting Company chat with SMilesTV about Mutombo Coffee. Dikembe Mutombo shares his heartfelt reasons for entering the coffee industry; and gives insights into his partnership with Jason Wilson. Mutombo and Wilson state that they share like minds when it comes to fair trade, transparency and integrity and reaching out to help those in need.

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The Road to New Orleans: Black Authors Rock Awards Part 1

As a result of a traffic accident, it was a struggle and a hint of frustration just to avoid the mammoth Lake Pontchartrain. Yet, after it was cleared, I wind up passing right under it on I-10 East heading back into the business district of New Orleans.

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The Top Hip Hop & R&B Christmas Songs

The holidays are finally here, though there’s a good chance you’ve been hearing Christmas music since September. While you’re hosting gatherings, wrapping gifts, and waiting

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Our Top 5 Black Holiday Movies

During the holidays, there’s nothing better than kicking back with your family and friends to catch a couple of seasonal flicks. There’s a seemingly endless

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Black Authors Rock looks to applaud the creatives in Literary

Like it or not, Black people have been disenfranchised in this nation. The beautiful thing about Black people, however, is that we have never allowed that disenfranchisement to keep us down. We pushed forward as a people, and we overcame–and we thrived, despite everything against us.

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Sport’s Tidbit: A look at Week 10 of the NFL

Falcons vs Cowboys – Cowboys have had some struggles in the last couple of games. They were blown out by Denver.  The Cowboys should win this game going away, but I didn’t expect that to happen, Atlanta is 4-4 after a rough start.  This game will come down to the wire.  But Dallas is too good.  Cowboys win.

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The Deadly Astroworld Concert.

The Astroworld Festival held on Friday represented, to some, a return to normalcy. The sold-out concert was packed, with 50,000 people eager to forget the

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Melvin Deal, Renowned Artist, Cultural Anthropologist & Founding Director of the African Heritage Dancers-Drummers to Be Celebrated

Baba Deal founded the African Heritage Dance Center and taught in numerous elementary & secondary schools
across the country. He was masterful as a teacher and shared his talents in a plethora of settings including
instructional classes, seminars, masterclasses, and lecture demonstrations for art centers, dance studios, theaters, colleges, universities, and other cultural and educational venues.

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NBA Latest: Three East Teams Exceed Expectations

This year, there are some teams who most fans wouldn’t consider contenders making some noise. They are looking like playoff contenders, and if everything goes right, we’ll see them in the playoffs when it’s time. This is especially true for the Eastern Conference. With that said, let’s take a look at Eastern Conference teams that are exceeding expectations. 

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Who or what is the NFL protecting?

 However, Dan Snyder as a part of the “punishment” was supposed to quarantine away from team operations. He then was to put in charge during this time away, someone totally disconnected to him and able to give the team some distance from the past right? 

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10 Black Superheroes You Should Know

It wasn’t until Falcon’s appearance in Captain America, 1969, that a black superhero appeared in a mainstream comic book. Since then, though the industry remained

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Sports Tidbits NFL Week 7: Predictions and Fantasy Picks

Chiefs vs Titans – Chiefs win in a squeaker.  It’s a 50/50 game with the way King Henry is running and the way Patrick Mahomes is turning it over.  If Mahomes can stay away from Turnovers, the Chiefs win. If they turn it over a bunch like they have been and they are in trouble.

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Top Horror Films in 2021

This time of year awakens our desire to scare ourselves, and horror movies are the perfect method. Horror has grown into a massive industry, and

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Sports Tidbits: The Rude in Gruden

First it was leaked out that Gruden in 2011 made comments about the NFL Players Association Attorney De Maurice Smith’s appearance in a racist trope about his lips. This was in frustration because of the labor unrest at that time facing the possibility of no season or a lockout shortened season.

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Sports Tidbits: Week 5 of the NFL Pick Them

Bills vs Chiefs – Game of the week in my eyes. The Chiefs have two losses already, to win this game would re-establish them at the league’s best team.  The Bills are squashing people, and playing really well, and have the momentum.  The Chiefs have come back to the pack a bit.  Bills establish themselves as an elite team in the league.

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Top 5 Indie Films of 2021

Kofi Siriboe and Jade Eshete are the leads in the film, Really Love on Netflix. Once of the top indie films of the year.

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“The Mixed Girl Series” by LaMonique Mac

The Mac is back!  If you enjoyed “Poor Little Mixed Girl,” author, LaMonique Mac, has released the next two books in “The Mixed Girl Series.”  Tune in today as we discuss “Mixed Out” and “Snakes in the Mix,” then purchase your copies of both books today

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“Musings:  The Joy’s Joy” book of poetry by Tabatha Jones

If you miss listening to live poetry readings due to pandemic restrictions, tune in today for the Eating as an Act of Worship Ministries Radio Show!  Our special guest is author, poet, and spoken word artist, Tabatha Jones.  Join us as we discuss her new release, “The Joy’s Joy.”

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Osso Safe, LLC

Safety and security in the home, workplace, and entertainment venues is of paramount importance in the wake of an unprecedented epidemic of mass shootings in our country.  Tune in today as we discuss Sabrina Osso’s innovative approach to make homes and communities safer.

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Promise is Making Something Big Happen one Pull Up at A Time

That’s actually how I started my career as a business manager for my oldest brother Pastor Michael Lampkin & Prosperity. My big brother is my Pastor and absolute favorite artist and my inspiration, it was through him that I realized my gifts and true potential as an artist and executive.

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The Rolling Stones want You to Meet Them in St Louis, MO

The stage at the Dome at America’s Center is set for the Stones concert. That concert launches their 13-date tour. It will be the band’s first St. Louis show since 2006 when they performed at the Savvis Center, now known as Enterprise Center.

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More NBA Tidbits: The Top Five Candidates for MVP 2021-22 Season

Jokic had an excellent season, where he averaged a career-best in several categories. He averaged 26.4 points, 10.8 rebounds and 8.3 assists (all career best). Jokic also played in all 72 games last season and averaged another career-best in minutes (playing 34.6 minutes per game).

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AH!TV is Here to Bring You The Contents With Empowerment

From the months leading up to the launch party, there was several important meet and greet sessions scheduled on Wednesdays in August, at 3pm. The guests were able to meet the hosts and producers, and find out more about the network, that will be on Roku, Apple TV and Fire TV.

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From Depression to Triumph: The Kareem “Reemo Meerak” Tyson Story

I asked Kareem when it’s all said and done and his career is over. What is it that he wants people to know about him? “That I was a hardworking individual that cared for my passion and the craft that I did. I never wanted the spotlight. I just wanted the business. the fame is cool. But I always wanted the business and to be an impact within the business and the culture.”

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How a Queen Came to BEY

On September 4th, 2021 is Beyonce’s 40th Bday. Our team at The Narrative Matters wanted to celebrate this milestone and her importance to the culture! #HappyBdayBey

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I’m Rick James, #itch

One of the most anticipated stories in music is coming to your screen, Bitchin, The Sound and Fury of Rick James Premieres Sept 3rd

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Three Emerging Actors you should know

With a slew of extraordinary African American films being slated to release in the next few months such as The Harder they Fall, King Richard and Respect, the cinema phenomenon hasn’t been more prevalent than it is today.

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I Care A Lot: A Netflix Thriller

I have seen some low down and dirty films before and not once have I ever come upon a movie like I Care A Lot. This film has so many twists and turns, and it is a wonder it wasn’t made on the big screen.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics Recap

The Tokyo Olympics came to a close on Sunday 8th August with a colorful closing ceremony and the handover of the Olympic Games to the next host city.

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Top 5 Emerging Music Artists of 2021

With the world always moving at a fast pace and technology rapidly growing, it’s nearly impossible to get the inside track on which new artists are making a name for themselves in the music industry.

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USA Tokyo Olympics

Last year’s postponement of the Olympics has brought some excitement towards the 29th edition of the modern Olympic Games that will happen in Tokyo, Japan, on 24th July.

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Candace Parker

Chicago Sky forward, Candace Parker, is the first female cover athlete on the popular video game 2K22 special edition in honor of the WNBA’s 25th anniversary.

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