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Shawn Edwards, Movie Critic

Shawn Edwards

Film Critic

If you love movies and all that goes with them tune in to Shawn

Black Vibes & Wine

Black Vibes & Wine

Podcast

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Brittany Wright

Women's Advocacy - DJ

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Garrett McQueen

Podcast

Symphonic Music Show

Walter McKinney

Walter McKinney

Podcast

Financial Guru 

Brooke Brimm

Rev. Dr. Brooke Brimm

Encouraging Women

 Vegan Soul Food, Yoga and Movement

CHANGING THE FACE OF CURRENCY-Maya Angelou

“Each 2022 quarter is designed to reflect the breadth and depth of accomplishments being celebrated throughout this historic coin program. Maya Angelou, featured on the reverse of this first coin in the series, used words to inspire and uplift,” Mint Deputy Director Ventris C. Gibson said in a statement.

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Vedet Coleman-Robinson

Association of African American Museums (AAAM) Oral History Collection
Vedet Coleman-Robinson is the Executive Director of the Association of African American Museums. This oral history collection explores the work of leaders in the field of Black museums

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David Morgan, MMCA

Working hard to increase Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) Media Power. Meet David Morgan President, Multicultural Media & Correspondents Association. David is managing partner

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Aminah Abdul Jillil

AMINAH ABDUL JILLIL is a Luxury Shoe Brand launched in August 2012. Aminah’s shoes are known for a bold yet feminine design aesthetic that has led to

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Dawoud Bey on visualizing history

Dawoud Bey is an American photographer and educator known for his large-scale art photography and street photography portraits, including American adolescents in relation to their community, and other often marginalized subjects

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LaVell D. Monger – Renaissance Man

LaVell D. Monger is a business owner, creative director, branding strategist, and student affairs professional. Educated through the St. Louis Public School district he graduated from Vashon High School in St. Louis Missouri and received his bachelors’ of science in Anthropology from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. LaVell received his Master’s of Education with an emphasis in Higher Education

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Tech-ing your Teens up for everyday’s life career goals

Best Buy inspires people of all ages to connect, learn, innovate, and improve their lives. Across the country, many communities, especially in my city, lack support and access to tools and training than can unlock a better future and prepare youth for the challenges ahead.

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Living as Enemies of the Cross of Christ

The battle for the Promised Land of Healthy and Fit for Life is real! Unfortunately, you’re fighting on the wrong side. Put down the world’s ineffective weapons, and read today’s article to learn how to stop living as an enemy of the Cross of Christ when it comes to your health and fitness.

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Solving the Puzzle

People often complain that they cannot lose weight or become free of an eating disorder because trying to navigate the health and fitness fads, expert advice, and conflicting research is like attempting to find your way out of a maze. If health and fitness trends confuse you, read today’s article to learn how to solve the puzzle!

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God Never Changes

From Genesis to Revelations, God has given various commands regarding eating and drinking to those who have a covenant relationship with Him. In today’s article, we learn that although what and how believers ate varied, God’s command to eat and drink for His glory in order to reflect His holiness has not.

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Teens Talk Truth Radio Show

Join us today as the teens discuss their partnership with Eating as an Act of Worship Ministries to provide healthy meals to breast cancer patients during the pandemic.

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My Sister’s Keyper

Tune in to today’s broadcast to learn more about how My Sister’s Keyper offers social services to breast cancer patients.

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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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HBCU Sports: Deion Sanders Understands the Assignment

In response to this discomfort, one place of solace many black students turned to were coming home to HBCU’s. Enrollment has shot up across the country as many of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  With many black athletes starting to feel disenchanted with southern white male coaches at major universities, now they are exploring other options.  That option is playing ball at an HBCU.  Big name recruits that would have scoffed at going to an HBCU years ago are now considering it.

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Tell the Mountain to Move

Our God is Lord of the impossible! As His children, we have been granted divine authority to speak to our situations. Read today’s article, then command the mountains of obesity and eating disorders to move in the Name of Christ the Lord!

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Preparation for the Battle

In our daily lives, we often prepare before embarking on a new task. For example, we complete at least twelve years of school before entering the workforce. Once there, we enter orientation and training for our new jobs. Like soldiers in the natural real, we should take the same approach before engaging the enemy on the battlefield. Read today’s article to learn how to prepare for the war for your health and fitness!

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Leaving Your Comfort Zone

Bad habits are difficult to break primarily because we become accustomed to them.  To put it bluntly, we become comfortable with our uncomfortable circumstances.  Read today’s article to learn how to finally leave your unhealthy comfort zone in order to reach the Promised Land of Healthy and Fit for Life!

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A Conversation with David Rodriguez – PART 3

First of all, the term “Afro-Latino” was coined by Arturo Schomburg, who is considered “The Father of Afro-American Studies”, and an early pioneer of the Harlem Renaissance movement.  A highly educated man from Puerto Rico who realized the high number of Afro-Cubans and Afro-Puerto Ricans in Harlem at the time needed an identity to connect and define this demographic of people.  

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A Conversation with David Rodriguez – PART 2

First of all, the term “Afro-Latino” was coined by Arturo Schomburg, who is considered “The Father of Afro-American Studies”, and an early pioneer of the Harlem Renaissance movement.  A highly educated man from Puerto Rico who realized the high number of Afro-Cubans and Afro-Puerto Ricans in Harlem at the time needed an identity to connect and define this demographic of people.  

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Who is U.S. Rep. Cori Bush?

I’m Cori Bush. I’m a nurse, pastor, single mom, and Ferguson-made activist running to represent MO-01 in U.S. Congress. As a lifelong St. Louisan, I

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Alejandra Oliveras Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria 2017 Photograph by Victor Rivera

I left My Heart in Puerto Rico Part 1

I had been oblivious to the trauma, confusion, fear associated with the hurricanes.  Suddenly leaving your home, your family and friends…the very essence of who you are. That is until I saw Puerto Rican families exiting the Sun Country flight on a late, cold November Sunday night.

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I left My Heart in Puerto Rico Part 2

As I settled my children and myself into this strange woman’s car, my husband took care of our luggage and rode with someone else. I was looking out the window, trying to drink everything in. “I’m not going to give poison to your kids”, she said while holding a lollipop that I had no idea where it had come from, interrupting my musings. “I avoid giving them refined sugars”, I believe I’d answered absently.

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Getting Pass the Incarceration and Back on the Outside: Allies or Adversaries

One has become accustomed to making certain decisions without asking you for your input or opinions, because quite frankly, there weren’t relevant to the right now situation. When a person returned to that same place, its not personally, nor is it cruel or revengeful from the other parent, this is the activities that have taken place, since you left.

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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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Minorities 4 Medical Marijuana

Who We Are Minorities for Medical Marijuana, Inc. (M4MM) is organized as a non profit organization with corporate offices based in Orlando Florida. The organization

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Jones Takes the Helm of ITSMF as Successor to Retiring Executive Viola Maxwell-Thompson

“I am thrilled to begin my leadership tenure of such an influential and vital organization,” said Johanna R. Jones, newly appointed ITSMF President and CEO. “ITSMF has made tremendous progress toward the development and advancement of Black professionals in technology fields and I’m eager to use my experience and strengths in inventive ways to expand organizational growth and impact.”

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A CULTURAL AWAKENING: International Decade for People of African Descent

Before Christopher Columbus changed the name to Puerto Rico, my island was named Boriquen, and Puerto Ricans call themselves Boricuas, in honor of our ancestors. Our roots are linked to Afrodecendientes aka Afro-Latinos, descendants of enslaved West Africans brought to the US, the Caribbean and South America during the diaspora of the Atlantic slave trade.

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REAL Doctors, REAL Questions with Dr. Zeke McKinney

Follow Dr. Zeke McKinney as he addresses the myths surrounding vaccination and why it so important for our community to get connected.  Get more answers. Watch: https://spokesman-recorder.com/getthefacts/https://spokesman-recorder.com/getthefacts/

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#RisingStar: Meet Jalen Green

Impressive Summer League performance is a potential bright spot for The Houston Rockets 2021 season Source: Wikipedia Jalen Romande Green (born February 9, 2002) is an

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JaMarius T. Jelks

We are living in a nation where everyone is out and striving to do better things. Some people are good at it and then there are so people who are great at it.

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Teaching Yoga to Christians

August 2019 was the year that I turned 50. I wanted to do something special for myself, so I went to a yoga conference where I knew no one, The Black Yoga Teachers Alliance Conference at Kripalu. I met awesome people. I met other Black yogis and healers. I was an amazing experience for me and I […]

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SOUNDS OF THE DMV: SPOTLIGHTING BLACK CREATIVES IN MUSIC

The three years since Washington Informer Bridge has been available as both a physical publication and a digitally-streamed broadcast brand have coincided with the global insurgence of digital media as an overwhelming victor in the competition for eyes and minds in the modern era.

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