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    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    “Look at one another and remember this moment in time. Before this moment, you have been many things to one another; acquaintance, friend, companion, lover, dancing partner, even teacher, for you have learned much...

    KWELI.TV is what the African Diaspora should be watching

    From midnight to dawn, on October 12th men and women gather in Bahia, Brazil with tambourines, traditional songs, and fervent prayers to celebrate Brazil’s patron saint, Our Lady Aparecida. Robust with passed-down tales from...

    George Clinton on the Mothership, the Smithsonian — and Funk

    The Mothership is the space vehicle of George Clinton aka Mr. Funkenstein and his wingmen of Supergroovalisticprosifunkstication. As part of the Parliament-Funkadelic theory, it existed as a fictional vehicle of funk arrival to engage...

    Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers Should Win the Heisman Trophy

    In a game where quarterbacks rule, there wasn’t a better player in the 1997-1998 college football season than defensive back Charles Woodson. An athletic cover corner with offensive skills, Woodson put the Michigan Wolverine...

    Ulysses Currie Steps Down from Maryland Senate

    Maryland State Sen. Ulysses Currie announced Nov. 4 that he will leave the Maryland General Assembly effectively immediately. Currie was first elected to the Maryland General Assembly in 1986 as a member of the House...

    Mayor, Celebs Due at NY Pre-Inauguration Trump Demonstration

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, the Rev. Al Sharpton and celebrities including Mark Ruffalo, Michael Moore and Rosie Perez are planning to rally New Yorkers to stand up to...

    Baltimore Police Commits to Sweeping Changes in Deal with US

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore police department committed to a sweeping overhaul of its practices Thursday under a court-enforceable agreement with the federal government. The Justice Department agreement, which was approved by the city government...

    Jumping Up and Down about Issac Ryan Brown

    Issac Ryan Brown is best known as Young Dre from the ABC Series “Blackish.” He was introduced to America on the television show "America’s Got Talent” at the tender age of 6, when he...

    First Lady Michelle Obama & Thousands Gather to Celebrate Life of Journalist Gwen Ifill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of mourners — including first lady Michelle Obama — remembered and celebrated veteran Washington journalist Gwen Ifill on Saturday, recalling her as a standard bearer, cherished friend, devoted mentor and...

    Quebec Police Say Report Fatalities in Mosque Shooting

    QUEBEC CITY (AP) — People have died in a Sunday evening shooting at a mosque in the provincial capital of Quebec City, police say. Authorities did not specify the number of fatalities Quebec City police spokesman...

    D.C. National Guard Set to Serve Despite Loss of Leader

    Despite the abrupt removal of their long-time leader, the members of the D.C. National Guard are going to line the streets for the inauguration of Donald Trump -- the 45th President of the United...

    Lawsuit: Prince George’s County, Maryland Hotel Discriminated Against Black Guests

    CAMP SPRINGS, Md. (AP) — Two guests are suing a hotel in suburban Washington for racial discrimination, saying hotel workers demanded that Black guests show their meal tickets to get breakfast while ignoring White...

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