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Jul 25th

Bio-pic about brilliant Black brain surgeon released on DVD

World-renowned Dr. Ben Carson has long been considered by his colleagues as the best pediatric neurosurgeon around, so it’s no surprise that he remains in such great demand. Besides being stationed at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore where he performs over 300 operations on children each year, the peripatetic physician also crisscrosses the planet to share his miraculous talents with less fortunate folks in developing countries who can’t afford his services.
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Book review: Decoding the Dragon's Mindset: Inside China’s Destiny and Its Hint to the World

Book review: Decoding the Dragon's Mindset: Inside China’s Destiny and Its Hint to the World “This book provides some fascinating and intriguing insights of the Chinese mindset that to most readers in the West are still something un-comprehendible and strangely foreign from the other side of the world. The 21st Century’s globalization and Internet-driven information exchanges are rapidly changing our globe into a small and flat place in which we all must live in peace…
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Book review: “On the Line” by Serena Williams with Daniel Pais

Book review: “On the Line” by Serena Williams with Daniel PaisIt doesn’t matter whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game.

Yeah, you never bought into that, either, did you?  If it’s all about playing and not about winning, then why have umpires, referees, and judges? Why keep score? And what’s the use of fans frothing at the mouth over victory?

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Josiah Jackson wins big at International Modeling and Talent Association in New York

Josiah Jackson wins big at International Modeling and Talent Association in New YorkCaryn International recently represented Josiah Jackson at International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) in New York.
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Josiah Jackson wins big at International Modeling and Talent Association in New York

Josiah Jackson wins big at International Modeling and Talent Association in New YorkCaryn International recently represented Josiah Jackson at International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA) in New York.

In July, Jackson won Honorable Mention (top ten) for Actress of the Year and Monologue. In addition, she won Second Runner up in TV Host and TV Real People. Monologue is when a contestant performs a one minute monologue, either serious or comedy, for a panel of judges.  TV Host is when a contestant reads a teleprompter for a potential live show for a panel of judges. TV Real People is when a contestant performs a non beauty commercial on a closed set for a panel of judges.

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Book review: "God Ain't Blind"

Book review: For better or worse, for richer or poorer… Have you ever said those words while standing with your beloved in front of a bunch of your friends and family?
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PBS documentary revisits rise of Jazz Age in Paris

PBS documentary revisits rise of Jazz Age in Paris The period between World War I and World War II was marked by a cultural renaissance in Paris when a vibrant community of African-American musicians thrived in a section of the city called Montmartre. Many of the initial expatriates to settle there were black U.S. Army veterans who preferred to remain in France rather than return to the repressive system of segregation which awaited them back home in America. Another plus was the French’s rabid enthusiasm for jazz and their appreciation of it as a very sophisticated and innovative art form.
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