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Sep 23rd

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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Media mogul sets sight on 100 million households

Media mogul sets sight on 100 million householdsCatherine Elizabeth Woods Hughes was born in Omaha, NE, where she attended Creighton University and the University of Nebraska. But before graduating, she began working at KOWH, a local Black radio station where she handled assorted jobs en route to becoming well-known in the industry.

After a stint as a lecturer at Howard University’s School of Communications in Washington, DC, she became sales director at WHUR-FM in Washington, DC. By 1975, she was named the radio station's general manager, and four years after that, she and her husband, Dewey Hughes, purchased a small radio station, WOL, thus creating Radio One.

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Book review: Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of The Civil Rights Movement

Book review: Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of The Civil Rights Movement“I’m telling my Dad!” Four simple words that put fear into schoolyard bullies, teasing siblings, and everybody within earshot of your wail. Together, they made a declarative statement that conjured up a tall, imposing figure with booming voice and a long shadow – someone mighty who wouldn’t allow anybody to mess with you.
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