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MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: On Marvin Gaye’s 80th Birthday, His Commemorative U.S. Postage Stamp Is Here, My Dear!
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Posted in Aside Bottom 2, The Arts Unplugged on 25 April 2019
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The Root.com By Tonja Renée Stidhum Posted April 25th 2019   It’s time to send your snail mail with the most soulful stamps in these United States of America. I heard it through the grapevine. April 2, 2019, marked the 80th birthday of the incomparable Marvin Gaye, born on that day in 1939. As reported […]

Movie Weekly Countdown Week Of April 19th 2019
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Posted in Aside Bottom1, Weekly Countdown on 23 April 2019
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mxoentertainment.com Posted April 23rd 2019 The supernatural and ‘The Curse of LaLlorona upsets the #1 position with $26.3 million this weekend. Shazam’ puts a spell on the  #2 spot with total receipts of  $120.4 million while ‘Breakthrough’ lands in the #3 spot with $114.8 million at the box office this past weekend! WEEKEND STARTING APRIL […]

East Cleveland Schools CEO Prepares To Release His Improvement Plan!
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Posted in Aside Left, Breaking News, Education on 23 April 2019
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Ideastream.org By Darrielle Snipes (PHOTO: DR. HENRY PETTIEGREW ii, CEO EAST CLEVELAND CITY SCHOOLS)   Dr. Henry Pettiegrew II will announce Thursday his plan to turn around the failing East Cleveland City Schools. The state took over the district in 2018, after East Cleveland received three consecutive Fs on the state report card. An academic distress […]

White People Don’t Live in Flint Or Puerto Rico, So President Sends Aid to France!
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Posted in Breaking News, Featured Article, Health & Fitness on 23 April 2019
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TheRoot.com By Dara Sharif Posted April 23rd 2019   HURRICANE MARIA AFTERMATH IN PUERTO RICO Five years have gone by, some 1,825 days, since the people of Flint, Mich., were doomed to a life with no clean water, with no clear end in sight. (Nestle just pledged to continue providing bottled water for the town […]

Make It Last Forever: Cory Booker Says Relationship With Rosario Dawson Is the Real Deal!
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Posted in Slideshow on 23 April 2019
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TheRoot.com By Anne Branigin, The Grapevine Posted April 23rd 2019   Last month, senator and presidential hopeful Cory Booker teased the possibility of meeting actress Rosario Dawson at the White House altar in her white dress (or whatever coloring of dress she chooses). Now he’s doubling down on his declarations of love for Ms. Dawson, telling […]

Ohio Prison Guards Laughed While Greg Reinke Stabbed Black Inmates Saying, ‘Just Let Them Die’: Lawsuit!
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Posted in Aside Right, Breaking News, Lifestyle on 22 April 2019
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DiversityInc.com By Jayme S. Ganey Posted April 22nd 2019 (PHOTO: LUCASVILLE CORRECTIONS INMATE STABBING VICTIM SHAMIEKA PUGH)   LUCASVILLE CORRECTIONS STABBING SCUFFLE AND  WHITE SUPREMIST INMATE STABBING ASSAILANT GREG REINKE White supremacist gangs in prison continue to go unchecked. The two Black victims of a stabbing by a white supremacist at Southern Ohio Correctional Facility […]

3 Years After the World Lost Prince, His Heirs Still Have Yet to Receive a Penny: Report!
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Posted in Featured Artist, Slideshow on 22 April 2019
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TheRoot.com By Dara Sharif Posted April 22nd 2019   PRINCE ANOTHER LOVER LIKE YOU NEED A WHOLE IN YOUR HEAD VIDEO PRINCE 2015 GRAMMY AWARDS It has now been almost three years since the world lost the musical genius, legend and icon known as Prince, but his estimated $200 million estate remains mired in all kinds of […]

Grand Jury Indicts Former Cuyahoga County Jail Warden, More Guards!
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Posted in Breaking News, Lifestyle on 19 April 2019
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Ideastream.org By Nick Castele Posted April 19th 2019 (PHOTO: FORMER CUYAHOGA COUNTY JAIL WARDEN ERIC J. IVEY)   FORMER CORRECTIONS OFFICER JOHN WILSON AND JASON A. WOZWIAK A Cuyahoga County grand jury has indicted the former warden of the troubled Cuyahoga County Jail and two corrections officers, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s office announced Thursday. Prosecutors […]

Finally! Wendy Williams Files For Divorce From Husband Kevin Hunter After 2 Decades Of Marriage!
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Posted in Slideshow on 19 April 2019
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TheRoot.com By Angela Helm, The Grapevine Posted April 19th 2019   WENDY WILLIAMS AND KEVIN HUNTER In what seems like the longest time coming, talk show host Wendy Williams has reportedly filed for divorce from her husband of nearly 22 years, Kevin Hunter. Williams’ attorney confirmed to Page Six that the 54-year-old face of the […]

Iconic Johnson Publishing, The Company That Was Once Behind Ebony And Jet Magazines, Files For Bankruptcy!
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Posted in Aside Bottom 3 on 18 April 2019
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TheRoot.com By Dara Sharif Posted April 18th 2019   JOHN H JOHNSON FOUNDER JOHNSON PUBLISHING COMPANY Johnson Publishing Company, the historic African-American media powerhouse responsible for the start of Ebony and Jet magazines, has filed for bankruptcy. The company sold Ebony and Jet three years ago to a private equity firm, so Tuesday’s filing for […]