Futures Without Violence

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Ad Council and Futures Without Violence Launch New Campaign To Engage Men About Preventing Violence Against Women Launching to coincide with Father’s Day, the campaign encourages fathers, uncles and other male mentors and role models to talk to boys at an early age about healthy relationships and respect for their peers—particularly towards women and girls. [...]

FAMILY REUNION FUN

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TOP TEN WAYS TO PLAN A FAMILY REUNION WITH FLAIR AND FUN FESTIVITIES Family reunions are a much anticipated time for families to get together, have fun and reconnect with distant relatives.  Summer is the optimal time for these events since kids are out of school and weather is favorable for traveling.  Check out these [...]

McQueen’s Legacy Rides On

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Steve McQueen’s Porsche 930 Turbo to Be Auctioned at 2015 Monterey Car Show Proceeds to Benefit The Boys Republic In 1946, a troubled 16 year-old wandered onto the grounds of The Boys Republic in Chino Hills, CA.  The leaders of the organization whose motto “NOTHING WITHOUT LABOR” has been ringing true since 1907 didn’t know [...]

ALVIN AILEY DANCE THEATER

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Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater’s Danica Paulos By Marc Alexander Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater carries on Alvin Ailey’s pioneering legacy of uplifting, uniting and celebrating the human spirit as Ailey’s extraordinary dancers bring life to a wide variety of premieres, new productions and classic works.  The company returns to Los Angeles April 15-19 with [...]

KELLY CLARKSON’S BEST DAY EVER

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No Fooling – Chevrolet Makes April 1 ‘Best Day Ever’ Surprises large and small elicited smiles, engaged people from all walks of life An impromptu Kelly Clarkson concert for pregnant women and new moms, opening day tickets to Major League Baseball games across the country, gas cards from NASCAR driver Danica Patrick and more were [...]

7th Inning Stretch

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The 7th Inning Stretch By Alyssa Schroer After a long, dreary winter, the Boys of Summer are finally back! If you’re as excited about the start of the 2015 Major League Baseball Season as we are, you’ll love this playlist of some of baseball’s greatest hits and ballpark anthems. Break out the peanuts and Cracker [...]

SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT

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SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT: KIMBERLY TOWNES By Marc Alexander  As a filmmaker, first and foremost, Kimberly Townes is an artist. Her skills are evident in the various angles she shoots and the cuts she makes on unexpected beats in the editing bay. She perpetually finds different perspectives that inspire audiences to consider more than the face value [...]

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

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Women’s History Month By Nana Fordjour In 1981, Congress passed the Pub. L. 97-28, which authorized and requested that the President proclaim the week of March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” For five years, Congress passed joint resolutions designating a week in March as “Women’s History Week.” In 1987, the National Women’s History Project [...]

MARCH COVER STORY: VIVICA FOX

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COVER STORY: VIVICA FOX By Teryl Warren When I first saw Vivica Fox in the classic crime drama Set It Off – I was inspired.  It was the first time since the days of Cleopatra Jones and Foxy Brown that I had seen an image of a tough, brash, beautiful Black woman who was equal [...]

SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT

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SOCIALITE SPOTLIGHT: NO MADNESS By Marc Alexander I ran across the Nomadnesstribe movement on the booty model and “My current situation” landscape of Instagram. The account stood out because (1) the sisters had their clothes on and (2) None of the pictures were in the States. Further investigation pushed me to look at all the [...]