• Chadwick Boseman delivers the 2018 commencement address at Howard University. (PRNewsfoto/Howard University)

    Chadwick Boseman Delivers at Howard U

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    Chadwick Boseman Inspires Graduates During Howard University’s 2018 Commencement Ceremony Alumnus and award-winning actor Chadwick Boseman delivered the Howard University 2018 commencement address, challenging the graduates to use the lessons learned in college to develop their innate life purpose. “I stand here today knowing that my Howard University education prepared me to play Jackie Robinson, James Brown, Thurgood Marshall and T’Challa,” said Boseman. “But what do [...]

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  • Christina Aguilera Announces First Tour In Over A Decade Will Travel Across North America This Fall (PRNewsfoto/Live Nation Entertainment)

    Christina Aguilera Liberation Tour

    Wednesday, May 9, 2018

    Christina Aguilera Announces First Tour In Over A Decade Will Travel Across North America This Fall Tickets On Sale to the General Public Starting Friday, May 18 at LiveNation.com Grammy Award-winning superstar and pop icon Christina Aguilera has announced a new North American tour this fall, her first outing since 2008. The music powerhouse will kick off [...]

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  • CYPRESS, CA - APRIL 28: Lori Woodley (L) and Shailene Woodley speak during the All It Takes Lasting Legacy event at the headquarters of Earth Friendly Products (ECOS) to celebrate youth leadership on April 28, 2018 in Cypress, CA.  (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for All It Takes )

    Socialite Spotlight: Lori & Shailene Woodley

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018

    SHAILENE AND LORI WOODLEY CELEBRATE CONTINUED SUCCESS OF ALL IT TAKES® YOUTH LEADERSHIP ORGANIZATION WITH LASTING LEGACY EVENT On April 29th, All It Takes® – the nonprofit organization founded by Lori and Shailene Woodley – hosted a reception and dinner to commemorate the positive influence it has had on youth from California and beyond since its founding [...]

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    LEGEND RITA MORENO TO BE HONORED

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018

    RITA MORENO TO RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT 43RD ANNUAL GRACIE AWARDS Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award winner Rita Moreno will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 43rd Annual Gracie Awards on May 22 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. The award will be presented by Emmy Award winner Norman Lear. Five-time Emmy [...]

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Central City Productions - Photo
Aug
8

BLACK MUSIC HONORS

The Legendary Jacksons To Receive The Lifetime Achievement Award And Perform At The ‘Black Music Honors’ Central City Productions will pay tribute to The Jacksons, Donnie McClurkin, Slick Rick, Guy, Oleta Adams and Jody Watley at Black Music Honors. The live television special taping will take place on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) in Nashville, TN. The Jacksons are set to receive the Lifetime [...]

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California Walnut Commission
Aug
8

Walnuts for Wellness

Consuming Walnuts May Help Keep the Gut Healthy, Says New Animal Research Walnuts may help increase beneficial bacteria Conclusions from a new animal study suggest that walnut consumption may be beneficial for digestive health by increasing the amount of good probiotic-type bacteria in the gut.1 Walnuts do this by acting as a prebiotic to help nourish [...]

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UNICEF Canada-Funding shortfalls threaten education for children
Jul
8

Funding Shortfalls Threaten Children

Funding shortfalls threaten education for children living in conflict and disaster zones Funding shortfalls are threatening education for millions of children caught up in conflicts or disasters, UNICEF said today ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg. Of the $932 million needed this year for its education programs in emergency countries, UNICEF has so far received recorded voluntary [...]

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lupus
Jul
8

Lupus Health & Wellness Day

Hospital for Special Surgery Hosts LANtern® Lupus Health & Wellness Day event Systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) can be a confusing and challenging autoimmune illness, affecting multiple organ systems, but with culturally tailored education and emotional support, those affected can become empowered to take charge of their condition. Today, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), a world [...]

Farm-to-table wine and food experiences abound at California wineries. Ram’s Gate Winery in Sonoma County offers a guided, seated tasting of four single-vineyard wines alongside their culinary pairings. (PRNewsfoto/Wine Institute)
Jul
8

Sip & Savor

California Wineries Offer Top Wine and Food Experiences Year-Round Wine Lovers Can Also Sip and Savor at Winery Restaurants Whether a beginner or experienced wine taster, kick your California wine country experience up a notch by pairing regional wines with farm-to-fork tastes and meals. For those who want the inside scoop on the ultimate wine and food experiences [...]

Yucatan | Credit: Mexico Tourism Board
Jul
8

Meeting in Mexico

Mexico’s Meetings And Events Industry Ranks 5th In The Americas In 2016 Mexico has seen rapid growth in its meetings industry, reporting a 10.4% increase in business in the first two months of the year when compared to the same period in 2016, announced the Mexico Tourism Board. According to the International Association of Congresses [...]

cigarettes
Jul
8

Tobacco-Free Kids

Oregon Will Be Third State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21 Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids The Oregon Legislature has taken bold action to protect kids from tobacco addiction and save lives by voting to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. Lawmakers gave final approval to the [...]