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‘Bama State Style’ gives look into HBCU band life

Lifetime premieres its newest reality series “Bama State Style” featuring the Alabama State University Mighty Marching Hornets.

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Singer Johnny Kemp dead at 55

Reports indicate that R&B singer Johnny Kemp has died.

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Fight for $15 & 'Black Lives Matter' take over NYC

Several studies have been done showing that an increase in the wages of these employees would help boost the economy and lower the burden on tax payers since workers wouldn’t have to rely on public assistance and food stamps in order to survive.

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Noted women host 'For Sisters Only' panel at NAN convention

Female panelists came together to discuss issues and topics relating to Black women and girls during the National Action Network’s 15thannual convention last week.

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National Action Network labor panel urges workers to raise hell

April 10, the nation’s top labor leaders took the struggle to protect the rights of working men and women to the annual National Action Network convention.

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Imhotep's Guide To Black Events 04/16-04/22

Imhotep gives his weekly guide to Black Events.

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New York City Hot Sauce Expo 2015

New York City heats up Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26 with High River Sauces’ third annual New York City Hot Sauce Expo (@NYCHotSauceExpo), taking place at the Brooklyn Expo.

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Talking SCHOP! You’re so AmNewsFOOD

The Amsterdam News is excited to be an official media sponsor of the first annual Harlem EatUp! festival (@HarlemEatUp), going down May 14–17.

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Macon, Georgia: ‘The Song and Soul of the South’

In the first part of this feature series, we had just begun to grasp the overall “lay of the land” of Macon, Ga., a boutique town of approximately 90,000 residents situated a little more than an hour northwest of Atlanta.

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Children’s clothes spring up

From toddlers to teens, petitePARADE’s eighth Kids Fashion Week show was spectacular. Their young models strutted down the runway and sparked excitement with this audience in clothes from over 100 designers.

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Destination shopping tours: In Paris and New York City

Imagine traveling to New York City or Paris with a planned tour of all your favorite shops and meeting some of your favorite designers. CJ Tours, a full service Parisian fashion and beauty shopping tour operator and online boutique, will handle all of the details of just that sort of trip for you.

Report: 42 percent of workers in the US paid less than $15 an hour

A new report by the National Employment Law Project concluded that 42 percent of workers in the United States are paid less than $15 an hour.

Workers sue federal contractors

Contracted workers at the U.S. Department of Education, the National Park Service and the National Zoo have filed a complaint seeking $1.6 million in unpaid wages under the U.S. Service Contract Act.

The brutal, beautiful sport of boxing takes center stage with Mayweather vs Paquiao

In wake of the upcoming Mayweather vs Paquiao fight, David Goodson remembers one of the biggest and brutal boxing matches in history.

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‘Helping others survive’

At the State Office Building in Harlem, the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs held their Women’s History Month Celebration.

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Grand engagement ceremony takes place in Brooklyn

A magnificent engagement ceremony was held Saturday, April 11 at Brooklyn’s Eden Palace Banquet Hall, joining the Shittu and Banire families.

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A glorious celebration for the life of Dr. Ben

While there is no dismissing the glorious encomiums for the late Dr. Yosef A.A. ben-Jochannan—and they were as full of praise as the many dispensers—the priceless item at his more than three-hour funeral service at Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem was the printed program.

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Hearing from victims of police brutality

In the wake of the police killing of an unarmed Black man in North Charleston, S.C., the National Action Network’s annual conference kicked off last Wednesday.

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April 2015 marks 29th Alcohol Awareness Month

Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues.

The Cosmopolitan Review 04/16-04/22

Yvonne Delaney Mitchell gives her weekly Cosmopolitan Review.

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