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Highlights from the SAG Awards

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  The Screen Actors Guild Awards took place last night at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Many congratulations go to all of the winners. Denzel Washington won for best actor for his role in “Fences” and Viola Davis won best supporting actress. Advertisement Davis also makes history as the first African American to win […]

Janet Jackson Welcomes Baby Boy

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Congratulations are in order for Janet Jackson and husband Wissam Al Mana.  Jackson welcomed her first child into the world today. The baby’s name is Eissa Al Mana.  The 50-year-old pop star announced her pregnancy in October, this came a few months after she postponed her world tour. Jackson shared the following statement in a Facebook […]

Serena Williams and Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Are Engaged

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Love is in the air for Williams and Ohanian. He reportedly popped the question in Rome at the restaurant where the couple first met. Williams took to Reddit, Ohanian’s platform, to share the proposal story in poem form. Comment from discussion I said yes. “I came home/A little late/Someone had a bag packed for me/And […]

As Obama Departs, We Owe Him Our Thanks

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BY JESSE JACKSON The final days of the Obama presidency are upon us. His popularity is rising with the economy, and with the increasingly stark contrasts to his successor. It is worth being clear about the legacy that he leaves behind. Obama came to office facing the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. The […]

George Michael Passes Away at 53

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  George Michael passed away today at his home in London he was 53-years-old. The musician, born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou sold more than 100 million albums throughout his career. Advertisement His career launched in the 1980’s with the group Wham! The duo recorded popular hits such as Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go and Freedom. Michael then […]

Prince’s Paisley Park to be Turned into a Permanent Museum

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Prince fans can rejoice. The legendary artist’s home, Paisley Park, is now a permanent museum.  Monday evening [October 24] the Chanhassen City Council unanimously voted to re-zone the 64,000 foot property that was Prince’s home and recording studio. “Fans will have the unprecedented opportunity to experience first-hand what it was like for Prince to create, […]

The Prince Tribute Concert: Fans Celebrate the Life of a Legend

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It has been six months since Prince made his transition and for many it still feels like yesterday. There is a large population still mourning his death. Last night, the highly anticipated tribute concert took place at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. Fans from all over the world came to celebrate the music and […]

‘Martin’ Actor Tommy Ford Dies at 52

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Tommy Mykhal Ford made his transition today after his family made the decision to take him off of life support. The actor most known for his role on the show Martin was recovering from knee replacement surgery. According to TMZ the complications started over the weekend. He was taken to the Hospital in Atlanta on Sunday […]

Jessie Jackson’s Weekly Commentary

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by Jesse Jackson Sexual boasting, emails, tax returns, deplorables — the second presidential debate Sunday featured insults wrapped up in put-downs. This debate was held within miles of Ferguson, Mo., but it was never mentioned. The citizens who offered questions asked about issues — health care, the Supreme Court, energy. The moderators peddled scandals — and elicited […]

Kevin Heart Honored With Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame

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It has been a big year for Kevin Heart, and the greatness continues. Earlier this year he was named the highest paid comedian of 2016 by Forbes in July, he got married, and is noted as one of the hardest working men in Hollywood. The 37-year-old star now has his mark on the Hollywood Walk of […]

Messiah Releases Inspirational Video “We Still Swim” Feat. Elsun Bless

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With everything going on in the world today, music is a wonderful art from to uplift, create change, and inspire.  Artist, educator, and activist Messiah is using his extraordinary talents as a platform to create awareness, change the lives of others, and inspire listeners to do the same. He started his career teaching poetry at […]

The Source360 Speaker Series Takes Place 9/29-10/1 in Brooklyn, NY

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Written by Tracey Y. Smith The Third Annual SOURCE360 Festival returns to downtown Brooklyn’s cultural district from September 29th through October 2nd, courtesy of The NorthStar Group and The Source Magazine.  This four day celebration of Hip-Hop culture will engage the community through music, fashion, film/TV, art, panel discussions and technology. The SOURCE360 SPEAKER SERIES […]

Watch Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in First Trailer for ‘Fences’

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Viola Davis and Denzel Washington are standing strong in the very first trailer for Fences the film tells the story of a retired baseball player and his family during the 1950’s in Pittsburgh.  The movie is based on the August Wilson’s Tony and Pulitzer- Prize winning play and directed by Washington himself.  The pair starred in […]

Get Ready For The Third Annual Source 360 Festival and Conference

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It is that time of year where creativity meets inspiration, innovation, and education. The 3rd Annual Source 360 festival will take place from Thursday, September 29 – Sunday, October 2, 2016. Attendees can expect to listen and learn from artists, musicians, thought leaders, authors, industry executives, and more. The event will be held in the […]