Category Archives: Urban News

The Legacy Continues: The Sons of Notorious B.I.G. & Sean Combs Perform at the SOURCE360 Festival and Conference

The Legacy Continues: The Sons of Notorious B.I.G. & Sean Combs Perform at the SOURCE360 Festival and Conference

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4th ANNUAL SOURCE360 FESTIVAL & CONFERENCE REACHES NEW HEIGHTS Multi-Faceted 2017 Event Hosted Concerts, Block Party, Pivotal Sessions on Cannabis, Community Policing, Tech, Media, Music Marketing, and The State of Hip-Hop *(New York) – The 4th Annual SOURCE360 Festival & Conference was recently held in downtown Brooklyn, N.Y. Once again, SOURCE360 brought together members of […]

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Briana Gilchrist: Charter School Saved My Life

Briana Gilchrist: Charter School Saved My Life

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*My college education isn’t something I take for granted. Too many people – family, teachers, mentors – jumped through too many hoops so that I can be where I am today. Briana Gilchrist The old saying is true: “It takes a village.” And my village made it possible for me to intern with the Eastern Region Community […]

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Louis Farrakhan to Keynote Family-Summit Conference

Louis Farrakhan to Keynote Family-Summit Conference

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*The highly anticipated Family Summit and Conference will take place in Atlanta, Georgia., on August 25-27 at the Sheraton Atlanta. The three-day summit and conference will be centered on the theme, “Strong Families: The Foundation of a Great Nation” and will culminate on Sunday, Aug. 27, with a keynote address by the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. Attendees of […]

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BeBe Winans’ Points to Unconditional Love in ‘Born for This’ Stage Play

BeBe Winans’ Points to Unconditional Love in ‘Born for This’ Stage Play

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*He ignored multiple phones calls while eating at a restaurant and spending time with his son. But the calls kept coming. And after a while, caller ID showed a missed connection — from a cousin, and then from his mom so he knew something was wrong, and he answered. “Have you heard?” his mom said. He […]

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BeBe Winans’ ‘Born for This’ Stage Play Marks Unconditional Love

BeBe Winans’ ‘Born for This’ Stage Play Marks Unconditional Love

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*He ignored multiple phones calls while eating at a restaurant and spending time with his son. But the calls kept buzzing. After a while, when his caller ID showed a missed connection from first a cousin, and then from his mom he knew something was up, so he answered. “Have you heard?” his mom said. […]

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Peculiar Patriot to fly at National Black Theatre

Peculiar Patriot to fly at National Black Theatre

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*Dr. Barbara Ann Teer’s National Black Theatre (NBT) has joined forces with Hi-ARTS for the world premiere of The Peculiar Patriot. The one-woman show, written and performed by Liza Jessie Peterson and directed by Talvin Wilks, is a scathing portrait of mass incarceration gleaned from Peterson’s nearly two decades of work in prisons in New York City. The multimedia […]

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Author Elease Wiggins Pens a Farewell to Welfare

Author Elease Wiggins Pens a Farewell to Welfare

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*In the wake of federal budget cuts that would largely reduce funds available to pivotal social programs utilized by vulnerable citizens–author and Professor of Sociology at Bergen County Community College, Elease Wiggins debuts a progressive new program entitled, “The Farewell to Welfare Method.” Based on her largely successful debut book, “A Farewell to Welfare: 25 Strategies to Freedom, […]

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Dr. Kerri Hobbs’ ‘More than a Fraction’ Book Tour Arrives at Red Emma’s Bookstore August 20, 2017

Dr. Kerri Hobbs’ ‘More than a Fraction’ Book Tour Arrives at Red Emma’s Bookstore August 20, 2017

*Dr. Kerri Moseley-Hobbs’ “More Than a Fraction” Book Tour arrives at Red Emma’s Bookstore and Coffee Shop (30 West North Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201) for a presentation and book signing event to take place on Sunday, August 20 at 3 p.m. ET. Dr. Hobbs is Vice President of Imagination Lunchbox, LLC, which published the creative […]

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Prodigy Filmmaker Anthony Hobbs’ Agent Hollywood Screening at Blackstar Film Fest in August

Prodigy Filmmaker Anthony Hobbs’ Agent Hollywood Screening at Blackstar Film Fest in August

 *Baltimore’s own award winning prodigy actor and filmmaker Anthony Michael Hobbs’ third project Agent Hollywood is to be screened at the Blackstar Film Fest in Philadelphia, PA August 3 – 6, 2017. The 15 minute short film is released through his company Imagination Lunchbox, LLC. Twelve year old Hobbs wrote, produced and directed Agent Hollywood […]

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Every.Black Presents Anatomy of a Black Economic Movement

Every.Black Presents Anatomy of a Black Economic Movement

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*This press release announces the release of the video, The Anatomy of a Black Economic Movement. This video contains information outlining the financial dilemma of African Americans, proposed solutions throughout history, examples of entrepreneurial success stories, methods and philosophies to achieve financial independence, the impact of technology on major events of the past and how it […]

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