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Kennedy Honors Recognize Lionel Richie, LL Cool J Without Trumps

[ad_1] (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — This year’s Kennedy Center Honors recognizing outstanding artists and performers managed to skip the political drama that loomed over it earlier this year — just ask honoree Norman Lear. Ahead of Sunday night’s festivities at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the longtime television producer behind “All in the Family” and other hits reacted with mock surprise when reminded that President Donald Trump was not attending. “Really? Wow!” Lear said as he entered the building. “I’m expecting a warm, funny, wonderful evening. My guess is that the focus tonight will be on...

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Aja Naomi King L’Oreal Paris spokesperson

[ad_1] Source: Bob D’Amico / Getty We’ve got another Black woman reppin’ L’Oreal Paris! Aja Naomi King has been named their newest spokeswoman. “Makeup became my armor growing up,” the How to Get Away With Murder star shared in the brand’s official announcement. “It provided me with a sense of protection and gave me the power and confidence to face the world in the way I wanted. To now represent L’Oréal Paris is incredibly overwhelming.” Her first campaign will be for True Match Lumi Glow line, which includes Glotion Natural Glow Enhancers, Glow Nude Palette, Shimmerista Powder, Glow Boosting Drops and Bronze it Bronzer. The 32-year-old actress shared on Instagram how excited and...

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Little Known Black History Fact: Bill Mays

[ad_1] The late William “Bill” G. Mays was a pioneering Indiana businessman who applied his resources to bring prominence to not only his holdings but other entities across the state. Among his many accomplishments, Mays was the first African-American chairman of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, cementing his designation as one of the state’s most successful businessmen. Mays was born December 4, 1945 in Evansville, Indiana. Graduating at the top of his class, Mays entered Indiana University and followed the footsteps of his chemical professor father en route to earning a degree in chemistry in 1970. He earned his MBA...

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WATCH: TV One’s Trailer For ‘Behind The Movie’ Film

[ad_1] Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her bus seat 62 years ago was only the beginning. Premiering on TV One in February, Behind the Movement offers a closer look at how the history-making Montgomery Bus Boycott was planned in just three days and ultimately led to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. A new trailer released today gives more insight into Parks’ mind state when she refused to give up her seat and found a place in history. “It was reported that I was tired and that wasn’t true,” says actress Meta Golding as Parks in the trailer. “I was tired of all the injustice, all...

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Golden Krust Founder Commits Suicide

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Lowell Hawthorne, the founder and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill, has died in New York City. He was 57. The city’s medical examiner’s said Hawthorne shot himself in the head at his Bronx factory on Saturday. Hawthorne started the successful Caribbean fast food chain in 1989 by selling Jamaican beef patties, jerk chicken and breads. He built the business into a national franchise with more than 120 restaurants in nine states. The New York Post is reporting that Hawthorne may have been worried about a tax probe and tax debt. He was also the subject...

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Crypt0’s News: Portfolio Holdings! (June 23rd, 2017)

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President Obama Shades Trump Twitter Followers

[ad_1] Source: NICHOLAS KAMM / GettyAccording to the Huff Post, in a conversation with journalist Karan Thapar, Obama made note that he has close to 100 million followers on Twitter. “I actually have more than other people who use it more often,” he added, prompting laughter from the audience who must have thought he was ragging on Donald Trump.FYI: Obama has roughly  97.4 million followers, while Trump has half that with 43.8 million. But we’re sure that Trump will say that Obama’s followers are fake. Obama continued the conversation saying, “I think it’s important to be mindful about both the power of these...

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