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Fat Man’s Corner: Remembering The Good Eating Days

[ad_1] Your browser does not support iframes. 12/22/17- It’s been a whole year since Lavelle has lost 169 pounds! It’s an amazing accomplishment but sometimes Lavell gets a craving for his old stomping grounds like Sonic’s Root 44 Lemonade Slushie and Hamburger Helper with 5 different kinds of cheese. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Close Thank you for subscribing! Please be sure to open and click your first newsletter so we can confirm...

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Nearly $1 Billion Raised For Rebuilding Texas After Harvey

[ad_1] HOUSTON (AP) — The groups helping to rebuild on the Texas Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey have collected close to $1 billion in donations, according to an Associated Press tally of major national and local organizations. Much of that money is already being put to work after Harvey, which ravaged cities in Southeast Texas in August with high winds before dumping record amounts of rain on the rest of the coast, including Houston, the nation’s fourth-largest city. Here is a look at the fundraising picture after Harvey: WHO’S RAISING MONEY? Of the $928 million raised by major groups involved in the recovery, the...

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Top Of The Morning: Christmas Is Near!

[ad_1] Your browser does not support iframes. 12/22/17- Christmas is around the corner and Skip is just now getting around to gift shopping. Lavell can’t believe it and Jacque is just amazed. It’s so last-minute that Skip is getting his wife a vacuum belt for Christmas! What a gift huh? Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Extravagant Gifts of the Rich & Famous 26 photos Launch gallery 1. Rihanna & little brother, Rajad 1 of 26 2. Oprah Winfrey 2 of 26 3. Kanye West & Kim Kardashian 3 of 26 4. Beyonce Knowles-Carter & Mom Tina Knowles 4 of 26 5. Sean Combs & son Justin 5 of 26 6. Simon Cowell & Terri...

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Despite GOP, 9 M Sign Up For Obamacare

[ad_1] The Healthcare.gov website is seen on a computer screen Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkably strong show of consumer demand, nearly 9 million people signed up for “Obamacare” next year, as government numbers out Thursday proved predictions of its collapse wrong yet again. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said more than 8.8 million people have signed up in the 39 states served by the federal HealthCare.gov website. That compares to 9.2 million last year in the same states — or 96 percent of the previous total. The level exceeds what experts thought...

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Dick Clark Productions Cuts Ties With Miss America Pageant

[ad_1] Sam Haskell, left, CEO of Miss America Organization, (AP Photo/Mel Evans) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Dick Clark Productions says it has cut ties with the Miss America Organization over internal emails by pageant senior leadership that ridiculed past winners’ appearance, intelligence and sex lives. The Huffington Post reported Thursday that the Miss America Organization’s CEO, Sam Haskell, exchanged emails with a writer for the televised pageant and others that included harsh and sometimes vulgar comments about past winners. Dick Clark Productions, which produces the nationally televised pageant broadcasts, tells The Associated Press that it has cut ties with the pageant over...

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Little Known Black History Fact: Jerry Pinkey

[ad_1] Jerry Pinkney, a children’s book author and illustrator, has been internationally recognized for his contribution to the arts. Today is the Philadelphia native’s birthday, and we’re taking a look back at his highly decorated career. Pinkney was born in the Germantown section of Philadelphia in 1939. As a boy, Pinkney suffered from dyslexia and was withdrawn but found an outlet via art. Through the urging of teachers and notable cartoonist John Liney, Pinkney dove into the craft even further. He entered the Philadelphia Museum College of Art (now University of the Arts) where he met his wife, Gloria. After working several...

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Jenifer Lewis And The Original Dreamgirls Do Epic Rap Collabo

[ad_1] Jenifer Lewis has been getting into the rap game lately promoting her new book The Mother Of Black Hollywood. She goes to her book signing events and usually gets some people to sing/ rap along with heer. This time around, Lewis was rapping with the members of Dreamgirls. While in attendance Sheryl Lee Ralph‘s 27th annual Divas Simply Singing event, Lewis had Ralph and Jennifer Holliday to rap with her. Check the video out down below. How did they do?     Don’t Miss Out! Follow The Russ Parr Show on Twitter and Instagram Keep Up With The Russ Parr Morning Show On Facebook Too!   Also On Black America Web: [ad_2] Source...

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Papa John’s Founder Stepping Down After NFL Comments

[ad_1] Timothy D. Easley NEW YORK (AP) — Papa John’s founder John Schnatter will step down as CEO next month, about two months after he criticized the NFL leadership over national anthem protests by players — comments for which the company later apologized. Schnatter will be replaced as chief executive by Chief Operating Officer Steve Ritchie on Jan. 1, the company announced Thursday. Schnatter, who appears in the chain’s commercials and on its pizza boxes, remains chairman of the board. He is also the company’s biggest shareholder. Earlier this year, Schnatter blamed slowing sales growth at Papa John’s — an NFL sponsor and...

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