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Weight Woes: Comedienne Vows To Stop Flying Until She Drops ...

Actress and comedienne Erica Watson has appeared in films like “Precious” and “Dirty Laundry.” She also tours in a one-woman show called “Fat Bitch!,” which deals with America’s obsession with weight and stereotypes of African-American women. This week, Watson took ...
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F. Gary Gray: Shoots Documentary On Harley-Davidson

Movie director F. Gary Gray combined his love for filmmaking and motorcycles in a newly released documentary short called “F. Gary Gray’s Journey To Daytona.” The film is apart of a series of docu-videos used to culminate Harley-Davidson’s 110th Anniversary. ...
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Girl Power: Black Girls Rock In “Imagine A Future” Documentary

Procter & Gamble’s My Black Is Beautiful (MBIB) returned to the Essence Festival as a sponsor for its sixth year. This year, the beauty campaign was presenting their documentary “Imagine a Future” for the Essence Festival audience, only one year ...
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Ford Fusion: Automaker Rides Through Essence Festival

Since 2009, Ford has been the premiere brand sponsors of the Essence Festival. This year, the iconic automotive company best known for vehicles like the Taurus, Flex, Mustang, Expedition, Focus, Explorer and Edge was on hand for the festivities in ...
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McTelevision: McDonald’s 365Black Awards To Air On BET

McDonald’s held its annual 365Black Awards honoring outstanding African-Americans who are making positive contributions to the community during the 2013 Essence Festival. McDonald’s 365Black Awards was launched in 2003 as an extension of McDonald’s 365Black platform, created to celebrate the ...
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American Black Film Festival: Movie Magic In Miami Heat

Film Life’s 17th Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) concluded on Sunday, June 23 after five days of film screenings, insightful panels, celebrity one-on-ones, master classes, talent showcases, symposiums, entertainment and corporate soirees. This year the festival, founded by Jeff ...
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Sisters Summit: Female Power Players Leading Ladies In Business

While businessmen are known for networking and deal making on the golf course, successful women executives will take these arts to the next level by connecting in seminars, pampering sessions and a luxurious fashion event in a luxurious Caribbean environment. ...
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Essence Festival: TV One Out, MSNBC In

Don’t look for the “TV One Night Only: Live From The Essence Festival” this year on TV One. The annual music and cultural festival usually packages some of its main stage performances from the Essence Festival with backstage interviews for ...
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It’s Showtime: Apollo Launches Festival With SWV, Tichina Arnold, Lamman ...

The Apollo Theater has announced its first Harlem Healthy Soul Festival – a new community initiative focused on family health and wellness. Sponsored by Coca-Cola, the cultural celebration will feature performances by SWV, Noel Gourdin, Doug E. Fresh, John Michael, Angelique Sabrina ...
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Idris Elba: Makes Commercial Debut For Toyota Avalon

Actor Idris Elba is the star of a new commercial campaign for Toyota Avalon that premieres today. The Golden Globe winner, who many believe should be the first Black actor to play James Bond in the next installment of the franchise, is at ...