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Cannabis Conference at Emmanuel Baptist Calls for #EquityDayOne

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It was late spring 2018 in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, not far from Biggie’s old stomping ground, when Emmanuel Baptist church hosted a free financial empowerment workshop called Exodus: Exiting Egypt. The all day seminar was well attended by members of the congregation and featured panels on general topics like debt relief and estate planning. What…

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The Lyrical Hoofer: Joseph Webb on Life As A Rhyming Tap Dancer

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The New York Times hit the nail on the head when dance and cultural critic Roslyn Sulcas deemed tap dancer Joseph Webb “no doubt, a natural star,” albeit “too hard to categorize.” This is because he, like other prolific triple threats, has managed to trip the light fantastic as a seasoned professional dancer, Broadway actor,…

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SY Smith is THE Hardest Working Indie Artist in Show Business

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I’m going to go on and say it: Sy Smith is the hardest working indie artist in show business. Full stop. Okay, to clarify of course there are a tremendous amount of uber talented grinders, movers and shakers out here on the independent music scene. You’ve got to be if you’re going to have a…

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Kanye West is Bipolar: An Examination of How an Artist Processes a Mental Health Condition

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Ye is a very strange little album. Half acknowledgment of the broken, manic depressive, narcissism that is Kanye West’s psyche and half dedication to the love he seems to feel for his wife, Kim Kardashian West, and their children, particularly their daughters. In an untidy package, this collection of songs is wrapped up in the…

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Folami Opens Up About Her Path from Entertainer To Artist Entrepreneur

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If you haven’t been following Folami, one of the dazzling lead vocalists of disco’s greatest band, CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers, then you’re absolutely missing out! In this in-depth interview, Folami opens up about her path as a working entertainer and artist entrepreneur. We cover everything from how essential her family and Afrocentric upbringing were in…

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ABIAH Pays Tribute to Nina Simone on Upcoming Album

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The week after Nina Simone, our fierce activist artist born as Eunice Wyman, was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, I arrived at the charming residence of renowned vocalist Jeremiah Abiah. It was a dismally rainy Sunday afternoon in the cold of April. Located on a Central Harlem brownstone block, in the…

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Black Woman Directs First Ever Romantic Comedy about Black Muslim Life

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We all love a good romantic comedy, right? You know those hilariously relatable ones with the universal storyline: Gorgeous girl-loves-undeserving guy, they marry, he cheats, then, naturally, it all falls apart… Can the girl save her marriage with her beloved-albeit-trifling husband?? Or will she emerge after heartbreak more empowered with a new lease on life…

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