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American Black Film Festival 2018 Recap: ‘Shoot Your Shot’ — Black America Web

The 22nd annual American Black Film Festival is a wrap. Aside from putting together the annual showcase of Black film and TV talent, founder Jeff Friday’s festival can now boast of jump-starting the career of the most successful Black movie director in history. Director Ryan Coogler – you may have heard of the little movie […]

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Young Triplets Arrested For Running “Power” Like Drug Ring Out Of Luxury Apartments [Video] — Bossip

How in the heck do you make this mistake. You should know that three black men in a luxury apartment would raise suspension. They would had been better off mixing in the hood.

(Raleigh police) Three identical 21-yr-old triplets were popped in North Carolina for operating a drug ring out of several luxury apartments.

via Young Triplets Arrested For Running “Power” Like Drug Ring Out Of Luxury Apartments [Video] — Bossip

Visiting the Hamptons, Marlo Hampton that is!

Everyone who watches housewives reality shows can’t help but know the FOH, Marlo Hampton. That witty and fashionable friend of NeNe Leakes, once friend of wanna be housewife or should I say now real housewife, Kenya Moore. Well apparently the rumor mill had Marlo as an ex-con who turned tricks for a living. However, Ms. Marlo set the record straight that she is the queen of multiple streams of income. Yes honey, Marlo has her hands in many facets of the lifestyles of the rich and famous. When asked by The Daily Dish she shares a multitude of interest that she is cashing in on: Fashion Designer, Etiquette Coach, Fashion Stylist, Boutique Owner, Hairline, Youtube Webseries, Real Estate, Philanthropist/Non-profit Organization, and Aspiring Author. Yes, Marlo is glamming it up against all odds of her criminal past. Just goes to show everyone that life continues no matter what obstacles crosses your path. Just to touch basis on her Philanthropist/Non-profit endeavor, she started Glam It Up – a nonprofit to encourage young girls in the foster care system to excel beyond their current status to achieve success in all areas of their lives. Here is a video:

Dwyane Wade Surprises Waffle House Hero James Shaw Jr. [VIDEO] — The Rickey Smiley Morning Show

James Shaw Jr. the man responsible for stopping the Waffle House shooter in Tennessee that took the lives of 4 people got invited onto The Ellen Show. During the show, Ellen asked Shaw who his favorite basketball player and why. “Dwyane Wade,” said Shaw. “I like the way he carries himself off the court according to USA Today. Ellen…

via Dwyane Wade Surprises Waffle House Hero James Shaw Jr. [VIDEO] — The Rickey Smiley Morning Show

Meek Mill Explains How A Starbucks Arrest Would Have Ended VERY Differently For Him — Global Grind

Meek Mill stood with P.A. governor Tom Wolf on Thursday, May 3, to talk about the criminal justice system and how his own situation reflects the lives of many young Black men where he grew up. He dropped a bombshell when he confessed that he was addicted to opioids at a time, adding that he…

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The SEC Has Subpoenaed Jay-Z Over Rocawear Deal With Iconix — 97.9 The Box

On Thursday the SEC filed a subpoena for Shawn ‘Jay-Z‘ Carter to testify about the more than $200M Iconix paid to acquire his fashion brand, Rocawear. Source: Hoch Zwei / Getty The SEC has been looking more into Iconix financial reporting and in relation to Rocawear, they more than $200 million they paid to acquire “intangible…

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Black Girls CODE And Lyft Team Up To Increase Racial Representation In STEM — News One

After refusing to accept a $125,000 grant from Uber due to the company’s lack of racial diversity and sexual assault allegations, the non-profit organization Black Girls CODE has teamed up with rival ride-sharing app Lyft in an effort to expose more young women of color to career paths in tech, Black Enterprise reported. . @lyft…

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