• Etana at the United Nations
  • Dr. Beverly Hall has died. Hall, 68, was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer last June.
  • Machel Montano
  • BWFN
  • Jamaica legalizes use of marijuana in small amounts
  • Zendaya and her locs look beautiful at the 87th Annual Academy Awardsndaya and her locs look beautiful at the 87th Annual Academy Awards

Etana at the United Nations

Etana Performs at the UN for Stop Ebola and Build For The Future Concert

March 04, 2015 | No Comments

On Monday, March 2, 2015 at the United Nations General Assembly Hall, Etana and her band took the stage at the private concert “Stop Ebola and Build For the Future” led by United African Congress,…

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Dr. Beverly Hall has died. Hall, 68, was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer last June.

Jamaicans in Atlanta Issue Statement on the Passing of Former APS Superintendent Dr. Beverly Hall

March 04, 2015 | No Comments

Jamaican-born, former Atlanta Public School (APS) Superintendent Dr. Beverly La-Forte Hall lost her battle with breast cancer on March 2, 2015. Dr. Hall was 68 years old. Jamaicans and Diaspora Caribbeans alike mourn Dr. Hall’s…

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Machel Montano

Is the Road March Still the “People’s Choice” ?

March 02, 2015 | No Comments

IT was more than one week ago that soca star Machel Montano’s composition “Like ah Boss” powered its way to the Road March title and obliterated all competition. The song was played a whopping 390…

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Black Women Film Network Announces 2015 Scholarship Recipients

March 02, 2015 | No Comments

Awards presented at ‘Untold Stories’ Luncheon on March 6 during  Black Women Film Summit   The Black Women Film Network (BWFN) announced today its 2015 Scholarship Winners who will receive their awards at the “Untold…

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Jamaica Becomes First Caribbean Country To Decriminalize Marijuana

February 25, 2015 | No Comments

Marijuana, weed, ganja, doesn’t matter what you call it the legalization of grass has been a hot topic for decades. Peter Tosh infamously petitioned for its legislation in his song “Legalize It”. Finally, marijuana legalization…

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WATCH: Giuliana Rancic Apologizes On-Air To Zendaya For Offensive Hair Comment

February 25, 2015 | No Comments

“I just want everyone to know that I didn’t intend to hurt anybody, but I learned it’s not my intent that matters. It’s the result. And the result is people are offended,” Giuliana stated. “Therefore,…

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Celebrate Virgin Islands History Month & the Observance of National Women’s History Month

February 25, 2015 | No Comments

U.S. Virgin Islands Sen. Myron D. Jackson, chairman of the 31st Legislature’s Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation, Youth & Recreation, encourages all to participate in acknowledging the accomplishments of the Territory and its people during…

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Bob Marley’s Estate Wins Appeal Over Unauthorized Image Use

February 24, 2015 | No Comments

Online vendors are flooded with shirts memorializing rockers like Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and Amy Winehouse, with much of that clothing produced without the authorization of the artists’ estate. However, a 9th Circuit…

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Zendaya Responds to E! Fashion Police Comments About Her DreadLocks Looking Like It Smelled of Weed

February 24, 2015 | No Comments

During Sunday’s Oscars red carpet coverage I predicted that some “eurocentric” media outlet would make an offensive remark about Zendaya Coleman‘s hair.  Unfortunately, the comment was made by co-host Giuliana Rancic on E!’s popular fashion…

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First Annual Nevis Blues Festival – April 16-18

February 23, 2015 | No Comments

The first annual Nevis Blues Festival is set to take place April 16-April 18 on the beautiful island of Nevis in the Eastern Caribbean.  The story goes that like all good ideas, the festival was…

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