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Feb 08th

Saxophonist Marcus Anderson enjoys And Coffee, his latest venture

Saxophonist Marcus Anderson enjoys And Coffee, his latest ventureSaxophonist Marcus Anderson has blended two of his favorite things – music and coffee, introducing four flavors of coffee under his new brand, And Coffee.

The launch of the coffee coincides with the release of a new CD of the same name. The CD is available online as is the coffee, which will also soon be available in retail stores.
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Prodigal parent documentary chronicles: Grammy-winning rapper's reunion with dad

Prodigal parent documentary chronicles: Grammy-winning rapper's reunion with dadChe "Rhymefest" Smith is among the handful of rappers who have actually managed to make it in the music industry. What's even more remarkable is the fact that the Grammy Award-winning artist also overcame a challenging childhood, having been raised on the rough South Side of Chicago by a single-mom who'd given birth to him while still in her early teens.
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Florynce "Flo" Kennedy

Florynce The Life of a Black Feminist Radical
by Sherie M. Randolph
University of North Carolina Press
Hardcover, $30.00
328 pages, Illustrated
ISBN: 978-1-4696-2391-7
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Film Review: "He Named Me Malala": Powerful portrait of Nobel Prize-winning teen illustrates indomitability of the human spirit

Film Review: Malala Yousafzai was named after a girl who spoke out and was killed for speaking out. That folk hero was a flag-bearing teenager who perished in 1880 while rallying fellow Pashtun resistance fighters to an unlikely victory over British invaders in a pivotal battle of the Second Anglo-Afghan War.
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Reggie Henderson debuts "Bahamian Son" movie at Lagoon

Reggie Henderson debuts Though it isn't our only story, it is a story far too many of us find familiar.

Single Black mother raises her child in less than ideal circumstances. A father out of the picture. A son that growing with a mind full of wonder and abandonment.
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Black artists make waves at 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

Black artists make waves at 2015 Toronto International Film FestivalTORONTO (NNPA) – The Toronto International Film Festival has aged gracefully into its 40th year anniversary. Black directors, actors and writers have enhanced the celebratory occasion with fine performances and artistic contributions in indie films, big budget movies and life-affirming documentaries. Their work in films that are positioning themselves for the upcoming awards season is on display in movies that will be released this fall and on into next year in theaters, VOD, Netflix, VH1....
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Mixed Me!

Mixed Me!Mixed Me!
by Taye Diggs
Illustrated by Shane W. Evans
Feiwel and Friends / An Imprint of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group
Paperback, $17.99
40 pages, Illustrated
ISBN: 978-1-250-04719-9
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