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Oct 02nd


SnapshotsSoul music fans packed the Dakota Jazz Club this past Sunday (Jan. 19) to see Grammy nominated soul performer Anthony David. Following the show, David took time to hang out with some of his Twin Cities fans. Here are a few shots from the show.


PROFILES IN EXCELLENCE: Sarah BellamySarah Bellamy – daughter of Penumbra Theatre founder, Lou Bellamy – was recently named co-artistic director of Penumbra, the nation's largest African-American theater company.

The Taboo to Pursue!

The Taboo to Pursue!Taboo
The "Jamesy Boy" Interview

Born in L.A. on July 14, 1975, Jimmy "Taboo" Gomez began dreaming about show business at an early age. The versatile fourple threat is a multilingual rapper, singer, dancer and emcee who got his big break in 1995 when approached by to form the Black Eyed Peas.

Johnson Publishing Company plans to release a commemorative edition of JET and a major editorial tribute in the February Ebony issue on Nelson Mandela

CHICAGO — Johnson Publishing Company, LLC (JPC) announced that JET magazine will release a special commemorative issue on Nelson Mandela and a special editorial tribute to the legend in the February issue of Ebony magazine.

Exhibit features paintings of Cuban revolutionary Antonio Guerrero

Exhibit features paintings of Cuban revolutionary Antonio GuerreroThe Minnesota Cuba Committee and Regla De Oro are sponsoring a month-long exhibit of the paintings of Antonio Guerrero, one of five Cuban revolutionaries locked up in U.S. prisons on trumped-up charges. The opening reception will take place on February 7, from 6-8 PM, at Regla De Oro in Minneapolis.

PBS celebrates Black history and culture

PBS celebrates Black history and cultureArlington, VA ( -- In commemoration of Black History Month and as part of its year-round commitment to provide diverse programming and resources for all Americans, PBS today announced new shows and online content celebrating the African American experience past, present and future. From an American Masters profile of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker, to an Independent Lens documentary about the secret spy agency created to maintain segregation in 1950's Mississippi, Black History Month on PBS will provide programs that educate, inform and inspire viewers to learn more about the rich culture of our nation.


SNAPSHOTSBlue-eyed soul icon Bobby Caldwell during the final show of a two-day engagement at the Dakota Jazz Club. Caldwell joked a highlight of his career was being awarded Billboard's "Best Black Artist" in 1979.
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