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Atlanta Events: Know That Man Forum | August 28 2011

The host of this event want to know if you can handle the truth? Event Description: The thing that keeps us apart from each other is the TRUTH. Men will go in their MENTAL CHAMBERS & tell it like it is. We know when we LOOSE the SHACKLES of the GAME. We can enter, turnaround, fix, disengage, dissect, any situation that HOLDS us DOWN. Fear is the poison that has left us abandoned from each other. . . . . We understand to have anything worthwhile and a meaningful. ….

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Atlanta Events: Chocolate Chat Atlanta | August 28 2011 | Food & Wine with Friends and Followers

Ladies and gentlemen of Atlanta! Join Chocolate Chat Atlanta for chocolate, chat, and a great time! Sooo Hot productions along with Swarthy Daisy presents an afternoon of decadent desserts, drinks, and appetizers! This trendy urban lounge acts as a backdrop for Live entertainment, cool people, and great conversation! Vendors will be on site selling some of Atlanta’s unique and trendy items. RSVP Follow the Buzz via http://www.eventbee.com/v/chocolatechatatlanta Start Living Atlanta Style! — You just got the buzz from www.DryerBuzz.com — Combing the headlines. Transforming the way we look — at…

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The Cut with that Brother! Does Renown Artists Gilbert Young Have Valid Points Regarding the MLK Memorial and Monument? VideoBuzz

Gilbert Young is currently celebrating 50 years as an artist.  He is one of the most renowned black artists in America. In the video clip, Young expresses disappointment in the MLK Memorial foundation’s selections from the artist chose to construct the piece to the stones used in the memorial. The conversation is deep. Young and others have protested the monument from the start. Did he say not even the granite was from America? During the weekend of the dedication, the many events surrounding the dedication of the MLK monument were…

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August 27-28th: Have We Been Here Before? Poverty Politics Hurricanes | Jet Magazine Covers | Seeing is Believing

History is an archived of all things possible.  The good, the bad, and the buzz. Have we been here before?  Slow your scroll through a gallery of Jet Magazine covers published August 27th and  August 28th dating back to 1953.  Look familiar?  Click either cover to read the issue online. You might be surprise what you find. Cover Key and Links: Common Covers Jet Aug 27 2007 Spike Lee Katrina Covers Jet August 28 2006 Usher Covers Jet August 27 2001 Mary J Blige Covers Jet August 28 2000 Sheryl…

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Sunset: Esther Gordy Edwards Obituary: The Obituary and Death Notice of Esther Gordy Edwards | Legacy.com

Esther Gordy Edwards (Michael Ochs Archives) DETROIT (AP) – Esther Gordy Edwards, who helped build Motown Records alongside her brother Berry Gordy Jr. and led efforts to turn its original Detroit headquarters into a museum, has died. She was 91. Edwards died Wednesday surrounded by family and friends in Detroit, the Motown Historical Museum said in a statement. Edwards was a Motown executive for nearly three decades, holding numerous leadership positions within the music company whose artists included Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, The…

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Atlanta Tweets With #myATLchat Fridays and Saturdays 2 to 3PM: Follow the Buzz Around Atlanta | Things to Do | Festivals | Events | Salon Socials

Slow your scroll and follow the buzz around Atlanta to great events, good eats, and meet in the tweets.  Plus catch great twinterviews hosted by @DryerBuzz. Schedule tweets or tweet live Friday and Saturday 2 to 3PM ET.  Be sure to tag tweets with #myATLchat.  Follow the buzz on twitter with the hashtag.  If you just want too look in on tweets, then visit chat page on DryerBuzz.com or use the widget below. Salon Social:  Saturdays we turn up the heat while you’re under the dryer.  Follow the buzz in…

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The Clippings: Experience Ghana’s culture, networking, business, opportunities | Africa for the Africans Tours | Atlanta

Africa for the Africans Tours & Investments is a black-owned Atlanta based international business enterprise specializing in Africa tours and investments services. The company provides the Diaspora with a cultural and historical reconnection to the African continent. With a determined mission to foster lasting relationships with our African family, a vision inspired by the Honorable Marcus Garvey, who used the term “Africa for the Africans” to encourage a black nation and ownership of land outside of America. Africa for the African’s vision has guided hundreds of people yearning to be…

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Hair She Goes! Black Women For Wellness Conference in LA‏ | September 28-30

National Buzz — This September, Black Women for Wellness will host its 12th Annual Conference entitled POWER SHIFT: Gathering our Forces, Kicking up Sand, Lifting our Fists, Protecting our Wombs. Conference activities will begin on Wednesday, September 28 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Culver City, California. The event is designed to provide an open forum and space to dialogue about what reproductive health means for Black women and girls and the lives we choose to live. The POWER SHIFT! conference will provide the learning spaces, tools, strategies and…

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Hair She Goes! Black Enterprise Partners with Jersey Girl Sports to Host “1st & Flirty” at Golf and Tennis

Jersey Girl Sports (JGS) an online multimedia lifestyle brand for female sports fans, the hottest online sports and web TV destination created for women by women has partnered with Black Enterprise Magazine to host 1st & Flirty , a football 101 event for women in Miami Labor Day Weekend during their signature Golf & Tennis Challenge event. This year’s Black Enterprise Pepsi Golf & Tennis Challenge continues to be the largest and most successful African American sporting and lifestyle event with over 1,200 participants each year. Understanding that not all…

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WATCH: Eddie Long accusers break their silence – News Story – WSB Atlanta | The Cut with that Brother!

For the first time since they settled their case against Bishop Eddie Long, two of the young men who accused him of sexual abuse are speaking out. Jamal Parris and Spencer LeGrande agreed to their first sit-down interview with Channel 2 investigative reporter Jodie Fleischer inside a Miami hotel late last week. Parris and LeGrande and three other young men entered into a confidential settlement with Long and New Birth Missionary Baptist church three months ago. WATCH and Follow the Buzz  via Eddie Long accusers break their silence | wsbtv.com…

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BookBuzz: Engaging Black Seniors For Community Strengthening | Calling the Elders‏

BookBuzz! — As individuals pass through youth and into adulthood, there is also a stage past adulthood where the cumulative learning of a lifetime is embodied. This is called Elderhood, and although current systems in the United States have increasingly marginalized those in this group, traditional African societies throughout the continent and early African American communities understood the invaluable resources embodied within this life stage. In many traditional African societies, transitions from one life stage to the next – from birth through death – were marked with specific and predetermined…

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The Cut with the Brothers! Alpha Phi Alpha Charitable Foundation (APACF) providing iPads® to two DC Public Schools | MLK Memorial

During the week of the MLK Memorial dedication, the Alpha Phi Alpha Charitable Foundation (APACF) is providing iPads® to two DC Public Schools. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School in Southeast DC and The Paul Public Charter School in Northwest DC will receive ten iPads® each to be used for math and science classes. The new APACF Technology Grant Program will partner these schools with Howard University, which will provide them with ongoing technical support. Additionally, the Foundation is providing the schools with an e-curriculum consultant to help them develop…

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Hair She Goes! Harvard Law Attorney Turns Social Entrepreneur to Help Teen Girls‏ | G.U.R.L.S. Rock(TM) 2011 Leadership Summit

San Francisco Bay Area – Dr. Raye Mitchell has given serious consideration to the challenges and opportunities that young and teen-aged girls face in our time: the desire to be a leader, but a scarcity of resources, global engagement, new technology, new media, becoming global leaders, and more. She found the matter of such importance that she left her private law firm to dedicate herself to inspire and empower young girls (8-18) to live lives of purpose, passion and power as future global leaders. Thus, in 2007, Dr. Mitchell formed…

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Sunset: Jimmy Kimmel’s Uncle Frank Obituary: The Obituary and Death Notice of Frank Potenza | Legacy.com

Frank Potenza (AP Photo) LOS ANGELES (AP) – Jimmy Kimmel’s Uncle Frank, who handled both security and comedy on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” has died. Frank Potenza was 77. A statement from the show says Potenza died early Tuesday. Further details weren’t immediately available. The silver-haired Potenza had served as a New York City police officer for two decades and as a private security guard before Kimmel asked him to join his show in 2003. On “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Potenza was paired in comedy bits with Guillermo Rodriguez, a real-life…

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QuickBuzz: 5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Eastern U.S. | FoxBusiness.com | #Earthquake

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck the U.S. East Coast from Virginia to at least Boston on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Follow the Buzz via foxbusiness.com Seeing is Believing — You just got the buzz from www.DryerBuzz.com — Combing the headlines. Transforming the way we look — at life. Submit a story, news, or opinion to DryerBuzz.com http://Pitch.DryerBuzz.com Posted via email from DryerBuzz’s posterous Extra Buzzthe Clippings | Watch perfect high gloss shoe shine | Andrew Ronning Hair She Buzz | Hillary Clinton makes history with official nomination as…

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