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Watch Marshall Trailer | Chadwick Boseman, Sterling K Brown, Josh Gad

Movie Buzz — From Open Road Films — Long before he sat on the United States Supreme Court or claimed victory in Brown v. Board of Education, Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) was a young rabble-rousing attorney for the NAACP. The new motion picture, MARSHALL, is the true story of his greatest challenge in those early days – a fight he fought alongside attorney Sam Friedman (Josh Gad), a young lawyer with no experience in criminal law: the case of black chauffeur Joseph Spell (Sterling K. Brown), accused by his white employer, Eleanor…

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Hair She Buzz | Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture Coming to Sephora

Hair She Buzz — We know about her life and history, but have you ever wondered about her products.  “Madam C.J. Walker was the first person to devise and scale a business model that addressed the haircare and beauty needs of women of color, while also challenging the myopic ideals of the beauty industry at that time,” says Richelieu Dennis, CEO of Sundial Brands. But what about her products.  Wonder no more because Sundial Brands, a leading skincare and haircare manufacturer renowned for its innovative use of high-quality, culturally authentic natural ingredients…

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DryerBuzzRadio | Great Debates: History of Black Tech with Martin Pratt | Rachel Dolezal new strong black woman?

DryerBuzzonWAOK — Blogging comes to radio weekends in Atlanta with DryerBuzz editor Yalanda P Lattimore.  Listen as DryerBuzz moderates a great weekend debates in a double dose of buzz, Saturdays 6-8, and Sundays 1-4pm.  Plus, callers empty their soapbox on DryerBuzz on WAOK. Don’t shoot the moderator! Enjoy This week, Martin L Pratt stopped by for a segment on history of Black Tech. Martin is considered the wiki of black tech history, seo, and analytics.  He helped us remember just how pioneering of a blog we were back in the…

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DryerBuzzRadio | Back from Selma50 | Plus, Why Empire? and Let’s get Reel | Special guests Ted McCloud and ReelBlack Presents

DryerBuzzonWAOK – Are you ready? It’s another great debate with Yalanda P Lattimore and #DryerBuzz on WAOK.  Packed show for the #LanguageofMen.  Just back from Selma50, we’re asking “Did one Bloody Sunday fuel another?” Listen and see what we mean.  Plus, why Empire? Ted McCloud joins us. Is he Atlanta’s own Lucious.  We ask him why music and entertainment success often has a color past. Then, let’s get reel — reel as in ReelBlack with ReelBlack Presents.  More than an online presents covering African Americans in film, tv, and culture,…

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Sunset: Herman J Russell Death Notice | Obituary

Clipped from Black Enterprise — Death Notice — Herman J Russell Black Enterprise 100s Business Icon Herman J. Russell Has Died http://t.co/XJif6KZUNC — Black Enterprise (@blackenterprise) November 15, 2014 Herman J. Russell, the iconic entrepreneur who built the nation’s largest black-owned construction and real estate firm, as well as much of the Atlanta skyline, died today at the age of 83. He was also a behind-the-scenes financial backer of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., later playing a critical role in the construction (both…

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Living Atlanta Style: Center for Civil and Human Rights Opens with Celebration June 23, 2014

The highly anticipated Center for Civil and Human Rights will officially open to the public on June 23. Serving as a connector between past and present, The Center shares powerful stories of individuals and civil and human rights movements, and invites visitors to reflect on how they can create a more just and humane future for all. The cultural institution creates an immersive visitor experience through light, sound, images and the written word, all designed to inspire patrons and stimulate thought-provoking dialogue. The New York Times called the opening of…

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Living Atlanta Style: Atlanta Cyclorama Teams Up With Atlanta History Center For Juneteenth Celebration June 20th

Theatrical Performances, Games And Genealogy Workshops To Take Place Friday, June 20 from 11 am to 4 pm at the Atlanta Cyclorama “As we continue our commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War’s Battle of Atlanta we are excited about hosting a Juneteenth Celebration at the Atlanta Cyclorama,” states Camille Russell Love, Executive Director of the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. “Working in partnership with the Atlanta History Center we will present a day of fun and educational activities including theatrical performances, a youth open mic experience,…

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Watch Malcolm X responds to Nicki Minaj | VideoBuzz #HairSheBuzz

VideoBuzz: “Who taught you to hate the color of your skin? Who taught you to hate the texture of your hair? Who taught you to hate the shape of your nose and the shape of your lips? Who taught you to hate yourself from the top of your head to the soles of your feet? Who taught you to hate your own kind? Who taught you to hate the race that you belong to so much so that you don’t want to be around each other? No… Before you come…

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Petition to stop celebrity vigilante George Zimmerman fight | Happy Birthday Trayvon Martin | DryerBuzz Entertainment Report

DryerBuzz.com Entertainment Report — Are you on the right side of history? Zimmerman wants to fight more black men – Happy Birthday Trayvon Martin Related Links: Petition to Stop Zimmerman Trayvon Martin Foundation Raw Transcript As we said it is black history month…. So why is Georgia Zimmerman trending… bueller bueller… Having gotten away with murder (as is opinion of most), is Zimmerman saying he’s now ready to fight without weapons and wants to be the next celebrity boxer — with any number of black men as his proposed opponents?…

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Hair She Goes: Tempted Not to See Temptation – Was Blind – Now I See – Hollywood (and Tyler Perry) Playing Tricks On Me

Hair She Goes! – Stop playing Hollywood! Temptation movie posters will definitely Lead Me Not Into Temptation.  Why black movies always roll into theatre amid controversy?  Oh wait, let me not call it a black movie.  It has a diverse cast.  Temptation also stars the uber controversial Kim Kardashian, who strolled the movie’s Atlanta premiere’s Black carpet pregnant by her boyfriend, while still working over divorce details from her husband.  Yes, I reinforced my glass house.  I’m throwing stones – duck. Just like Hollywood has done in commercials for Temptation…

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Hair She Goes! Black Love Ain’t a Black Thang

Hair She Goes! My name is Yalanda and I’m a veteran pioneering twitterer. My timeline comes to life sometimes before I open my eyes.  I reach for my tablet and at this stage in the game, my glasses.  Once both are firmly in place, I open my eyes.  First tweet is most often “morning tworld,” after which I attempt to say something semi motivational. As the responses flow in, there is always the one seeking a retweet or two.  My endorsement and influence is what it is.  Powerful! Most tweets…

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Hair She Goes! Rosa Parks Statue Unveiled. Civil Rights Icon Now Sitting In Washington DC

Hair She Goes! President Barack Obama and leaders of congress unveiled a statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks. Civil Rights icon now sitting in Washington DC to remind us that we must all stand for something.  The unveiling and dedication took place via live stream for all the world to see.  Catch the buzz you missed via WhiteHouse Video. Hair She Goes! — You just got the buzz from www.DryerBuzz.com — Transforming the way we look — at life. Guest Blog or Pitch A Story, News or Opinion via http://Pitch.DryerBuzz.com…

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Movie Clippings: Black Films Still Lack Infrastructure Says Mike D Founder of ReelBlack | Black History

VideoBuzz: Reelblack founder Mike D was invited to participate in a panel on the impact of Gordon Parks (1912-2006) and the future of African-American Film. Here he offers his opinion on the current state of Black Film. Mike is currently raising funds to complete a feature length documentary entitled BLACK FILM NOW. Special thanks: Macy’s Center City. For more details, visit www.indiegogo.com/blackfilmnow Follow the Buzz to Watch More via reelblack Movie Clippings! — You just got the buzz from www.DryerBuzz.com — Transforming the way we look — at life. Guest…

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Hair She Goes! Gabby Douglas discusses her new style and Black History Month | blacktreemedia

VideoBuzz: Gabby Douglas discusses her new style and Black History Month. Gabby Douglas received the SHE GOT GAME AWARD at the Hall of Games Awards and spoke to our own Fallon Mercedes about her style, acting and offseason training tips. blacktreemedia Follow the Buzz to Watch More with blacktreemedia Hair She Goes! — You just got the buzz from www.DryerBuzz.com — Transforming the way we look — at life. Guest Blog or Pitch A Story, News or Opinion via http://Pitch.DryerBuzz.com Extra BuzzHair She Buzz | Michelle Obama Full DNC speech…

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Award Clippings: Rewind NAACP Image Awards Red Carpet with Jamie Foxx, Scandal Cast, Don Cheadle | blacktreemedia

VideoBuzz: Rewind NAACP Image Awards Red Carpet | blacktreemedia Follow the Buzz to Watch More blacktreemedia Award Clippings! Movie Clippings!  — You just got the buzz from www.DryerBuzz.com — Transforming the way we look — at life. Guest Blog or Pitch A Story, News or Opinion via http://Pitch.DryerBuzz.com Extra BuzzMegaFest and Essence Festival Go Head to Head | Follow the Buzz DryerBuzz.com Hamilton needs to run forever or cast won’t have jobs? | Follow the Buzz DryerBuzz.com What 20 Years In Prison Sounds Like | Follow the Buzz DryerBuzz Podcast:…

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