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#DryerBuzz – Knock Knock! Easter the new Halloween

#DryerBuzz — Easter has forever been a great shopping day for retail. Months after Christmas, Easter is the time to go shopping again. New outfits, new shoes, new accessories, and let us not forget spending all day in the hair salon and barbershops — for all ages. Still trying to remember if Easter ever had true commercial success. What am I saying. Doh! However, I noticed from browsing sales circulars, something else now encroaching on Easter — Halloween. Is it me or did every costume with a hint of a…

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Opinion | Stop encouraging parents to humiliate kids on Facebook | Hindsight

A social service message keeping it real about parents and their friends who humiliate kids on Facebook Post by Yalanda Dryerbuzz Lattimore. theClippings — you just got the Buzz from DryerBuzz.com — transforming the way we look — at life! Extra BuzzI am Yalanda | Yalanda P Lattimore | DryerBuzz Success of Diversity Changes Nothing?| Follow the Buzz DryerBuzz Buzz it or Bash It? Was disrupting Falcons NFL money trail Michael Vick’s real crime? | Follow the buzz #DryerBuzz Can we digest a raw reality? #FeedaBlogger #DryerBuzz Badasses Have Bad…

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Spring Break Camps for Atlanta Kids | Living Atlanta Style

DryerBuzz.com Special Report ~ Late Breaks for Spring Breaks The wheels on the bus are parked. If spring break slipped up on you – here’s some last minute but all exciting ways to welcome spring without breaking the bank. Catch these late breaks for spring break – let’s get it buzzing. If your child can #doitforthevine then it’s time to invest in their true talent. Atlanta is the place to launch a dream with opportunities to be seen, heard, and cast from all parts of  the city. To start: Parents…

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Hair She Goes! Is Being Single ‘True Forever’? — An LL Cool J Inspired Blog — I Need Love Revisited

At the dawning of hip hop, LL Cool J gave us the ballad which took the new music genre and our hearts in a new direction.  Here, a late night rambling moment gone blogging turns into an “I Need Love” revisited. Hair She Goes! What I Know Now — My Life Did Not Facilitate Companionship — To This Point | Hope It’s Not True Forever Hair She Goes! — Here in this empty space of time — which means no one is presently, at post time,  asking me for anything…

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Living Atlanta Style! City Councilmember Kwanza Hall and the Atlanta Hawks Open Renovated Central Park Basketball Courts

Clipped from Kwanza and the Atlanta Hawks Open Renovated Central Park Basketball Courts | facebook.com More than 150 kids and their families from District 2’s Boulevard corridor turned out today to meet the Atlanta Hawks, get autographs, and shoot some hoops. The occasion? The re-opening of the newly renovated Central Park basketball courts, thanks to a $50,000 donation from the Atlanta Hawks Foundation in support of Kwanza’s Year of Boulevard initiative. Highlights from the smile-filled afternoon: Teenage boys getting all shy as photographers took their photos with the Atlanta Hawks…

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LivingAtalntaStyle! Still Standing (The Movie) Screening Thursday September 13th | Starring Couples Kindred the Family Soul, Speech (Arrested Development) and Yolanda Thomas

From the creators of BlackandMarriedWithKids.com | Sponsored by BE REAL    FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY!!! Sponsored by BE REAL   Thursday September 13, 2012 7:00PM Midtown Art Cinema Theater 931 Monroe Drive Atlanta, GA 30308 (We Are Expecting a Sell-Out So Buy Your Tickets Today!) Synopsis: From Lamar & Ronnie Tyler the creators of BlackandMarriedWithKids.com, Happily Ever After and You Saved Me comes the next installment of timeless love stories. A diverse group of couples provide transparent, insightful conversation about what it takes to have lasting power in current day marriages….

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Living Atlanta Style! Maynard Jackson Youth Foundation (MJYF) Celebrates 20 Years with Ignite 2012 Gala August 24th

Living Atlanta Style! (Clipped from http://mjyf.org): The Maynard Jackson Youth Foundation (MJYF) will celebrate 20 years of service to the Atlanta community. Founded in 1992 by the late Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson, MJYF has helped train hundreds of young Atlanta leaders. The mission of the MJYF is to build the foundation for youth today to become leaders of tomorrow. Since 1992, the Maynard Jackson Youth Foundation has positively impacted the lives of youth in the metro Atlanta area. The evening will begin with cocktails before the start of the awards…

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Living Atlanta Style! HOOP IT UP 3on3 Basketball Tournament August 11-12th

THE WORLD’S LARGEST 3on3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT COMING TO ATLANTA AUGUST 11-12th! Registration fee for all teams for this event is only $100!!! USE THIS SPECIAL DISCOUNT CODE FOR $20 OFF SIGN UP FEE! … ****************DISCOUNT CODE: TESTVTEPCF**************** REGISTER HERE: _________________________ General Information Price Per Team: Age 8 – 12: $100 Age 13 – 18: $100 Age 19 & up: $100 Each Player Receives: +Awards for 1st and 2nd place for each division +Minimum of 3 games +T-shirt, FREE samples, prizes and shooting contests for players and spectators +Invitation to play…

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Buzz with that Brother! Deion “Primetime” Sanders 3rd Annual TRUTH Sports Weekend in Atlanta July 28 & 29th | Living Atlanta Style!

From the Buzz Inbox — On Friday, July 27, 2012, Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Deion “Primetime” Sanders will be rolling into Atlanta to kick off his 3rdAnnual TRUTH Sports Weekend in Atlanta—the official launch of TRUTH SPORTS ATLANTA. “This weekend is about fun, family, friends and the kids. I do this every year for the babies- they are our future and I want to provide them with positively structured experiences to let them see what is beyond their street or town. We are also introducing TRUTH ATLANTA and we are just…

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Living Atlanta Style! with the Kids – E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial at Center for Puppetry Arts

The Center for Puppetry Arts Film Series showcases the art form of puppetry as it has been captured by camera. Featuring classic movies, hidden gems, and contemporary productions, it explores puppetry through narratives, documentaries, and short films. A young boy finds and befriends a stranded extra-terrestrial and races to reunite him with his family. Don’t miss this timeless classic! Directed by Steven Spielberg Rated PG 1982 • 115min Adventure/Drama/Family Location: Mainstage Theater Cost: $7; FREE for Center Members Center for Puppetry Arts1404 Spring Street NWAtlanta – Downtown, Midtown, GA, 30309…

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LivingAtlantaStyle! National Youth Summit June 29, 2012 | Mary-Pat Hector Organizes Summit to Give Youth A Voice | National Action Network

In Atlanta, Georgia, the NAN/Youth Move National Youth Summit will take place on June 29th at 9:00 a.m. at Grove Park Recreational Center 750 Francis Lane Atlanta, Ga 30317. The goal of the event entitled “The Shake Off Violence  National Youth Summit” is to provide an alternative to violence by strengthening youth in three ways: Relationships – Offer innovative relationship building workshops between the community and teens that helps connect the dots between where youth are and where they want to be. Peace – Leverage the relationships with civil rights icons and go back to…

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Living Atlanta Style! DeKalb County Summit On Youth Violence | Victory for the World Churc June 20, 2012, 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm | « CBS Atlanta

Decatur Buzz – DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Burrell Ellis will convene the metro-wide Summit on Youth Violence Wednesday, June 20, 2012, from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm.  It will be held at Victory for the World Church 1170 North Hairston Road in Stone Mountain, Georgia where two gang-related murders occurred last week. Photo courtesy of Jean Ross WAOK-AM Participants include youth, community, civic, social, elected, educational, and inter-faith leaders to discuss and address the issue of youth violence. WAOK host of Powertalk Lorraine Jacques White and V-103 personality Greg…

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Hair She Goes! Mayma Raphael Publishes Children’s Book ‘I Love The Skin I’m In!’

Mom Publishes Children’s Book to Help Answer Questions on Skin Color and Tolerance: I Love The Skin I’m In! “Unexpected” writer and publisher Mayma Raphael hopes her debut children’s book, I Love The Skin I’m In!, will help many other parents answer the questions that young children have about skin color and difference, after her own daughter’s questions inspired her to write the book. The journey to writing the book started for Raphael, 38, when her then 3-year old daughter developed a curiosity about color and began asking questions about…

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Atlanta Arts: Mama Koku Performs Faith Ringgold’s Book “Tar Beach” at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art March 17th

Spelman College Museum of Fine Art and NBAF, presenters of the National Black Arts Festival, will host a community day on Saturday, March 17, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., featuring master storyteller and children’s writer Donna Kokumo Buie, best known as “Mama Koku.” She will perform Faith Ringgold’s book “Tar Beach,” which won the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award in 1991. Children of all ages are invited to participate in the interactive reading.  The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibition “American People,…

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