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MegaFest and Essence Festival Go Head to Head | Follow the Buzz DryerBuzz.com

#DryerBuzz.com — Just another great debate but did you know MegaFest Powered by PepsiCo and Essence Festival Powered by CocaCola calendared up pre-July 4th.  Did you have trouble deciding which festival to attend for your tribe. Did you split the cities and make it a mega week to enjoy the essence of both? Don’t let it sit on your spirit. We’ve got the links to follow the buzz.  Plus we’re stocking our stream with content from both — all while live blogging and keeping you #LivingAtlantaStyle. With blogger and radio…

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the Clippings | Sandra Bland #SandraBland

Top links for #SandraBland What really happened to #SandraBland? The 28-year-old woman is dead & we want answers: http://t.co/RoWppWNu2k pic.twitter.com/DplSLdyZAY — EBONY (@EBONYMag) July 16, 2015 #SandraBland got pulled over in Texas and died three days later. What happened? http://t.co/o0OmTIuYah pic.twitter.com/Cu4bC0aXUh — Slate (@Slate) July 16, 2015 #SandraBland petition almost at 35,000 signatures in under 24 hours – 100,000 & @WhiteHouse will respond. keep up RT https://t.co/Ix9zF1skH0 — VeryWhiteGuy (@VeryWhiteGuy) July 16, 2015 It appears the FBI has officially been asked by Texas to help with investigation into the death…

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Hair She Buzz 

Hair She Buzz | Perfect response when asked about your hair “I’m Doing Me!” | More advice from #theHairMaven Kaye Flewellen | Listen

As a prelude to much anticipated black hair red carpet controversies, we invited #thehairmaven Kaye Flewellen, author of Mane Attraction, to dress us with the best way to express ourselves when it comes to our hair.  Don’t stress pressing hair issues brought on by those who can’t understand our freedom of express when it comes to tresses. Flewellen says, when asked about your hair, reply “I’m doing me!” Listen for more buzz from this great debate during Bronner Bros Beauty show on #DryerBuzzonWAOK #HairSheBuzz Hair She Buzz — you just…

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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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The Cuts: Stedman Graham Appearing In Houston with Houston CEO Vickie Milazzo | Women Embracing Leadership

The “Women Embracing Leadership” events to be held in Houston, Texas, September 23-24, 2011 will feature national celebrity Stedman Graham and Inc. Top 10 Entrepreneur Vickie Milazzo. “Women Embracing Leadership” will focus on the leadership challenges women face today. Graham and Milazzo, both award-winning CEOs, will share the principles women can use to tap into their innate leadership potential. The program will take place on Friday, September 23, 2011, from 7:30-10:00pm at Unity Church, 2929 Unity Drive, Houston, one block southeast of Hillcroft and Westheimer. Presentations by Graham and Milazzo…

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Lawsuit claims Texas police shake down African-American or Latino drivers

CNN.com — Roderick Daniels was traveling through eastern Texas in October 2007 when, he says, he was the victim of a highway robbery by police. Now Daniels and other motorists who have been stopped by Tenaha police are part of a lawsuit seeking to end what plaintiff’s lawyer David Guillory calls a systematic fleecing of drivers passing through the town of about 1,000. Guillory, who practices in nearby Nacogdoches, Texas, estimates authorities in Tenaha seized $3 million between 2006 and 2008, and in about 150 cases — virtually all of…

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Cheech Marin and 30 Top Recording Artists to Headline the Dodge Ram Tejano Music National Convention!

The nation’s top Tejano (Tex-Mex) recording artists will headline the 2008 Dodge Ram Tejano Music National Convention hosted by actor/comedian Cheech Marin. The three-day event will be held in Dallas, Texas, and is scheduled from August 15-17 at the Dallas Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel at Reunion. The Convention will celebrate its 5th Anniversary with a Texas Homecoming after four successful Conventions in Las Vegas. More than 7,000 Tejano music enthusiasts, fans and Tex-Mex & other music industry representatives will convene in Dallas for the largest Latin music convention…

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