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February 2018 Blog Posts (47)


Chicago-Midwest
SO…WHERE ARE THE SONS?

THE MANHOOD LINE: LIVE! By Mike Ramey.



 I’ve been noticing something in a wide variety of TV commercials over the last several years, be they on the main TV networks, on cable, or further into the television universe. It seems that families having sons, has fallen out-of-vogue among the ‘wizards of smart’ on Madison Avenue. Daughters have become the ‘fixture’ among the advertisers…a trend I find very, very disturbing.

Why? I’m glad that you…

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Added by Mike Ramey on February 28, 2018 at 11:19pm — No Comments


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TWO GREAT TO IGNORE: ALI & HAROLD BELL

BY MIKE RAMEY

“Just because you ignore me; don’t mean that I’m not here.”

--James A. Green, Pastor

Indianapolis, Indiana

To understand the mindset of Harold Bell, you would have to understand his heroes were not the black athletes he admired like Jack Johnson, Joe Louis,…

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Added by Harold K. Bell on February 28, 2018 at 2:59pm — No Comments


NYMetro
The GroovaLottos Recall Their First Show & The Downtown Phunk Party on March 3

It was a brisk March evening in Falmouth, Massachusetts when The GroovaLottos made their debut in 2011. They had a three hour set and only five songs. How did they do it?

"We had been jamming in the carriage house for almost two years and sounded pretty good," recalls Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor, "I had brought in a digital recorder and we even made a demo of about 4 or five songs." "The only thing," added Eddie Ray Johnson, "was that all we…

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Added by Mwalim *7) DaPhunkeeProfessor on February 27, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments


NYMetro
The ZYG Rocks The House At Prince Hall Black History Month Event

Hip-hop Jazz Percussionist & MC, The ZYG performs in Boston for the

 Annual Prince Hall BlackHistory Month Program, bringing socially conscious hip-hop to a appreciative audience.

It was the talents of the upcoming generation was highlighted at the Annual Black History Month event, hosted by the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Massachusetts. About 200 community people filled the William E. Reed Auditorium in Dorchester on Sunday, February…

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Added by Mwalim *7) DaPhunkeeProfessor on February 27, 2018 at 4:44pm — No Comments


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BLACK HISTORY FAKE NEWS REPORT: NBC DC UPRISING!

MAYOR&SAMJORDAN

Mayor Walter Washington and me hanging out with the boys after the riots

 http://j.mp/2oBpgPn

NBC WRC-TV 4 aired a Black History Month special on Sunday February 25, 2018. The program looked back on the 1968 riots in Washington, DC without an eye witness account. NBC WRC TV4 relied on he say, she say to tell our story and history. I was on the U Street corridor during the riots for 4 days.…

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Added by Harold K. Bell on February 27, 2018 at 11:59am — No Comments


NYMetro
Carver Bancorp, Inc. Strengthens Its Harlem 125th Street Presence with Sale and Leaseback Transaction

Carver Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CARV), the holding company for Carver Federal Savings Bank ("Carver" or the "Bank"), announced today that the Bank has entered into a sale and leaseback property arrangement that will allow the Bank to maintain its branch presence at its 75 W. 125th…

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Added by TheBlackList on February 24, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments


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Black History Month NBA Style: Red In Black & White!

Red and Dotie Auerbach share a laugh with Inside Sports host Harold Bell and telephone guest, tennis legend Jimmy Connors.

NBA legend Red Auerbach and abolitionist John Brown had more in common than the color of their skin. These two white men stood up for black folks when they could not stand…

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Added by Harold K. Bell on February 23, 2018 at 9:59pm — No Comments


Asia
How to Make Home Shifting Smooth and Stress-Free ?



Stress, anxiety and tensions are the words that come in every re locator's mind when they need to shift their home.…

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Added by Monali Swain on February 22, 2018 at 12:33am — No Comments


NYMetro
Nielsen Insights Reveal Black Dollars Matter: The Sales Impact of Black Consumers

According to new consumer insights from Nielsen, the global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch, buy and listen to, Black consumers and…

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Added by TheBlackList on February 21, 2018 at 9:04pm — No Comments

The FBI's War on Black Bookstores

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Added by SendMeYourNews on February 21, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments


NYMetro
The GrovaLottos Discuss Spirit Animals and The Phunk

Grammy nominated band reflects on the spiritual philosophies that inform their musical fellowship including the spirit animal that guides their journey. Playing in Welfleet in March.…

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Added by Mwalim *7) DaPhunkeeProfessor on February 20, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments


West
Notes of Artistic Freedom Fighter Marvin X

“The artist elects to fight for freedom or slavery.

I have made my choice! I had no alternative!”

--Paul Robeson

Table of…

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Added by Marvin X on February 19, 2018 at 11:30pm — No Comments


NYMetro
The ZYG On Hip-hop's Roots in The Bronx & Beyond

The spirit energy that fueled Hip-hop can be found in the

 parks of The Bronx. The ZYG pays a visit to his musical roots and talks about the African, African American, and Caribbean oral and musical traditions that are at the roots of rap music.

BRONX, NY - Standing in Devoe Park, The ZYG finds himself literally at one of the significant crossroads ofHip-hop, where Sedewick Avenue and Fordam Road intersect.…

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Added by Mwalim *7) DaPhunkeeProfessor on February 19, 2018 at 6:33pm — No Comments


Chicago-Midwest
The Black Messiah Song Challenge, inspired by the Black Panther Movie

After watching and being inspired by the Black Panther Movie, I decided to create a Youtube Challenge with a song that I wrote to promote a Black African American Renaissance to implement The Quiet Resolution (TQR, Inc.)…

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Added by Charles E. Campbell on February 19, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments


Asia
Shifting Myths You Should Be Aware Of



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Added by Monali Swain on February 19, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments


Asia
How to Find Cost Effective Packers and Movers in Delhi



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Added by Monali Swain on February 19, 2018 at 12:30am — No Comments


Georgia
The Hidden Meanings of African Attire (Videos)

The Hidden Meanings Of African Attire

I am drawing this title from an article that I read that…
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Added by Nana Baakan Agyiriwah on February 17, 2018 at 1:04am — 2 Comments


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Grovel or Die

I am a mature black man. I was driving home at about 9 pm. It was dark and the residential road had little traffic. Suddenly a police car was behind me. I confess I was afraid.

Is my taillight ok?

Am I within the speed limit?

Did I put on my blinkers at the last turn?

The cop car passed without molesting me. I was relieved. But, my relief turned to anger. Is this the way I am going to spend the rest of my life in these circumstances? I have…

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Added by Michael Phillips on February 17, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

New Survey Shows African Americans Open Their Wallets For Family And Friends Despite Daily Financial Concerns

A new survey by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) reveals African Americans are more likely to believe community involvement is important to their overall well-being versus other ethnicities. For this group, community begins with family and friends -- and sometimes involves finances.…

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Added by SendMeYourNews on February 16, 2018 at 10:42am — No Comments

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Please Help 60 Inner-City Students Visit Egypt This Summer -- African Genesis Institute

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On August 1st of this year, 60 graduates of our African…Continue

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