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AMERICANS USED TO EAT PIGEONS ALL THE TIME AND IT COULD BE MAKING A COMEBACK

Eleanor Cummins Popular Science Brobson Lutz remembers his first squab with perfect clarity. It was the 1970s at the now-closed French restaurant Lutèce in New York City. “I came from North Alabama where there was a lot of dove and quail hunting and I knew how tasty little birds were,” the fast-talking Southerner recalls. “I’m not even sure if I …

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Preserved – Wakanda Forever

“Show them who you are!” were words shouted by Ramonda (Angela Bassett) to T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) early in the blockbuster movie Black Panther.  By themselves, these words appear to be strong words of encouragement that any mother would say to her child if she saw that he or she were in a difficult situation.    In the case of T’Challa, he …

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Black Panther Smashes Box Office Records

With $218 Million Haul, ‘Black Panther’ Smashes Box Office Record The Disney-Marvel movie “Black Panther,” which finds the superheroic T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) returning to his remote African kingdom to assume the throne, roared into theaters over the weekend as a full-blown cultural event, breaking box office records and shattering a myth about the overseas viability of movies rooted in black …

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Fans in Africa React to Black Panther

JOHANNESBURG — Fans in Africa are lauding “Black Panther” for its positive portrayal of the continent, particularly after the unfortunate remarks about Africa by President Donald Trump. African moviegoers said they’re proud of the way “Black Panther” shows off their heritage. As the red carpet in South Africa swirled with stunning outfits and exclamations in the local isiXhosa language used …

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Toveet Radcliff was the First African-American Woman to Die in the Israeli Military

Toveet Radcliff was the first African-American woman to die in the Israeli Military. Her death was ruled a suicide…. but her family isn’t buying it. In America, we’ve become painfully used to the idea that to the police, the Jeff Sessions-led justice Department and, in many cases, the military, black lives don’t matter. Donald Trump’s handling of the death of …

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James C. Birdsong, Jr., Member of the Famed Birdsong Family, Inspires with a Story of Overcoming in New Book, The Best Is Yet To Come: A Testimony of One Young Man’s Redemption

(Atlanta, GA) – February 13, 2018 – If the last name Birdsong sounds familiar, it’s no surprise. Rev. James C. Birdsong, Jr., pastor, motivational speaker, songwriter, aspiring Gospel singer, entrepreneur, children’s advocate and author of The Best Is Yet To Come: A Testimony of One Young Man’s Redemption hails from a lineage of movers and shakers. His cousins, Cindy Birdsong, Edwin Birdsong …

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The Unity Fest 2018… Dallas’ Historic Fair Park

                       The UNITY FEST 2018 @  DALLAS’ HISTORIC FAIR PARK Looking for something fun and innovative to do this weekend?  The Unity Fest and all of it’s wonderful festivities is definitely an event you don’t want to miss.  DFW’s own Jiles King has organized an event that will be talked about for weeks to come and looked forward to for …

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Ask Dr. Kevin: Understanding Clinical Trials and Sickle Cell Disease in the Black Community

By Dr. Kevin Williams (Chief Medical Officer, Pfizer Rare Disease Unit) This article is the third installment in the “Ask Dr. Kevin” series, brought to you by Pfizer Rare Disease in collaboration with the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) to increase understanding of sickle cell disease. Clinical trials are critical to bringing new medicines to people who need them, particularly …

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Preserved by Purpose: Living in the Overflow

“Them those got shall get; them that’s not shall lose,” are words sung so sweetly by the late Billie Holiday that can apply to our current economic situation.  With so many people struggling to find work and pay bills, it’s amazing to hear how some people have gotten even richer during these hard times.    According to Robert C. Lieberman, Professor …

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JUBILEE THEATRE PRESENTS DOMINIQUE MORISSEAU’S “DETROIT ‘67” IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Written by Dominique Morisseau Directed by Jiles R. King, II Fort Worth, TX – Celebrating 37 years of theatrical excellence, the award-winning Jubilee Theatre revisits a pivotal time in American history with Dominique Morisseau’s gripping Detroit ’67. Set against the backdrop of the Detroit riots, Morisseau’s Edward M. Kennedy Prize winning story remains eerily relevant today. The world is shifting …

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