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A second chance for a single father

A second chance for a single father – Kevin Martin Glenn Jeffers THIS time, Kevin Martin realizes what he has. He realizes it every morning before he goes to work and every evening after he gets home. And he enjoys it. So does his 4-year-old son, Kameron. “This has given me a chance to step […]

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Ebony fashion fair: journey to India

Ebony fashion fair: journey to India – Holiday Fashions From New Dehli, India Eunice W. Johnson The dazzling creations that were shown during Indian Fashion Week in New Delhi, India, inspire looks that are perfect for the holiday social season. The annual show was an extravaganza of color and fine fabrics embroidered with gold and […]

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Getting Rid of the Post-Pregnancy Paunch

Getting Rid of the Post-Pregnancy Paunch – loosing weight WHY is it that some women can have babies one day, then emerge a few brief weeks later baring svelte midriffs and sinfully slim shapes with no visible signs of motherhood whatsoever? Most women who suffer for years with an expanded waistline and unwanted pounds write […]

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Queen Latifah Has A New TV Show, A New Movie And New Sass

Queen Latifah Has A New TV Show, A New Movie And New Sass – Interview Lynn Norment Has A New TV Show, A New Movie And New Sass I’M just a cool, down-to-earth person,” Queen Latifah says. Dressed in jeans and sneakers, she personifies her words as she sits comfortably on an upholstered sofa in […]

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Putting the spirit back into Christmas

Putting the spirit back into Christmas – views of clergy members For some African-Americans, the holiday season and its meaning stop with the eggnog, turkey dinners, Santa visits and shopping sprees. But for others, the true spirit of Christmas extends far beyond a material celebration. For a growing number of Blacks, the yuletide season is […]

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Act like a kid again: we become so set in our ways that we never take stock of our life, examine where we’ve been, re-evaluate where we are going

Act like a kid again: we become so set in our ways that we never take stock of our life, examine where we’ve been, re-evaluate where we are going Kevin Chappell HAVE you noticed how excited kids get during this time of the year? For many, nothing–outside of Christmas–is better than the start of another […]

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Who’s who in the new Hollywood

Who’s who in the new Hollywood – black celebrities Aldore Collier Along row of sleek stretch limousines and other high-end cars begins dropping off elegantly dressed passengers at the chic Hollywood eatery Georgia. The Academy Awards telecast has just ended and celebrities, both Black and White, are flocking here to party with host Debbie Allen […]

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Introducing: Elaine C. Weddington; first woman baseball executive

Introducing: Elaine C. Weddington; first woman baseball executive – Boston Red Sox’s assistant general manager Renee D. Turner INTRODUCING: Elaine C. Weddington First Woman Baseball Executive ELAINE C. Weddington watches Boston Red Sox games with a keener eye and a more deliberate purpose than she did when she followed the New York Mets on TV […]

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Emory University provost

Emory University provost DR. EARL LEWIS is provost at Atlanta’s Emory University. He is the first Black provost at Emory and the highest-ranking African-American administrator in university history. He previously served as dean of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies and professor of history and African and African-American studies at the University of […]

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Make reading a family affair – includes related articles

Make reading a family affair – includes related articles – Special Advertising Section READING TOGETHER FOR A CHANGE Can a child in the second grade read two books a day for a year? Doubters, meet Melissa Aders, the best-read fourth-grader in Huntsville, Alabama. When Melissa was a first-grader, she and her classmates were challenged to […]