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    Don Cornelius Foundation Kicks Off Suicide Prevention Week Sept 7

    *The Don Cornelius Foundation (DCF) is kicking off Suicide Prevention Week themed “I AM THE FACE,” with an afternoon of music and fellowship on Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 3:00 pm at the popular Post & Beam restaurant. The DCF is a non-profit organization formed by the family of Donald “Don” C. Cornelius, creator of “Soul […]

    TAYO: The Perils of being a Journalist (Drawing)

    *The beheading of American freelance photojournalist James Foley by an ISIS militant show the perils, Journalists put themselves to keep the world informed. Without a journalist like James Foley, the world would be starved of news. Web sites like EURweb thrives on news reports and visual images provided by journalists through their agencies, locally and […]

    Nia Long Wants Young Women to Chill on the Idea of Needing a Man

    *In an interview with Rolling Out magazine, Nia Long has some sage advice for single young women who feel anxious because they don’t have a man. “I think that women who are extremely driven to success, ambitious, I think they get to a point in their lives when they’re like, ‘Uh oh. I am 30-something years old, […]

    Women’s Theatre Festival of Memphis 2014 (Photos)

    *The Women’s Theatre Festival of Memphis (WTFM) wrapped its 2nd biennial event earlier this month when the city hosted over 30 plays, workshops and performances from around the globe. Event highlights included: The Gyneka Awards Gala in which 6 women and Two-Time Tony Award winner Pat Halloran were honored for their contributions to the world […]

    ‘Begin Again’ Back in Theaters This Weekend

    *”Begin Again” begins in theaters again this weekend. The Weinstein Company returns the film to theaters Friday (Aug. 29) in a bid to reacquaint it with critics and Academy voters ahead of this year’s award season. “Audiences this summer fell in love with the amazing cast and soundtrack of ‘Begin Again,’ and we’re thrilled that […]

    Harry Belafonte To Receive Humanitarian Award from Academy

    *Harry Belafonte is among those who will be honored by the motion picture academy’s board of governors. The academy said Thursday that Belafonte will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the academy’s sixth annual Governors Awards on Nov. 8 in Los Angeles. Actor-singer Belafonte, 87, is being recognized for his dedication to shedding light […]

    Venus Williams Bounced from US Open in 3rd Round

    *Venus Williams’ comeback fell short at the US Open on Friday afternoon. Two points from defeat, Sara Errani rallied to force a third-set tiebreaker and outlasted Williams 6-0, 0-6, 7-6 (5). Williams twice came back from down a break in the third but was done in by too many unforced errors. She had 52 in […]

    Solange Camp Explains Absence During Beyonce’s VMA Vanguard Award

    *The Internet had questions, and now Solange’s camp has an explanation for her absence during Beyonce’s performance and acceptance of the prestigious Video Vanguard Award a the VMAs. Rumor had it that the Knowles siblings fought shortly after the red carpet, prompting Solange to bounce. But in fact, “Solange hung out backstage with her sister in […]

    Cee-Lo Green Pleads No Contest to Plying Woman with Ecstasy

    *Cee-Lo Green has pleaded no contest to one felony count of furnishing ecstasy to a woman during a 2012 dinner in Los Angeles. The Grammy-winning singer entered the plea during a brief court hearing on Friday, reports the Associated Press. He also entered a special plea in which he maintained his innocence in the case. […]