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Wise Financial Investments Ease Path to Higher Education

This is the time of year that friends, extended family members and neighbors — and perhaps you as a parent — offer good wishes to a teen heading off to college for the first...

How to Prepare Financially for a Natural Disaster

My family and I recently spent a week in coastal South Carolina and for three of those days we were joined by tropical storm Andrea. In fact, the last time I vacationed there, Hurricane...

Tips For Cashing in on Socially Responsible Investing

My wife is an environmental lawyer and we do our best to be as “green” as possible. All of her work and efforts to better both our planet and communities got me thinking about a...

Revised Version of ‘Diary of a Decade’ Set For Atlanta Screening

Thursday, April 4, 2013, founder and creative director of FunkJazz Kafé, Jason Orr, will present a new version of his award-winning film, “FunkJazz Kafé: Diary of a Decade (The Story Of A Movement)”  for...

Merton D. Simpson Left Fortune in Art, Yet Family Has No Money to Bury...

Family and friends gathered in Charleston, S.C., on Friday for the funeral of the New York-based artist Merton D. Simpson, a painter and pioneering champion of African art who accumulated a collection said to...

Darien Long, Atlanta’s Internet Sensation Mall Cop, Arrested

Darien Long, the security guard who became an Internet sensation after posting videos of himself fighting crime at downtown’s Metro Mall, was arrested late Thursday afternoon and charged with battery. Atlanta police officers were called...

Michael Clarke Duncan Fondly Recalled by Last Film Co-Stars

Michael Clarke Duncan's co-stars remembered the late actor as "lovely," "sweet" and a "legend" at the Hollywood premiere of his final film, A Resurrection. “He was a big-hearted, sweet man,” Jamie Kennedy told The Hollywood...

Merton D. Simpson, African Art Expert, Owner Dead at 84

Merton D. Simpson, an artist who became a trailblazing collector and gallery owner specializing in African art, died on Saturday in Manhattan. He was 84. Mr. Simpson had had several strokes and suffered from a...

9 Often Overlooked, Underrated Beaches

Some destinations always come to mind when people think of beach getaways: Waikiki Beach in Hawaii, Miami's South Beach, and the crowded sands in Cancun. Some spots, however, are often overlooked and it makes...

The Relationship Dynamics of Male vs. Female Friendships

Female friendships are notoriously intense. They can be as passionate as the most all-consuming love affair, as close as a family bond, as supportive as the best therapist, but as toxic as the worst...

SXSW’s Corporate Sponsorships Overpowering Indie Music, Artists

The South by Southwest music festival and conference, now in its 27th year, was once a meeting ground for industry debates and indie artist showcases. Today the festival is a vehicle for promotion for the...

Atlanta Teens Arrested, Linked to String of Violent Carjackings

Three teens arrested after a high-speed chase through rush hour traffic have been linked to violent carjackings across the metro Atlanta area. Police said the chase began on Thursday after the suspects allegedly pointed a...

Pan African Film Festival Gets Underway Tonight in LA

The 21st annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival opens tonight with Vipaka (its LA premiere) - the Southern, gothic, psychological thriller that stars Forest Whitaker, Anthony Mackie, Sanaa Lathan, Nicole Ari Parker and Mike Epps. Directed by French/Lebanese Philippe Caland, the film centers on an earnest...

Blair Underwood to Star in Reboot of ‘Ironside’ TV Series

Robert T. Ironside is mounting a comeback. NBC has given a pilot order for a reboot of the 1967 detective drama, Ironside, to star Blair Underwood. The new Ironside, written by Mike Caleo and produced by Universal...

Rihanna Raises Role Model Ruckus on Instagram

Today Rihanna is making headlines for another controversial statement on social media. On Sunday night, Rihanna hit the Greystone Manor in West Hollywood, Calif., after the  Super Bowl.  Later in the evening, she posted an...

Bobbi-Kristina Slams Grandma Cissy’s New Book, ‘Remembering Whitney’

Bobbi-Kristina Brown slams new book, Remembering Whitney, by her grandmother, Cissy Houston. Houston penned a book recalling her life after the tragic death of her world-famous daughter, Whitney. Bobbi-Kristina is upset that her grandmother...

‘Eartha Kitt: Femme Fatale’ Coming as Comic Book Series

Spinning off from the popular The Misadventures of Adam West & The Secret Lives of Julie Newmar comic book series comes the newest in the series of adventures featuring iconic Eartha Kitt. Working with her estate, Eartha...

Shakira, Gerard Pique Show Off Baby Milan on Twitter

Shakira wants fans to meet her new addition. "Meet our baby boy Milan," she tweeted on Monday, including a link to the digital charity baby shower she's holding with UNICEF. The singer was named a...

Tweet Drops Single ‘Enough’ For Fans Who’ve Waited Too Long

It’s been a long ride but Tweet has finally given a concrete date for her new EP titled Simply Tweet. The EP is set to drop on Feb. 26 and while we wait just...

50 Cent’s Childhood to be Subject of Cartoon Series

The career of 50 Cent may get a little boost as the rapper heads towards the cartoon world. Fox Network is close to finishing a deal with Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, along with producer Randall...

Oprah Hurts Back Trying to Lift Birthday Gift from Tyler Perry

Oprah Winfrey injured her back yesterday trying to lift a large birthday present from good friend, Tyler Perry. So what do you get the woman who already has - and can afford - everything and...

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