Category Archives: Celebrations

Video | Mo’Ne Davis, 13 year Old “GIRL” Pitches Shut Out–Leads Team to Little League World Series

We need some GOO NEWS. 70 MPH FAST BALL! Congratulations, Mo Ne Davis! FEMALE(MO NE DAIVIS)PITCHING STAR LIFTS TEAM TO LLWS Ex-Negro League pitcher Mamie “Peanut” Johnson with Monarchs ace Mo’ne Davis. (CHARLES FOX / Staff photographer)

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Video Updates | President Obama & First Lady Michelle Host White House Gala for African Leaders

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host an historic White House Gala for  50, that’s right FIFTY African leaders tonight. Lionel Richie will perform. GALA STARTS AT 9:30 P.M. EDT/8:30 P.M. CT Link to photos here.

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3 Chics Celebrates SouthernGirl2’s aka “SG2″ Birthday!

LET’S GET THIS PARTY STARTED! Please join us in wishing 3 Chics’ SouthernGirl2 Happy Birthday! SouthernGirl, don’t you know…You’ve got a HEART AS BIG AS TEXAS. And it’s clearly evident how much your Heart and Soul have been passed on … Continue reading

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Juneteenth Facts

Hat tip: Madameniore.com Juneteenth is one of the most important days in African American history but we bet there’s still a lot you don’t know about this historic occasion.

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Casey Kasem Tribute Thread

“Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars.” Casey Kasem, the KING OF COUNTDOWN and an American staple. Mr. Kasem’s life was DEVOTED to MUSIC. Keep the Sound of Life moving in heaven, Casey. Kemal Amin … Continue reading

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Rachel Jeantel Keeps her Promise to Trayvon & Graduates High School Today

CONGRATULATIONS, RACHEL! Rachel Jeantel keeps her commitment to Trayvon Watch VIDEO HERE. Sybrina Fulton attends Rachel’s graduation.  We’re so proud of you, Rachel! Rod Vereen and Rachel Jeantel (Courtesy photo) Rachel:  “I did it,” Jeantel said. “The witness who didn’t … Continue reading

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Happy 9th Birthday Haley!

Happy Birthday, Haley! 3 Chics’ SG2’s granddaughter Haley is 9 years old today. We LOVE you Haley. Have a glorious Birthday, dear one. BEAUTY, BRAINS,, BOLDNESS, KINDNESS, and SPIRITUALLY enlightened. That’s Haley. She’s the apple of Grandma’s eye too. GOD … Continue reading

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2014 White House Easter Egg Roll

About 30,000 people, including a few celebrities, are expected to crowd onto the South Lawn of the White House Monday for the annual Easter Egg Roll. The egg roll, now in its 136th year, will feature Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin … Continue reading

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Video | 100 % Chicago’s Urban Prep Academy Graduates Accepted to College for Fifth Years in a Row!

Hat tip- The Root CONGRATULATIONS, YOUNG MEN! I sense the makings of FUTURE Presidents of United States of AMERICA. The Urban Prep Academies’ graduating class-Facebook Chicago’s Urban Prep Does It Again: 100 Percent College Acceptance For the fifth year in … Continue reading

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Video | President Obama Hosts “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative at the White House

President Barack Obama laughs as he is introduced by Christian Champagne, 18, a senior at Hyde Park Career Academy in Chicago, during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, to promote … Continue reading

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