Category Archives: Celebrations

Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls” 40th Anniversary Exhibition

I don’t believe any black girl can graduate to womanhood without knowing about, seeing, and understanding Ms. Ntozake Shange’s Choreopoem “For Colored Girls who have Considered Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuf.” Ntozake Sahnge- Poet, author, and playwright Paulette Williams … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ametia!

Please join us in celebrating Ametia’s birthday. Feel free to drop your birthday wishes, poems, or music video links, etc., in the comments section. Birthdays are happy events, Times when dreams come true. So dream a good dream (and let … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Little League Wins US Championship World Series!

CONGRATULATIONS, JACKIE ROBINSON WEST! 3 Chics celebrates your win, fabulous sportsmanship, and most of all your successful skills and humainty. Please join us in celebrating their victory. Chicago’s 7-5 victory against Nevada Jackie Robinson West lines up to shake hands … Continue reading

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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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