By Victoria Poller Jacksonville Christian Living Examiner “Worship That Changes Lives” was the theme of the 2011 Gospel Praise & Worship Conference held in Jacksonville, Florida. It’s amazing how approximately…
Celebrating Black History Month with Alain Locke
By Jan Clarke
A New Beginning
The Harlem Renaissance was the revitalization of a culture that existed for centuries before slavery. It was the reminder of the richness and royalty of a people that was stripped of their identity. It was the first real move toward equal rights for blacks because it was the first time they were allowed to understand their own history.
The man who started it all, Alain Locke, coined the term, “The New Negro.” The New Negro is the Negro as who he is: cultured and intelligent. He wasn’t who he was portrayed to be in white society.
Michael Baisden is a recognized bestselling author, nationally syndicated radio personality and TV talk show host. Baisden is known for spearheading the historic Jena Six March and The Michael Baisden Foundations 2010 One Million Mentors National Campaign to Save Our Kids where he spoke in over 72 cities signing up mentors.
Well Michael Baisden is upset that someone is trying to reap the rewards from his labor. A trial date has been set in a lawsuit filed by best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio and TV personality Michael Baisden.
SO BEAUTIFUL, SO NATURAL, SO UNIQUE.
Unique London is owner and founder of Unique London LLC. a beauty/motivational company. Unique London has a client roaster of the whose who in the entertainment business. Going ten years strong, her clients love her. London’s creativity and ability to meet her clients need lends to her number being on speed dial. London has reached a plateau where she is able to incorporate her clients lifestyle and give them exactly, what they want. From singers, to actors, Broadway to a girls night out. Unique London is the one you call to get your face did.
UBM: Thank you for giving us your time Unique. Tell the readers what should we look out for this spring what’s hot?
UL: Polished healthy skin, color lips, bright shades and funky eye color or liner. It’s the year of So Beautiful, So Natural, So Unique. That’s my tag line for my new line of products. Also, I have a Black Soap that will help keep your skin looking healthy this spring.
Celebrating Black History Month and Black Love
The Christian understanding is true love comes from God and God is Love. Eros is love of man and woman. Agape: is charitable, selfless, altruistic, and unconditional. It is parental love, seen as creating goodness in the world; it is the way God is seen to love humanity, and it is seen as the kind of love that Christians aspire to have for one another.
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By Nigeria Celebrating Black History Month with Ice Cube Ice Cube has come a long way from N.W.A. He has managed to build a very successful career for himself, as…
Celebrating Black History Month with Mike Tyson
Mike Tyson is a sole survivor. Very few celebrities have been so transparent The media has continued to destroy his character but Mike Tyson has risen above it all. Mike Tyson is one of the most famous and infamous, boxing champions. In 2009 Mike Tyson narrated his life story in a self titled documentary. Tyson speaks very candidate about his failed marriage, a felony conviction, and lack of training which lead to his fall. This film only opened up in 11 theaters, his fall was national. I want everyone to get the DVD. When asked how did you become the great Mike Tyson? “When I head for the ring to fight, I would have supreme confidence, even if I was scared.” Mike Tyson scared? “I m scared to death. I’m afraid. I’m afraid of everything. I’m afraid of losing. I’m afraid of being humiliated. But I’m confident once I get in the ring.”