Tag: Jr.

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Baseball Icon to be Featured on “Finding Your Roots”

In tomorrow night’s episode of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. entitled Born Champions, Professor Gates is joined by Yankees legend Derek Jeter, former World No. 1 professional tennis player Billie Jean King, and former WNBA star Rebecca…

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PBS FINDING YOUR ROOTS FEATURES POWERFUL GUESTS

Since the premiere of his groundbreaking series African American Lives (2006) through the first season of Finding Your Roots (2012), noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has been helping people discover long-lost relatives hidden for generations within the branches…

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George Tandy Jr. Continues to “March” Toward Success

On a pleasantly warm yet breezy Chicago summer night, the city was buzzing with excitement in anticipation of one of the most talked about concerts in town and around the globe for that matter. Yes, the amazingly talented George Tandy…

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BEATS PRESENTS “THE GAME BEFORE THE GAME” GLOBAL BRAND CAMPAIGN

There is a game that starts before the kick-off, before the tip-off, before the face off; a mental game. It awaits every top athlete in the locker room. It is a game of conquering doubt and embracing the pressure. It…

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RF Industry Course: Spotlight on Redline Media Group

After being in the music industry for many years, it’s time for Radio Facts to give back and to educate, promote and spotlight those who make the industry machine work. During this series of RF Industry Courses we will spotlight…

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George Tandy Jr. Joins Tour with Marsha Ambrosius

RedStar Entertainment is proud to announce that Billboard Chart Topping artist, George Tandy, Jr. will be joining Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Marsha Ambrosius, on her “Friends & Lovers” Live Nation Concert Tour this week. Tandy’s first scheduled appearance on the…

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Ice Cube In Negotiations for Barbershop 3?

Straight Outta Compton a crazy muthaf*cka named ice cube seems to be headed back to the big screen with the third installment of the movie Barbershop. The two previous films have grossed a combined $140 million and when it comes…

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Indie Artist George Tandy, Jr. Reaches Top 5 on Billboard Charts

Thompkins Marketing is proud to announce that indie artist, George Tandy, Jr. and his new single, “March” has successfully arrived to the Top 5 of Billboard establishing itself as a breakthrough radio hit. As an indie music release, “March” is…

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MOTOWN THE MUSICAL KICKS OFF MULTI-CITY TOUR IN CHICAGO

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy are proud to announce the complete cast for the First National Tour of MOTOWN THE MUSICAL. As previously announced, Clifton Oliver and Allison Semmes will star in the leading roles of Berry…

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Eddie Harrell, Jr. Named Vice President and General Manager of the Cleveland, Ohio Market

Radio One, Inc. announced that Eddie Harrell, Jr. has been named Vice President/General Manager of its Cleveland radio stations. Eddie joined the company in June 2011 as Vice President/General Manager of its radio stations in Columbus. He has had proven success…

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Radio Facts Black History Trivia of the Day

This woman wasn’t well known for singing but she was quite the singer and violin player. She is more known for her civil rights activism. The young soprano won a fellowship to the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston,…

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Executive Producer for “Preachers of LA” and Lions Gate Executive Have Been Sued for $5 Million

According to court documents, after several years of trying to resolve an on-going dispute, top television producer and music industry veteran Holly Carter and veteran Lion’s Gate movie executive Jeff Clanagan were named in a landmark $5 million dollars law…

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RAY PARKER JR TO BE HONORED WITH STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that musician Ray Parker Jr. will be honored with the 2,518th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. “We have amazing musicians on…

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Dr. Bernice A. King: “My Brothers Want To Sell My Father’s Nobel Peace Prize Medal And His Bible”

Dr. Bernice A. King is ashamed that her brothers want to sell her father’s priceless possessions. She released a full statement you can see below. On January 20, as we observed my father’s 85th birthday and The King Holiday, my…

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It’s a FAKE! Banned “Carls Jr”. Super Bowl Commercial

In regard to our earlier post regarding the “Banned Carls Jr. Super Bowl Commercial,” as we suspected it is an absolute fake. CKE Restaurants , Inc emailed us personally to let us know. Below is the official statement on behalf…

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The Fritz Pollard Alliance Foundation Presents the Ninth Annual Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. “ Salute to Excellence Awards”

On the eve of the XLVII Super Bowl, on Super Bowl Boulevard in Times Square at the Viacom Headquarters more than 200 African American NFL coaches, senior personnel executives, current and former football players, executives, celebrities, families and friends gathered…