logo20.jpgl_60725a2f44fa52f4af038b8de83e9c7f.jpg Jill Scott Lands Joint Venture Deal With Ashley Stewart Stores
2008 three time (3) Grammy nominee and Multi-platinum, two-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist, singer- songwriter, poet, actor and philanthropist Jill Scott is stacked for success as she enters into an exclusive joint venture between her firm J Heather Inc. and Ashley Stewart Stores the nation wide specialty chain with 220 stores. (Continue Reading…)

NAACP: lawsuit attacks black voters
The North Carolina NAACP is taking action against a lawsuit they say is a racist attack on black voters. “We need our voice at the table. We fought for it and we died for it, Dr. King died for it, his forefathers died for it, and it’s wrong for North Carolina to try taking North Carolina backwards,” said the Rev. Dr. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP. (Continue Reading…)

Report: N.O. Population Growth Slowing
After a year of steady growth, New Orleans’ rate of repopulation nearly flatlined late last year, according to a report released Tuesday. The Greater New Orleans Community Data Center, which determines whether households are occupied by monitoring their mail delivery, found such deliveries in November to be at 70.5 percent of the city’s levels before Hurricane Katrina. (Continue Reading…)

Miami-Dade police make arrest in case of missing N.Y. woman
Police say Kendrick Williams, 32, will face second-degree murder charges in connection with the disappearance of a New York woman last spring in Florida. (Continue Reading…)

Genital Mutilation a Weapon in Kenya
For two terrifying hours, the woman crouched inside her shop, watching as a gang attacked five men in the street, pulled down their trousers and sliced their genitals with rusty machetes. (Continue Reading…)

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