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  • Dr. Norman C. Francis: A Journey in Greatness

    Sep 10, 2014, 11:14 a.m.

    Dr. Norman C. Francis, the nation’s longest serving university president, recently announced that he plans to retire as President of Xavier University
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  • Dr. Jerry Young Offers a New Vision for the National Baptist Convention

    Sep 1, 2014, 1:36 p.m.

    The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. is a history of significant growth and achievements, tracing its origins back to Saturday
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  • Trailblazer of the Month

    Aug 27, 2014, 12:38 p.m.

    Shareef Cousin is someone whose name made headlines in the mid -1990’s as a 16 year-old was wrongly convicted of a murder in the French Quarter and was the youngest person in the world at the time on death row.
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  • Ask Alma

    Aug 27, 2014, 12:33 p.m.

    Ten years ago, I relocated to a new city. I wanted to meet new friends, so I joined an online dating service. One man in particular I really liked and slept with the same week.
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  • Why Your Kid Shouldn't Be Guzzling ‘Energy’ Drinks

    Aug 27, 2014, 12:23 p.m.

    Anxiety, hypertension, elevated heart rates, interrupted sleep patterns and headaches are just some of the side effects commonly associated with energy drinks
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  • Crisis In The Village

    Aug 13, 2014, 10:52 a.m.

    As the summer is nearing an end, and as the City prepares for the nine year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the breaking of the levees something that forever changed the City.
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  • Get On Up

    Aug 6, 2014, 11:06 a.m.

    On August 1, 2014 the film “Get on Up” was released. It is the story of James Brown, a man who changed the face of music and the world.
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  • Satchmo Summerfest 2014

    Jul 23, 2014, 1:01 p.m.

    In a City chockfull of festivals with new ones propping up every day, there is one that has come to embody the true spirit of the City of a great New Orleanian.Louis Armstrong
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You have probably heard of the Annual Regatta which is New York’s big yachting event. Or Fort Lauderdale’s, "Yachting Capital ...

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Michael B Jordan Responds To FANTASTIC FOUR Casting Backlash

Actor Michael B Jordan finally speaks out about landing the role of "Human Torch" in the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot and all the backlash it has generated. Backlash from casting decisions is definitely not a new thing and fans get especially heated when it comes to their favorite comic book characters. Michael Keaton as Batman and Heath Ledger as The Joker are two examples that often come to mind and most recently,