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Cheryl “Pepsii” Riley in Tyler Perry’s Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned – The Play

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Soulful Singer/Actress Cheryl “Pepsii” Riley Stars in Tyler Perry’s New DVD Release, Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned – The Play

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New York – The very talented and soulful singer and actress Cheryl “Pepsii” Riley has been wowing audiences in Tyler Perry’s stage productions for over a decade now. Audiences who remember her in “Madea’s Big Happy Family” and “Madea Gets a Job,” know that she leaves her heart on the stage every single time! In [...]

Republican Diversity: Blacks Need Not Apply

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By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist Unlike the Republican National Committee (RNC), our national party apparatus, most of the 50 state party committees are stuck in the 1960s when it comes to the Black community. Exhibit A for this was the annual weekend gathering for the Republican Party of Virginia (RPV) that took place two weeks [...]

Breathing Life into a Movement

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By Julianne Malveaux, NNPA Columnist – “I can’t breathe,” gasped Eric Garner, again and again and again. “I can’t breathe,” he said, as several police officers were on top of him, choking him, pushing his head onto the concrete sidewalk. The man was not resisting arrest; he simply had the temerity to ask a police [...]

NFL’s New Personal Conduct Policy a Step in the Right Direction

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Washington, DC – In response to the National Football League’s (NFL) recently released revamped Personal Conduct Policy for players and other employees that was ratified unanimously by 32 league owners, Melanie L. Campbell, convener of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR), issued the following statement: “The Black Women’s Roundtable is [...]

Unseen Video Of Eric Garner Death – Over 7 minutes handcuffed not breathing NYPD chokehold AFTERMATH

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#EricGarner and #MikeBrown: Deaths Without Indictments #ICantBreathe #HandsUpDontShoot

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By Adam Chandler, The Atlantic – Weeks before the shooting death of Michael Brown this August in Ferguson, Missouri, the death of Eric Garner set off its own wave of protests. The father of six died in July while being arrested for selling illegal cigarettes in Staten Island, after a police chokehold rendered him unable [...]

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Statement on the Ferguson Grand Jury’s Failure to Indict Officer Darren Wilson

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Washington, DC – Melanie L. Campbell, president and CEO, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) and Convener, Black Women’s Roundtable released the following statement regarding the Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the unjust killing of Michael Brown: Tonight’s decision by the grand jury in Ferguson, MO not to [...]

The Continuing Problem of Police-Black Community Relations

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By Dr. Elsie L. Scott – The recent shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed, 18-year old African American male by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri in August 2014 focused the country’s attention on relations between African Americans and law enforcement agents once again. In the 1960s, a number of cities experienced violent uprisings that [...]

PZI Jeans Introduces New Denim Styles for the Woman with Curves

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Atlanta, GA – PZI Jeans, long known for creating innovative denim designs and perfectly fitting women with curves; introduces new denim styles from its Fall/Winter line, which includes a variety of exciting pieces. With the theme running high, FIT, COMFORT AND STYLE, PZI Jeans once again offers consumer conscious styles that the PZI woman will [...]

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