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  • Apollo Theater Winter Line-up Wraps Honoring MLK

    Dec 30, 14 by EURweb editor/BJ Leave a comment

    *(New York) – The Apollo Theater  2014 winter season which starred soul music mainstays Sharon Jones and Charles Bradley  ends  soon. Sunday, January 18, 2015, 3 p.m. in celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, WNYC’s annual Martin Luther King Day celebration will return to the Apollo Theater for a special edition of the Apollo’s Uptown […]

  • Oprah Winfrey, Shonda Rhimes Honored at Harvard (Pics)

    Oct 2, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Oprah Winfrey, Harry Belafonte and Shonda Rhimes were among those honored at Harvard University on Tuesday at its annual celebration of African American culture. The university’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research presented its annual W.E.B. Du Bois Medals to eight people at the ceremony, also including British architect David Adjaye, Rep John […]

  • Keys, Belafonte and Bassett Honor Ruby Dee At Star-Packed Memorial

    Sep 22, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment

    *Entertainment icon Ruby Dee was honored with an all-star memorial Saturday during in New York City. The public home-going service, held at the Riverside Church in Upper Manhattan, attracted fans and celebrities , who celebrated the late actress/activist through songs and poems, according to CBS. Among those paying their respects were Alicia Keys, Harry Belafonte […]

  • Harry Belafonte To Receive Humanitarian Award from Academy

    Aug 29, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Harry Belafonte is among those who will be honored by the motion picture academy’s board of governors. The academy said Thursday that Belafonte will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the academy’s sixth annual Governors Awards on Nov. 8 in Los Angeles. Actor-singer Belafonte, 87, is being recognized for his dedication to shedding light […]

  • CBS News to Go ALL OUT for Civil Rights Act’s 50th Anniversary

    Jul 7, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *CBS News is planning a live, multi-platform, multimedia, celeb-filled event to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. On July 24 at 8 p.m., the news division will air a special titled “CBS News: 50 Years Later, Civil Rights,” featuring a live panel discussion moderated by “Face the Nation” host Bob Schieffer, 77, who had a front-row […]

  • THE (07-04-14) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board

    Jul 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE “The kind of beauty I want most is […]