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Years after then-presidential hopeful Barack Obama declared “America failed the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast,” he returned to the city to hail Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts and highlight the region’s resilience in the face of massive devastation. “I’m here to hold up a mirror and say because of you, the people of New Orleans working together, this city is moving in the right direction and I have never been more confident that together we will get to where we need to go,” the president said at a speech Thursday afternoon at the Andrew P. Sanchez Community Center…

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Failing Education The school-to-prison pipeline is a real issue with all the data to prove it. With poor learning execution in public schools and increasing school closures, our children are unknowingly marching themselves into private prisons, which are trading on the stock market, and hinge and prey on their failures and mistakes. Let’s change this!   Justice Or Else is the call of Faith leaders, youth leaders, activists as the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan announced the 20th anniversary commemoration of the Million Man March to be held October 10, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Justice Or Else – The Million Man…

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GET YOUR TICKETS!!CLICK THE PICTURE BELOW     OUR MISSION…Our mission is to sponsor the best soirees in Indy at some of the city’s most unique and exclusive venues. Ambience takes your party to places, you’ve never been before! THE HISTORY OF AMBIENCE…The Organization now known as Ambience promoted their first event on April 27, 2002, at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Indianapolis, IN. At the time their goal was to promote quality steppin parties. Victor James, Steve Perry, and Thomas Griffin were the original promoters. In 2003 Victor James and Thomas Griffin added Debra Day to their party promoting organization. These three individuals came…

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The 19th American Black Film Festival Will Screen a Diverse Slate of Webisodes, Narratives, Documentaries and Short Films in New York City from June 11-14 JOHN SINGLETON’S BOYZ N THE HOOD, ABFF INDEPENDENT, HOSTED BY DAVID BANNER AND TASHA SMITH’SBOXED IN SELECTED AS SPOTLIGHT SCREENINGS Director Rick Famuyiwa’s DOPE, will make its New York City premiere at the Festival New York, New York (May 22, 2015) – The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) announced their highly anticipated roster of films that will screen at this year’s festival. More than 30 documentaries, web originals, short films and narrative features will showcase…

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Harvest Girls International Inc. Transformation begins with You Harvest Girls International empowers women and young girls through workshops, seminars, personal development training and life coaching.  We collaborate with other community organizations and businesses to give our clients the best in Transformation and Transition to their fullest potential in life. We host “Lunch & Learn” Seminars, which fosters our Power Training.  We also use interactive tools to impact every person we touch! 5th Annual “IF THE SHOE FITS”  White Party Fundraising Event Saturday June 20, 2015  6:00 PM – 9:30 PM Indianapolis Marriott Downtown 350 E Maryland Street Tickets $40 In…

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The Atlanta Cares Organization’s Director Brenda Coleman By: Paige Jordan (A.M.P.S. Magazine) Mrs.Brenda Coleman invited A.M.P.S. Magazine to Atlanta’s APEX Museum which is rich in history and content. Mrs. Coleman is one of the leaders for the Atlanta CARES program, an organization that focuses on mentoring and salvaging the lives of children in the community.Ms.Coleman, along with the staff of CARES, works very hard to brighten and to change the lives of many and to alter the fate of children who might otherwise engage in dangerous activity.  AMPS: How did you become associated with the CARES program? BC: Well I…

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For those of you who have experienced a loss there are a few things to consider when you are searching for that loved one who is considered missing. . In calling 911, your call may get a response within about 25-30 minutes depending on the city you’re in, but if your loved one has access to a cellphone, your first step in the search should be calling their mobile phone. Mobile phones all ring, or “PING” against antennae towers. There are at least 100 antennae towers in each city of the United States.When you begin to think your loved one…

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I am the morning meteorologist. I go on air at about 4:27 in the morning. Good Morning Indiana is the name of our morning newscast. We stay on air till about 7AM. After 7 we give news and weather updates during Good Morning America. Is this a passion of yours, like how you’d get into this? Oh yeah, I love weather. I’ve always loved weather. When I was a kid, I loved doing 2 things, taking pictures of clouds and I loved to pretend like I was a radio deejay. In my head I was the next Casey Kasem, I…

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