ATLANTA (Sept. 20, 2017) – McDonald’s has named Atlanta as the host city for the 2018 McDonald’s All American Games. The 2018 Games will be played on March 28, 2018 at Philips Arena, home of the Atlanta Hawks. The city previously hosted the 1983 and 1992 Boys Games.

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The NAACP Releases a Statement on The 2017 Emmy Winners

The NAACP is tremendously pleased that this year’s Emmy nominations accurately reflected the work of the many talented individuals of color. We extend congratulations to all the nominees and Emmy Award winners including Donald Glover, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Atlanta) and Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series (Atlanta); Sterling K. Brown, Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series (This Is Us); and Lena Waithe and Aziz Ansari, Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series (Masters of None); Ava DuVernay for Outstanding Writing for a Nonfiction Program (13th); Common, Robert Glasper, and Karriem Riggins for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics (13th); Dave Chappelle for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series (Saturday Night Live); RuPaul Charles for Best Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program (RuPaul Drag Race); Kim Estes for Best Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series (Dicks); and Riz Ahmed for Best Actor in a Limited Series or a Television Movie (The Night Of).
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ATLANTA (Sept. 19, 2017) – One of the most beloved groups in R&B history, XSCAPE, have announced their first-ever headlining tour, THE GREAT XSCAPE TOUR. The group will play Philips Arena in their hometown of Atlanta on Sunday, Dec. 31, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Sept. 22, at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster.com.

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Dick Gregory, the pioneering satirist who transformed cool humor into a barbed force for civil rights in the 1960s, then veered from his craft for a life devoted to protest and fasting in the name of assorted social causes, health regimens and conspiracy theories, died Saturday in Washington. He was 84. Here are some pictures from the parade they had for Mr Gregory after the funeral procession. Nick Cannon and Killer Mike were spotted amongst the crowd

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Pics: Big Bank Black Parties with Mike Will !

Big Bank definitely knows how to throw a party. Mike Will and all of his celebrity friends definitely partied the night away, take a look at some of the pictures from the party !

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Nigerian born singer/songwriter MARENIKAE hosted a listening session for her upcoming EP Ajebutter. Introducing a new genre of music coined “afromerge” MARENIKAE’s sound seeks to fuse her native African culture with her current American home. Atlanta music industry tastemakers were invited to a cultural experience complete with African dance, music and an authentic Nigerian meal complete with a signature alcoholic beverage. Guests were treated to an advance version of the EP and asked to give feedback on favorite song and potential follow-up single. Upon leaving guests were given gift bags with African soap, incense and sweet treats along with background information on each item.  Aside from media and several music executives, MARENIKAE welcomed Wondaland artist Roman GianArthur and Bando Jonez. 
 

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Musiq Soulchild celebrated his birthday at “Revel” in midtown amongst family and close friends. Marsha Ambrosius, Willie Hyn, Meelah, Raheem Devaughn, Angie Stone, Bonecrusher, StoryTellah and Tpain were notables in attendance. Team Freddyo got a chance to capture exclusive photos thanks to Musiq’s publicist Mocca Styles, &  take a look at the  pics!

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A cutting edge drama written, directed and produced by Henderson Maddox, “Products of the American Ghetto” hosts their premiere party at “The Plaza” an Atlanta landmark and the city’s longest continuously operating movie theater.

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