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Some of the community’s most influential men of color were honored during the 2018 Men of IMPACT Weekend. The two-day event took place at Atlanta’s posh Four Seasons Hotel and some of the honorees included men such as Isaiah Washington, Jeff Johnson, Derek Blanks, Andrew Hawkins, Christian Kirksey, Shariff James, Torrance Hill, and Dominic Stokes.

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"HISTORY's "Roots" Screening With Cast Member Tip "T.I." Harris And Executive Producer Will Packer"

I had the opportunity to check out the first episode of ROOTS the new miniseries presented by the History Channel. I grew up watching the miniseries and did not know if we needed another slave story. But after seeing the first episode and listening to Director Will Packer speak about his motivation to recreate this epic series; I am ecstatic to share this historical moment with you all.

"HISTORY's "Roots" Screening With Cast Member Tip "T.I." Harris And Executive Producer Will Packer"

The movie is a visual masterpiece and a great conversation piece about being American. The private event was held at Atlanta’s Center for Civil and Human Rights and some of Atlanta’s most influential were in attendance to see the first episode and discuss its impact.

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What can I say Shanti Das did it again. ATL LIve was yet again another smash hit. I always make it my business to attend this musical event because I always leave with a feeling of renewal. Every month Shanti Das and Marlon Nichols constantly hit us with classic and timeless artist that have the innate ability to speak to our hearts and souls. That’s the epic essence of R&B music, it isn’t geared towards any particular group of people. You can visit every country abroad where the english language is foreign and find the people reciting R&B lyrics. The words and melodies have the power of speaking directly to your spirit and you have complete understanding of the concept of the song.

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The most exciting and memorable part of the night was gearing towards the end when Ms. Kelly Price asked Q Parker (112) to come on stage to join her in a duet to sing the Ronald Isley verse of the classic hit “Friend Of Mine”. All I can say is you definitely had to be in the house to understand the emotions we were all experiencing. #KeepSakeMemory

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