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Oprah, the queen of giving hosted the 10 year celebration of the Ron Clark Academy. The Ron Clark Academy was designed to show how to bring passion, creativity, and rigor into the classroom. The prestigious school has students of all ability levels from the gifted to those who struggled with failing grades or behavior issues. Their mission is to show educators that all children have gifts and talents and when they are put in the hands of educated teachers, that’s when the magic happens. This weekend, Oprah donated a whopping five million dollars to their $ 15 million capital campaign to build the Ryan Marshall Performing Arts Center! Atlanta’s Mayor Kasim Reed also authorized the city’s donation of $20,000 towards the Ryan Marshall Performing Arts Center. The students did a wonderful job with their stage performance of Hamilton etc.. Here are some highlighted moments of this weekend’s event at Ron Clark. Special thanks to the sponsors BB&T, COMCAST, THE COCACOLA COMPANY, GEORGIA POWER, WALMART, CHICK-FIL-A FOUNDATION, NEWELL, PREMIERE, READING PLUS, UBS, BOXLIGHT MIMIO, DENNIS DEAN

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Oprah Winfrey is the queen of gift giving. Recently, Winfrey wrapped shooting “A Wrinkle In Time” in New Zealand and to celebrate she surprised the entire cast and crew with a high-end juicer.
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Oprah Set To Join “60 Minutes”

Oprah Winfrey is joining CBS News’ flagship newsmagazine “60 Minutes,” as a special contributor, the network announced Tuesday morning.
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NeNe Leakes vs. Lil Kim!

NeNe Leaks And The Cast Of "Roger + Hammerstein's Cinderella" Visit Macy's Herald Square

Yesterday, Nene Leakes thought it would be a good idea to promote an article about plastic surgery on her blog, The Fab Gab, by using pictures of Lil Kim’s physical transformation throughout the years. Needless to say, the Queen B’s fans didn’t waste any time clapping back at the reality star.

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Three uber FAB chicks will be honored at ESSENCE’s Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon later this month. Also, Misty Copeland’s documentary “A Ballerina’s Tale” is set to air on PBS. Get the deets inside…

“black•ish” starlet Tracee Ellis Ross, producer/director/dance Debbie Allen and entertainment attorney Nina Shaw will be honored by ESSENCE magazine at their pre-Oscar award luncheon, sponsored by Lincoln Motor Company.

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Evelyn Lozada Lands New Reality Show on OWN

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Basketball Wives” star Evelyn Lozada is back! The mother of two has laid low for some time, but she is coming back stronger than ever with a new reality show on OWN!

Check out the details below!

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Beautiful vixen Amber Rose has come out on Twitter about how she is ready to get back with ex-hubby, Wiz Khalifa! One of her followers tweeted that she should get back with the “Black and Yellow” singer, and she is not opposed to the idea!

Check out the honest exchange below!

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Raven-Symoné

Actress and singer Raven-Symoné has admitted that she used tanning beds to darken her complexion during the production of her former hit Disney show “That’s So Raven.”

Here are the details…

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