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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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Hosea Host the Annual Back to School Drive 2017!

 

As the first day of school rapidly approaches, an organization will work to ensure that students have the supplies they need.

Hosea Helps, formerly Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless, will host its 12th annual Back-To-School Jamboree, an event designed to provide low income families with necessary items. The nonprofit will give backpacks filled with school supplies to more than 3,000 children.

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Stevie J is more than a prolific musician but he’s a dynamic businessman who’s using his celebrity to bring about awareness to all of the ladies with his latest venture with Ms. Jackson as they present My Pretty Panty. Steve J and Ms Jackson are presenting a dope product to help the ladies feel comfortable and oh so pretty during that special time of the month.

Ladies I invite you all to get on the My Pretty Panty Launch Party BUS!

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Essence Music Festival just announced that Kendrick Lamar, Mariah Carey, and Maxwell are set to headline the 2016 4th July weekend. Get your money together and get ready to kick it in New Orleans for the 2016 Essence Music Festival because it’s going to be EPIC!

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The man responsible for the deadly truck accident involving actor/comedian Tracy Morgan pleads not guilty. We all remember the tragic accident that took the life of Morgan’s friend, James McNair, back in June 2014 and left Morgan with serious injuries, when a Wal-Mart tractor trailer slammed into their limousine.

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Tracy Morgan set to return to “Saturday Night Live” as a host! NBC confirmed that the former cast member would be returning yesterday evening! This makes his first appearance since his car accident last June.

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PHOTOS: Essence Music Festival’s Sponsors

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The 2015 Essence Music Festival was powered by some of the biggest companies in America. As a man that’s all about my hustle and grind I like to situate myself around people and businesses that are getting it and making a difference in the community. There were stages for all music types and interests and it was epic! These companies know how to have a good time and most importantly know how to give back to the community.

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Rapper Kendrick Lamar headlined the 2015 Essence Music Festival to a packed out audience of energetic fans and gave a truly dope concert filled with energy, passion, and West Coast fun. The rapper that’s being called the Tupac of our time left New Orleans pondering on the power of passion filled music and the power of an authentic story teller in the realm of today’s hip hop.

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