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Using Relationship Setbacks to Grow

While I do not often intrelap my Spiritul blog with my Relationship site, this topic has come up twice in one week. Maybe, just MAYBE there are a few of you who can hear the message and grow from it...  (read more)
Michelle D. Smith Michelle Smith is a visionary and spiritual warrior seeking to share awareness with many. She uses words as her sword and the love and grace of God as her shield. She has a spiritual blog in which to enlighten and uplift. She is a soon to be published author and a monthly relationship column on Black Refer.com. The different niches for each allow her to reach a variety of people to amuse, entertain and inspire.






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Fred Williamson
Fred Williamson   --  nicknamed "The Hammer" is an American actor and former professional American football defensive back who played mainly in the American Football League during the 1960s.

     

 But Whatever Happened to Fred Williamson?


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  1. Born: May 13, 1961

  2. One of the greatest rebounders

  3. Once stated that he is the oldest of a total of 47 children

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Marcel Theo Hall better known by his stage name Biz Markie, is an American rapper, beatboxer, DJ, comedian, singer, reality television personality, and commercial spokesperson. He is best known for his single "Just a Friend", an American Top 10 hit in 1989. In 2008, "Just a Friend" made #100 on VH1's list of the 100 greatest hip hop songs of all time.

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- Benjamin Harrison elected to the presidency of the United States in 1888.
 

"The colored people did not intrude themselves upon us; they were brought here in chains and held in communities where they are now chiefly bound by a cruel slave code... When and under what conditions is the black man to have a free ballot? When is he in fact to have those full civil rights which have so long been his in law? This generation should courageously face these grave questions, and not leave them as a heritage of woe to the next."

"We Americans have no commission from God to police the world."

"I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process."



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  • Wendy Williams Reigns on the Cover of EBONY
    The Queen of Daytime Talk to Reveal the Full Cover Story on The Wendy Williams Show, April 24 CHICAGO (April 22, 2015) — Wendy Williams, diva of dish and host of the wildly successful The Wendy Williams Show, willfully embraces her impact on pop culture while maintaining a laser sharp focus on what matters most, home. On Friday, April 24th audience and viewers will get a first look at the cover shoot, live on the show.
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  • HOUSE PARTY 25
    (Newark, New Jersey- April 24, 2015) -- The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) celebrate 25 years of the iconic film, HOUSE PARTY, which debuted in 1990 and was the first movie that introduced rap to mainstream audiences, making Kid N’ Play superstars. On Wednesday, June 10th the House Party comes to stage, at NJPAC, with performances by Kid N’ Play “2 Hype” “Ain’t Gonna Hurt Nobody” George Clinton “Atomic Dog” “Do Fries Go With That Shake” Full Force “Ain’t My Type of Hype” & “Temporary Love Thing” along with special guest emcees House Party’s producer Warrington Hudlin and Bowlegged Lou.
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  • DOPE
    The hit movie out of the Sundance Film Festival, DOPE tells the story of Malcolm (Shameik Moore) who is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself.
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  • Introducing NinjaWay: The Tidal Wav of Technology from Bad Boy Branding’s Jay Leopardi & Super Bowl Winner Walter Thurmond III
    What if you could hear what your favorite artist was listening to in real time? What if you could connect to your favorite artist without using a smart phone, computer, or social media? What if you could hear all of this through headphones that would never distort sound again? Would you spend a small amount of money—less than the cost of a smart phone—to be in control of your favorite music, which is delivered in an entirely new way and in an entirely new style of sound? Welcome to the world of NinjaWav.
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  • ONEUNITED BANK SPONSORS 5th ANNUAL ESSAY CONTEST TO PROMOTE FINANCIAL LITERACY FOR URBAN YOUTH
    Middle School Age Children Eligible to Win $1,000 for Winning Essays Boston, MA March 16, 2015 – OneUnited Bank announces its 5th Annual I Got Bank! Essay Contest to promote financial literacy for youth. Middle school students from across the country between the ages of 8 and 12 are encouraged to read I Got Bank!, or a similar financial book of their choosing, and write a 250-word essay about how they would apply what they learned from the book to their lives. Submissions must be emailed or postmarked by June 15, 2015. The Bank will choose three winners and award them a $1,000 OneUnited Bank savings account by August 31, 2015. For more information, please visit: www.oneunited.com/book
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  • Kerry Washington Graces the Cover of EBONY
    Kerry Washington, Scandal star and activist, may be a Hollywood “it” girl, but she doesn’t shop images of her adorable baby to the tabloids or post pics of her handsome hubby on Instagram for #ManCrushMonday. That’s why it’s so refreshing to go behind the scenes with Washington and learn more about her personal passions, latest projects and carefully guarded family life in the double March/April issue of EBONY.
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  • Ashley Stewart and PLUS Model Magazine
    What makes the perfect Ashley Stewart woman? She is bold, stylish, brave, adventurous, and powerful. She lives by her own rules, loves her curves, and looks impeccable doing so. That’s why PLUS Model Magazine (PMM), the #1 plus size fashion and beauty magazine/blog, has partnered with leading plus size global fashion brand Ashley Stewart for its Woman of Style photo spread featuring Top Plus Bloggers, who are all doing it their way.
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  • The Game is Back! (Bid Whist)
    The Evolution of Bid Whist, 150 Years in the Growth of an African American Tradition. This book includes many little-known facts about the game and addresses many of the myths created by erroneous information about Bid Whist. The book includes many tips and techniques to help both begin-ners and experienced players to improve their playing skills. Several humorous stories, historic photos, charts, and illustrations are included to stimulate the reader’s imagination on the fun and enjoyment of Bid Whist.
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  • 10th Annual Jazz in the Gardens
    MIAMI GARDENTS, FL – February 20, 2015 – The City of Miami Gardens is proud to present the 10th Annual Jazz in the Gardens music festival at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. The two-day music festival from March 21-22, 2015 will feature: Maxwell, Toni Braxton, R. Kelly, Erykah Badu, Run-D.M.C., Sheila E., Brian Culbertson, Men of Soul’s Jeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson, and Freddie Jackson, and Jazz in the Gardens All Stars Ronnie Laws, Roy Ayers, Lonnie Liston Smith, and Tom Browne. Comedians and nationally syndicated radio personalities D.L. Hughley and Rickey Smiley will co-host the festival.
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