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Al Rucker’s Dolce Lounge Brings Vivica’s Black Magic Dancer “Bolo” to Ignite Houston Area Women’s Fantasies

Everyone was rather hot and bothered (but in a good way) Wednesday night as Dolce Ultra Lounge and Bistro hosted the stars of Vivica A. Fox’s new show, “Vivica’s Black Magic,” for its premiere on Lifetime TV Network! The new docu-series focuses on Fox’s idea to create an exotic urban male revue that is fluent in selling fantasies all across the nation.

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Breaking Down the Mystery of Autism

While Autism figures have become so common, currently affecting 1 in 68 children, it is imperative that we understand how it is currently affecting people from all walks of life. Autism is the fastest growing developmental disorder within the United States right now, and while there is no cure, there are ways to become educated on the disorder that can cost a family up to $60,000 a year.

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LeToya Luckett Talks About Black Successes, Love, New Projects and More

H-Town’s very own LeToya Luckett is continuing to build her empire one day at a time. From new roles to new music to new love, she is doing so with such grace, enthusiasm, and many heartfelt laughs that indicate she is reaping the benefits from years of hard work and growth, both on the screen and in her personal life.

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Keith Robinson’s Bridging His Love of Acting and Singing in New Projects

Singer and actor Keith Robinson has lovebirds swooning with his new single “Love Somebody” from his new album, Love Episodic. The single is for people who appreciate real Soul and R&B music, and of course- love! Keith says that the single is “a classic, old school sentiment in a new millennium.”

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Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey brings Art, Beats and Lyrics to Houston

When art and hip-hop combine, something truly sensational takes place. The Jack Daniels Tennessee Honey brand brought Houston a night of live music, art, entertainment and delicious Jack Daniels-inspired cocktails with their Art, Beats and Lyrics show. Famous urban artists were able to showcase their art through an extraordinary exhibit that captivated several viewers of the night. The multi-city tour has been traveling for 11 years, and has grown to be one of the most sought after “lifestyle events” throughout the country.

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Today, Tomorrow, Forever— Corey Paul Blesses the People with Rhymes of Reverence for God

In today’s society, it is a rare sight to see young men giving their lives to Christ at an early age while fighting the everyday struggles faced growing up in the hood. Hailing from Houston’s South Park neighborhood, Christian Hip-Hop artist Corey Paul has shown that it is possible to live a purpose-driven life while doing what you love. A firefighter by day and a rapper by calling, Paul shows how Christian Hip-Hop rap artists in Houston are transforming lives and impacting youth across the nation. His new album, "Today, Tomorrow, Forever" is set to drop on Dec. 18.

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An Evening with Tina Campbell

An Evening with Tina Campbell featuring her husband Teddy Campbell was truly one to remember as Tina revealed that she’s not the woman she used to be. The feisty and outspoken half of group Mary Mary delivered a testimony that shed light on her husband’s infidelity and the depression that affected her greatly two years ago. The songstress and reality television star gave audience members the real scoop on heartbreak, forgiveness, and the spiritual warfare that almost silenced her faith, but ended up doing the exact opposite, amplifying her walk with Christ.

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Houston to The Million Man March in DC

The unifying theme at last weekend’s “Justice or Else” march upon Washington was that of healing; healing and discovering the next step. Various apogees had sprouted since the original March on the mall some two decades ago, but some of the more tried and true ones remained. Black newspapers, Black ideologies, the all-important twist and braid of what black represents in so many ways were all present. Many people, young and old, questioned why the national media had delivered so little coverage to the march, considering the intense number of people and how much of the past year had been dedicated to marches and movements following unrest or even worse, riot.

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Good Talks About New Role in Thriller ‘Minority Report’

Many are anticipating the season premiere of this fall’s line up. One actress in particular has fans really excited as she is shacking up primetime with a role where she ditches cute and sassy for tough and rough as Detective Vega in Fox’s ‘Minority Report.’

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Houston History Conference Takes Guests On A Journey to the 1860s

The Houston History Alliance took many on a trip back in time to the 1860s at the annual Houston History Conference with the theme “On The Cusp of War: Houston in The 1860s.” Speakers touched on many subjects, from slavery to Civil War, women and their role during the Reconstruction era, the importance of Juneteenth for African-American citizens in Houston, the importance of the Chicana movement in the city, gay Houstonians and their troubled relationship with the police, and the Civil Rights Movement.

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