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Byron Allen Set To Air Comedy Special Featuring Chris Rock, Eddie Murphy & Kevin Hart In Support Of ‘Feeding America’

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Byron Allen Set To Air Comedy Special Featuring Chris Rock, Eddie Murphy & Kevin Hart  In Support Of ‘Feeding America’

Laughter is always the best medicine! Media Mogul Byron Allen has partnered with NBC and comedy production company Funny or Die to air a comedy special featuring Eddie Murphy, Kevin Hart and Chris Rock in support of Feeding America, The Grio reports.  The 2 hour comedy festival will support the efforts of Feeding America, the nation’s largest organization fighting for hunger-relief and the eradication of food insecurity. Since 1979, the org has been combating domestic issues of hunger, feeding more than 40 million, including 12 million children and 7 million seniors. Through their network of food banks across the country...

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The Obamas Honor The Request of Class of 2020 Graduates, Agreeing To Give Several Virtual Commencement Speeches

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The Obamas Honor The Request of Class of 2020 Graduates, Agreeing To Give Several Virtual Commencement Speeches

We’re all going to be sitting in on these graduations! Barack and Michelle Obama have announced that they will be giving commencement speeches during a number of virtual graduation honoring the Class of 2020.  With schools closed and in-person graduations subsequently cancelled as a result of the global pandemic, many graduates will be having symbolic graduations from the comfort of their homes. Last month, a tweet requesting Barack Obama to give a graduation speech went viral, prompting thousands to retweet, asking the former President and First Lady to offer some hope to students during this time. Apparently, the Obamas heard...

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Meet The Educator Bringing A Sense of Normalcy To Distant Learning With Her Pre-K ‘Circle Time’ Videos

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Meet The Educator Bringing A Sense of Normalcy To Distant Learning With Her Pre-K ‘Circle Time’ Videos

If you have a little one, this is for you! Early childhood educator Monica J. Sutton is bringing a sense of normalcy to distant learning through her pre-school circle time videos on YouTube.  Since the pandemic, Sutton has started posting the videos at 9am, Monday through Friday. They cover the basics like the days of the week while also featuring lessons that incorporate a variety of sounds and cues that are sure to keep the little ones engaged.  "So, ever since our lives have been turned upside and I had to figure out the best ways to continue teaching my...

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Will Smith Just Gave Us The Fresh Prince of Bel Air Reunion We Didn't Know We Needed

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Will Smith Just Gave Us The Fresh Prince of Bel Air Reunion We Didn't Know We Needed

He’s the hero we all need! Will Smith took to social media to give us a long overdue Fresh Prince of Bel Air reunion in honor of the show’s 30th anniversary.  On Smith’s new Snapchat series, “Will From Home,” the Philly native has been giving consistent content while quarantined from his home. From game show spoofs and COVID talks with Dr. Fauci to fashion shows with Tyra, Smith has kept us all quite entertained.  His most recent episode featured a virtual reunion with his Fresh Prince of Bel Air castmates in honor of the show’s 30th anniversary! Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton...

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Michelle Obama's New ‘Becoming’ Documentary Is Coming To Netflix

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Michelle Obama's New ‘Becoming’ Documentary Is Coming To Netflix

Add this to your list of things to watch! Forever First Lady Michelle Obama announced the release date for her new “Becoming” documentary in partnership with Netflix.  The film follows Obama’s journey as she travels after the release of her “Becoming” memoir. It takes a deep dive into her new normal post White House and the stories of young and old alike as they share their journeys to “become” with the Former First Lady.    I’m excited to share that on May 6, @Netflix will release BECOMING, a documentary directed by Nadia Hallgren that shares the stories of the amazing people...

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