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via BCNN1/Black Press USA: Dancer Misty Cpoeland will be honored by The Congressional Black Caucus on September 11th with their esteemed Trailblazer Award during the CBC’s annual “Celebration of the Arts” event—an award that Copeland deemed as not only an honor but also a necessity. “It’s so important for other Black dancers to see a […]

via NationalDayCalendar: Black Poetry Day is observed annually on October 17. This is a day to honor past and present black poets. Black Poetry Day celebrates the importance of black heritage and literacy and the contributions made by black poets. It is a day to appreciate black authors. Jupiter Hammon, the first published black poet in the […]

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Decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., we still recall the fateful words of his last public speech.   Decades after the assassination…

    We should honor our moms every day. But since we “officially” get one day out of the year to recognize the woman who changed our diapers, wiped our noses, kissed our skinned knees, sat in the front row of our games, watched us go on our first date, celebrated our wedding day and […]

  *With the announcement of the 2014 Screen Actors Guild nominations early this morning, the upcoming award season is underway. And those nominations bode well…

  A state lawmaker wants to pay tribute to three teens killed during a school shooting last year. Demetrius Hewlin, 16, Daniel Parmertor, 16, and Russell King, Jr., 17, were gunned down by another student at Chardon High School in February 2012. “My kids were in that school a few years prior, pretty bad,” said Chardon […]

Aretha Franklin has been honored with a star-studded tribute at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. Lauryn Hill, Dennis Edwards of the Temptations and Chaka Khan were among those who paid musical tribute to the legend. The 69-year-old soul singer was not scheduled to perform, but toward the end of the three-hour […]

OLMSTED TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) – – The family of Charlie Kho released this statement on Thursday: Thank you to the Olmsted Falls and Township community and the parish of St. Adalbert’s for your outpouring of support. It is greatly appreciated. We’ve made the decision to donate Charlie’s organs. This week is Charlie’s 13th birthday and […]

A wide open year for the Emmy Awards is expected to yield some brand new winners and repeat victories alike, with young stars and veterans alike in the running for the highest honors in television. Here’s a running list of all the winners, updated immediately following each tension-filled envelope opening. Outstanding Supporting Actress In A […]

A wide open year for the Emmy Awards is expected to yield some brand new winners and repeat victories alike, with young stars and veterans alike in the running for the highest honors in television. Here’s a running list of all the winners, updated immediately following each tension-filled envelope opening. Outstanding Supporting Actress In A […]

Fellow classmates of a teen fatally struck while riding his bike honored his memory by releasing balloons. Mourners lined Center Ridge Road Thursday morning in honor of Alex Sismour, and released balloons in complete silence as the hearse carrying the child’s body drove by. The North Ridgeville 14-year-old was hit at Route 57 and Broad Street in Elyria on Saturday […]

Fellow classmates of a teen fatally struck while riding his bike honored his memory by releasing balloons. Mourners lined Center Ridge Road Thursday morning in honor of Alex Sismour, and released balloons in complete silence as the hearse carrying the child’s body drove by. The North Ridgeville 14-year-old was hit at Route 57 and Broad Street in Elyria on Saturday […]