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January - 2020

Better Days Will Come Again: The Life of Arthur Briggs, Jazz Genius of Harlem, Paris, and a Nazi Prison Camp View

Better Days Will Come Again: The Life of Arthur Briggs, Jazz Genius of Harlem, Paris, and a Nazi Prison Camp

By Travis Atria

BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY A story of music, war, sex, death, triumph, and tragedy, with cameos by Louis Armstrong, Josephine Baker, Django Reinhardt, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Marcus Garvey, and Adolf Hitler Arthur Briggs\'s life was Homeric in scope. Born on the tiny island of Grenada, ...

CHANDLER RESTAURANTS RALLY  TO SUPPORT THE ARTS View

CHANDLER RESTAURANTS RALLY TO SUPPORT THE ARTS

PROCEEDS FROM DINING AT RESTAURANTS AROUND CHANDLER TO BENEFIT CHANDLER CENTER FOR THE ARTS PROGRAMS

(CHANDLER, AZ) Restaurants from the Chandler area are rallying to support the arts in their community with an all day event, Eat Your Art Out Chandler, from 11 am - 8 pm on February 25, 2020. From Tennessee BBQ to sushi, Mexican specialties to contemporary wine bars, the chefs, mixologi...

November - 2019

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter slams Comcast over attack on civil rights law View

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.\'s daughter slams Comcast over attack on civil rights law

By TheGrio -November 9, 2019

Dr. Bernice A. King says changes to Civil Rights Act of 1866 could have "cataclysmic results for people of color." By TheGrio -November 9, 2019 In this Jan 10, 2018 photo, Bernice King poses for a photograph at the King Center, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Robert Ray) Dr. Bernice A. ...

April - 2019

COMMUNITY MURAL CELEBRATING SOMALI AMERICAN COMMUNITY IN PHOENIX View

COMMUNITY MURAL CELEBRATING SOMALI AMERICAN COMMUNITY IN PHOENIX

Artists will collaborate with youth of the Somali Association of Arizona to paint a mural on 51st Street and McDowell Road this weekendThe Somali Association of Arizona (SAA) is hosting visiting artists to lead a workshop with youth members to paint a community mural on the weekend of March 30th and...

2019 African Association of Arizona View

2019 African Association of Arizona

Presents the African Festival

The African Association of Arizona (AFASA) proudly announces the spring 2019 African Festival, which will take place on May 4 at North High School (1101 E. Thomas Road), Phoenix from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM. The theme of the festival is "Reinvigorating Africa Awareness in Arizona." It will celebrat...

March - 2019

HIP HOP ICONS THE SUGARHILL GANG CELEBRATES THE  40TH ANNIVERSARY OF “RAPPER'S DELIGHT” View

HIP HOP ICONS THE SUGARHILL GANG CELEBRATES THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF "RAPPER\'S DELIGHT"

THE SUGARHILL GANG JOINS HIP HOP PIONEERS GRANDMASTER MELLE MEL & SCORPIO OF THE FURIOUS 5 TO FORM SUPERGROUPPLANNING NEW US & INTERNATIONAL TOUR FOR 2019The evolution of Hip Hop has come a long way from its humble beginnings back in the 1970s. Now the highest grossing genre in pop culture...

December - 2018

Local Natural Hair Stylist announces 7th Annual My Hair is Beautiful Workshop View

Local Natural Hair Stylist announces 7th Annual My Hair is Beautiful Workshop

Phoenix, AZ, November 19, 2018: Arlette Pender, Master Pioneer and owner of HAIRLOKS by ARLETTE, will be hosting the seventh annual My Hair is Beautiful workshop on December 9 at 1 p.m. at Burton Barr Central Library.My Hair is Beautiful is a self-esteem building workshop for girls between the age...

June - 2018

 Dr. William View

Dr. William \"Bill\" Crawford Announces Chandler City Council Candidacy

Arizona native and longtime public servant, Dr. William "Bill" Crawford has officially kicked off his election campaign for the Chandler City Council. Crawford and his wife, Diana, have been residents of Chandler since 1998."Public service has been my life and I'm ready to serve the citizens o...

TIM SEAY ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR MAYOR OF PHOENIX View

TIM SEAY ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR MAYOR OF PHOENIX

Pledges to Bring Community & Business Experience, Sound Judgment, Diversity and Equality.

Phoenix, Arizona - Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - Tim Seay of Phoenix, president & CEO of several non-profit organizations, recently re-elected Most Honorable Grand Master of The Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge Free & Accepted Masons of Arizona and one of the top community leaders of...

April - 2018

Kerwin Brown joins Colonial Life as new District General Agent View

Kerwin Brown joins Colonial Life as new District General Agent

Well-known community leader becomes a district manager for Colonial Life Insurance in Phoenix

PHOENIX, ARIZONA, APRIL 23, 2018 -Colonial Life & Accident Insurance is welcoming Kerwin Brown as a new District Leader in Phoenix, Arizona. Colonial Life, which is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, is the oldest supplemental insurance company, and offers disability, accident, life,...

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