Flint Native C.M. Coleman Pens “Right Man, Wrong Attitude”

By Sheri L. Stuart, Staff Writer FLINT, Mich. – Local author Cynthia Coleman said she had no idea an episode of the Oprah Winfrey television show would be the inspiration she needed to begin writing her first book. “Right Man, Wrong Attitude”, released by New York-based Page Publishing, is a riveting story about Chayla Caldwell, 40-year-old businesswoman with a dark past and a great man with love to offer her. In the story, Chayla has been moving on from her ex-husband and protecting herself by never giving herself fully to…

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Hit Stage Play, “Fo’ Sistaz” Returns to Where it All Began – Flint!

After two sellout shows in Detroit, the hit stage play about the real life relationship between four sisters from Flint, will premier for one night only – Friday, Jan. 19 – at The New McCree Theater. ‘Fo’ Sistaz’ chronicles the complex lives of four sisters and how they dealt with life from the ordinary to extraordinary circumstances. ‘Fo’ Sistaz’ is an emotional ride that reveals self-identification and family dependency through the feminine lens of various religious and cultural perspectives. The play takes the audience on a journey to discover the…

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An Evening with LaKisha Jones, Flint Native and ‘American Idol’ Finalist

Flint native and ‘American Idol’ finalist LaKisha Jones will perform at The Whiting on Saturday, Jan. 13. The Flint Symphony Orchestra will join Ms. Jones as she performs multiple covers of contemporary hits and original scores for an exciting evening of fun and music. The event starts at 8:00 p.m. and is sponsored by the Flint Institute of Music, Black Classical Origins committee. All proceeds will be used to provide scholarships for African-American youth to take dance, music or voice lessons at FIM or receive free tickets to an FIM/Whiting…

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49TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS TO AIR LIVE ON TV ONE

LOS ANGELES – The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and TV One have announced that the 49th NAACP Image Awards will be nationally telecast live on TV One on Monday, January 15, 2018, the federal holiday marking the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The two-hour special will also include a live pre-show from the star-studded red carpet. NAACP Image Awards winner, Emmy-award nominated actor and star of black-ish, Anthony Anderson will return as host for the 49th NAACP Image Awards. The NAACP Image Awards…

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Pastor John P. Kee“Pass it On”

By Floyd Fuller [one_half] Pastor John P. Kee[/one_half] [one_half_last] About four week ago a local restaurant in Flint called“Beverly’s”owned by Beverly Biggs’ Leavy located at 915 South Dort Highway had to close her door permanently because of the water crisis in Flint. Flint water crisis is a drinking water crisis that started in April 2014. After Flint changed itswater source from threated Detroit Water and Sewerage Department water (which was sourced from Lake Huron as well as the DetroitRiver) to the Flint River,its drinking water had a series of problems…

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How To Get Away With Murder

After praising the first two episodes from moving away from including cases of the week on top of the increasingly complicated serialized narrative of How To Get Away With Murder, of course tonight’s episode went ahead and threw a case of the week in there. But also, it was bound to happen sooner or later. Season two will have 15 episodes, and even though there are plenty of mysteries and twists to unspool before we get to the whole Annalise-dying-on-the floor thing, Murder can’t sustain itself on just those flashforwards…

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Lamar Odom found unconscious

Lamar Odom found unconscious at Nevada brothel; friends, family rush to hospital. – Former NBA and reality TV star Lamar Odom was hospitalized Tuesday after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel, authorities said. A source told ESPN that Odom is fighting for his life and “the next 48 hours are critical.” The Nye County Sheriff’s Department will hold a press conference at 7 p.m. ET to provide an update on the situation. Sheriff Sharon A. Wehrly said in a statement Tuesday that authorities were called at about 3:15…

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