ATTN: Washington DC - Raheem Devaughn, LoveLife Foundation Present Black Men's Summit/Town Hall

GRAMMY NOMINATED RECORDING ARTIST RAHEEM DEVAUGHN & THE LOVELIFE FOUNDATION PRESENT THE FIRST ANNUAL BLACK MEN'S SUMMIT & TOWN HALL DISCUSSION ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2014

WHO: Roland Martin (Host) - American journalist, syndicated columnist, author, commentator (TV One) and (News One Now); Raheem DeVaughn - Three-Time Grammy Nominated singer/songwriter; Jeff Johnson- Award-winning journalist, social activist, political commentator, and author; Pastor W. Lamar Staples - Associate Pastor, The Temple of Praise, Washington, DC; Pastor Jabari Douglas- Pastor, Kingdom Worship Center, Upper Marlboro, MD; Dr. George Holmes - Member of President Barack Obama's National African American Clergy Leadership Working Group and Chaplain of the District of Columbia Democratic State Committee; Reverend Lennox Yearwood - President and CEO of the Hip Hop Caucus; Mr. Ed Davies, Execut ...READ MORE


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Bangnat Show: Friends

    
Bangnat Show: Friends

Yep the crew at bangnat talking friends... Good Bad and everything in between!

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Classic Clips: Common Sense At Fat Beats NYC (1997) [Video]



Throwback banger alert! We already posted that trip back to Kanye West's past (cypher styling at Fat Beats). Now, enjoy some Common rocking a promo show (doing it cypher style, too) at Fat Beats. Er... That is Common Sense (yeah, back that far)!

Here's a clip from Common's Fat Beats NYC in-store for "One Day It'll All Make Sense"...This Common album was the last time that No I.D. and Com would do an album together until 2011.

Click play and start really enjoying your Sunday!

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R&B: Vanessa Elisha - "Midnight Swim" (EP)

    
R&B: Vanessa Elisha - "Midnight Swim" (EP)

Oh so nice. We've got more from Vanessa Elisha. Posted on her before (FREE music, here). Now, check out the EP she's dropped. Full EP with the same title as the single. This is "Midnight Swim" (EP).

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THE BEAT BREAK AM SHOW W/ YELAWOLF, RAEKWON OF WU-TANG, & CYHI THE PRYNCE NOW STREAMING!!!

Before Yelawolf became larger than life in the rap game, The Beat Break was one of the first radio shows to introduce Yelawolf to the listening audience. Catch the exclusive interview with Yelawolf along with Raekwon from the Wu-Tang Clan and G.O.O.D. Music own Cyhi The Prynce on this throwback edition of The Beat Break Morning Show. Check out the entire interviews right now on Beat Break 87 FM Atlanta or download the Beat Break 87 FM Atlanta app on Blackvibes.com, Google Play, The App Store, Blackberry World, & I-Tunes under Home Team Radio.

You can also hear the show by clicking on the links below

http://www.beatbreakradiofm.com

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Do The Right Thing (Documentary)

    
Do The Right Thing (Documentary)



Man, it has been 25 years since the release of the Spike Lee Joint, "Do The Right Thing." This documentary captures just how you are feeling right now (esp. if you remember it hitting theaters back in the day) and impressions from actual Bed Stuy residents that live there and so much more!

You might shed a tear as we walk the real block with Spike (Mookie), Danny Aiello (Sal) and the production designer (Wynn Thomas) who created the hot block where it all went down oh so many years ago. You WILL raise a power fist by the time the Anniversary Block Party jumps off (with ... you already know ... PUBLIC ENEMY doing "Fight The Power")... along with an array of very spec ...READ MORE


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Singer Janelle Monae Shows Solidarity With Protesters In Ferguson, Missouri

Janelle Monae took a picture of herself and what appears to be her backup dancer to show solidarity for the protesters. Unfortunately, saying you do not have a gun and do not shoot, while raising...

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Power of a Smile...

    
Power of a Smile...

There is power in a smile. It is a simple, easy step you can take that will exert a positive, powerful influence in a variety of situations. It is one simple act that comes from the heart, a genuine smile.

When you smile, and not only does it improve your appearance, it improves all of you. Smile, and you cannot avoid being more positive toward life.
When you smile as you speak, your voice will be more confident, enthusiastic and convincing. The next time when you're talking over the phone and the person at the other end can't see you, smile and watch how much noticeable value will be added to the conversation.

If you strive to give a smile to others, you instantly improve the quality of each encounter. Smile to yourself, and watch the new positive possibilities come clearly into view.

There is power in a smile. A smile costs you nothing, and yet it can bring so much. Take a look around, and you'll see that the most fulfilled people are those who smile the most.

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Raekwon of Wu-Tang, Yelawolf, & Cyhi The Prynce on The Beat Break AM Show Saturday @ 10 AM

Before Yelawolf became larger than life in the rap game, The Beat Break was one of the first radio shows to introduce Yelawolf to the listening audience. Catch the exclusive interview with Yelawolf along with Raekwon from the Wu-Tang Clan and G.O.O.D. Music own Cyhi The Prynce on this throwback edition of The Beat Break Morning Show starting at 10am Saturday Morning on Beat Break 87 FM and beatbreakradiofm.com. You can also hear the show in syndication by logging onto www.blogtalkradio.com/hometeamradio and hometeamradio.com. Lastly, download the Beat Break 87 FM Atlanta app to listen to the show by downloading it here on blackvibes.com, Google Play, The App Store, Blackberry World, and I-Tunes under Home Team Radio.

Click on this link to hear the show. Call in @ 760-454-1118 to hear it live
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hometeamradio
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Refuse Desperation...

    
Refuse Desperation...

It is often said that desperate times call for desperate measures. But when you're desperate to do something, I think the best thing to do is to wait. Wait until you can transform the desperation into a more positive force.
When you make decisions out of desperation, they are often weak and ill advised. Acting out of desperation will very likely magnify and extend your desperate circumstances.

Take the time to step back from the situation and refocus. Take the time and care to change the negative energy of desperation into a compelling, positive sense of determination.

Strive to not focus on running away from the way things are, instead, put your attention and energy into creating the life you want to live.
Remember that whatever you most intensely and consistently hold in your mind, you will manifest in your life. So refuse to dwell on negative thoughts and desperate feelings, instead strive to keep your mind filled with positive, meaningful visions.

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