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Shawn C Parker : 5 Tips to Great Yoga

Fit Fridays with Shawn C. Parker: 5 tips for yoga beginners. You’ve been contemplating and putting it off for years. You were worried about being flexible enough or whether it would interfere with your beliefs. You weren’t sure if it would actually help your particular issue but everyone, even your doctor, is recommending you try it. You did your research, you’ve thought long and hard about making the choice and now you’ve finally decided to do it. You set your ...
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Brandon Bass agrees to Clippers deal

Despite a strong pursuit from the San Antonio Spurs, free agent Brandon Bass reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, league sources told The Vertical. Bass had been deciding between veteran-minimum offers from the Spurs and Clippers, but the recruitment by Clippers coach Doc Rivers – who coached him in Boston – and several Los Angeles players swayed him. Bass resides in Los Angeles and is expected to be a trusted rotation player for Rivers. ...
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Daily Horoscope 7/16

Aries: Changes on the home front create tension, challenging you to keep up your normal routine. But maintaining a cheerful attitude is tough if you feel stuck with nowhere to go. On one hand, you’ve had enough; your impatience is reaching a crescendo. On the other hand, the Sun’s smooth trine with action-hero Mars in your 8th House of Transformation empowers you to pull rabbits out of hats in a way that eases the stress. Regardless of the situation, a ...
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Killer Mike Fuels Major Increase of Money Put Into Black-Owned ...

Killer Mike has become somewhat ubiquitous as an artist with a keen political voice. Between his frequent presence in and endorsement of the Bernie Sanders campaign earlier this year and his speaking out on various issues of American social injustice, the Run the Jewels member is a celebrity with answers wholly worth listening to. And it seems people are: As Pitchfork reports, Mike expressed in a TV interview a while back the desire to see the black community creating accounts in more ...
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Over 8,000 People Have Opened Accounts At Citizens Trust Bank ...

More Than 8,000 people have opened up new accounts at Citizens Trust Bank, according to officials at the black-owned bank in Atlanta. There has been renewed enthusiasm and impassioned pleas by civic and civil rights leaders for black Americans to invest in black-owned businesses and black financial institutions in light of the latest police killings of black men last week in Baton Rouge, La., and suburban Minneapolis. And it looks like the masses are finally listening. The logic is that ...
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Meet The Trillion Dollar Black Woman of Wall Street

When I think of Wall Street, not only does The Wolf of Wall Street come to mind, but also, I picture a bunch of sharks, eating each other alive for the almighty dollar, and power. Another thing that comes to mind is the lack of diversity in such a predominate market. Suzanne Shank is Wall Streets one, if not, only African-American women to take charge and become a Trillion Dollar Woman. Shank heads a publicly traded financial services institution. This came ...
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Philando Castile Funeral: Thousands In Attendance with Pallbearers Raise Fists

*A funeral was held Thursday for Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minnesota. The 32-year-old cafeteria supervisor was shot several times during a July 6 traffic stop in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights, and the aftermath was streamed live on Facebook by his girlfriend – bringing instant international attention to his killing and the issue of police shootings of African Americans. Faith leaders and relatives of Philando Castile shared words of hope and encouragement to “stay strong” during a ...
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Timbaland and Estranged Wife Battle Over Kids & Personal Items

The divorce between music mogul Timbaland and his estranged wife Monique is getting nasty, as the producer headed to court to plead for time-sharing with his kids. Meanwhile, his soon-to-be ex is demanding he not be allowed to travel too far with their minor daughter. She’s also asking for help retrieving personal items from the home they once shared. So far Monique is entitled to over $70 Million of the ‘Empire’. The couple, who married in June 2008, hit a rough ...
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Tatyana Ali suing Warner Bros over ‘The Real’

Somebody over at Warner Bros and Telepictures TV has got some ‘splainin’ to do as far as Tatyana Ali is concerned because she’s filed a lawsuit that the two entities stole her idea. In court documents, the actress says she came up with the concept for “The Real” and eventually pitched to execs in 2012 but was told they “decided to decline.” Interestingly, she points that “The Real” debuted about six months later as “a direct production” of the concept ...
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Drew Barrymore & Will Kopelman: Couple Files For Divorce After ...

It’s official, Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman have finally filed for divorce after announcing their split on April 1. The couple has been together for four years, and our hearts are breaking that it’s really over! We have all the details, right here. There’s no going back now. After originally telling fans they were calling it quits in April, Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman made it official on July 15 by filing for divorce at the Manhattan Supreme Court, according to ...
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2 Americans Killed in ‘Monstrous Attack’ in Nice, Death Toll ...

Two Americans were killed in the attack in Nice, France, Thursday night, after Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, the driver is understood to have been a 31-year-old Franco-Tunisian man whose identity papers were found in the vehicle after the attack, plowed into a large crowd with a truck hauling grenades and other weapons during Bastille Day celebrations, a family member confirms to ABC News. Sean Copeland and his 11-year-old son Brodie, who were in Nice on a family vacation, were killed in ...