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"42" The Jackie Robinson Story

Starring: Chadwick Boseman (Jackie Robinson) and Nichole Beharie (Rachel Isum)

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WASHINGTON DC READER’S WORK SPACE

From the Desk of Christine Wright, Chicago, ILL
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ATLANTA READER’S WORK SPACE

From the Desk of Christine Wright, Chicago, ILL
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16 07, 2015

Future Funk

July 16, 2015|

Prepare for Tahj Mowry’s A Triple Threat:

Actor, Dancer, and Singer

tahj4-00Quadruple threat Tahj Mowry has the mic now. An already well-established television and film actor, the Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, and dancer seized every opportunity that he could to write music. Inspired by the likes of Michael Jackson, Prince, and Usher, he’s been following this muse for quite some time – even though his immediate family […]

1 07, 2015

Boardroom: Queen of R&B

July 1, 2015|

Ledisi

Elevating R&B to Another Level, It’s Time for Ledisi
By Darralynn Hutson

ledisipic1_wpNine-time Grammy nominee, R&B songstress Ledisi has become quite busy lately: booking her first spokesperson contract with hair care brand Design Essentials; headlining another sold-out U.S. tour with Leela James and Raheem Devaughn; and most recently booking the headliner’s position at the17th Annual Ford Freedom Awards held at Detroit, Michigan’s, Charles H. Wright Museum of […]

1 07, 2015

TRAVEL: Vanglorious Landscape

July 1, 2015|

The Real Majorca

A destination where the natural surroundings provide all the luxury required!

majorca3An island invented by the British is well-known for its purpose-built resorts and package holidays. Very popular they are too; and if you want all-night partying and lazy days on the beach, then this is the place to come. Majorca (with a hard “j”) is a place invented by foreigners – the British […]

1 07, 2015

On-Location Events

July 1, 2015|

American Black Film Festival

Sponsored by Cadillac

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Monarch had the pleasure of being hosted by the ABFF and Cadillac for the nation’s largest gathering of black film and TV enthusiasts, The American Black Film Festival. The ABFF, a four-day event dedicated to showcasing stories by and about people of African descent, was held in New York City this year, generating approximately 19,000 in attendance. We […]

1 07, 2015

Vacation – Dip into Luxury

July 1, 2015|

DIVE IN: 10 of the Coolest Pools on Earth

From river valley to hot spring, public bath to indoor cinema, travel with us as we visit some of the coolest places in the world to take a dip.

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1) Alila Ubud Resort;

Bali, Indonesia
Guests of the Alila Ubud resort gaze out over the Ayung River Valley from their perch in the hotel’s award-winning pool, tucked away […]

1 07, 2015

Case Study: Power & Respect

July 1, 2015|

Omari’s Power

By Darralynn Hutson

Executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson and created by Courtney Kemp Agboh, Starz’ gritty drama, Power, is set to premiere season two this June. Starring Naturi Naughton who joins lead with Omari Hardwick as power couple Mr. and Mrs. St. Patrick, some say Power has something to prove after the unprecedented success of Lee Daniels’ Empire.

Truth be told, there are large differences between Fox Network’s Empire, and Starz’Power, one of which […]

1 07, 2015

NATURI NAUGHTON vs. TASHA ST. PATRICK

July 1, 2015|

By Darralynn Hutson

Naturi Naughton has arrived. She gets to take the lead in 50 Cent and Starz’ urban drama Power. As Tasha St. Patrick, Naturi gets to live the fabulous life, wearing the most expensive jewelry, the most luxurious flowing weaving, tight dresses, and gets to having unadulterated sex before a camera crew of about 30 in her hometown of New York City. “I’m blessed to have booked a job that I love, working with […]

1 07, 2015

Memorandum: The Reality Show

July 1, 2015|

Jazmine Sullivan

By Darralynn Hutson

jazmine-sullivaneIt’s the beginning of the summer season and Jazmine Sullivan is riding on a tour bus driving through San Antonio, Texas, on the 2nd month of her national tour. “Originally, the tour was suppose to be a month,” replies Jazmine, “but they extended one month then another month and now I’m going back because the fans are selling out every […]