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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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29 03, 2013

Reboot: The Beautiful Imperfection of Brandy

March 29, 2013|

Brandy_Norwood_Brandy5By Tiffany E. Browne

Social media was abuzz one particular evening in February. Brandy Norwood had hit the stage at LA Live’s Club Nokia. Instagram photos of the five-foot-seven beauty went viral. Concert goers took to Twitter with excitement as she performed their favorite hits. The hits kept coming with classics such as the “Sittin’ Up in My Room,” penned by Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, receiving […]

25 03, 2013

Black Love At Its Best

March 25, 2013|

Neighborhood Inaugural Ball

Keeping a relationship running smoothly is hard enough without paparazzi, fans and gossip columns hounding you every second. So we thought we would give a nod to those celebrity couples who mix work and play and keep it looking good no matter how hard it becomes.

Here is Monarch’s list of Black love at its best!

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Monica […]

24 03, 2013

Find Luxury in Mexico

March 24, 2013|

Fairmont Mayakoba, Riveriera Maya

Mayakoba

A tropical experience mixed with un-paralleled elegance.

Surrounded by the jungle’s emerald embrace, Mayakoba is imbued with the spirit of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. A journey to this serene world captivates the soul with stunning natural beauty and pure refinement.

Situated along a mile-long arc of white Caribbean sand, this gated resort community rates as a Five Diamond hotel in Playa del Carmen. Offering an unparalleled travel […]

3 01, 2013

Laz Alonso: The Truth In Deception

January 3, 2013|

Las1cIt’s a real salacious story about people with power and wealth, who use this power and wealth to deceive each other,” says Laz Alonso, on his new drama series, Deception. When wealthy socialite and notorious party girl Vivian Bowers is found dead of an apparent overdose, no one is surprised. The heiress to the Bowers’ pharmaceutical empire has been tabloid fodder for years. Wild, pretty, privileged – and […]

1 01, 2013

Retreat From The Cold And Escape to A Dream: Visit Puntacana For A Winter Retreat

January 1, 2013|

UNLIMITED LUXURY! A RESORT LIKE NO OTHER!

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Welcome to Paradise: Dreams Palm Beach is located where the sun chooses to shine a little brighter on the East Coast of the Dominican Republic. An idyllic haven for all who are looking to escape into tranquility. Singles, couples and families all can enjoy this resort as it offers something for all walks of life!

This four diamond rated […]

1 01, 2013

The People Who Inspired Us In 2012

January 1, 2013|

Inspire1This year there have been many celebrities and people with influence who have entertained us, some who have challenged us and fewer who have lead by example. And those few are the ones who have actually inspired us. To inspire means to provide one with optimism and motivate others to do something (usually positive.)

Since this year has come to a close, […]

1 01, 2013

Anthony Mackie Goes Gangster In Upcoming Film, Gangster Squad

January 1, 2013|

am 4By: Kristian Rose-Anderson

In 1949, the East Coast mafia was quickly moving its reign to Los Angeles. There, the ruthless mob king,
Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn), ran the show. Drugs, guns and prostitutes were the name of the game, and
not to mention every wire bet placed west of Chicago. But success in this scene meant having the protection of not only paid goons, but also gaining control over […]

1 01, 2013

2013 Range Rover: The World’s First All Aluminum SUV

January 1, 2013|

Rover1Range Rover’s reinvention includes changes that stretch its street talents to sedan levels and yet turns up the notch on its off-roading capability through the miracle of electronics. What gives the SUV this ability is aluminum. The Range Rover is made of the stuff to its core: resulting in a 700-pound weight loss, which permeates the way the Range Rover drives, and to a lesser extent, how […]