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James Brown’s domestic-violence and murder conspiracy detailed in kids’ dueling books

Sept. 18, 2014 - Two books released by James Brown’s kids, Yamma Brown and Daryl Brown; gives us a glaring look into the James’ household. In her new book titled Cold Sweat, Yamma Brown goes into a detailed description about the domestic abuse in their home.

She explains how “The Godfather of Soul” struck her mother and goes on to talk about how she grew up and had to deal with domestic violence issues in her marriage.  James Brown was known for having somewhat abusive tendencies. It was even discussed in his 2012 biography The One.  Read more at thegrio.com.

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Three black women falsely accused of being sex-workers at hotel bar

Sept. 18, 2014 - Three black women –two educators and a lawyer–  were accused of solicitation by a security guard while drinking at Standard Hotel’s bar in New York City. One representative from the hotel called them weeks after, apologized and offered them a present consisting of a bottle of champagne and a $400 dinner in the hotel’s restaurant. Read more at thegrio.com.

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New leading lady: Viola Davis says past roles were ‘mammy-ish’

Sept. 18, 2014 - For over 30 years, Actress Viola Davis has spent time between the stage and silver screen.

Later this month, she stars in ABC’s new drama, How to Get Away With Murder.

In the show, Davis plays Annalise Keating, a seductive and alluring defense attorney and law professor who uses real-life cases as lessons in her classroom. The legal series allows Davis to play a role she has never done before and is a break from all the other portrayals she has done on stage and on film. Read more at thegrio.com.

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BPW Membership Meeting

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Location: 400 Beach Seafood & Tap House, 400 Beach Dr. in St. Pete

The speaker will be Laura Boehner, Partner, Southern Strategy Group.  Their team of lobbyists can open doors to ensure your message is heard by the right people in government.  Laura previously served as the chief lobbyist for the City of St. Petersburg.  RSVP at http://new.bpwstpetepinellas.

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Ribbon cutting and Dedication of the Clarence Fort Freedom Trail

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Location: 3803 E. Osborne Ave. in Tampa

Please join Mayor Bob Buckhorn & community leaders for this ribbon cutting and dedication.

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Launch Web-site & Networking Event

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Location: United States

Contact: Tampa Bay Black Chamber of Commerce,Inc. | Jarvis Karim El-Amin | phone: 8137876652 | email: selladt@aol.com | website: www.Mytampabaybcc.org

Tampa Bay Black Chamber of Commerce is Launching it's New Web-Site and Networking to help it's members grow their Business. This Event is in Partnership with WTMP and New Life York Insurance. RSVP Go to Eventbrite or Text me @ 813-787-6652

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