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Remember when Oprah was an anchor on ABC News?

January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Oprah Winfrey has had a long career in media. Most people don’t know that she started off an an anchor with ABC way back in the 1980s. To give you an idea of how long...

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Mike Tyson had it all in the 1980s. He was considered to the next Muhammad Ali, maybe even greater than The Greatest himself. He often knocked out his opponents in a matter of seconds, and...

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This song and video was created to commerate Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday into a national holiday. The song and video was released in January 1986. The artist the participated are El DeBarge, Whitney Houston,...

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Eddie Murphy: Buckwheat sings the classics

January 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Eddie Murphy might be the greatest cast member to ever play on Saturday Night Live. He went on to have an amazing film career and become one of the biggest stars in all of Hollywood....

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By Marie Seva Keisha Knight Pulliam, best known as ‘Rudy’ from “The Cosby Show,” has been working in the entertainment industry longer than some people are aware.  The actress, who was voted off “Celebrity Apprentice”...

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The media speaks about the past of Bill Cosby as if he spent most of his younger years sleeping with young women.  But this wasn’t all that he did.  In fact, he did a great...

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During the late 1980s, Oprah Winfrey had the pleasure of interviewing an African-American singer, author and actress, who has spent over 50 years in the music industry, Patricia Louise Holte-Edwards, more commonly known as Patti...

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How did Whitney Houston get discovered?

June 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Whitney Houston is one of most iconic singers to ever grace the stage and the most awarded female act of all time.    She was born August 9, 1963 in Newark, New Jersey and is the...

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Maya Angelou is one of the most prolific voices of our time, and her contributions as a poet, educator, singer, historian, and activist.  Dr. Angelou recently passed away at the age of 86.  Her impact...

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