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With a speech about his own inspirational dream for the Black community, Sean “Diddy” Combs channeled the spirit of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. while accepting the BET Awards' highest honor Sunday night.

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The Service to America Leadership Award is NABLF’s highest individual citation that is presented in recognition of honorees’ commitment to advocacy and public service.

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Saxophonist Eldon T Jones and singer LaRhonda Steele will perform at Alberta Rose Theatre for their first Juneteenth Celebration Concert at 8 p.m., Saturday, June 18.

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The Country Music Hall of Fame will induct Ray Charles and The Judds into its ranks on Sunday night, though the death of Naomi Judd a day earlier will bring sadness to the normally celebratory ceremony

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How much post-pandemic partying is in store during the first Carnival in two years?

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U.S. Secretary of Education will join performers onstage to play Latin percussion drums

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Radio stations will simulcast Damien Geter’s first-of-its-kind requiem live from Portland, on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 5:50 p.m. PT. Performed by Oregon Symphony and Resonance Ensemble, the program will be syndicated to stations across the US in June, free of charge.

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The new series, touches on a number of racial, identity, community and cultural issues, giving children the proper language to have the necessary conversations and celebrate each other’s differences.

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Black people are cultural innovators. Since we stepped foot on American soil in 1619, we've influenced society here and worldwide.

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A West Coast rapper known as Drakeo the Ruler was fatally stabbed in an altercation at a Los Angeles music festival where he was scheduled to perform, leaving fans of the young musician heartbroken.

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