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    You’re Invited: Will Drink for Travel Presents ‘Baltimore Blogger Bytes’ with Ty Alexander

    October 11th, 2017

    Join fellow Baltimore bloggers for a night of networking, and connecting.

    Ty Alexander of GorgeousinGrey.com will join Ashlee Tuck of WillDrinkforTravel.com to discuss how to work with brands, building an audience and the future of blogging at Forno (17 N. Eutaw Street).

    Enjoy free cocktails and bites, gift bags, giveaways, and have the opportunity to win a Viking cruise for two to Cognac, France, courtesy of CAMUS Cognac.

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    Recap: WeTV Hosts ‘Mary Mary’ Premiere Party at Cutting Room

    October 1st, 2017

    It’s the final season of WeTV’s “Mary Mary,” and to kick off the season the sisters — Erica and Tina Campbell — hosted a premiere party in New York City.

    Inside The Cutting Room, WeTV executives along with celebrities such as Ty Hunter, also known as Beyonce’s stylist, feted the sisters’ reality show. They also watched the show’s very first episode.

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    After the premiere, Mary Mary answered the audience’s questions and even treated the room to a performance.

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    Tina performed her single “Too Hard Not To,” from her new album “It’s Still Personal” that came out last Friday. Afterward, Erica performed her own single “Well Done.” At the end, Mary Mary performed their hits “Heaven,” “Go Get It,” “God In Me,” and “Shackles.”

    “Mary Mary” airs on WeTV on Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. Central.

    Photo credit: Getty Images

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    You’re Invited: National Action Network’s Action & Authority Reception During CBCF’s ALC

    September 15th, 2017

    You’re cordially invited to attend National Action Network‘s  annual “Action & Authority Reception” during CBCF ALC. Our honorees are women of color, who’ve answered the call to action in the battles against injustice.

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    This year’s honorees include: The Honorable Yvette D. Clarke, (NY-9),  Yamiche Alcindor, National Reporter New York Times, Kristen Clarke, President and Executive Director, Lawyers’ Committee of Civil Rights under the Law, Waikinya Clanton, Former Executive Director, National Organization for Black Elected Legislative Women, and Dalila Wilson-Scott, Senior Vice President of Community Investment and President of the Comcast Foundation.

    The reception, held Sept. 21 from 6-9 p.m., will be located inside the Comcast/NBCUniversal building (300 New Jersey Avenue NW).

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    You’re Invited: Pitch and Flow featuring MC Lyte at The Kennedy Center

    September 11th, 2017

    Eight dope, socially conscious emcees will be paired with eight visionary entrepreneurs to tell a compelling story of social enterprise, while addressing the United Nations’ Global Goals.

    MCLyteIt’s all happening on Wednesday, Sept. 13 inside the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Family Theater (2700 F Street NW).

    During the event, hosted by MC Lyte, the emcees will compete for three rounds with DJ D-Nice providing the soundtrack.

    Special guests Young Paris, Stretch Armstrong and Melissa Bradley will give comments and feedback on the emcees.

    The best part about it all is that it’s free!

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    Insider’s Guide To Congressional Black Caucus Week 2017

    September 5th, 2017

    We’re not exaggerating when we say this year’s “Insider’s Guide to Congressional Black Caucus Week” is the biggest we’ve ever had.

    Our ninth edition of “the guide” to get you through the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference clocks in at nearly 40 pages of forums, panels, informational receptions, networking receptions and parties.

    We hope you rested over the Labor Day weekend because in a couple of weeks, it will be non-stop building.

    But we do hope you use this time wisely. With the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, it’s even more imperative to organize and strategize to ensure a more just and equitable America. We are not fighting the same fight our foremothers and forefathers have already won. They’re work was not in vain. Let this year’s theme for the ALC — “And Still I Rise” — be our rallying cry.

    After you register for the conference, RSVP for the best events and networking receptions to hopefully help you change the world.

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    Recap: Blogalicious Hosts NYC Pop-Up at Vapianos

    August 29th, 2017

    It’s a little over a month before Blogalicious heads to Miami on Oct. 5.

    To get everyone excited about this year’s theme, “Tribe Up,” the largest network for multicultural bloggers hosted a pop-up panel experience at Vapianos in Union Square last Saturday.

    The event, sponsored by Coca Cola, allowed guests to mix and mingle with other Blogalicious attendees while enjoying pizza and of course ice-cold Coke.

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    The Fab Empire creator Joi-Marie McKenzie, Ada Rojas, Blogalicious’ Cara Paige and a rep from Coca Cola

    Blogger Ada Rojas along with The Fab Empire creator, Joi-Marie McKenzie, who will be speaking at this year’s conference, were the two featured panelists.

    The two not only spoke about what this year’s theme means to them, but also how Blogalicious has helped changed their careers.

    Want to go to Blogalicious? Join Joi-Marie and hundreds of other bloggers in Miami on Oct. 5-8.

    Get tickets now!

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    You’re Invited: Buzzfeed Presents ‘Leading Ladies’ Panel

    August 17th, 2017

    Calling all New York boss bishes.

    Join The Fab Empire creator Joi-Marie McKenzie at “Leading Ladies,” a networking event and panel being held at Buzzfeed (111 E. 18th Street) on Thursday, Aug. 24.

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    Along with meeting tons of cool ladies, Joi-Marie will lead a panel discussing “adulting” — from personal finances, to shattering stigmas to finding work-life balance and pursuing your passions past your 9-5.

    RSVP here!

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    Recap: Red Carpet Premiere of ‘True and The Rainbow Kingdom’ Brings Out Pharrell, Kelly Rowland and more!

    August 11th, 2017

    Get ready for the next Netflix movie to watch with your little one.

    “True and the Rainbow Kingdom” is coming to Netflix on Aug. 11 and the stars are excited. Executive Producer Pharrell Williams hosted a red carpet premiere for the film in Los Angeles’ Pacific Theaters at The Grove.

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    “True and the Rainbow Kingdom” centers on an 8-year-old girl named True as she solves problems in Rainbow City.

    Celebs and their kids enjoyed organic snacks as they watched the film. They also got to play on a giant inflatable rainbow.

    Along with Pharrell, we spotted Kelly Rowland, Christina Milian, Tyga, and even Ally Hilfiger.

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    Recap: Bevy Smith hosts ‘Women Who Pay It 4ward’ Awards

    August 10th, 2017

    Last Sunday, New York City insiders were invited to  MADE and BMW of North America’s “Women Who Pay It 4ward” awards, which honored four amazing women committed to bettering communities.

    The invite-only event was held in STK in Midtown Manhattan and was hosted by Bevy Smith.

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    The honorees included co-chair of the Women’s March Carmen Perez, Agent of Change founder Rachel Goldstein, refugee activist Fatima Rahmati and actress Yvonne Kopacz Wright.

    We also spotted actress Sharon Leal in the audience along with fashion blogger Claire Sulmers.

    Guests enjoyed complimentary cocktails as well as passed brunch bites, while learning more about these amazing women.

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    You’re Invited: The Bougie Brunch – August NYC Edition

    July 31st, 2017

    You’re invited to attend the second “Bougie Brunch: NYC Edition” at Clyde Frazier’s Wine & Dine (485 10th Avenue at 37th Street) on August 19 at 12 p.m. It’ll be an amazing event to network with amazing women!

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    Your ticket will give you access to a full brunch buffet and bottomless beverage menu, on-site employment recruitment hosted by Google and Etsy along with a professional headshot station.

    Guests will also go home with giftbags, thanks to sponsors such as Miss Jessie’s, Papi Wines, Money Tequila, Pin Up Cosmetics and Shop ML Couture, just to name a few.

    Author Joi-Marie McKenzie, and the creator of The Fab Empire, will also be giving away a copy of her memoir, The Engagement Game, to one lucky attendee.

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