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TAYO: The Perils of being a Journalist (Drawing)

*The beheading of American freelance photojournalist James Foley by an ISIS militant show the perils, Journalists put themselves to keep the world informed. Without a journalist like James Foley, the world would be starved of news. Web sites like EURweb thrives on news reports and visual images provided by journalists
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The Game, Diddy and Swizz Beatz Create Song for Mike Brown (Listen)

*In keeping with hip-hop’s tradition of standing united in difficult times, many of the culture’s MC’s united for a song in honor of deceased teen Michael Brown. Essence.com reports that the anthem, titled “Don’t Shoot” is the brainchild of rapper The Game, who personally felt the impact of Brown’s death
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Women’s Theatre Festival of Memphis 2014 (Photos)

*The Women’s Theatre Festival of Memphis (WTFM) wrapped its 2nd biennial event earlier this month when the city hosted over 30 plays, workshops and performances from around the globe. Event highlights included: The Gyneka Awards Gala in which 6 women and Two-Time Tony Award winner Pat Halloran were honored for
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‘Begin Again’ Back in Theaters This Weekend

*”Begin Again” begins in theaters again this weekend. The Weinstein Company returns the film to theaters Friday (Aug. 29) in a bid to reacquaint it with critics and Academy voters ahead of this year’s award season. “Audiences this summer fell in love with the amazing cast and soundtrack of ‘Begin
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Harry Belafonte To Receive Humanitarian Award from Academy

*Harry Belafonte is among those who will be honored by the motion picture academy’s board of governors. The academy said Thursday that Belafonte will receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the academy’s sixth annual Governors Awards on Nov. 8 in Los Angeles. Actor-singer Belafonte, 87, is being recognized for
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Venus Williams Bounced from US Open in 3rd Round

*Venus Williams’ comeback fell short at the US Open on Friday afternoon. Two points from defeat, Sara Errani rallied to force a third-set tiebreaker and outlasted Williams 6-0, 0-6, 7-6 (5). Williams twice came back from down a break in the third but was done in by too many unforced
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