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The story of Africa continues in Dallas at film festival

In its third year, the African Film Festival-TAFF continues to celebrate Africa with stories largely inspired by true life experiences and interpreted with visual clarity through film. Dallas, the fastest growing metroplex in the United States is the choice host city and intends to remain so for years to come. …

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OTC 2018 Announces Spotlight on New Technology® Award Recipients

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) announces that 17 technologies will receive the 2018 Spotlight on New Technology® Award, two of which are being recognized in the Small Business category. The Spotlight on New Technology Awards—a program for OTC exhibitors—showcases the latest and most advanced hardware and software technologies that are …

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Dallas Black Dance theatre and Dallas Black chamber of commerce partner for the Arts

Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT) partners with Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce (DBCC) as it closes its 41st season with the Spring Celebration Series May 18-20, 2018, at the Wyly Theatre, Dallas, Texas. The partnership is part of an initiative for DBCC members to understand the significance of the arts …

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eBay CEO joins GM Board of Directors

DETROIT — General Motors Co. announced today the election of eBay President and CEO Devin Wenig to its Board of Directors. Wenig, 51, was appointed president and chief executive officer of eBay in July 2015. He joined the company in 2011 to oversee eBay’s Marketplace business as its president. Before …

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Saudi Arabia set to buy US Arms worth $670 million

The Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has requested to buy up military equipment worth $670 million from the US Government. The arms include; six thousand six hundred (6,600) TOW 2B missiles (BGM-71F-Series) and ninety-six (96) TOW 2B (BGM-71F-Series) fly-to-buy lot validation missiles. This proposed sale will support U.S. …

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Lifetime to air film on Prince Harry & Meghan Markle

A fictional film on the royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is set to air on the cable network Lifetime. “Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance” will follow the fairytale romance of couple who are due to wed in May. Actor Murray Fraser (“The Loch”) plays Prince Harry while …

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Oscars So Diverse

An Asian, a Hispanic and two African-Americans all won Oscars at the 90th Academy Awards last night, which discarded old traditions for new ones. Gone was the Academy president’s customary speech with longer monologues padding out the biggest night in show business. Host Jimmy Kimmel wasted no time in addressing …

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‘This is a story about belonging,’ says director Ava DuVernay

The movie has one of the greatest ensemble casts of all time and at the Hollywood premiere of “A Wrinkle In Time” the entire cast were in attendance. Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine, Zach Galifianakis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Storm Reid, Levi Miller, Deric McCabe, Rowan Blanchard were joined …

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