Born Dana Elaine Owens in Newark, NJ on March 18, 1970, Queen Latifah is an award-winning actress, rapper, singer, author and entrepreneur. She landed an Oscar nomination in 2003 for Best Supporting Actress, as well as Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award nominations for her performance as Mama Morton in "Chicago."
The Sisters Getting Slim (SGS)(TM) Club is a free online community where women come to get motivated and to learn tips and strategies to help them lose weight and discover their healthy, sexy, slim body! JJ Smith, Nutritionist and Certified Weight Loss Expert, is the founder of The SGS Club. JJ says, "I realized there were a lot of hard-working women like me who didn't always have the time to diet or exercise, but still needed proven, safe methods to lose weight and stay slim for life."
With the next election 11 months away, President Obama has begun sharpening his populist message and drawing a sharp contrast between his vision for America and the Republican alternative. Obama’s speech last week in Osawatomie, Kan. provided an example of how he plans to attack his Republican opposition.
New Hanover County Board of Education is seeking applicants for consideration for appointment to the new D.C. Virgo Urban Prep Charter Academy Board
The New Hanover County Board of Education is seeking applicants for consideration for appointment to the new D.C. Virgo Urban Prep Charter Academy Board. They will appoint three individuals to serve staggered terms on the new charter school board. In order to achieve the staggered terms, the New Hanover County Board of Education will set the initial terms for their three members as one, two, or three-year terms. After this, all terms will be three years.
The National Women’s History Museum recently honored African-American radio maven Cathy Hughes. The founder and chairperson of Radio One Inc., was feted at the museum’s Christine de Pizan Awards in Washington D.C. where Hughes received the “Ida B. Wells-Barnett Living Legacy Award” for her accomplishments in media and communications. The Christine de Pizan honors celebrate the legend of pioneering American women by showcasing their achievements alongside the contributions of their modern-day counterparts.
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