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Ella Fitzgerald "The First Lady Of Song"

Ella Fitzgerald Providence, RI- February 2, 2007 was not only the beginning of Black History Month observations but it was also the day that Ella Fitzgerald made history yet again. The presentation of the postage stamp by the US Postal Service in Providence Rhode Island places her stamp, "The First Lady of Song" as she was known throughout the music world, along side the 29 other notable Black Scholars, Musicians, Educators Scientist, Warriors and Philosophers who have [Full Story...]

Common Making Sense
Born in Chicago on March 13, 1972, Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. is said to be one of seven children fathered by the former pro-basketball player of the same name. After [Full Story...]

"Great Music Will Always Prevail"
With hits such as "It's Growing," "Since I Lost My Baby," "Get Ready," "Ain't to Proud to Beg," and "My Girl," its no wonder they are still around performing all [Full Story...]

Making History at the Highest Levels Of Rhode Island State Government
Elizabeth H. Roberts made history in the State of Rhode Island on January 2, 2007, when she was inaugurated as the States' 68th Lieutenant Governor. Lt. Governor Roberts is no [Full Story...]

Welcome to Health & Beauty
If you have health and beauty questions you may email me at ppeterson@merlenormanstudio. com. Some questions will be answered in the column others will be answered directly by e-mail. Shade & [Full Story...]

Superintendent Colonel Steven M. Pare Retires from State Police
In just a matter of weeks the State of Rhode Island will loose it's tenth Superintendent in 82 years and one that the people of Rhode Island will sorely miss. [Full Story...]

Why Your Business Needs its Own Plastic
RI Small Business Development Center Regional Director, Pawtucket & Central Falls In the past few years, large credit providers have been lining up to launch business credit cards designed specifically for small-business [Full Story...]

Superintendent Donnie Evans
In this third column I have some very positive news to report to the community, and I hope by the time this reaches the newsstands, you will all know that [Full Story...]

ADA's Creations Inc.
In the Dominican Republic Ada and Leonel Terrero, owners of Ada's Creations' were Bankers; there they worked for Banco Popular and Banco Santo Domingo as managers in different departments of [Full Story...]

Major Milestone
Reverend Timothy Wright is celebrates 40 years in music ministry and will mark this milestone with a new release from Jordan Entertainment Group. The album, "Jesus, Jesus, Jesus" will be released on February 27, [Full Story...]

Cancer and African Americans
By Makeisha Lee, Health and Nutrition Consultant According to surveys conducted by health professionals who work with the National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer (sponsored by the Morehouse School of Medicine [Full Story...]

For Lovers
Eight-time Grammy-winning singer Natalie Cole delivers her first-ever collection of love songs. Rhino Records celebrates romance with this unforgettable compilation featuring a trio of Grammy-winning hits. Love Songs dropped on January 30. Containing more [Full Story...]

New Underground Railroad Driving Tour Explores Western Pennsylvania Freedom Trail
Harrisburg- "Western Pennsylvania Freedom Trail: A Driving Tour," is a new driving tour exploring the history of the Freedom Trail, a once heavily traveled stretch of the Underground Railroad that [Full Story...]

Saturday, 02/17/2007
Volume No.: 21
Issue: 4

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