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Ever since Scarlett Johansson was cast as the lead in Ghost In the Shell, fans have been less than happy.

   RICHMOND, Va (RADIO-ONE KISS): Richmond Muscle Walk, presented by MED, Inc. and James River Home Health, is Sunday, March 30, 1pm at the Diamond. To register visit http://www.musclewalkmda.org/richmond or call the local MDA office at 804-285-2961. The 22nd annual French Film Festival considered the largest French Film Festival runs though Sunday, March 30 at the […]

A 19-year-0ld young woman, Ranisha McBride, was shot to death seeking help after surviving  a car accident late at night. This is the second incident…

Looking for something to do this weekend, here are my picks: The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presents 11th annual Que Pasa? Festival, Saturday, May 4, 11am – 7pm, Richmond’s Canal Walk, www.vahcc.com. FREE admission and free shuttle buses to and from Asian American Celebration, www.quepasafestival.com. Antoinette Essa serves as Emcee after 3pm. 16th annual […]

VIA WIKIPEDIA: Veterans Day is an annual American holiday honoring military veterans. Both a federal holiday and a state holiday in all states, it is usually observed on November 11. History of Veteran’s Day: U.S. President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed an Armistice Day for November 11, 1919. The United States Congress passed a concurrent resolution […]

Richmond Public Schools “Back to School Hotline” through September 5, 7:30am-4:30pm, 804-319-3123. Future Events: Walk To Cure Diabetes, Sunday, September 16, registration 12:30pm, 5K Walk 2pm, Byrd Park – Dogwood Dell Circle, 600 South Boulevard, 804-254-8014, www2.jdrf.org.  American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk”, Sunday, October 21, 12:30pm, Kanawha Plaza, 9th & Canal […]

4th annual Anthem Moonlight Ride, untimed, family-friendly bike ride under the moon, Saturday, August 4, vendor village, walk up registration and packet pick up 6pm, Anthem Moonlight Ride 8pm post party 9pm, all riders are required to have a helmet & front and rear light, entry fee adults $35, children 8-14 $15, online registration closes […]

Famed broadcaster, television game show host and producer, Dick Clark was best known as “America’s Oldest Teenager” has died at the age of 82. Dick Clark had gone to Saint John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California for an outpatient procedure on Tuesday and he died on Wednesday morning of an apparent heart attack.  Dick Clark Productions created American Bandstand which […]

Bessie Coleman was the first African American woman to become a  licensed pilot.  She became one of the most famous African American women in aviation history. Although,  Coleman had to endure many racial and gender discriminations in early 20-th century America, she overcame these issues in order to become the woman that we know her as today. […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there are events through out the Richmond, Tr-Cities. For more information visit these websites. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, www.nbcam.org; The American Cancer Society’s Strides Against Breast Cancer, wwww.cancer.org and The Suzan G. Komen For The Cure, www.komencentralva.org.

The One Voice Chorus will present two concerts featuring Traditional Spirituals and music by African American Composers. 100 plus voices will come together for this eventful concert, Saturday March 19, 7pm at Ebenezer Baptist Church and Saturday, March 26, 7pm at Grace Baptist Church. For details visit www.onevoicechorus.org.

“Pearls of Wisdom” is the newest exhibition to open at the Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia. It opens with a reception on February 4, from 6 to 8:30pm and will be on view through July 1, 2011. Call 804-780-9093 or visit www.blackhistorymuseum.org.