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These Tax Tips Can Make Filing (1040) EZ

With Tax Day approaching, there’s no time like the present to get started on your 2022 returns and submit them well before the April 18 deadline.

This year, you have a few extra days to complete your taxes. With the typical deadline of April 15 falling on a weekend, followed by Emancipation Day on Monday, this year’s filing date is on Tuesday, April 18.

“Though there are a few extra days to file, make sure to still give yourself ample time to gather and organize your tax information to take advantage of any and all tax deductions, or other tax breaks that may apply to you and your family,” says Kelly Perez, Wealth Advisor for J.P.… Read more

Black Voters Matter Head To Houston To Educate College Students About Critical Voting Issues

Black Voters Matter (BVM) is heading to Houston ahead of HBCU All-Star Game to educate college students on critical voting issues.

The “Take The Field” initiative, which is being spearheaded alongside the Transformative Justice Coalition, will inform students about social justice issues and educate them on their voting rights. The exciting event will be jam-packed with student panel discussions and engagement events, highlighting topics such as mental health, police violence, student loan debt and voter suppression, according to BVM’s website.… Read more

JERMAINE DUPRI REVEALS HOW HE SNAGGED JANET JACKSON

 COURTNEYB

 MARCH 29, 2023

Jermaine Dupri is finally revealing how he pulled the legendary Janet Jackson who he dated in the past for seven years. For years fans looked at the two celebrities wondering how a beautiful beauty like Janet would choose Dupri.

The always straight-forward– the Million Dollaz Worth of Game podcast aired their latest episode with Curren$y and Jermaine Dupri who are promoting their upcoming For Motivational Use Only album. During the sit-down, cohost Wallo asked the multi platinum producer how he pulled a superstar like Janet Jackson.… Read more

USHER SERENADES AND FEEDS STRAWBERRIES TO A WOMAN AT LAS VEGAS RESIDENCY

 BRANDON SIMMONS

 MARCH 30, 2023

After all these years, Usher still has that effect on the ladies.  A lucky fan got to go on stage during his Las Vegas residency.  The Confessions singer fed the woman strawberries, and she fed him as well.  Many people caught it on camera, which set social media afire.  Of course, there were jokes and many women wished it was them.

Usher’s shows at his residency have been something to see. … Read more

BET TO AIR ‘THE BREAKFAST CLUB’ STARTING APRIL 17

 SHA BE ALLAH

 MARCH 30, 2023

Today, BET announced a partnership with iHeartMedia that will bring the award-winning hit morning show The Breakfast Club starring DJ Envy and Charlamagne Tha God from iHeartMedia New York’s Power 105.1 to BET’s 2023 programming lineup.

BET will televise a one-hour special edition of “The Breakfast Club” daily, Monday through Friday. These specials will feature unrivaled interviews and conversations with celebrities, artists, and thought leaders, along with entertainment news and conversations punctuated with The Breakfast Club’s signature blend of honesty and humor.… Read more

Today in Hip Hop History: MC Hammer was born March 30, 1962

Stanley Kirk Burrell, better known by his stage name MC Hammer, was born on 30 March, 1962 in California. The legendary American rapper is known for his flashy dance moves and hit songs U Can’t Touch This, 2 Legit 2 Quit and Pumps and a Bump

Minneapolis non-profit ‘Doula Dads’ program helps men provide support during pregnancy

By Bisi Onile-Ere

PublishedMarch 29, 2023 6:50PM

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MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Providing physical and emotional support to women during pregnancy, a doula is a role traditionally filled by women, but a local non-profit is training men to be doulas too.   

Minkara Tezet is a proud father of two, he’s also a doula. “Every time someone talks about Doula dads…they go like your response was…huh?,” said Tezet in an interview with FOX 9.

Also known as a birth companion, or birth coach, a doula is traditionally a title reserved for women, but not anymore.… Read more

President Biden plans visit to Minnesota next week

By FOX 9 Staff

PublishedMarch 29, 2023 6:58PM

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(FOX 9) – White House officials announced Wednesday that President Joe Biden is headed to Minnesota next week to tout his economic agenda.

“The President will discuss how his economic agenda has led to the strongest job growth in history, over $435 billion in major private sector investments nationwide, stronger supply chains here at home, and a Made in America manufacturing and clean energy boom,” a White House release states.… Read more

Swarm Brutally Examines The Deeper & Darker Side Of Obsession

Swarm, the new Amazon Prime series from Janine Nabers and Donald Glover, inspired a flurry of conversations around so-called “stan culture,” parasocial relationships, and the obsessive nature of some music fans. While the series doesn’t necessarily hide from running parallel to the fandom that surrounds a certain Houston, Texas superstar, the program actually serves as an examination of the deeper and often dark side of obsession.

With the promise that this piece will remain spoiler-free as possible, Swarm, which stars the excellent Dominique Fishback in the role of Andrea “Dre” Greene, is at times a very uncomfortable watch.… Read more

Rep. Byron Donalds Says Don’t ‘Get Into Emotion’ Over Nashville School Shooting When Asked About Guns

Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., speaks during a news conference with senators and members of the House Freedom Caucus on the debt limit and spending reforms, in the Senate studio of the U.S. Capitol on March 22, 2023. | Source: Tom Williams / Getty

Do you know why I find Republicans annoying? I mean, one could fill a multi-terabyte hard drive with all the reasons Republicans are annoying. But right now, they’re extra annoying because they’re a bunch of politicians pretending they’re not politicians whose only real job is to navigate politics.… Read more

Giving Niecy Nash Her Flowers: Why The Actress Is A Black Icon

Niecy Nash has been dominating Hollywood and Television with her diverse roles in projects such as Claws, The Rookie: Feds and Netflix’s Dahmer- Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.

With a career spanning more than 25 years, she has become one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood, thanks to her memorable performances and infectious personality. In honor of Nash’s rich career, let’s take a closer look at the star’s rise to fame and why she continues to captivate fans across the world.… Read more