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South Africa’s Bala Brothers Releasing Self-Titled Album, Starring in PBS Special [Video]

The Bala Brothers -- Loyiso, Zwai and Phelo Bala -- are a household name in South Africa because of their fusion of operatically-trained voices, rich harmonies and traditional South African melodies and rhythms.

The Bala Brothers are releasing a self-titled album March 3, with DVD and Blu-Ray releases March 24 for a taped concert program airing as a PBS-TV special starting Feb. 28.

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Boxing Champ Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Mosaic Goes Up for Auction in United Kingdom

British artist Mark Kennedy specializes in mosaics.

With his father being "massive fan" of undefeated professional boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., he created a piece of the 37-year-old Grand Rapids native.

The 5,000-tile, black-and-white mosaic is going up for auction next Saturday in Manchester, United Kingdom.

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MTV Broadcasting in Black and White for First Time as Part of Anti-Bias Effort The Talk [Video]

MTV today is kicking off an expansion of its Look Different anti-bias campaign titled The Talk by broadcasting today in black and white.

The 12-hour, multi-platform effort, being launched at 9 a.m. EST today, is to encourage its audience to have candid, confident and color brave conversations on race with family and friends, MTV announced.

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Mother of Late Trayvon Martin Keynotes GRCC, GVSU and Davenport Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Celebrations

Grand Rapids Community College's 29th annual the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day celebration is being highlighted by a commemoration program Monday night with keynote speaker Sybrina Fulton, the mother of slain teen-ager Trayvon Martin.

Also, Fulton is speaking at Grand Valley State University's program on Monday afternoon in Allendale and at Davenport University's guest lecture on Tuesday morning in Caledonia.

Trayvon was fatally shot in February 2012 by a neighborhood watch patrolman.

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Smooth Songs of Al Green and Sting Feted Along with Tom Hanks, Lily Tomlin, Patricia McBride for Kennedy Center Honors [Video]

Iconic singer-songwriters Al Green and Sting and their smooth sounds were feted at the 37th Kennedy Center Honors, which aired Tuesday night on CBS.

Green and Sting were honored along with actor and filmmaker Tom Hanks, ballerina Patricia McBride, singer-songwriter Sting and comedienne Lily Tomlin.

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Peter Tosh’s Estate Giving Share of ‘Equal Rights’ Income to Families of Eric Garner, Michael Brown [Video]

The families Eric Garner and Michael Brown, the victims of fatal police shootings, are getting a financial boost from a reggae icon's 1970s rallying song.

With thousands preparing to mass in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, for the National Action Network's Justice for All March, Grammy Award-winning musician Peter Tosh's estate today announced that, over the next year, 10 percent of all net income from streaming and downloads of Tosh's song "Equal Rights" will be donated to the families.

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President Barack Obama Talks with BET About Unrest Following Grand Jury Decisions On Fatal Shootings [Video]

In an exclusive interview with BET News, President Barack Obama addressed community concerns and calls for justice and equality after recent grand jury decisions and hopes to find meaningful solutions.

"This isn't going to be solved overnight," Obama said in an excerpt of the interview released by BET Networks.

BET’s “106 & Park” will air a portion of the interview at 5 p.m. EST Monday (Dec. 8), BET Networks announced Sunday. The full interview will air immediately following at 6 p.m. EST Monday in “BET News Presents: A Conversation with President Barack Obama.”

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Pharrell Williams, Ariana Grande, Maroon 5 to Perform on ‘A Very Grammy Christmas Special’ on CBS

For the past several years, CBS has been airing The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!, a special revealing the Grammy Awards' nominations in the top categories, interspersed with live performances.

This year, however, the network is changing things up with a Christmas special featuring Grammy artists and nominations instead.

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R&B Legends Aretha Franklin and Earth, Wind & Fire Release New Music

Rhythm and blues music legends Aretha Franklin and Earth, Wind & Fire are releasing new music today.

"Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics" finds the Queen of Soul performing ten cover versions of songs made famous by other great women singers. Meanwhile, Earth, Wind & Fire is out with its first Christmas album, "Holiday."

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