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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ONE OF THE BEST CANADIAN SINGERS/SONGWRITERS: THE JUNO WINNER DIVINE BROWN PDF Print E-mail
Written by Patricia Turnier   
Friday, 17 February 2017 00:00

                                    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Divine Brown was born in Canada from Jamaican parents and grew up in Toronto.  She comes from a family of twelve kids and is the middle child.  Growing up, she loved hearing artists such as Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin and Deniece Williams.  Divine Brown started singing in the 80s.  More precisely, she began singing at age four and performing at age twelve.  Therefore, she has been on stage with The Temptations, George Benson and the rapper KRS.  Moreover, she opened for Brian Adams, Jill Scott and Erykah Badu.  Her first album Divine Brown was on the market in 2005 via Universal Music Canada.  Most of the songs were penned by Brown.  The single “Old Skool Love” from this CD became the highest on the Canadian charts for a debut from an R&B performer.  It reached the first position on the MuchMoreMusic chart; it was a top 10 for the MuchMusic (the Canadian MTV) chart.  “Old Skool Love” became a certified Gold seller.

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The Top 20 Books for Fall 2014 PDF Print E-mail


These books are not ranked in any particular order.  Most of these books are available on www.amazon.ca or .com and www.barnesandnoble.com
 
 
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Top 20 CDs for Mega Diversities for Fall 2012 PDF Print E-mail

The CDs are not presented in any particular order. You can find most of them on www.amazon.com , .ca or www.barnesandnoble.com

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One on One with the Oscar Nominee Best Actress: Ruth Negga PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kam Williams   
Sunday, 12 February 2017 00:49

Ruth Negga was born in Addis Ababa on January 7, 1982 to an Irish mother and Ethiopian father. An only child, Negga was raised in Limerick, Ireland from the age of 4, and attended Trinity College in Dublin where she earned a Bachelor's degree in Acting.

Her body of work spans award-winning theatre productions, big-screen dramas, independent films, and innovative television series. She won the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of legendary singer Shirley Bassey in the telefilm Shirley.

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The Value of LinkedIn for All Students PDF Print E-mail
Written by William D. Jackson   
Saturday, 12 December 2015 20:48

 

 

 

 

 

 

Competition for employment, internships, scholarships, grants and other forms of financial assistance and entrance into higher education has grown tremendously in the past years.  Students should understand that digital tools and resources that aid in obtaining/starting a professional career should be welcomed and are an investment in time. Social Media platforms are not valuable if they do not promote a student’s SWAG and Brand that holds the key to their talents, skills, abilities and leadership qualities. As an instructor at Edward Waters College teaching Educational Technology and Social Media I attempt to empower my students with the knowledge of using Social Media in a positive way.

One of the challenges for students is making a positive Brand and marketing it with SWAG, high lighting skills, talents, educational achievements, and leadership skills. A college/university undergraduate must sell themselves to the world they want to enter. Technology allows to transcend the physical networking and provides a digital platform by using professional services like LinkedIn to make connections that may have not otherwise occur.

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