We Remember: Alvin (Al) Dwayne Crudup

Regina Crudup was married to Alvin (Al) Dwayne Crudup for 40 years.

She says she has good days and bad days since he passed away.

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Interpersonal Edge: A Spring of hope!

By Dr. Daneen Skube
Tribune Content Agency

Q: People seem to be in two camps right now; vaccinated and hopeful, and unable to find vaccines and despairing. How do you think the vaccine process is going to impact our workplaces? Do you think we have a reason to be hopeful or is this virus just going to throw us another rotten curveball?
 

General Rules for Happily Ever After

By Landis Lain

Cinderella’s stepmother was not wicked. She had no skills, no job, no prospects, and two daughters to support.  She married a man who died and left her with an extra child who learned all the stuff stepmother did not.  Girlfriend was disappointed.

How ‘Coming 2 America’ Landed a Megan Thee Stallion Song and Cameos by En Vogue, Salt-N-Pepa and Gladys Knight

Wesley Snipes with Teyana Taylor in
“Coming 2 America.”

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By Jazz Tangcay
Variety

Like the 1988 comedy, “Coming to America,” its sequel 33 years later also features its share of memorable musical moments.

Director Craig Brewer, who worked with Eddie Murphy on “Dolemite Is My Name,” knew how passionate people were about the original and “didn’t want to mess anything up,” he tells Variety.

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MULTIRACIAL IN AMERICA Race and Social Connections – —Friends, Family and Neighborhoods

Kevaleigh Parker is a 20 year old student at Western Michigan University from Lansing, MI.  Her mother is white and her father is Black.

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Dwayne Johnson Tests the Political Waters in NBC’s ‘Young Rock’

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson attends a press conference to announce that MetLife Stadium will host WWE Wrestlemania 29 in 2013 at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 16, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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Woman Retires After 35 Years at the Post Office

Sabrina Jackson Todd has had a career that most would envy.

However, that does not mean it was not challenging.

Todd is shown here unveiling the 2018 stamp at Sleeping Bear Dunes in Michigan. The stamp is a Priority Mail Express stamp and cost $24.70.

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Mayo Clinic – Mask recommendations continue, even with vaccines becoming available

By Mayo Clinic Staff, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: With the news of the COVID-19 vaccine being available, I know there are also recommendations to still wear masks and continue with safety measures. But, honestly, I'm confused by what mask to wear and when. Can you share some more information on masks, how they work and what is appropriate?
 

Innocent Man Who Spent 37 Years in Prison Now Free After Witness Admits to Lying

DETROIT, MI —  Walter Forbes, an African American man who was wrongfully convicted and had served 37 years of his life sentence, is now finally free following the confession of the star witness, Annice Kennebrew. She has admitted to lying in her previous testimony.