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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 12, 2017: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean entertainment scene for the week-ending May 12, 2017:
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 12, 2017: It’s officially horse racing season with the kick-off of the Kentucky Derby last weekend and the Preakness Stakes is coming up on May 20, 2107. There are several top jockeys from the Caribbean who are riders in these races. Here are 8 you should know:
News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. 12, 2017: He is one of the UK’s wealthiest persons having just made their ‘rich list’ and his roots definitely stretch to the Caribbean. In fact, he is deemed the wealthiest sportsperson in all of the UK. That honor and prestige goes to Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton, MBE, the Grenadian roots Mercedes Formula One driver. According to the latest Sunday Times Rich List, Hamilton, 32, who is bidding to win his fourth World Championship this year, has a £131million fortune.
AID Atlanta — which has been providing HIV/AIDS services, care and education in Atlanta since 1982 — asserts in its federal lawsuit that the CDC acted in an arbitrary, capricious and illegal manner when it refused to renew AID Atlanta’s funding contract for HIV testing and prevention services, an action that threatens the delivery of care and treatment to vulnerable, underserved, largely minority populations.
MIAMI, FL – May 1, 2017 – "Let's start off with a quiz. Finish this statement - Black don't _______." to which a resounding “CRACK!” was heard in the audience followed by chuckles. You see, Cheryl Grace Pearson-McNeil asked this question knowing the answer and more importantly knowing her audience. On April 26, 2017, Grace Pearson-McNeil delivered the keynote address for the Inaugural Black Owned Media Alliance (BOMA) Awards to a room full of media industry executives or as she referred to her audience, moguls.
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