The Sandals Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resorts International, hosted its Annual Community Scholarship Award ceremony at Sandals Grande Ocho Rios Beach & Villa Golf Resort on August 12, 2010.
Saturday will mark the 47th anniversary of the historic March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his powerful ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œI Have a DreamÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â speech. Dr. Kings message of equality, unity, democracy and tolerance lured men and women from across the nation from different racial, ethnic and economic backgrounds. They came for a healing and for hope.
August 28, 1963 was a great day for all Americans, one that subsequently resulted in the passage of two pieces of legislation the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that dramatically improved the social and political landscape for African Americans and provided civil rights proponents legal recourse to fight institutionalized racism.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œCamera, lights, actionÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â, echoes as make-up artist and stylist fall backstage behind marked territory. Music cues, five... four... three... two.....one. Maxine makes one final adjustment before announcing ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œWelcome to the Maxine Tulloch ShowÃƒâ€šÃ‚Â.
As Oprah Winfrey sets to bow out of the talk show genre, to focus on the development of her forthcoming cable channel, OWN, due to premier in January, 2011, more doors are opening for rising starts such as Maxine Tulloch. It has been three years since the Maxine Tulloch Show (MTS) made its debut on COMCAST Cable and then IslandTV in North Miami Beach, Florida; reaching over 1.5 million household subscribers. Since March 2009 MTS has been the anchor talk show for FlowTV Channel 100, Jamaica.