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Royal Caribbean's PR chief moves to Celebrity



She will take up her new position on October 15 and be tasked with overseeing all aspects of brand marketing – including events, social, trade and …
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Sorry Kanye, Black Voters Don’t Buy Celebrity Trump Endorsements


Kanye West and Dennis Rodman’s recent endorsements of Donald Trump have not impressed black voters in competitive districts whose deep dissatisfaction with the president could play a “key role” in the midterms, according to a poll released Tuesday.

The poll conducted for the NAACP by the African American Research Collaborative and Latino Decision is the latest to find that ethnic minorities associate Trump with racism, and that they are mobilized to vote against Republicans in November. That’s in spite of efforts by Trump and his supporters to enlist surrogates to rally support from the black community.

“Our analysis shows that Trump’s racist statements and actions, which include many policies like separating children at the border, will be major factors in turning people out to…

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South African celebrity expected to be turned away from Israel’s border – Arab-Israeli Conflict



Supermodel and brand ambassador Shashi Naidoo speaks at a BDS South Africa press conference last month.
(photo credit: BDS SOUTH AFRICA)


South African supermodel and brand ambassador Shashi Naidoo may be turned away from Israel’s border next week as she takes part in at trip to “re-educate” herself about the situation in “Palestine.”

She told the South African Jewish Report that during a meeting at the Israeli Embassy, she was told she would be denied access into the country. She is expected to begin her trip on Monday.

Naidoo made headlines last month after she defended…

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Caribbean News – This Celebrity Chef Is Putting The Spotlight On New York’s Indo-Caribbean Community


Award-winning James Beard celebrity chef turned travel host, Marcus Samuelsson, is putting the spotlight on Indo-Caribbean immigrant community in Queens, NY.

By NAN Travel Editor

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 22, 2018: Award-winning James Beard celebrity chef turned travel host, Marcus Samuelsson, is putting the spotlight on Indo-Caribbean immigrant community in Queens, NY.

Samuelsson, whose new TV show “No Passport Required,” is set to premiere July 10th on PBS, will focus his July 31st episode on the local Indo-Caribbean community and its cuisine and culture in Richmond Hill, Queens, NY.

In the show’s fourth episode, the Ethiopian-born, Swedish-raised chef rides the subway from Harlem to Richmond Hill to try Trinidadian roti and doubles, cook a traditional…

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S. African celebrity intimidated by BDS supporters due to her Israel views – Diaspora



South African Jewish Board of Deputies national director Wendy Kahn (middle) sits on a panel during the Strategic Affairs Ministry’s GC4I conference, June 21, 2018..
(photo credit: EJC/TWITTER)


Several South African celebrities have come under heavy fire from BDS and anti-Israel lobbyists for showing their support for Israel following the violence on the Gaza border.

Supermodel and brand ambassador Shashi Naidoo is the latest victim.

Naidoo defended Israel’s actions in Gaza and explained the situation Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a factual manner. However, during her explination,…

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Ellen DeGeneres is the Latest White Celebrity to Take a Picture With Smiling ‘African’ Children


It’s a familiar narrative at this point, you know the one: a bright-eyed, maybe even well-meaning, white person travels to “Africa”—no need to name the specific country, of course—for a trip. While there, they make sure to snap pictures with the poor “African” children—remember, no country specificity necessary—to show the great work that they’re doing, how life-changing the trip was, and how empathetic they’ve now become to the suffering of others.

Ellen DeGeneres is simply the latest white celebrity to take part in this tired practice. The talk show host travelled to Kenya and Rwanda last week, in support of her foundation, the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund. While there she met with Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame, took part in a mountain gorilla excursion with the Diane Fossey…

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