Phinesse Demps

FreeLance Writer (Sports/Indie Soul Entertainment)


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Netflix brings Marvel’s Daredevil to streaming viewers

This review is strictly for my Super Hero geeks and comic nerds, like us here at Indie Soul.

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Indie Soul Book Review: ‘Lil’ V Walks Home from School’ by Vonnya Pettigrew

This is definitely the year for independent authors and especially authors of children’s books. Vonnya Pettigrew has written a very necessary book for parents of small children who are attending school.

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Indie Soul: Book of Negroes

“The Book of Negroes” recounts the harrowing journey of Aminata Diallo’s (Aunjanue Ellis) return home after being forced into slavery as a child. A universal story of loss, courage and triumph, the acclaimed mini-series, which made it’s United States broadcast premiere on BET in February this year is now available as a special edition three-disc DVD, exclusively from Entertainment One.

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Community event encourages conversation about bullying

Last week was Youth Violence Prevention Week (March 23-27). The Weinberg Family Center Y located 900 E. 33rd Street in Baltimore, hosted a community event to discuss how the issues of violence and bullying impact young people.

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Indie Soul: Fifth Speaker Series featuring Sonja N. Hines

Coppin State University School of Business partnered with Times Community Services, Inc. to present the spring edition of the Speaker Series featuring Sonja N. Hines, president and CEO of H&S Resources Corporation, on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Coppin State University.

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Maritime Industries Academy claims top national prize in ”Get Schooled Challenge”

Reports 10 percent jump in attendance

The challenge is to get students to attend school. The bigger challenge is to find ways to do this. Comcast and The Baltimore City School District have figured out a way to do just that by taking part in the Get Schooled 2014 National Attendance Challenge.

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Baltimore welcomes back CAA Tournament

Baltimore welcomed the return of the CAA Tournament March 6-March 9, 2015 to the Royal Farms Arena. There were some wonderful and exciting games over the weekend.

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Indie Soul Past & Present: David Chance of Ruff Endz

It was February 11, 2002, a few days before Valentine’s Day and a couple of months before wedding season when Baltimore group, Ruff Endz, released a song entitled “Someone To Love.”

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Indie Soul Spotlight: Dia Simms

Dia Simms was the keynote speaker at a business conference hosted by The Greater Baltimore Urban League on February 19, 2015.


North Carolina A&T released its 11-game 2015 football schedule on Wednesday.The schedule includes the return of Bethune-Cookman, who has won at least a share of the MEAC title four out of the last five seasons. It also includes a game against the University of North Carolina for the first time.A&T, who won a share of the MEAC title in 2014, opens the season at Aggie Stadium on Sept. 5 (6 p.m.) against old CIAA rival Shaw University. The Aggies will meet the Bears on the football field for the 21st time, but for the first time since 1963 when the Aggies came away with a 69-0 win in Greensboro.

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