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George Oliver Becomes Ocoee’s First African American Commissioner

OCOEE, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – George Oliver, III broke the color line on election night by defeating four-term incumbent Joel F. Keller to become the first-ever African American elected to Ocoee city commission. Oliver ran against Commissioner Keller in 2015, but lost by 20 votes. Unofficial figures from the Orange County Supervisor of Elections showed Oliver won 52.94%…

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Lamell McMorris and Perennial Sports & Entertainment Co-Sponsor Alfre Woodard’s 7th Annual Oscars Sistahs Soiree

LOS ANGELES, (FNN NEWS) — Perennial Sports & Entertainment’s CEO Lamell McMorris and Tanqueray No. Ten joined together on Wednesday, Feb. 24 to sponsor Alfre Woodard’s Seventh Annual Oscars Sistahs Soiree at the Vivienne Westwood Penthouse, attended by several notable and influential women of color in the entertainment industry including Rosario Dawson, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Aisha…

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