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Diahann Carroll - Magically Diverse and Serves as a Cultural Icon
By Nick Thomas
Diahann Carroll is the recipient of the 2014 Diversity Award in acknowledgement of her outstanding presence in film, television, concert halls, and stage. Carroll is the consummate entertainer. So varied and dynamic are her gifts that she continually astounds fans and critics alike with her versatility and magnetism. At 79 she paces herself. Ms. Carroll continues to receive performance requests, however, has the luxury of taking on the ones in which she feels passionate about. Her career has spanned decades, appearing in nightclubs, the Broadway stage, as a Las Vegas headliner, in motion pictures and television. Diahann Carroll is a Tony Award winner, a Golden Globe winner as well as an Emmy, Grammy and an Oscar nominee.
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Domestic abuse and violence have been front-page news lately. The US Department of Justice defines domestic violence as, “a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner.” It can happen at any age. It can be: Physical, Sexual, Emotional, Economic, Psychological.
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