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Chase Bank Public Relations Department and TMJ 4 News Use the Power of Media to Mislead the General Public… Consumers are becoming more aware –

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On September 12th an African American male

Tam Lawrence

goes into Chase Bank located in Delafield, Wisconsin to withdraw a undisclosed amount of money. During the man’s transaction the bank’s manger Athena Big (claims) to have noticed a fraud alert on the man’s account. Immediately, the consumer contacts Chase Bank corporate number while in the bank at the teller’s window.
As the man is contacting Chase Bank’s corporate office- Chase Bank’s manger Athena Big has called the local police. The local police surround the man, while he is standing in line.
However, you can hear the man on the video asking the Delafield, Wisconsin police surrounding him “why are you here?” The police explain to the man they were called due to a disturbance.
Needless to say, the other customers in the branch did not notice any disturbance and stood by while the man live streamed the entire incident on Facebook. Outraged, by the incident Facebook users begin to comment and repost the video. The video has been viewed by over 125,000 Facebook users as of today September 17, 2017.
Although, Chase Bank’s manager Athena Big made a false claim– the teller was advised by bank’s corporate office to process the man’s withdraw. All things considered, the Facebook posting received numerous comments, based on some the comments made consumers have stated this is the norm for Chase Bank employees to profile its customers.
On September 13, 2017 TMJ 4 News (Reporter Ben Jordan) ran a quick 2min segment in defense for its advertiser Chase Bank – TMJ 4 News reporter Ben Jordan deemed the man’s complaint a “CLAIM” stating, “The man claimed he was racially profiled.” Although, the video explicitly shows an issue resulted based on his race.
Chase Bank Continued to Roll Out More False Claims
The false claim by the manager Athena Big coupled with the false statement made by Chase Bank Public Relations (spokesperson) stating the bank contacted Lawrence and apologized was a complete lie- We caught up with Lawrence and he never received a call nor spoke with anyone associated with Chase Bank after the incident.

TMJ 4 News reporter Ben Jordan, released this statement without verifying the information. Clearly, we see an act of misleading FAKE NEWS and how TMJ 4 News jumped in to protect its advertiser Chase Bank –by trying to discredit the customer and belittle seriousness of the issue.
Meanwhile, Chase Bank customers former and present are still looking for answers…
In the event of crisis management it is a huge mistake to make false claims and lie to the general public. Chase Bank and its employee Athena Big muscled their way into trying to alter the public’s opinion- by announcing a shady apology that never happened on TMJ 4 NEWS.
However, consumers are becoming more aware of consumer disparities and misleading corporate bull crap. This type of public relations is deemed as inadequate and an outdated tactics used by an amateur public relations team– Corporations and big pockets are no longer persuading consumers by using their muscle to use media outlets to redirect the blame on innocent consumers. Fake news reports are truly becoming the thing of the future but consumers are not allowing it to alter right from wrong. I believe Chase Bank made a huge mistake and the company’s unprofessionalism and ability to lie in the public arena will be the reason it will have concerned American citizen closing accounts.
 

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RollOut the Carpet: for the 2018 Stellar Awards

SUMMARY OF 2018 STELLAR AWARDS TOP NOMINEES

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From left to right: Snoop Dogg (Performer), Erica Campbell (Performer), Tina Campbell (Performer) and Kirk Franklin (Host)
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(CHICAGO) – Feb. 26, 2018 – Central City Productions announces a dazzling line-up of performers for the 2018 Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards, including the reunion of contemporary gospel music’s favorite sister act, Mary Mary (Erica Campbell and Tina Campbell), and the Stellar Award’s debut of rapper, actor, and television personality Snoop Dogg, performing songs from his new gospel album “Bible of Love” at this year’s show. Celebrated as a “transcendent night of gospel music,” the 33rd Annual Stellar Awards promises to surpass its ‘stellar’ reputation, featuring performances by the genre’s hottest acts. Performers scheduled to appear include: Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Travis Greene, Tye Tribbett, Anthony Brown & group therAPy, Kierra Sheard, KeKe Wyatt, Jonathan McReynolds, Tasha Page-Lockhart, Todd Dulaney, Koryn Hawthorne and Ricky Dillard & New G, among others. Returning to Las Vegas’ Orleans Arena on Saturday, March 24, 2018 the Stellar Awards welcomes the return of the undisputed crown prince of contemporary gospel music, Kirk Franklin, as host.
The Stellar Awards telecast will premiere on TV One on Friday, March 30 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT and air in broadcast syndication on 130 stations in more than 110 markets around the country March 31 – May 6, 2018.
Franklin is happy to be back in the role of host of the annual celebration. “Since my first step onto the Stellar Awards stage as a 23-year-old kid from Texas, I’ve lived, breathed and committed all I’ve had to this incredible genre called gospel,” he stated. “To find myself now still blessed to serve the community I love so dearly as their host of the 2018 Stellar Awards, that young kid feels alive again and more grateful than ever. We’re working hard to bring to the world the best and the brightest along with the icons and legends, the greatest night of God’s music at a time when the country needs our melody the most. Thank you and I’ll see you in Vegas.”
This year’s spectacular show open will feature Stellar Awards alum Erica Campbell reuniting with her sister Tina Campbell as the hit gospel duo Mary Mary for the first time in more than six years. The show will include an all-star tribute to the late, great Edwin Hawkins, with his sister Lynette Hawkins accepting the Edwin Hawkins Icon Award in his honor. Also expected to deliver stand out moments are the multi-platinum award-winning Snoop Dogg performing material from his new gospel album and collaborating with Tye Tribbett.
“Each year we strive to bring new and innovative performances and collaborations to the Stellar Awards and this year is no different, with the inclusion of mainstream hip-hop rapper and mogul, Snoop Dogg.” stated Stellar Awards Founder, Don Jackson. “Snoop expressed his desire to release a gospel album in honor of his mom who is an evangelist and he’s teamed up with Gospel superstar Tye Tribbett, there’s no way we couldn’t bring this explosive performance to the Stellar Awards stage.”
2018 Stellar Award’s multi-nominee and previous host, Anthony Brown, returns this year to perform and looks forward to sharing something special with the fans. “The Stellar Awards has always been such a blessing to gospel music creators and gospel music lovers worldwide. It provides for us a platform and opportunity to share our message and our gifts with the world,” shared Brown. “I am so excited to take the stage again at this year’s Stellar Awards. It’s always so humbling and exciting. group therAPy and I are working on something special this year. I can’t wait for you to see it.”
Don Jackson will bestow special honors upon gospel greats who have made significant contributions to the genre. The incomparable Tamela Mann is this year’s recipient of the James Cleveland Lifetime Achievement Award and the legendary Rev. Milton Biggham will receive The Ambassador Dr. Bobby Jones Legends Award. Stellar Honors Hall of Fame Inductees includes Kurt Carr, Ben Tankard, and Dr. Marabeth Gentry – President of the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses.
The Stellar Awards show taping is open to the public, with ticket prices ranging from $50 – $200 at www.ticketmaster.com.
The Stellar Gospel Music Awards Pre-Show is scheduled for Friday, March 23 hosted by Lexi Allen and Lonnie Hunter. Among the artists performing at the Orleans Showroom that evening: Next Generation Choir, Judah Band, Tasha Page Lockhart, Isaiah D. Thomas, Ruth La’Ontra, Bryan Popin and Jason Nelson.
The Stellar Gospel Radio Awards & Showcase will be held earlier on Saturday, March 24, honoring the top radio stations and announcers who most notably serve urban gospel music audiences. This show is also full of spirit-stirring performances by newcomers Isabel Davis,Gene Moore and Kelontae Gavin; seasoned sensations Donishisa Ballard and Jason Champion; and quartet group The Virginia Aires. The event is hosted by VaShawn Mitchelland Meta Washington and is the perfect kickoff to the big show the same day. Tickets for each event can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com.
More of the biggest names in gospel and a few additional surprises are being added to the growing list of top performers and presenters appearing in this year’s show. For more information visit us at www.thestellarawards.com. Follow us on social media for the latest news and updates about the greatest night in gospel!
                              
About Central City Productions (CCP):
The Stellar Gospel Music Awards show is Executive Produced by Don Jackson, with Jennifer J. Jackson serving as Executive in Charge of Production. Michael Johnson will produce and direct this year’s awards show. Erma Gray Davis is the President and Chief Operations Officer of Central City Productions. Founded in 1970 by Don Jackson, Chicago-based Central City Productions, Inc. is a distributor of original targeted programming to television and cable networks. CCP’s award-winning television programs include the Black Music Honors, Stellar Tribute to the Holidays and Tribute to Mother’s Day, The Black College Quiz Show Series, and Hispanic College Quiz, among many others. For more information, please visitwww.ccptv.com.
SUMMARY OF 2018 STELLAR AWARDS TOP NOMINEES
Anthony Brown & group therAPy – 10 Nominations
Tasha Cobbs Leonard – 9 Nominations
J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise – 9 Nominations
Travis Greene – 9 Nominations
Deitrick Haddon – 5 Nominations
Ricky Dillard – 5 Nominations
Marvin Sapp – 4 Nominations
The Williams Brothers – 3 Nominations
CeCe Winans – 3 Nominations
The Rance Allen Group– 3 Nominations
Bishop Paul S. Morton – 3 Nominations
Tina Campbell – 3 Nominations
Le’Andria Johnson – 2 Nominations
For More Information Visit: http://thestellarawards.com/

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The Woman Who Brought Us “Don’t Make Me Over” Sybil

Classy and truly a woman of excellence, Sybil brings light to fading world. It was a pleasure to have an opportunity to have met an angel.

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The beautiful and talented Songstress Sybil sat down for an exclusive interview with Exposure Magazine CEO & Founder of @MsTam Lawrence- during the Women’s Gathering in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on March 9th 2018.

Sharing her take on walking in your purpose. Sybil drops some golden nuggets on the audience, “Trust the process and believe in you!” Sybil graced the stage with her heartfelt presence–singing her hit single, “Don’t make me over.” 

Tam Lawrence: Sybil have you ever been in a dark place? If so, how did you break-through?

Sybil: [to read more about how Sybil spilled the good tea– pick up a copy of Exposure Magazine’s March issue being released on 3/15/2018


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Celebrating Women: Kroger named a Cincinnati executive as its first-ever African-American division president

Kroger named a Cincinnati executive as its first-ever African-American division president

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Kroger named a Cincinnati executive as its first-ever African-American division president

Kroger has named a Cincinnati executive as its first-ever African-American division head. Monica Garnes, currently corporate vice president of produce-floral merchandising, will move to Phoenix to become president of the grocer’s Fry’s division. The promotion marks a return to the southwest for Garnes, who served as vice president of merchandising at Fry’s from 2013 to 2015.

Garnes was twice named one of the Top Women in Grocery by Progressive Grocer magazine and has been recognized as one of the “Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink” by Fortune and Food & Wine magazines.

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