Bob Marley’s last words to his son Ziggy: “Money can’t buy life”
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Bob Marley’s last words to his son Ziggy: “Money can’t buy life”

REGGAE LEGEND Bob Marley is considered one of the most influential musicians of all time and credited with popularising reggae music around the world, as well as serving as a symbol of Jamaican culture and identity. After the Wailers disbanded in 1974, Bob Marley pursued a solo career upon his relocation to England that culminated … Continue reading

‘Knowing there is a high calling is what will sustain and fulfill you’ – Oprah’s letter to her younger self
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‘Knowing there is a high calling is what will sustain and fulfill you’ – Oprah’s letter to her younger self

“Dear beautiful brown-skinned girl, I look into your eyes and see the light and hope of myself. In this photo you are just about to turn 20, posing outside the television station where you were recently hired as a reporter. You’re proud of yourself for getting the job, but uncertain you’ll be able to manage … Continue reading

‘Role model’ and ‘global icon’ Kobe Bryant to play last NBA all-star game before retirement
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‘Role model’ and ‘global icon’ Kobe Bryant to play last NBA all-star game before retirement

KOBE BRYANT will play his last NBA all-star game before he retires tomorrow (Feb 14). The Lakers player, an 18-time NBA all-star who received more votes than any other player to be selected for Sunday’s game in Toronto, will hang up his jersey at the end of the season. Former NBA MVP Kevin Durant paid … Continue reading

Love & Basketball director: ‘Write the stories you want to see’
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Love & Basketball director: ‘Write the stories you want to see’

LOVE & Basketball director Gina Prince-Bythewood has urged young filmmakers to “write your own stories” if they want to see themselves reflected on the big screen. Prince Bythewood, who was adopted by a Salvadorian mother and white father as a baby, wrote the 2000 romantic cult classic after watching TV and going to the cinema … Continue reading