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9/14/2005

 
THE AVE IS STILL ONE IN A MILLION

Fall 05 issue reexamines the legacy of the Million Man March in an
exclusive cover story with Min. Louis Farrakhan

New York The fall 05 edition of THE AVE features an exclusive
interview with one of the most controversial figures in modern American
history, the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan. With the 10-year
anniversary of the Million Man March fast approaching, the Nation of
Islam
leader discusses the legacy of the original march and the Millions More
Movement scheduled to take place in Washington, DC on October 15th,
2005.
The cover story also tackles the ministers views on anti-Semitism, the
war in Iraq, homosexuality, hip-hop and the need for unity in the
African-American community.

Dubbed the Hollywood Hustle Issue, the second cover features
multi-platinum rapper T.I., who explains his journey from A-Town to
Tinseltown. Currently working on a film being executive produced by
Will
Smith, hip-hops reigning King of the South shares his thoughts on the
acting experience and taking his career to another level.

The Hollywood Hustle theme continues with a piece on producer Swizz
Beatz
that details his transition from scoring hip-hop hits to scoring big
budget films. The New York beatsmith talks shop about his time in
Hollywood rubbing shoulders with Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone.
Veteran actor/director Mario Van Peebles is also profiled in this issue
as
he discusses the difficulties in bringing the struggles of
African-Americans to the silver screen and his role in the upcoming
film,
Carlitos Way: Rise to Power.

Other issue highlights include a serious look at the state of the
American
educational system; a tribute to comedy icon Richard Pryor; an
exploration
into the lack of affordable healthcare in the US; celebrities like
Ludacris, Jada Pinkett-Smith and Killer Mike raising awareness of the
economic problems in Africa; and the emergence of hip-hop in India.

From the biggest stars to relevant community issues, THE AVE is truly a
street movement in print. To read exclusive stories and subscribe, log
on
to www.TheAveMagazine.com.

THE AVE magazine is a quarterly hip-hop publication that covers music,
fashion and entertainment, while addressing important social and
political
issues relevant to hip-hop culture. THE AVE is distributed nationally
on
newsstands and at all Tower Records, Virgin Mega Stores, Borders Books
and
Barnes & Noble locations.

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Hanif Sumner, Publicity
hanif@theavemagazine.com
Mobile: 347.365.0900

THE AVE MAGAZINE.
| 172 5th Ave, #3
| Brooklyn, NY 11217
www.theavemagazine.com

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