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SML 87: Ce Ce Penniston, Shonda Buchanan and Homeless in LA

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This week on Sunday Morning Live Morning Magazine with Isidra Person-Lynn:

10:00 A.M. Welcome

10: 15 Darlene Donloe Interviews CeCe ton.

10: 45 Reducing Homelessness in L.A.:  Meet Dr. Micheal K. Williams whose organizational goal is to reduce homelessness in South Los Angeles with his L.A. Regional Homeless Restoration Advisory Coalition.

11:00 Dr. Kwaku Person-Lynn: Candid Moments

11:15 Shonda Buchanan, Poet, Author of "Who's Afraid of Black Indians?"

12:00 End

CeCe ton’s smooth rhythmic vocal sounds have impressed many legends and high profile celebrities. Among the list of those who have personally requested ton at private engagements are Aretha Franklin at her private birthday celebration in Detroit, Michigan, Pope John Paul II in Rome at The Vatican, and President Bill Clinton at both of his inauguration ceremonies in Washington, D.C. Following the abolition of apartheid, ton was the first female entertainer to visit and perform in South Africa.  ton describes her own music as fun and youthful while at the same time signifying deep meaning.

CeCe ton’s music career began in 1990 when she signed to A&M Records. She got her initial exposure doing featured vocals on Phoenix female rapper Overweight Pooch’s 1991 single “I Like It”.

“Finally” (1991) is an uplifting anthem that speaks to finally finding true love. Discovered by famed deejay/remixer Manny Lehman, ton released her debut album, “Finally”, in 1992. The album, released on A&M Records, sold over three million copies worldwide.