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About Abbe Sparks

Abbe Sparks is the Founder of Socially Sparked News. A social entrepreneur, she is a social media and content influencer who has been igniting the sparks promoting the entertainment, music, tech & advocacy sectors for over 25 years as the Chief Igniter of Abbe Sparks Media Group. A member of US Press Association, she has written for many digital and print publications including her former column 'Abbe's Sparks' for RFPalooza. You can also find her stories on Medium, Tumbler & LinkedIn an in magazines as the UK's "Blues Matters" and "Big City Rhythm & Blues". Socially Sparked News is her labor of love. Email Abbe @ https://info@sociallysparkednews.com
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October Sparks Spotlight Domestic Violence, Bullying Prevention and More
4 days ago

October Sparks Spotlight Domestic Violence, Bullying Prevention and More

By  •  Advocacy
Halloween and most all events will go on in person this October! October sparks awareness for Domestic Violence, Bullying Prevention, Drug Safety Education, Breast Cancer and many other important health and social issues that plague our society. It's also the time for Fall fun activities as apple and pumpkin picking and trick or treating for [...]
It’s 2022 Yet Women Still Must Roar for Equality
1 month ago

It’s 2022 Yet Women Still Must Roar for Equality

By  •  Advocacy
It's 2022 yet women still must roar for equality. Moreover, women still must roar for their right to choose. Women still must roar to make decisions about their own body and if and when they choose to reproduce. A CENTURY LATER, WOMEN MUST ROAR LOUDER for EQUALITY! A LITTLE BIT LOUDER NOW! The hit song [...]
Happy National Radio Day!
2 months ago

Happy National Radio Day!

Today is National Radio Day -- a time to recognize American Radio and all the people involved in the industry. We salute the inventors, all stations, broadcasters, producers, reporters and deejays. Radio has Socially Sparked® our lives for over 100 years. Invented in the 1890s, it is still a vital communication medium. The radio not [...]
Global Citizen Festival Readies for 10th Year in Central Park
2 months ago

Global Citizen Festival Readies for 10th Year in Central Park

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Global Citizen Festival in New York City’s iconic Central Park to end extreme poverty NOW. Global Citizen Festival NYC is set for 10th year Each year Global Citizen calls on world leaders, corporations, and philanthropists to help End Extreme Poverty NOW. This year’s festival will have stages [...]
August Sparks Ignite for Youth, Immunizations, Humanitarians
2 months ago

August Sparks Ignite for Youth, Immunizations, Humanitarians

By  •  Advocacy
August sparks for youth, immunizations, humanitarians and back to school initiatives. The dog days of summer send in the clowns for International Clown Week and celebrate young people and their contributions to the world on International Youth Day. Here’s what you need to know for August. NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION MONTH - Every August, the National Public [...]
Nelson Mandela  Socially Sparked Our Lives
3 months ago

Nelson Mandela Socially Sparked Our Lives

NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY – JULY 18 each year celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day to spotlight the legacy of a great statesman, a fierce advocate for equality and the founding father of peace in South Africa. Born on this day in 1918, this is the eighth annual Nelson Mandela International Day. The Day was inspired [...]
Sparks Will Fly with Return of Live July 4th Celebrations
3 months ago

Sparks Will Fly with Return of Live July 4th Celebrations

The Sparks will fly high once again with the return of LIVE July 4th celebrations across the nation. Two of the country’s largest fireworks displays are back in full force …
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July Ignites Sparks for Independence, Reggae, Mandela +
3 months ago

July Ignites Sparks for Independence, Reggae, Mandela +

July ignites sparks for Independence Days in countries of Canada, United States of America and France; Reggae Day in Jamaica and Nelson Mandela Day worldwide. It’s a month of Fireworks, …
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The World Celebrates Music Day from Paris to New York City
4 months ago

The World Celebrates Music Day from Paris to New York City

By  •  Music
La Fête de la Musique, aka Music Day, Make Music Day or World Music Day, celebrates its 40th anniversary around the world from Paris to New York City on the summer solstice. The annual music celebration takes place on June 21st. It's a festive time where citizens and residents are urged to play music outside [...]
Coming Together for Juneteenth the Federal Holiday
4 months ago

Coming Together for Juneteenth the Federal Holiday

America is coming together to let freedom ring for Juneteenth 2022. Now a federal holiday with an exclamation point, we take a look at the progress made two years after the pandemic began and the 2020 events that triggered action and change from tragedy -- a nation Socially Sparked® ! The Newest Federal Holiday The [...]
Zombies Jim Rodford Music Odessey: Tales of a Daddy
4 months ago

Zombies Jim Rodford Music Odessey: Tales of a Daddy

This Father's Day we share one of our most beloved feature interviews with one of the world's most beloved musicians and a family's beloved dad -- gone too soon -- Jim Rodford, Bassist. This interview with Abbe Sparks turned out to be one of his last and is now included in the book "Jim Rodford [...]
The Top Pride Happenings in Sparks
4 months ago

The Top Pride Happenings in Sparks

Love is love is love and then some this year. LIVE everything is back and so are the sometimes outlandish, often flamboyant and always beloved parades and celebrations around Pride …
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Summer’s Ultimate Comeback – Festival of New York
4 months ago

Summer’s Ultimate Comeback – Festival of New York

Summer's ultimate comeback is Festival of New York! The inaugural Festival of New York is a collaboration and celebration of the best NYC has to offer: art, culture, and most importantly — the people whose hearts beat for New York. From Memorial Day  thru Labor Day the Festival will showcase live musical events, city-wide dance [...]
June Aims Sparks on Gun Violence, Safety, Pride & More
4 months ago

June Aims Sparks on Gun Violence, Safety, Pride & More

By  •  Advocacy
June aims sparks on gun violence, safety, pride, the environment and many more awareness initiatives. It is the month to celebrate the official onset of Summer, Fathers and festivals. Here are June awareness highlights. June 3rd is National Gun Violence Day NATIONAL GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS DAY (June 3rd) National Gun Violence Awareness Day occurs annually [...]
Happy Memorial Day
4 months ago

Happy Memorial Day

By  •  Advocacy

Wishing everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day!

ONCE AGAIN WE SAY NEVER AGAIN TO GUN VIOLENCE!
4 months ago

ONCE AGAIN WE SAY NEVER AGAIN TO GUN VIOLENCE!

By  •  Advocacy
Once again we must say Never Again to gun violence. When will we stop the shooting frenzy madness that has overtaken our cities, our neighborhoods and our sanity? What is being done to address the random acts of violence against Americans young and old  in their own backyards, in our subways, in our supermarkets, on [...]
Fleet Week NYC Returns LIVE After Pandemic Hiatus
4 months ago

Fleet Week NYC Returns LIVE After Pandemic Hiatus

Fleet Week NYC returns LIVE this week after a two year pandemic hiatus. The 2022 Celebratory Event runs May 25th thru May 31st and returns to the big apple in all its glory. U.S. Marines and the U.S. Navy will float into New York City's harbor for the week-long event. This year's FWNYC will include [...]
Finally a Level Playing Field for Equal Pay in U.S. Soccer
5 months ago

Finally a Level Playing Field for Equal Pay in U.S. Soccer

Finally, we see a level playing field for equal pay in U.S. Soccer. Today is a momentous day in the fight for equal pay and closing the gender pay gap! At least it is in the sports arena as The United States Soccer Federation, the United States Women’s National Team Players Association, and the National [...]