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FG2BH Buzz: Kodjoe Family Covers Jet

November 14, 2009

Boris Kodjoe pose with his wife Nicole Ari Parker and their two children – daughter Sophie (4) and son Nicolas Neruda (3) for the November 16, 2009 cover edition of magazine. (scans courtesy of BLACKCELEBKIDS.)

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NICOLE ARI PARKER ON MOVING FROM HOLLYWOOD TO ATLANTA: The pull of Hollywood is so strong that sometimes your priorities are not in the right place,” says Nicole. “We wanted to make sure that we focused on our children during these delicate years.”

This beautiful family definitely has project a positive image of the black family. (ie. The Cosbys, The Obamas, The Smiths <–Will & Jada, everyday couples, etc)  Just so you know Kojdoe’s mother Ursula is from Germany and his father Eric is from Ghana, West Africa.  As previously posted Boris and Nicole have announced tenative plans to build a center in his father’s native homeland to educate folks about spina bifida a medical condition daughter Sophie has. The pair also has a non-profit organization named after their first child – Sophie’s Voice Foundation. Check out Boris and Nicole explaining their mission.

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