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March 31, 2011: Community Service Award GLAAAC
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 31 March 2011
GLAAACC Chairman Gene Hale, Yussuf J. Simmonds, awardee and GLAAACC President Angela GibsonN/A read more >>
March 17, 2011: (l-r) Vic Bulluck, executive director, NAACP Hollywood Bureau, actors Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker, founders of Sophie's Voice Foundation, Angela Polk (middle), Program Manager, Community Development Ford Motor Company Fund and Clayo
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 17 March 2011
This year's symposium, entitled 'Diversity and the Business of Television', addressed current market trends which demonstrate the power of the diverse audience in television. It examined complex issues ... read more >>
March 10, 2011: Hlomla Dandala - South African actor/director, best known for starring in the title role of Jacob Makhubu in the hit South African drama series Jacob's Cross, receiving a proclamation from the Los Angeles City Council. He received the proc
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 10 March 2011
Hlomla Dandala (center) poses with (from left to right) The Africa Channel's Mark Walton & Bob Reid, Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge, Dandala, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Jan Perry, Brendah ... read more >>
March 3, 2011:
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 03 March 2011
February 24, 2011: Cee Lo Green
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 24 February 2011
Cee Lo Green performs live at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 19, 2011 for the NBA All-Star Saturday night.Brandon I. Brooks read more >>
February 17, 2011: Congresswoman Maxine Waters and Ambassador Sidney Williams
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 17 February 2011
Congresswoman Maxine Waters and her husband, Ambassador Sidney Williams, recipients of the Carter G. Woodson award as the 'Woman of Courage' and 'Meritorious Leadership' respectively by Our Authors Study ... read more >>
February 10, 2011: Rickey Ivie, Eloise Laws and Bernard C. Parks
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 10 February 2011
The Committee to Re-elect Bernard C. Parks recently held a fundraiser for the 8th district councilman. The hosts were prominent attorney, Rickey Ivie, of Ivie McNeill & Wyatt, and his wife, Eloise Laws, ... read more >>
February 3, 2011: Clippers' Griffin holds NBA Fit Clinic for elementary school kids
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 03 February 2011
Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers holds an NBA Fit Clinic at 42nd Street Elementary School on January 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Through the initiative, Griffin is challenging students ... read more >>
January 27, 2011: FAME Church Member receives a special commendation
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 27 January 2011
FAME Church Member Malik Whittaker receives a special commendation from the Reverend Dr. John J. Hunter, Senior Minister of First AME Church of Los Angeles for his successful participation in the LAPD ... read more >>
January 13, 2011: Rick James and Teen Marie
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 13 January 2011
Rick James and Teen Marie pose on the red carpet at the Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles.Muhammad Mubarak read more >>
January 6, 2011: Karen Bass swearing-in ceremony held in Washington, D.C.
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 06 January 2011
From left to right: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), Walter Brown, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) and Yolanda "Cookie" ParkerLA Sentinel read more >>
December 30, 2010: Kevon Gulley's Straight Outta Compton
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 30 December 2010
Straight Outta Compton: Kevon Gulley is one of Compton's success stories as an author. His story will be a tribute to the new attorney general's focus on rehabilitation and Compton's Mayor's Birthing a ... read more >>
December 23, 2010: Award-winning play Long Time Since Yesterday closes
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 23 December 2010
The final performance of P.J. Gibson's award-winning play, Long Time Since Yesterday, was presented on Sunday, December 12, at the Lucy Florence Cultural Center in historic Leimert Park Village. read more >>
December 16, 2010: Watts Christmas Parade
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 16 December 2010
Edna Aliewine is the founder of the Watts Christmas Parade and is having a good time at the recent 2010 parade.Sabir Majeed read more >>
December 9, 2010: Ludacris hosts exclusive bottle signing
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 09 December 2010
Last Friday, December 3rd Grammy Award-winning recording artist, successful actor, Atlanta restaurateur (Straits) and philanthropist (The Ludacris Foundation) Chris read more >>
December 2, 2010: Debbie Allen lights Macy's Christmas tree
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 02 December 2010
Debbie Allen was all smiles at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Macy's department store on Sunday, November 14, as she made a special appearance at the African American Museum of Art to light the holiday ... read more >>
November 25, 2010: NAACP Lifetime Achievement Award for Russell Simmons
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 25 November 2010
Known for his trademark cap and casual attire, Russell Simmons in a tuxedo is an endearing sight. Here he is with his children at The 40th NAACP Image Awards where he received the Lifetime Achievement ... read more >>
November 18, 2010: Longtime Since Yesterday opens December 3
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 18 November 2010
Longtime Since Yesterday cast, opening December 3rd at the Lucy Florence Cultural Center in Leimert Park Village, got together recently to preview their award winning play by renowned playwright, P.J. ... read more >>
November 11, 2010: Divine Praise Dancers shine at talent show
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 11 November 2010
Second Place Winners, at the 48th Assembly District talent show: Divine Praise Dancers from West Angeles COGIC raised the praise magnificently with their dramatization of Jesus Can Work It Out by Kurt ... read more >>
November 4, 2010: Funkmaster Flex tricks out Snoop Dogg Mustang
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 04 November 2010
Celebrity Customizer Funkmaster Flex has tricked out a 2011 Ford Mustang for rapper and actor Snoop Dogg. Both Funkmaster Flex and Snoop Dogg were in Las Vegas at the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) ... read more >>
October 28, 2010: Pam Grier honored with Action Icon Award
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 28 October 2010
Emmy award-winning actor Glynn Turman presents actress Pam Grier with the Action Icon Award at the Celebrity + Stuntwomen's on Sunday, October 17, 2010 at the Skirball Cultural Center. Considered the queen ... read more >>
September 2, 2010: Robbie Jones at the 4th Annual Supergirl Jam
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 02 September 2010
Robbie Jones
August 26, 2010: Reflections of Our Past
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 26 August 2010
Minister Malcolm X at the funeral of Ronald X StokesLA Sentinel read more >>
August 19, 2010: REFLECTIONS OF OUR PASTThe Little Rock Nine with Daisy Bates of the NAACP
Written by Brandon I. Brooks (Managing Editor) 19 August 2010
A group of nine Black students who were blocked from attending Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, after the Brown v Board of Education decision. They had to be escorted by federal troops.LA ... read more >>

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