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HBCU in LA Advocates for Diversity in Film Industry, Reminding Young Black Filmmakers of Those Who Came Before
July 18, 2019
For many years, Stacy Milner, former executive assistant to the chairman of NBC and then to the chairman of Paramount Pictures, has devoted herself to increasing ethnic and cultural diversity in the entertainment industry. In 2010, she founded the Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP), a recruitment initiative designed to channel students of color – primarily HBCU and Hispanic-serving institution graduates – into careers in this predominantly White field. ... read more »
NBC4 and Telemundo 52 Launch Its Annual Supporting Our Schools Donation Drive
July 11, 2019
NBC4 / KNBC and Telemundo 52 Los Angeles / KVEA today announced the return of its Supporting Our Schools / Apoyando A Nuestras Escuelas donation drive starting from July 11 to 19.  This year, the stations are teaming up with Ralphs and Food 4 Less to provide homeless students in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura Counties with the necessary school supplies to start the new academic year this fall. ... read more »
NBC4 Names Renee Washington Vice President of News
July 4, 2019
With over 20 years of working in television, Renee Washinton has produced content at different stations in major markets across the country, including New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and more. She found her new home at NBC4 Southern California almost a year ago and last month was named their vice president of news. ... read more »
Top Moments From The 2019 NBA Awards
June 27, 2019
The third annual NBA Awards marked the end of the 2018-19 NBA season on Monday, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. NBA Hall of Famer and TNT analyst Shaquille O’Neal hosted this year’s awards. The evening brought out the NBA’s rising stars and legends, league executives and celebrities from Kareem Abdul Jabbar to Mark Cuban, 2 Chainz to Samuel L. Jackson. ... read more »
2019 NBA Awards: Giannis Antetokounmpo Wins NBA MVP
June 27, 2019
As the 2019 NBA Awards came to an end on Monday, Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the 2019 NBA MVP at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Tears streamed down his face as the 24-year-old gave an emotionally charged speech after receiving the NBA’s highest honor. He thanked his family and the support system that he felt led him to this moment. ... read more »
BET Awards honor Mary J. Blige, Nipsey Hussle, Tyler Perry
June 27, 2019
The show belonged to artists viewed as icons in the black community, including singer Mary J. Blige, filmmaker Tyler Perry and the late rapper Nipsey Hussle. ... read more »
Exceptional Director, B. Monet, Rides into History with Cadillac
June 26, 2019
“Because it’s not to say that women can’t direct car commercials, or direct stop signs, or explosions, or all that, unfortunately, we didn’t get a seat at the table when it came to those things,” B. Monet said. “And we’re always in, like, the melodrama. And like, the super sappy things and stories. For me, I want to be able to do what the boys do. I want to do the car shows.” ... read more »
Dads Saluted at Honoring Unsung Fathers Awards
June 20, 2019
Loving, caring and dedicated dads were saluted at the 17th Annual H.U.F. Awards and Scholarship Brunch sponsored by Judge Mablean and the Mablean Ephriam Foundation. ... read more »
Music Producer Killed in Shooting, Second Man Wounded
June 20, 2019
An investigation was continuing today into the killing of a music producer who was shot outside his home in South Los Angeles along with another man, who was hospitalized. ... read more »
Jasmin Brown Is Funny Enough For Kevin Hart! Hosts ‘Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud’ On Bounce TV
June 19, 2019
Jasmin Brown is pretty. Jasmin Brown is determined.  Jasmin Brown is fascinating enough to garner one million followers on Instagram (Jasmin Brown ),  but the really cool thing about Ms. Brown is that she’s funny enough to be employed by comedy impresario, Kevin Hart which means that sis is hella-funny! ... read more »
A look into the creative mind of writer-director-producer Dallas Jackson
June 17, 2019
Writer, director and producer Dallas Jackson is methodically building his entertainment empire. This news is a reason to celebrate because Mr. Jackson is unapologetically Black and more to the point, ... read more »
Fresh, Young, Black Comedy Series Premieres in Hollywood
June 13, 2019
Á La Carte, a new dramedy created, written, and directed by Black Millennials debuts a pilot episode to friends, family, and like-minded innovators. ... read more »
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