Winners Announced for 2021 Virtual Oratorical Contest

Three local teens secured the top spots in the 2021 Oratorical Contest sponsored by Our Authors Study Club (OASC) and the Sigma Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. The virtual event was held March 27 and the awards were presented on April 10, with each recipient receiving certificates, gifts and cash prizes.

2nd Annual ‘AAFCA TV Honors’ Highlights Frontline Heroes Risking Their Lives in the Battle Against COVID-19

This virtual celebration was made possible through the sponsorship of Morgan Stanley. The award categories included: TV Icon, Inclusion Award, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Drama, Best Comedy, Best TV Movie, Breakout Performers, Best YA, Best Animated, Best Documentary, and Best Short film. A range of front-line essential workers joined Celebrities like John Legend, Rashida Jones, and William Jackson Harper to hand out 11 awards and two honorary awards on Saturday. A portion of the proceeds from the event has gone to the National Association of Black Journalists’ COVID-19 Relief fund.

Tank Speaks On Hosting Trumpet Awards and New Music

  The 2019 Trumpet Awards kicked off Sunday Feb. 17 on Bounce TV. The show highlights the achievements of African Americans who are positively creating change in the world. Past honorees include Halle Berry, Jamie Foxx, Muhammad Ali and others. The 2019 Trumpet Awards is currently online on the streaming platform Brown Sugar. Actress Wendy Raquel Robinson and Grammy singer and songwriter Tank hosted this year’s show. Tank, who has an upcoming album, spoke to the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper about hosting the show and the creative process behind his project. LOS ANGELES SENTINEL (LS): Hosting the Trumpet Awards is a

Menformation Project Presents Making A Difference (M-A-D) Awards

Marcus Farrow All-Star Benefit Hosted by actor Tommy Davidson In recognition of National Mentoring Month, on January 26 The Menformation Project will present an all-star benefit – Making A Difference (M-A-D) Awards – at the DoubleTree Hotel in Culver City. Actor Tommy Davidson will host the ceremony. The Menformation Project, Inc. is a non-profit organization that mentors and helps direct the lives of boys 8 to 17 years of age by teaching the 22 principles of manhood. To date, Menformation has impacted the lives of over 450 boys in South Central Los Angeles most of whom come from father-absent homes