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Black History Makers: Pre-Civil War Activists
February 18, 2021
Crispus Attucks was born around the year 1723 in Framingham, Massachusetts. He managed to escape from bondage; and showed a skill for buying and trading goods, spending most of his time on trading ships and whaling vessels going in and out of Boston. On March 5, 1770, Attucks was the first significant casualty of the Boston Massacre—a deadly riot that began as a street brawl. Attucks is widely regarded as the first person killed in the bloody slaughter. The thing is, the moment inevitably resulted in American Revolution, which led to our nation’s independence. “First man to die for the flag we now hold high was a Black man,” said Stevie Wonder in the song “Black Man.” ... read more / view gallery »
First Responders Encourage Vaccinations in Black Community
February 18, 2021
An online conference organized by Ethnics Media Services (EMS) and LA County COVID-19 Joint Information Center gathered doctors from the LA County Department of Public Health (Public Health), in that each doctor shared extensive data as well as a quality perspective. ... read more »
Nikki Lynette Addresses Mental Health Through Musical Theatre
January 7, 2021
"Get Out Alive,” a story that recounts her personal journey of domestic violence, emotional grief, and clinical depression. ... read more »
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Color Me Digi, An Online Seminar For Empowerment
December 17, 2020
Influencers, professional travelers, and life coaches all gathered for Color Me Digi, an online seminar sharing ideas for self-empowerment through lifestyle. The six-hour event was hosted by Color Me World Founder—Karisma Shackelford and finished with Olympian and World Championship Gold Medalist Mechelle Lewis Freeman as the keynote speaker. ... read more »
Contemporary Jazz Band, The Katalyst, Make Their Debut with ‘Nine Lives’
December 10, 2020
The Inglewood based jazz band debut with “Nine Lives,” a free-spirited jazz album that truly catches the pulse of LA. ... read more »
Furloughed Employee Sues Live Nation for Racial & Gender Discrimination
July 30, 2020
Newman believes she was practically terminated due to her grievances about being discriminated against in the Live Nation workplace. Newman alleges that Live Nation did not show their support with her grievances; instead, she claims that the global entertainment company negated her complaints, and then cut her loose with coronavirus-related staff reductions to cite as the excuse to relieve the company of the complaint. ... read more »
Black Couple Files Racial Profiling Lawsuit Against Nike
July 16, 2020
The child’s mother, TaMiya Dickerson, claimed that “Being in that store and seeing him play with that ball was really a special moment, and it was robbed from us … which hurts me the most because it’s not something that we can’t get back.” ... read more »
Senator Mitchell Sustains Funding for Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital
July 9, 2020
California State Senator Holly Mitchell met with Dr. Elaine Batchlor, CEO of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital. Senator Mitchell and Dr. Batchlor shared a brief discussion about the importance of protecting the hospital’s budget. ... read more »
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West Coast Hip-Hop Unites at the Welcome to the West Festival
September 26, 2019
At the time of entrance, the building was filled with smiles and an essence of kinship; safe to say, everyone was there for the music. ... read more »
Triplets are 2019 BIG3 Champs!
September 5, 2019
A high-screen is set at the top of the key; Joe Johnson edges past the screener, catches the quick inbound pass, and fires a 3-pointer to win the game! The BIG3 season is officially over, and the Triplets are 2019 BIG3 champs! ... read more »
Hip Hop Artist 24 Hrs & Friends Unite at the Roxy
August 29, 2019
The Atlanta-based rap artist put on an intimate performance while being accompanied with special guests ... read more »
Real Street Festival Brings Out Hip Hop’s Hottest Artists!
August 15, 2019
Many fans got the chance to take pictures and talk music with their favorite artists, as well as participate in the varied festivities ... read more »
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