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Urban League Hosts ‘100 Years of Black History in L.A.’
March 4, 2021
Achieving a century of progress is not easy, but the Los Angeles Urban League (LAUL) defied the odds by celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Founded in 1921, the heralded organization has made a huge impact for the last 10 decades by promoting business opportunities, training and development and coalition building on behalf of African Americans. ... read more »
Tammy Townsend Stars in UMC’s “Stuck With You”
May 7, 2020
Brings up a good point about supporting Black content. ... read more »
AAFCA and ABA Film Society present Inaugural Learning Lab “Celebrating Black Excellence in Cinema” with Netflix’s Tendo Nagenda and Outler Society’s Alana Mayo
February 15, 2019
From the global blockbuster Black Panther and the lyrical indie If Beale Street Could Talk to the hilariously poignant comedy sensations Insecure and Atlanta and beyond, #BlackExcellence in Hollywood is on full blast. Rightfully, the movement has put an additional spotlight on Black creative executives, many of whom have long worked in the trenches to create a pipeline of opportunity for traditionally underrepresented groups. In turn, that has ignited the spark that many tag as a “Black Hollywood Renaissance.” ... read more »
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Black Teen Who Was Once Homeless Gets Full Ride to Harvard
June 7, 2018
Philadelphia teen Richard Jenkins used to sleep in a homeless shelter and was nicknamed “Harvard” by bullies for being a bookworm. Now, he is going to the same Ivy League school on a full scholarship. ... read more »
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