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Lakers Sign 18-Year NBA Veteran Center Tyson Chandler
November 6, 2018
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed center Tyson Chandler, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. ... read more »
Singer Chaka Khan to be Grand Marshal of Rose Parade
October 25, 2018
Chaka Khan, a 10-time Grammy Award-winning R&B/soul artist, was named today as the grand marshal of 2019 Tournament of Roses. ... read more »
Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette-Kanye West ‘Think for Yourself Man!’
October 25, 2018
Kanye Omari West: American rapper/singer/songwriter/record producer/ entrepreneur/fashion designer was born 1977 in Atlanta, raised in Chicago, Kanye first became known as a producer for Roc-A-Fella Records in the early 2000s, producing hit singles for recording artists such as Jay-Z, Ludacris and Alicia Keys. ... read more »
Director Steve James Talks New Starz Docu-Series ‘America to Me’
October 18, 2018
Emmy Award-winning Steve James is one of America’s most respected documentarians, working in the field today.  In his new Starz doc-series “America to Me”— a 10-part look at race through the eyes of students, teachers and administrators at Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRF) — an elite, racially diverse public high school in a suburb west of Chicago, he gives all of the subjects the opportunity to let it all “hang out” so to speak.   ... read more »
Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette: ‘Lady Justice Cries!’ I Been Raped Too’
October 18, 2018
 Lady Justice is trying to figure out why her name has been raked through the coals; misunderstood abused, violated, ignored, denied her voice, falsely accused over uncountable years. “Yes, without her consent, amounting to “rape” figuratively. Lady Justice doesn’t even have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame acknowledging all she’s been through and how famous she is!? ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
October 12, 2018
For movies opening October 19, 2018. ... read more »
Chicago Verdict Raises Hope of Greater Police Accountability
October 11, 2018
A rare scene in the American justice system unfolded Friday in a Chicago courthouse: A White officer stood before a mostly White jury and was convicted of killing a Black teenager. ... read more »
Cuba Gooding Jr.–Back on Broadway and Writing & Directing Movies, Too
October 11, 2018
The Oscar-winner and Emmy nominee made such an impact in the role, across the pond, that the producers invited him to play Flynn, once again, ... read more »
Mario Van Peebles New Film, Gun Violence, & Creative Expressions
September 27, 2018
Armed is a high action movie filled with surprises but more importantly political teachings. Director and actor Mario Van Peebles spoke to the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper about the process behind the movie.   ... read more »
Staged Workshop Presentation at The Blank Theatre Oct. 8 Focuses on African Americans in 1950s Hollywood
"To Dance with Judy" is part of The Blank Theatre’s Living Room Series, a new play development program which embodies The Blank’s commitment to developing new work by diverse voices from both established and emerging writers. ... read more / view event »
Family of Slain 20-Year-Old Saieed Ivey, Doubles Reward to $20,000
September 13, 2018
The family of an East Los Angeles College basketball guard, who was gunned down 27 months ago on his 20th birthday in Monterey Park, donated $10,000 today to double the county-offered reward for information that helps detectives track down his killer. ... read more »
Black Wealth Still Plummeting, CRL Tells Lawmakers
August 31, 2018
For years, and particularly in recent months, major news outlets have heralded the nation’s robust economic recovery. From rising corporate profits, to lower unemployment, or rising stock prices on Wall Street, many consumers might conclude that financial stability not only returned after the Great Recession but continues to climb. ... read more »
Congressman Ron Dellums: A ‘Fierce’ Focused Fighter
August 9, 2018
Dellums was a fierce, focused fighter for justice, an anti-war activist who served in the military, authored several CBC Alternative Budgets (budgets that focused on human needs rather than military buildup) and was an indefatigable fighter for South African freedom. ... read more »
Brenda Lee Eager
Start Date: July 26, 2018 End Date: July 26, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm To 9:00 pm Location:Culver City City Hall, 9770 Culver Blvd, Culver City, CA Website: ... ... read more / view event »
Dancer’s Solo on Black History Takes Him to U.S. Capitol
June 28, 2018
Akuchu, who started break-dancing when he was a teenager, says "hip-hop's history is embedded in its movement.'' You can't separate that history from the moves themselves. ... read more »
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