UniverSoul Comes to Compton, Celebrating Caribbean Night

On Friday April 21st, UniverSoul circus hosted their Caribbean night, a celebration of culture, music, and pure family fun. Featuring Cossack horse acts, trapeze art, traditional Caribbean dance from group Caribbean Fusion, Caribbean stilt walkers, fire limbo dancers, and motocross cyclists from 406FMX, people of all ages enjoyed a thrilling series of acts throughout the night.

Sebastien Elkouby’s ‘Global Awareness Through Hip Hop Culture Program’ Teaches Students Everything They Need to Know About Hip Hop  

Founded by Sebastien Elkouby, the Global Awareness Through Hip Hop Culture program (GATHC) is a UC approved, college-preparatory high school course, currently being taught at View Park Preparatory High School in South Los Angeles. This program offers students the opportunity to learn the history and culture behind the popular music genre which can be later used as a tool to pursue a career in Arts, Media, and Entertainment.  

Black Star Network: Roland Martin Announces New Black TV Network

Martin announced his new network on the third anniversary of #RolandMartinUnfiltered, the first daily digital show specifically targeting African American audiences five days a week. The show has enjoyed expansive audience growth averaging 20 to 30 million views a month.

NFL’s 2021 Opportunity to Diversify Team Ownership

As we approach the 55th NFL Superbowl next Sunday in Tampa, Florida amidst the continued national spread of COVID-19, I believe that the time has come for the close-knit group of team owners in the National Football League (NFL) to take the necessary steps to open the door to African American business leaders who hope to join that exclusive club of owners. 

WATCH: L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas speaks about importance of testing COVID-19

The Martin Luther King Jr., community hospital is now operating at high-quality services to help an underserved community. United Health Care donated 10,000 COVID safety kits to the MLK outpatient center. Those safety kits contain hand sanitizers, masks, hand tools, toilet paper, and educational materials on how to stay safe during the Coronavirus.