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Celebrating Terry Crews
July 30, 2021
July 30: Terry Crews Birthday and on his 53rd celebration he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ... read more »
Walk of Fame Star for Actor Terry Crews to Be Unveiled Today
July 30, 2021
A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is scheduled to be unveiled today honoring NFL linebacker turned actor and ``America's Got Talent'' host Terry Crews on his 53rd birthday. ... read more »
WATCH: Terry Crews Career Time Line
July 30, 2021
Terry Crews was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, on his 53rd birthday, July 30. Watch an interview of Crews reflecting on his career. ... read more / watch video »
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PVJOBS AMONG 56 NONPROFITS RECOGNIZED BY L.A. SUPER BOWL HOST COMMITTEE AS ‘UNSUNG HEROES’ IN LEAD UP TO SUPER BOWL LVI
July 22, 2021
In its journey to Super Bowl LVI, the Los Angeles Super Bowl Host Committee has selected PVJOBS as part of the official Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program – Champions Live Here. PVJOBS is among a total of 56 local “Champion” organizations that were designated for the Super Bowl LVI Legacy Program. These “Champion” organizations will receive grants and marketing recognition to support their work that represent diverse focus areas, including youth engagement, workforce development and social justice across the Los Angeles region. ... read more »
Do You Need Kevin Hart Money to Create A Great Classic Car Club?
July 1, 2021
There is no question that Kevin Hart is one of the smartest men in Hollywood, and his newest project  ---  KEVIN HART’S MUSCLE CAR CREW ---  which is an automotive-themed show that will follow Hart and The Plastic Cup Boyz (John Clausell, Ron "Boss" Everline, Will "Spank" Horton, Harry Ratchford and Joey Wells) appearing on the  MotorTrend App, is just another example of his ability to create, stay on brand and adapt to new technology. ... read more »
Chido Nwokocha —a Nigerian on the move in Tyler Perry’s ‘Sistas’ on BET — has the “IT” factor
June 10, 2021
“Sistas” follows a group of single African-American females as they navigate their complicated love life, careers, and friendships through the ups-n-downs of living in the age of social media and unrealistic relationship goals.  ... read more »
Music Producer’s `Racial Profiling’ Suit Against L.A. Tentatively Settled   
June 4, 2021
   A settlement has been tentatively reached with the  city of Los Angeles in a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by a Hollywood music producer who fought in court to have police body camera video made public to prove allegations he was racially profiled before his arrest, his attorney said today. ... read more »
Loni Love: ‘We have Becky, but Ain’t Nothing Wrong with Keshia’
May 28, 2021
A proud alumnus of the Historically Black Prairie View A&M University, and a celebrated member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority, Love stopped by the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s morning news program, “Let It Be Known,” to discuss her career, the Deltas, and her latest book, “I Tried to Change So You Don’t Have To: True Life Lessons.” ... read more »
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Cicely Tyson, the Iconic and Legendary Black Woman of Hollywood
February 4, 2021
The world was taken for a surprise Thursday, January 28 when the news broke that legendary actress Cicely Tyson had passed away at the age of 96. The pioneering Hollywood actress left a legacy of grace, beauty, and immeasurable talent after starring in television shows and films for over 60 years.   ... read more »
PHOTO GALLERY: Cicely Tyson celebration of life
February 4, 2021
Cicely Tyson Gallery Photos ... read more / view gallery »
Vote-By-Mail For Hollywood Area Neighborhood Council Begins Friday
January 14, 2021
Beginning Friday, voters in Los Angeles Region 5, which includes Hollywood, can request their vote-by-mail ballots for the 2021 Los Angeles Neighborhood Council election, the city clerk announced today. ... read more »
Michael Abels playing-it-forward in Hollywood
December 3, 2020
While reading the November issue of Forbes, I discovered a new social media app called LUNCH CLUB.  It’s an AI super-connector that makes introductions for 1:1 video meetings to advance your career. During one of the first LunchClub meetings, I met composer Matthew Wang who told me about the Composers Diversity Collective which was co-started by Michael Abels who is best known for his scores for Jordan Peele's Oscar-winning film "Get Out," and "Us," for which, Abels won the World Soundtrack Award, the Jerry Goldsmith Award, a Critics Choice nomination, an Image Award nomination, and multiple critics awards. The hip-hop-influenced score for US was short-listed for the Oscar and was even named “Score of the Decade” by online publication The Wrap. ... read more »
Can the new VP of the United States of America — Kamala Harris help Hollywood become less racist and sexist?
November 26, 2020
The moment president-elect Joe Biden announced that Kamala Harris would be joining his ticket as VP of the United States of America, Hollywood reacted enthusiastically with tweets flying left, right, and center. My favorite came from @kerrywashington on August 11 with Yes We Kam! ... read more »
About A Dozen Protesters Arrested in Beverly Hills
July 24, 2020
About a dozen protesters were arrested tonight for failure to disperse, and at least one person for alleged ``assault on a police officer'' during a demonstration organized by the Black Future Project in Beverly Hills. ... read more »
Davion Pilgrim says There is Still Time for Unity; 16-year Old Talks About the Power of Peace in Protest
June 2, 2020
Davion Pilgrim, a 16-year old student from Morning Side High school shared his story of recently being racially profiled and accused of gang affiliation by the police. He is an athlete and president of the youth department at Greater Zion Church in Compton. Pilgrim promoted Conversations of understanding are needed. ... read more »
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