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‘How Did 12 Percent of Black Men vote for Trump?’
November 19, 2020
In Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign, 95 percent of Black male voters and 96 percent of Black women chose him, NBC News reported. Four years later, Black women’s support remained at 96 percent for Obama’s 2012 re-election, while Black men slid to 87 percent. In 2016, when the nominee was Hillary Clinton, Black men dropped further to 82 percent while Black women’s support for Clinton remained high at 94 percent. Biden came close to matching that this year, garnering the support of 91 percent of Black women. But 12 percent of Black men voted for Trump, according to exit polls. ... read more »
Social Media Unites Celebrities and Common Users to Fight for the End of Police Brutality, Racism, and Injustice Against Black Lives
June 4, 2020
In this day and age, society has built a system and a niche economy within the world of social media. One that produces everyday influencers and brings everyone closer to their favorite celebrities. This same structure is now a change agent in the fight for Black Lives.  Throughout the year’s social media has put a voice to the unheard bringing to light case after case of police brutality. Since the death of Trayvon Martin, there hasn’t been a year without multiple horrific stories and videos of a Black life being taken. With the help of celebrities and the millions of users on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, the names of the thousands and counting Black victims live on. However, justice is yet to be served in its totality.  ... read more »
A Timeline of the George Floyd Protests in L.A.
June 4, 2020
The death of 46-year-old Minneapolis-resident George Floyd has sent ripples of protests calling for action against police brutality in not only Minnesota, but all over the country. ... read more »
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Ice Cube `Check Yo Self Before You Wreck Yo Self’ Shirts to Help Hospitals
April 10, 2020
According to the 50-year-old rapper, actor and entrepreneur, the funds will be donated directly to hospitals to get much-needed supplies. The shirt manufacturer, Black Out, has partnered with Ice Cube on the project. ... read more »
UCLA Anderson School of Management Honors Ice Cube
March 5, 2020
The UCLA Anderson School of Management honored rapper, actor and entrepreneur Ice Cube today with the 2020 Game Changer Award, which recognizes influential business leaders in media, entertainment and sports. ... read more »
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 »
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Movie Director F. Gary Gray Receives Walk of Fame Star
May 29, 2019
Gary Gray, who has directed such films as ``Straight Outta Compton'' and ``The Fate of the Furious,'' became the latest honoree on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today. ... read more »
L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson To Declare May 21 “John Singleton Day” in Los Angeles, Honoring Legendary Filmmaker’s Life and Legacy
May 21, 2019
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson Jr. will declare May 21, 2019 “John Singleton Day” in Los Angeles on Tuesday, commemorating the life and legacy of the legendary filmmaker John Singleton who passed away on April 28. ... read more »
WATCH: Family and Friends Arrive at John Singleton Funeral at Angelus Funeral Home
May 6, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters were among those mourning director John Singleton at his Los Angeles funeral on Monday. ... read more / watch video »
South L.A. Legend John Singleton Gone Too Soon
May 2, 2019
Singleton is revered in the Black community as a great storyteller and an entertainment icon. His career and life ended earlier than fans and family expected but the weight of his work will hold heavy forever. He died Monday, 11 days after suffering a stroke. ... read more »
Lakers Display a Different Type of Showtime in Loss to Rockets
October 23, 2018
Los Angeles Lakers fans poured into Staples Center ahead of the home opener against the Houston Rockets on Saturday, invigorated to usher in the new “Showtime” era with LeBron James as the star. What happened was a different type of “showtime”. In the fourth quarter several members of these teams had multiple physical altercations and oddly enough, the fracas did not dim the excitement but fostered it. ... read more »
“Men-O-Pause-Ages of the Colors of Love” Choreopoem/Stageplay
August 16, 2018
Founder of Meek Ent. & PR has decided to host another live event bringing awareness to social causes. Meek Entertainment & PR is excited to bring you a community event which brings awareness to Menopause over a three day weekend on September 14-16, 2018, at the Inglewood “Willie Agee” Playhouse. The play “Men-O-Pause-Ages of the Colors of Love,” features 9 ladies on stage sharing their different experiences of Menopause and how it has affected their relationships with the Men in their life, their mental, physical and emotional health and their life overall. ... read more »
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