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VIP JUDGES & ADVISORS ANNOUNCED FOR THE JOHN SINGLETON SHORT FILM COMPETITION
September 12, 2019
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (August 30, 2019) - Colleagues of the late iconic filmmaker, John Singleton, are excited to serve as judges and advisors for the John Singleton embRACE L.A. Short Film Competition. The notable film and entertainment experts include: Stephanie Allain, Robi Reed, Paul Hall, Preston Holmes, Bobbi Banks, Dawn Gilliam, Camile Tucker, Erika Conner, and Pat Prescott. ... read more »
Walter Mosley Brings Life to FX’s ‘Snowfall’
July 26, 2019
First impression, Walter Mosley, author and consulting producer/writer on FX’s “Snowfall” for the past two seasons, has a distinctive and comforting voice. His cadence reminded me of jazz.  He confessed that he doesn’t like his voice suggesting that it’s nothing special. I will agree to disagree. ... read more »
A look into the creative mind of writer-director-producer Dallas Jackson
June 20, 2019
Writer, director and producer, Dallas Jackson is methodically building his entertainment empire. ... read more »
A look into the creative mind of writer-director-producer Dallas Jackson
June 17, 2019
Writer, director and producer Dallas Jackson is methodically building his entertainment empire. This news is a reason to celebrate because Mr. Jackson is unapologetically Black and more to the point, ... 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 »
Singleton Funeral Private, Peaceful
May 9, 2019
27 years after his Boys n the Hood fame, the family of John Singleton held a private funeral for him at Angelus Funeral Home, on Crenshaw Blvd., in Los Angeles, CA.  Singleton was a giant in the film and television industry but more importantly, he told the Black story and represented inner-city Los Angeles like no one had done before; all by age of 24.  ... 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 »
John Singleton Private Funeral Today, will Remain Executive Producer of FX Drama Snowfall
May 6, 2019
John Singleton  will be laid to rest today in a private ceremony in Los Angeles , a rep for his family revealed. The funeral, planned as “a very small, ... read more »
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 »
Rep. Karen Bass Statement on the Passing of Icon John Singleton
May 1, 2019
LOS ANGELES – Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement in recognition of the life lived by John Singleton. ... “John Singleton was a native son of South Los Angeles who included our community in his prolific success. ... read more »
John Singleton’s Work Resonated to Diverse Audiences
April 30, 2019
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Much has been made about how John Singleton brought the issues gripping black youth in South Central Los Angeles to mainstream audiences with his 1991 classic “Boyz N the Hood.” But the themes of that film, ... read more »
John Singleton Found a Perfect Marriage of Movie and Moment
April 30, 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rarely have a filmmaker and a moment been so perfectly matched as John Singleton and the summer of 1991. When “Boyz N the Hood” was released that July, ... read more »
‘Baby Boy’ Cast Taraji P. Henson, Tyrese and Snoop Dogg Remember John Singleton
April 30, 2019
View this post on Instagram ... A post shared by ... (@tarajiphenson) on Apr 29, 2019 at 6:24pm PDT     ... read more »
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