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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 »
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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 »
Update: John Singleton in coma after stroke
April 25, 2019
Singleton’s family had previously announced that he’d had a stroke on April 17, but there had been no details revealed about the seriousness of his condition. ... read more »
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UPDATE: John Singleton’s Taken off Life Support, Dead at 51
April 20, 2019
Today April 29: 1:23 p.m. Singleton family rep says John Singleton has passed “peacefully, surrounded by his family and friends.” 9.a.m Singleton’s family released the following statement: “It is with heavy hearts we announce that our beloved son, ... read more »
Black Film Vets Mentor to New Creatives at Indie Night
February 11, 2019
Indie Night is an example of what a diverse Hollywood may someday resemble if programs like this, stick. The festival doesn’t boast of being a Black thing but there is a high focus on multi-ethnic stories. ... read more »
Jarrell Davis and Judge John Meigs (Ret.) Honored at 82nd Annual Kappa Alpha Psi Black and White Ball 
November 15, 2018
The Los Angeles Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi will host what many consider to be the kick-off of the African American holiday social calendar here in Southern California, when they host their 82nd Annual Black & White Ball on Saturday, November 17, at the Marina Del Rey Marriott Hotel. ... read more »
Taraji P. Henson Launches Foundation for Mental Health Awareness
September 27, 2018
Oscar-nominated actor Taraji P. Henson launched the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in honor of her late father, on Sept. 23 at a private estate in Beverly Hills to raise awareness for mental health in the Black community.  Henson kicked off the foundation’s launch with the inaugural Boutique of Hope fundraiser, as she opened her closet of designer handbags, shoes and clothes, for a good cause.   ... read more / watch video »
Heroes in the Struggle: Taraji P. Henson, Gina Brown, Laverne Cox, Alfre Woodard and more Honored in Fight Against HIV/AIDS
September 28, 2017
Gina Brown was pregnant with her daughter when she received the news that she was HIV positive on April Fool’s Day in 1994. ... read more »
Reel Talk: 7.13-7.19.17 (Television and Movie Briefs)
July 13, 2017
John Singleton’s ‘Snowfall’ introduces never before told narrative of 1980s Crack Epidemic FX ... read more / view gallery »
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