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‘Kings From Queens: The Run DMC Story’

Recently, Peacock released the highly anticipated three-part documentary, “Kings From Queens: The Run DMC story” which tells the journey of how Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, and Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell met on the streets of Hollis, Queens and became pioneers in the music industry as well as cultural icons.

Black Press of America Making Impact and Progress

While about 37,000 workers were laid off or furloughed at media companies like the Los Angeles Times, Condé Nast, The Dallas Morning News, Gannett, McClatchy, National Public Radio, and VOX, the NNPA added staff and expanded services to NNPA member publishers across the nation.

Ulmer Institute to Address Urban Psychological Trauma

Shootings, stabbings and murders are commonplace in many South Los Angeles neighborhoods. While some crimes draw immediate media and police attention, few agencies hang around to help victims or witnesses deal with the long-term psychological effects. Bishop Kenneth C. Ulmer, pastor of Faithful Central Bible Church in Inglewood, hopes to change that dynamic with the launch of The Ulmer Institute (TUI), a nonprofit organization focused on treating, researching and training professional and community leaders on issues relating to urban psychological trauma. The project is a partnership between centers of faith, the Israeli psychological community, the Jewish community, Los Angeles-based clinics,