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Ahead of Supreme Court Oral Arguments, Rep. Waters Leads House in Affirming the Civil Rights Act of 1866 & its Section 1981
November 15, 2019
Ahead of the first day of oral arguments in the Supreme Court case Comcast Corp. V. National Association of African American-Owned Media (NAAOM),Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) led her colleagues in introducing a resolution that affirms the vital role that the Civil Rights Act of 1866– particularly Section 1981 of the Act – has played in prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity when making and enforcing business contracts. Should Comcast Corporation, the plaintiffs in the case, prevail at the Supreme Court, it will be nearly impossible for entrepreneurs, innovators, and creators of color who have been victims of racial discrimination to bring forth lawsuits and have their rights protected and enforced in a court of law. ... read more »
The Lo Down on the Lakers’ 6-1 Hot Start
November 8, 2019
The moment Los Angeles Lakers’ fans have been patiently waiting for: the Lakers are dominant, healthy with a winning record to start the season. At the beginning of this season, Lakers’ star LeBron James entered his 17th year in the league. Since media day, he emphasized that this team had the potential to reach the ultimate goal, winning a championship.  ... read more »
Without basketball, Magic Johnson shifts focus to community
October 10, 2019
Magic Johnson might actually miss the Los Angeles Lakers if he wasn’t always checking up on them. Johnson quit as the team’s president of basketball operations at the end of the last season, ... read more »
‘Slave Play’ by Jeremy O. Harris a Real Look at Racism in America —Opening on Broadway, Oc-tober 6
October 9, 2019
In the new play “Slave Play” (playing a strictly limited 17-week engagement)now playing in New York, at the Golden Theatre, and opening, Sunday, October 6, actress, Joaquina Kalukango who plays Kaneisha opens and closes the conversational play with a bang.  ... read more »
The Lo Down on Lakers’ Media Day
October 3, 2019
The reinvented Los Angeles Lakers held Media Day at the UCLA Health Training Facility on Friday with the return of some familiar faces and a plethora of new ones. Two of the most recognizable faces were LeBron James, who returned for his second season in the purple and gold, and Anthony Davis, who was acquired in a blockbuster summer trade that sent the former Lakers’ young core to New Orleans.  ... read more »
Grambling State Launches New Dining Program with Magic Johnson’s SodexoMAGIC
July 15, 2019
GRAMBLING, La., —Grambling State University recently announced the launch of a long-term partnership with a new dining service provider ... . The new agreement will deliver $6.7 million in facility renovations, ... read more »
WACO Theater Center: Where Art Can Occur 3rd Annual Wearable Art Gala
June 6, 2019
The 3rd Annual Wearable Art Gala was held at Santa Monica’s Historic Landmark Barker Hangar, on Saturday, June 1st. ... read more »
Byron Allen Expands Empire with Purchase of Fox Regional Sports Networks
May 23, 2019
As a result of the $10.6 billion acquisition deal, Allen’s company, Entertainment Studios, announced that it will buy four local stations from Bayou City Broadcasting for $165 million, according to Variety. ... read more »
WATCH: Magic Johnson talks LeBron James and says Lakers GM was ‘Backstabbing’, Luke Walton Firing was the Final Straw
May 22, 2019
Magic Johnson explains that he wanted to fire Luke Walton, but Los Angeles Lakers executive Tim Harris wanted to retain him and identifies Lakers GM Rob Pelinka as the “backstabber.” Magic Johnson joins First Take and answers for not informing LeBron James about his decision to resign as the president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers before announcing it to the media. ... read more / watch video »
Magic Johnson Steps Down as Lakers President Of Basketball Operations 
April 11, 2019
What was heralded to be the combination that would turn the Lakers around in James, Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka, soon became evident that the best laid plans can go awry.   ... read more »
WATCH: Magic Johnson Steps Down As Lakers President of Basketball Operations
April 10, 2019
Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper behind the scenes press conference of Magic Johnson announcing stepping down as Lakers President of Basketball Operations. Lauren Jones reports. ... read more / watch video »
Magic Johnson Steps Down As Lakers President Of Basketball Operations
April 10, 2019
As the Lakers faced the end of their season and their sixth straight failure to obtain a playoff spot, another startling announcement was made moments before that game was to commence. Shortly after Luke Walton’s last routine pregame press conference for the season on Tuesday, Johnson called for an impromptu press conference where it was assumed that many things would happen. Shockingly, what did happen was that his announcement that was stepping down from his role as president of basketball operations for the Lakers. ... read more »
$70M Magic Johnson Park Renovation Breaks Ground
March 12, 2019
(left to right) Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Supervisor Ridley-Thomas, and CBS’ Jim Hill at Magic Johnson Park Renovation Groundbreaking. Photo by Martin Zamora / Board of Supervisors Surrounded by hundreds of cheering South Los Angeles residents, ... read more »
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