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Review: Beyonce Escaped to Dance Work in ‘Renaissance’
August 4, 2022
Beyonce has been reborn again; this time it's on a shimmering dance floor. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Caelyn Cambridge
July 28, 2022
Inglewood junior Caelyn Cambridge manages her life as a student athlete with confidence and drive. ... read more »
Alliance - All 12 Pro Sports Team United – Plans Student-Led Unity March & Dialogue
July 21, 2022
On July 24, in an annual event that celebrates the 12 pro sports teams of greater Los Angeles and Orange County coming together to use sports to drive social change, local youth, LAPD officers, community members and civic leaders, the public is encouraged to join the Alliance Unity March & Dialogue. Each year, the student-led march emphasizes what change we can make when we stand united and work together to end racial inequality. The event begins at 9am.  ... read more »
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BET+ Collabs with CBC to Launch New Series, “The Porter”
July 6, 2022
BET+ and the Canadian Broadcasting Corportation (CBC) have come together to release a new series, “The Porter,” which highlights the creation of a Black worker’s union in the roaring twenties. Inspired by real life events, The Porter follows a group of about five characters who hustle, move mountains, and stop at nothing to make their dreams come true and fight for the much-deserved liberation of themselves and their people. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Angel Morris
April 7, 2022
Despite the challenges life has been throwing her, West Los Angeles College dual-sport athlete Angel Morris continues to pursue her dreams. ... read more »
Inglewood Artist Highlights the Strength of Community in New Revolt TV Series, ‘In a Session’
March 12, 2022
“In a Session,” premieres on Revolt TV March 18. The show is an invitation to join locally sourced artists on their journey to being discovered. ... read more »
February 28: Making History – Terrence Blanchard is the First Black Trumpeter and Composer at the Metropolitan Opera
February 28, 2022
Terrence Blanchard, 59, is the first Black Trumpeter and Composer to have his work performed at the Metropolitan Opera.  ... read more »
February 27: Susan Rice Was the First African American Woman to Serve as US Ambassador of United Nations, 2009
February 27, 2022
In 2009, Susan Rice was appointed by former President Barack Obama as the first African American woman to serve as the United States Ambassador of the United Nations.  ... read more »
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February 26: Jackie Robinson Became the First African American to Play Major League Baseball, 1947
February 26, 2022
Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play Major League Baseball, joining the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 5, 1947.  ... read more »
February 25: Kenneth Hahn Was the Only Elected Politician to Meet Martin Luther King Jr., 1961
February 25, 2022
Kenneth Hahn was the only elected politician to meet Reverent Martin Luther King Jr. at the airport when he visited Los Angeles in 1961. ... read more »
February 24: Tarana Burke Founded the #MeToo Movement, 2006
February 24, 2022
Tarana Burkę founded the #MeToo movement in 2006, creating a hashtag and a voice to the many untold stories of victims of sexual assault.  ... read more »
February 23: Zaila Avant-Garde Became First Black Contestant to Win the Scripps National Spelling Bee, 2021
February 23, 2022
After almost 100 competitions, Zaila Avant-Garde, 14, became the first Black contestant to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee  ... read more »
February 22: First Black Barbie, 1968
February 22, 2022
The first Black Barbie doll, Christie, premiered in 1968 in response to the Equal Rights Movement.  ... read more »
February 21: First Black Billionaire – Robert Johnson, 2001
February 21, 2022
Robert Johnson became the first African American billionaire when he sold his cable television station, Black Entertainment Television ... read more »
February 20: Sharon Jackson-Lee is One of the Longest Serving African American Women in Congress, 1995
February 20, 2022
Sharon Jackson-Lee is one of the longest-serving African American women in Congress. ... read more »
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