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Disney+ Streaming Service Places Restrictions on ‘Classics’ with Racist Stereotypes  
March 26, 2021
“The crows and musical numbers pay homage to racist minstrel shows, where White performers with blackened faces and tattered clothing imitated and ridiculed enslaved Africans on Southern plantations,” Disney officials noted about “Dumbo” on its streaming platform. “The leader of the group in Dumbo is Jim Crow, which shares the name of laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States,” the statement continued.  ... read more »
Los Angeles City Mayor Announced “L.A. Connected” Responding to Massive Financial Struggles Among Family Households
August 12, 2020
The goal for L.A. Connected is to Magnetize the resources to the communities that need them the most. The city plans for this platform to be an educational tool to empower families to receive the help they need. It is a network that includes various service providers through Los Angeles City WorkSource and FamilySource that will help Angelenos apply to the following: unemployment insurance, file their taxes, apply for as much as $8,000 in tax credits, and access federal stimulus checks, known as Economic Impact Payments, which total up to $1,200 per adult and $500 per child. ... read more »
Black News Channel In ‘The Red Zone’ Ready for Launch
December 12, 2019
The channel is the endeavor of the network's visionaries and co-founders, chairman J.C. Watts, Jr. and CEO Bob Brillante. ... read more »
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Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals Hosted Its Third Entertainment Summit Ending in A Celebration of Black Excellence
October 10, 2019
The event featured eight panels going over diversity in entertainment, working your side hustle into a full-time career, physical and mental health in the industry. ... read more »
Exclusive: ASCAP’s Women Behind The Music Panel
October 25, 2017
ASCAP sheds light on the fierce women changing the landscape of female executives in the entertainment industry. This year’s honorees included music executives Ashley Calhoun, the Vice Present of A&R at Pulse Music Group, Ericka Coulter, the Senior Director of A&R at Epic Records and Roc Nation singer-songwriter Kirby Lauryen. Host Cristina Chavez moderated the panel. ... read more / watch video »
Filmmaker James “B-Tip” Brown: “I’m in support with the Movement”
July 20, 2017
Filmmaker and Artist James "B-Tip" Brown talked about the business of the Cannabis industry. ... read more / watch video »
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