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Nick Cannon apologizes to Jewish community for hurtful words
July 15, 2020
“First and foremost I extend my deepest and most sincere apologies to my Jewish sisters and brothers for the hurtful and divisive words that came out of my mouth during my interview with Richard Griffin,” Cannon said on his Twitter account. “They reinforced the worst stereotypes of a proud and magnificent people and I feel ashamed of the uninformed and naïve place that these words came from. The video of this interview has since been removed.” ... read more »
Social Media Unites Celebrities and Common Users to Fight for the End of Police Brutality, Racism, and Injustice Against Black Lives
June 4, 2020
In this day and age, society has built a system and a niche economy within the world of social media. One that produces everyday influencers and brings everyone closer to their favorite celebrities. This same structure is now a change agent in the fight for Black Lives.  Throughout the year’s social media has put a voice to the unheard bringing to light case after case of police brutality. Since the death of Trayvon Martin, there hasn’t been a year without multiple horrific stories and videos of a Black life being taken. With the help of celebrities and the millions of users on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, the names of the thousands and counting Black victims live on. However, justice is yet to be served in its totality.  ... read more »
Cameron J. Wright — 14-year-old living his best life on Netflix series “Family Reunion” and working with Nick Cannon on a new boys group
April 30, 2020
Cameron J. Wright, who is 14-years-old, is an example of a young man living his best life. ... read more »
Nick Cannon Steps Up to Support Sons of Slain Sacramento Man 
March 28, 2019
Aiden Clark was only 2 years old and his little brother Cairo, 1, when two Sacramento police officers shot and killed their dad in March 2018.  ... read more »
WATCH: Nick Cannon Sees Irony in the Way Oscars Handled Kevin Hart
December 11, 2018
Nick Cannon explains why he’s proud of his friend Kevin Hart, who stepped away from presenting the Oscars over past anti-gay tweets. ... read more »
 Protesters Question, ‘Do Black Lives Matter’ After St. Louis Ex-Cop Acquittal  
September 21, 2017
Nationwide marches and protest broke out this past weekend after a Missouri City judge ruled now-former White police officer, Jason Stockley, not guilty of first-degree murder for the 2011 shooting death of Black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith. ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Hosts Successful African-American Leaders of Tomorrow Conference
August 31, 2017
During the summer legislative recess, the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) hosted their Annual African-American Leaders of tomorrow (AALT) conference, a four-day residential summer program on the campus of California State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). ... read more »
Van Jones’ #LoveArmy Rises Up in Hollywood
August 3, 2017
Media mogul Russell Simmons, comedian and television personality Nick Cannon and actor Nnamdi Asomugha joined activist, New York Times bestselling author and CNN commentator, Van Jones, onstage for a powerful panel discussion. ... read more »
Pan African Film Festival Opening Night – Red Carpet
February 17, 2017
Black, African, and African American stars, directors, and producers celebrate their work and the 25th anniversary of the Pan African Film Festival ... read more / watch video »
PAFF Opening Night Honors Alfre Woodard, Débuts Nick Cannon’s New Film
February 15, 2017
The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) kicked off it’s opening night at the Director’s Guild of America in Los Angeles ... read more »
Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon honors Debbie Allen, Nina Shaw and Tracee Ellis Ross
March 2, 2016
ESSENCE, the preeminent brand for African-American women, proudly honored remarkable moments and performers in film and television on Feb. 29 at the 9th annual ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon. ... read more / view gallery »
Kam’s Annual Assessment of the Best in Black Cinema 2015
January 1, 2016
Kam’s Annual Assessment of the Best in Black Cinema 2015 ... read more »
Chi-Raq’s Wade Wilson talks about his new movie and working with Spike Lee
December 10, 2015
In a Cal-State University classroom, stripped down to nothing but boxers stood Wade Wilson, a bay area native who had fallen in love with acting. His theater professor at the time told Wilson to get more invested in the scene he was portraying and it left him baring it all. ... read more »
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