Tiffany Haddish

Hollywood Confidential Honors Marla Gibbs with Living Legend Award

Large groups of fashionable fans and VIPS gathered at the Television Academy on Monday, October 16, to celebrate TV titan, Marla Gibbs. As a part of their ten-year anniversary, Hollywood Confidential hosted an evening of joy, inspiration, and Black excellence, while creating space for gratitude and open dialogue about the highlights and challenges of breaking into the industry.

Mothers In Action’s Beer Garden Features Fun and Laughter

The 18th annual Taste of Soul took over Crenshaw Boulevard this past Saturday, October 21st. Hundreds of thousands of people walked, danced, ate, and mingled their way from Stocker Street to Obama Boulevard. There were many attractions and plenty of food vendors to indulge in, leaving people full, happy, and excited for the day’s festivities.

Tiffany Haddish Joins 18th Annual Taste of Soul as Celebrity Chair 

Actress and comedienne Tiffany Haddish is the celebrity chair for the 18th Annual Taste of Soul Family Festival, set for Saturday, October 21, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.  The largest block party on the West Coast takes place along Crenshaw Boulevard, from Obama Boulevard to Stocker Street. 

“The 1619 Project” Premieres as New TV Docu-Series

“The 1619 Project,” an expansion of the book created by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Nikole Hannah-Jones and The New York Times Magazine, premiered as a six-part limited docu-series on Hulu, on Thursday, January 26. That evening, at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, esteemed actors, journalists, industry executives and a host of other public figures gathered for the red carpet event. The first episode, “Democracy,” was screened, and a discussion led by Oprah Winfrey followed, along with a special rooftop reception to celebrate the premiere.

People to Watch in 2022

Thomas Parham One only needs to take a walk through the campus of Cal State University Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) to see the lasting impact that President Thomas Parham has brought to the campus.  Dr. Parham does not hold back when he says he wants and plans for CSUDH to become the leading educational institution for Southern California’s Black, Brown and students of color. He has transformed the campus opening 2 new educational building and new housing facilities on the campus.  He has increased enrollment by over 40% and has made the college a “first choice instead of as a backup