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Viola Davis Uses Emmy Win to Push for Diversity

Written by Thursday, September 24, 2015
Viola Davis made history on September 20 when she became the first African-American woman to win an Emmy for best actress in a drama series. Davis’ win was her first career Emmy and first nomination. In a moving speech, the How to Get Away With Murder actress began by quoting Harriet Tubman: “In my mind, I see a line. And over that line, I see green fields and lovely flowers and beautiful white women with…

Rise of The Hip Hop Biopic

Written by Thursday, September 17, 2015
Hip Hop culture is more like a hustler’s sport. How hard you grind, is in most cases, more important than how dope you rhyme. Over the years we’ve seen Hip Hop take the world by storm, enabling kids from the poorest of the poor communities, to reach international acclaim and crossover into marketplaces unfathomable 40 years ago. From selling drugs to selling music, to selling merchandise, to selling whatever will sell, Hip Hop entrepreneurship has…

Kanye For President?

Written by Thursday, September 03, 2015
The 2015 MTV Video Music Awards was held at the Microsoft Center in Downtown Los Angeles and the star of the show once again was none other than the Millennial All-Star, neighborhood rock star, and politically incorrect man of ideas and dreams, Kanye West. No, he didn’t remind us that George Bush doesn’t care about Black people, nor did he tell us that Beyonce had one of the greatest videos of all time, instead he…
Is the proposed $1.7 billion stadium that would house both the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers still a go? Carson Mayor Albert Robles says yes, despite the Raiders not showing up for an important town hall meeting Monday night to discuss the proposed NFL venue. Robles said he “wouldn’t read too much into it” and that their absence doesn’t reflect the team’s interest in relocating to Carson. “Every indication I’ve seen from him (Raiders…

Inglewood Stars In New Film "DOPE"

Written by Thursday, June 25, 2015
Over the weekend Inglewood was front stage as millions of movie goers around the nation lined up to see Inglewood native, filmmaker and writer, Rick Famuyiwa’s DOPE. The director is responsible for films such as, “The Wood,” “Our Family Wedding,” and “Brown Sugar.” His latest project, DOPE centers around an out-of- place geek named Malcolm who is on a solid path to college when he finds himself in the middle of a drug deal gone…
The Road to the BET Experience, Presented by Coca-Cola, began on June 20 with a stellar concert at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza featuring soul singer Chrisette Michele, American Idol” champ Jordin Sparks and R&B singer Deborah Cox. Chrisette sang “Epiphany” with the soul of a woman twice her age (She joked about being 22). “Sing-her-butt-off” Jordin shared a new number and her classic performed with Chris Brown, “No Air.” Deborah brought the house down…
Life in Inglewood will be played out on the big screen beginning next week when “Dope” comes to local theatres. The coming of age film, produced by Forest Whitaker, Nina Yang Bongiovi, and Pharrell Williams opens in local theatres on June 19. Subtitled, “It’s Hard Out Here For A Geek,” the film centers around high-school senior Malcolm (Shameik Moore) and his friends Jib (Tony Revolori) and Diggy (Kiersey Clemons). Malcolm has dreams of going to…

Forum Hosts Kids Choice Awards

Written by Thursday, April 02, 2015
No one was off limits for being slimed on March 28th when the Forum hosted the 28th annual Kids' Choice Awards. Hosted by Nick Jonas , Nickelodeon’s entertainment awards show brought together the best of the best in music, film and television. Here are some of the winners receiving the coveted orange blimp: Angelina Jolie, “Favorite Villain,” Maleficent; Nick Jonas, “Favorite Male Singer;” Emma Stone, “Favorite Movie Actress;” Ben Stiller, “Favorite Movie Actor,” Diary of…
Garnett was recently traded back to Minnesota, and it sounds like he has plans to stay with the team long term. According to Charley Walters of the Pioneer Press, Garnett wants to play for two more seasons and then form a group with coach and president Flip Saunders to buy the team in 2017. From Walters: The Wolves, for whom [owner Glen Taylor] paid $88 million in 1994, were valued at $625 million last January…
Garnett was recently traded back to Minnesota, and it sounds like he has plans to stay with the team long term. According to Charley Walters of the Pioneer Press, Garnett wants to play for two more seasons and then form a group with coach and president Flip Saunders to buy the team in 2017. From Walters: The Wolves, for whom [owner Glen Taylor] paid $88 million in 1994, were valued at $625 million last January…
A two-day memorial service was held on Tuesday and Wednesday to honor the life and legacy of gospel legend Andrae Crouch. A “Who’s Who” roster of gospel greats converged at West Angeles Church of God in Christ in Los Angeles to attend and participate in his homegoing. Both services were open to the public. Cable network BET streamed the services live at BET.com/andraecrouchfuneral. Rev. Jesse Jackson, Dr. Bobby Jones, Kirk Franklin, CeCe Winans, BeBe Winans,…
(Via St. Louis Business Journal) Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones last week backed up previous support for St.Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke to move the team to Los Angeles. He said that although the National Football League's relocation bylaws require good-faith stadium negotiations in home markets, owners should respect Kroenke's right to make a financial decision he decides is necessary. "Of course it's his decision. It's his risk, his effort; that risk is his," Jones…

Stevie Wonder in the House

Written by Thursday, December 18, 2014
Stevie Wonder will be in the House (of Toys) this Saturday, Dec. 20 for his 19th annual holiday benefit concert at the Fabulous Forum. This year, he’s bringing an extra special treat to fans—a performance of songs from his double album, Songs in the Key of Life. Wonder’s signature album topped the charts in 1976, hitting #1 on the Billboard 200 and went on to sell more than 10 million copies in the U.S. alone.…

Are You Feelin’ Blackish?

Written by Thursday, October 16, 2014
The new ABC comedy, “Blackish,” starring Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Laurence Fishburne premiered September 24th to mixed reviews. Now, I have a strict “third-time's-the-charm” rule when it comes to my entertainment. If I’m not feelin' a show by the third episode, that’s pretty much grounds for me to quit watching. Well, this week I saw the third episode of “Blackish” and I still can’t decide if I like it. Apparently, I’m not alone.…

What Raven Really Meant

Written by Thursday, October 09, 2014
On Sunday night (October 5) Raven-Symone was interviewed by Oprah for a special titled, "Where Are They Now?" which debuted on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). A lot of black people are mad about a comment Raven made regarding her identity. Oprah addresses the tweet Raven wrote over a year ago in support of the gay marriage act passing through the U.S. Supreme Court. The tweet reads, "I can finally get married! Yay government! So…
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