Hill, Clippers Holds Court

  CULVER CITY, CA-Entering his 18th NBA season Grant Hill is very much one of the elder statesmen’s of the league.  You wouldn’t know it by looking at the fit and princely-looking six-foot-eight, 225 pound […]


Pre-Emmy Event Pampers Fans

Los Angeles-Award season is officially in full swing now that the fall season has rolled around. From the beginning of September to deep into the spring, awards season will once again feature the best of […]


Dodgers Making Bid for Wild Card

Los Angeles—Despite the Los Angeles Dodgers latest poor performance, postseason hopes is still alive. It’s been a brutal month for the Los Angeles Dodgers falling 7 ½ games behind the San Francisco Giants for the […]


Public Employee Pensions: A Manufactured but Fixable Crisis

Republican State Legislatures across the nation have implemented a deceptive but effective campaign to turn the financial condition of public pension funds into the cause of state and local government budget deficits. It’s actually the […]

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The Roadmap to Prosperity

When I heard the talking heads ridiculing President Barack Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention, I wondered what convention they were watching. He did not need any lofty rhetoric or inspiring incantations for […]


BMI Pay Tribute to Mariah Carey

LOS ANGELES – Urban music’s premier songwriters, producers and music publishers came together to celebrate one another September 7 during the BMI Urban Awards at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills. The annual, star-powered event […]

Freeman's Forum

President Obama Closes the Deal

Charlotte, N.C.-President Barack Obama accepted his party’s re-nomination by asking those who shared his faith in a future filled with hope” to vote for him in November.”  He asked his supporters to “reject the notion […]

Freeman's Forum

Bill Clinton Broke it All the Way Down

Charlotte, N.C.-Last night, former President Bill Clinton literally took the Democratic National Convention and the national television audience to school.  The comment I heard most from attendees after the speech was that, “He broke it […]

Freeman's Forum

Michelle Obama Spellbinds DNC

Charlotte, N.C.-I am attending my very first Democratic National Convention. This morning, as I was waiting for the program to begin at the African American Caucus, I asked attendees of last night’s opening session to […]