Children are the Focus at Starlight Awards

“Giving in the name of children is a wonderful way to spend an evening…” said young actress, Sierra McCormick. Starlight Children’s Foundation truly outdid themselves during their Starlight Awards on the night of October 23, 2014. From the purple runway carpet to the elegant ambience inside, it was truly a night to remember. Founded in […]

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Kobe Bryant and All the Lakers’ Men

The Los Angeles Lakers are in the midst of a youth movement. The Lakers have 10 players on the current season roster with five years of NBA playing experience or less. That is not by coincidence. The team’s star Kobe Bryant is the elder statesman playing with a bunch of upstart youngsters who are still […]

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A Day of Charity for Clippers

LOS ANGELES-There is an old saying that says charity begins at home. Well, the Los Angeles Clippers have been pretty good on that front in taking care of communities that support them in and around the Los Angeles area. Saturday, Oct. 26, was no different for the ballclub as members of the Los Angeles Clippers, […]

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5 Things About the 2014-15 NBA Season Worth Watching

1. Kobe Bryant surpassing Michael Jordan for third place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. There has been just five individuals to have climbed the ladder of the 30,000 points plus plateau in NBA history. Kobe Bryant aka the Black Mamba, is one of those guys. Now he’s about to pass up Mr. Icon himself […]

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Five Keys for a Chargers AFC West Takeover

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Chiefs Control Clock and Chargers

SAN DIEGO-The most telling difference in the AFC West Division game between the San Diego Chargers and the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at Qualcomm Stadium was time on the clock. This is a front in which the Chargers lost decisively, coming up on the short of a 39-21 minute disadvantage. This is the same […]

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Cody Kessler’s Day to Remember

LOS ANGELES-It will be a a while before USC quarterback Cody Kessler forget what he accomplished Saturday afternoon against Pac-12 foe Colorado. To the delight of the Los Angeles Coliseum crowd and his teammates, Kessler set the painted Burgandy and Gold endzones on fire with seven touchdowns passes to break the school record that was […]

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‘Fury’ Cast Talk Sparring and Bonding in the Trenches

CULVER CITY, California-Members of the cast of “Fury” sat down with the media about the epic war movie that has already exploded with enthusiasm on the big screen across the country. There was a lot to talk about what went on behind the scenes with director David Ayer in tow, Logan Lerman (Norman Ellison), Michael […]

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‘The Trip to Bountiful’ is Simply “Cicely”

LOS ANGELES-“The Trip to Bountiful,” playing at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles through Nov. 2,   has a full cast of Grade A actors that don’t have to take a back seat to many people. Cicely Tyson is not just anybody. She is a national treasure. When Tyson speaks, people listen. Tyson turns the Horton Foote’s […]

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The Power of an Ambitious ‘Fury’

Before it’s all said and done during the awards sweeps season, many films will be hailed as either pretenders or contenders. The excellently-presented Sony Pictures movie “Fury,” starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf. Michael Pena and Logan Lerman, has stamped itself as a viable player in the serious contender category. War films are about realism and […]

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A Loss of A Community Friend

Sometimes you don’t know what you have until it’s gone. Well, the city of Los Angeles lost a community treasure in Harold Hambrick Jr. Hambrick, who passed away recently, was one of those guys, working quietly behind the scene, always making sure stuff was done right. He was the glue to the black business community […]

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St. Mary’s College President Honored as Leader in Education

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Baltimore Metropolitan Chapter, has presented Tuajuanda C. Jordan, president of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, with its Torchbearer Award. Jordan was honored during the coalition’s 25th annual Torchbearer Awards Breakfast held Sept. 27 at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Md. Each year the coalition honors women who have […]

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Student Don’t Let ‘No’ Keep Her from Scholarship Money

Farmington, MI— It doesn’t matter where you start, but where you finish that counts. Aubrey Perry heard this often from her father, Marc Perry, growing up. But those words didn’t really “click” until embarking on her senior year in high school. Aubrey Perry was pretty much like any other high school kid. She loved to […]

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Bosco Walks All Over Crenshaw

LOS ANGELES-St. John Bosco shakes off the Las Vegas dust and walks all over Crenshaw, 65-7. They had a game plan of an aerial attack and that took over fast so Crenshaw didn’t gain confidence. Bosco had an easy 35-7 halftime lead, after going through a battle tested pre-nonconference schedule. This Crenshaw team is young […]

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Brentwood Steamrolls Windward

LOS ANGELES,-Brentwood traveled to Foley Field on Windward’s campus with 95 degrees heat at game time. They used that heat to fuel them to a 43-14 road victory. Senior quarterback Eli Stern set the stage earlier with an emotional 49 yard broken pocket run for a touchdown, and emphatic spike of the football in end […]

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