Trojans Thumps on Notre Dame

LOS ANGELES-Beating one of your archrival is not supposed to be  as easy as the way the USC whooped on Notre Dame Saturday afternoon at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. But the Trojans did, and they did it convincingly and with accurate precision-both on the offensive side of the ball and with pent up ferocity […]

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Ferguson’s Rage Comes to LA

LOS ANGELES-Three months and 14 days ago unarmed teen, Michael Brown Jr. was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson in the city of Ferguson, Mo. Three months and 14 days later, the grand jury made the decision to not indict Wilson. Upon hearing the news, the world shook with anger. Protestors across the nation […]

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Color Struck by ‘ Dark Girls’

Since the beginning of time, we have fought against others, each other and ourselves. What exactly is the battle? Colorism. Could it be perpetuated by the notorious Willie Lynch letter, created to control slaves and make them envy each other by separation of color? What about the media or the entertainment industry which suggest lighter […]

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Ferguson Decision: Fire and Anger

The reaction to a grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri officer Darren Wilson for killing unarmed black teenager Michael Brown has gone all the way up the White House. There is a lot of anger and overwhelming sense of frustration of what many perceive to be as justice being denied a person of […]

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Carson Shuts Down Crenshaw

Carson, CA- We always here the cliché that “defense wins championships.” The Carson Colts (9-3) used that saying  to shut down the Crenshaw Cougars (8-4),  23-7 in a CIF LA City playoff matchup. Carson’s defense held Crenshaw’s offense to zero points in the game. This victory can be seen as rematch to last year’s playoff […]

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Historic Black Art Celebrated With Recognition

SAVANNAH, GA.–The Walter O. Evans Center for African American Studies at the SCAD Museum of Art is the recipient of a 2014 National Preservation Honor Award, a recognition that celebrates the best of preservation annually. Presented on November 13 at the 2014 Richard H. Driehaus National Preservation Awards in Savannah, Georgia, the National Preservation Honor […]

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Hundley’s Bruins That Good!

There was a reason why UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated at the beginning of the college football season. This guy is the real deal. And just in case anyone had forgotten just how he is as a top-flight quarterback (like myself), well, Hundley reminded those souls that he […]

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NAACP: A Salute to Black Theatre

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest, largest and most widely recognized grassroots-based civil rights organization. It has grown so much that for the past couple of decades the NAACP, Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch has devoted a night of recognition honoring thespians among the best in the field of entertainment. The branch also celebrates […]

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5 Reasons USC Beats UCLA

1. Freshmen invasion: The youth movement is in full mode at the University of Southern California. Coach Steve Sarkisian walked in the door and found himself a bevy of super talented young stars whose names are sure be called among the greats one day in the future, and should continue their upward trajectory towards college […]

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Chargers Get Defensive Against Raiders

SAN DIEGO-It sure wasn’t pretty to watch. But the San Diego Chargers don’t really care about pretty these days. They care about getting wins. And that’s all that matters at this point in the  season. That’s more than what the winless Oakland Raiders can say. The Chargers scored the only touchdown of the game early […]

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USC’s Agholor Too Much for Cal

LOS ANGELES-Special players have a way of always rising to the occasion. The USC Trojans football team have several of those type of players. But for right now one player in particular has set the Pac-12 Conference ablaze with one spectacular game after another this season. Wide receiver Nelson Agholor continues to amaze. The USC […]

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David Gyasi Powers Up ‘Interstellar’

BEVERLY HILLS-Just as his character Romilly illuminates in the new Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi drama thriller “Interstellar,” David Gyasi pours out an aura of quiet strength in a recent interview at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. And just like Romilly, Gyasi only gives out what is needed to get the job done: efficiency, breath of […]

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Historic Dodgertown – Designated as “Florida Heritage Landmark

World-famous Historic Dodgertown – Vero Beach has been designated as a “Florida Heritage Landmark” and, to make it official, a Florida Historical Marker will be unveiled in ceremonies on Monday, November 10, it was announced today by Peter O’Malley, Historic Dodgertown chairman. Participating in the ceremonies at noon are Hall of Fame Dodger Manager Tommy […]

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‘Ground Zero’ for Michael Brown Film

Less than three months ago, the world was taken by storm after the fatal shooting of Mike Brown. The city of Ferguson has been Hell on Earth as protesters wait for the conviction of police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed the unarmed, 18-year-old black man. As for those who do not live in […]

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Clippers Still Figuring It Out

LOS ANGELES-The Los Angeles  Clippers are a work in progress. But at the end of the day when the postseason roll around at the end of this season, Doc Rivers’ team will be just fine. No worries. After watching the Clippers pull off a come-from-behind win against the Portland Trailblazers at Staples Center on Sunday, Nov.9, […]

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