Measuring the all-time greatness of LeBron James

Michael Jordan never played in eight consecutive NBA Finals. Kobe Bryant was never able to lead his Los Angeles Lakers teams to that kind of airspace. But some guy wearing a Cleveland Cavaliers uniform has. That guy LeBron James is pretty good. Just ask Kyrie Irving.  How about those Boston Celtics fans? They know a […]

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Fundamental Friday: The sport of integrity

Thank God it’s Fundamental Friday. This weekly article will venture into the fundamental elements of a variety of aspects of our lives and present the questions to us all, “Are we fundamental sound?” Integrity: The fundamental word for this Friday. Integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles and uprightness. It […]

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The stage power of ‘Hamilton’ is second to none

COSTA MESA, CA-The Broadway hit musical Hamilton doesn’t waste time in taking your breath away. If you’re a member of the audience fortunate enough to witness this incredulous show, waiting for a slow, methodical storyline, then you’ve come to the wrong production. Hamilton doesn’t rock like that. The Lin-Manuel Miranda stage wonder moves you in […]

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Kuzma and Ball earn NBA All-Rookie marks

EL SEGUNDO, CA – The 2017-2018 NBA season didn’t exactly turn out to be the kind of year the Los Angeles Lakers expected it would have. But the Purple and Gold did have some bright moments. Adding heralded first-year man Lonzo Ball and the sensational rookie Kyle Kuzma to the team’s roster wound up serving […]

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Reform jails initiative backed by actress Jane Fonda

LOS ANGELES, CA – Actress and activist Jane Fonda announced her support Sunday for a campaign to bring more transparency and public accountability to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and to ensure that the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the governing body for America’s most populous county and largest jail system, invests some […]

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LA looking for the next great Charger Girl

EL SEGUNDO, CA-Sweat. Movement. Precision. Execution. Class. Becoming a Los Angeles Charger Girl can be hard work. It’s also a rewarding experience for those who have gone through the rigors of trying to establish themselves in the world of dance through professional sports. From the audition process, all the way through the conclusion of the […]

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Prep athletes honored with 2018 Best Teammate Award

MONTCLAIR, NEW JERSEY — For the sixth consecutive year, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center hosted student-athletes from member schools of the Super Essex Conference along with their families and coaches for a celebration of the qualities that made Yogi a national treasure. Recipients of the Investors Bank Best Teammate Award exemplify the strength […]

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Fundamental Friday: Creating positive habits

Thank God it’s Fundamental Friday. This weekly article will venture into the fundamental elements of a variety of aspects of our lives and present the questions to us all, “Are we fundamental sound?” Positive Habits: The fundamental words for this Friday. We are creating habits every day. Not all habits have a positive effect on […]

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An incredible evening with Audra McDonald

COSTA MESA, CA-I was looking forward to the treat of seeing Audra McDonald perform at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. This would be my first time catching the Broadway star live. I was a little nervous about it because I really didn’t know what to expect. Watching a YouTube performance is quite different than […]

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Sydney Kamlager: Meet the new Los Angeles game-changer

LOS ANGELES, CA-Politics and social activism usually interlock with one another. You see it all the time. Moral Monday rallies in North Carolina, spearheaded by the Rev. William Barber II, is a good example of this practice. Los Angeles, particularly in the urban swath better known as South Los Angeles, has built up a groundswell […]

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Mentorship and ‘The Truth’ from ‘Inglewood Morning Sessions’

Lt. Scott Collins of the Inglewood Police Department knows what it means to give and take. He’s been a giver for most of his life. For more than three decades, Collins has served as a public servant in his professional duties as a police officer. His time spent endlessly volunteering, coaching and mentoring young people […]

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Bethune-Cookman sweeps the 32nd PGA Minority Collegiate Championship

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – For Bethune Cookman University, it was yet another impressive example of a dynasty in cruise control at the 32nd PGA Minority Collegiate Championship at PGA Golf Club. The Wildcats captured a record seventh-straight—and 15th overall—women’s crown in collegiate golf’s most culturally significant championship. Meanwhile, the men’s team notched their third-consecutive […]

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Chadwick Boseman delivers Howard University’s Commencement

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 12, 2018) – Howard University alumnus and award-winning actor Chadwick Boseman spoke to graduates about the significance of making it to the top of the Hilltop during the Howard University 2018 Commencement Convocation. In front of an audience of more than 8,000 family and friends, Boseman encouraged the graduates to not only […]

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Fundamental Friday: Reliability builds trustworthiness

Thank God it’s Fundamental Friday. This weekly article will venture into the fundamental elements of a variety of aspects of our lives and present the questions to us all, “Are we fundamental sound?” Reliability: The fundamental word for this Friday. Reliability is the quality of being trustworthy or of performing consistently well. Trustworthy is able […]

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The greatness of Audra McDonald is simply undeniable

Audra McDonald doesn’t know how to do anything but be great. She sings. She acts. The breadth of her unparalleled success has skyrocketed McDonald to recognition as entertainment royalty. Her unprecedented six Tony Awards, five Drama Desk Awards and Emmy honor tells you a lot about the type of thespian she is. When she took […]

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