Clippers Foundation, Vision To Learn make wearing glasses cool

LONG BEACH, CA-Reading is a privilege. Learning is an opportunity. If a child is unable to…

Denzel Washington’s ode to August Wilson

Last year was an incredible year in black film and television. Theatrical jewels such as “Fences,”…

GRAMMYs gift lounge a hit with music royalty

LOS ANGELES-When the GRAMMY Awards come to town everyone knows it. The GRAMMYs is to the music industry what…

Denzel Washington is hitting his stride

SANTA BARBARA-If you’re good, the people will come see you. Actor Denzel Washington is that good.…

The spotlight is on Rutina Wesley

“Queen Sugar” was a big hit during the 2016 television series run. A big reason for…

Crooner Neil Sedaka keeps the music alive

Singer, songwriter, composer, pianist and living legend, Neil Sedaka, will bring his famous catalogue of music…

NAACP Image Awards recognizes Nate Parker

For a while there, actor Nate Parker and his revolutionary film “The Birth of a Nation”…

Exhibits bring the art back to CAAM

LOS ANGELES-Sometimes new is good. Change is good. Everything is new at the California African American Museum…

Omar McGee changes academic game at Executive Prep

GARDENA, CA-If you want a picture of a young, successful millennial with the philanthropic heart of…

Karim Webb tastes the soul of the community

LOS ANGELES-The annual October “Taste of Soul” event in South Los Angeles has two great things…

Martin Scorsese gets his ‘Goodfellas’ moment

BEVERLY HILLS, CA-It was “Taxi Driver” meets “Goodfellas” meets “Casino” meets “The Wolf of Wall Street.”…

Track star Me’Lisa Barber finds honey in the jewelry

Preparation plus opportunity equals success. If that is the case, then dial in track and field…

Kylie Bunbury gives ‘Pitch’ the right groove

BEVERLY HILLS, CA-It’s showtime for Fox Television show “Pitch,” an introduction into the future examination on…

Eddie Murphy hits Oscar note in ‘Mr. Church’

HOLLYWOOD, CA-Not too many people can command a screen quite the way Eddie Murphy does it.…

Rock royalty John Kay & Steppenwolf still going

John Kay and Steppenwolf, one of the architects of the hard-rock sound from the 1970’s, make…