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BOOK CORNER: Explore soul food recipes with Carla Hall’s latest cookbook

“Carla Hall’s Soul Food: Everyday and Celebration” by Carla Hall with Genevieve Ko offers an exciting and refreshing look at soul food’s heritage. The new cookbook traces soul food’s history from Africa to the Caribbean to the American South. In doing so, Hall shows readers that soul food is more than fried chicken and macaroni Read More…

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Learning lab honoring black excellence in film scheduled for Feb. 18

LOS ANGELES – The African American Film Critics Association and the African Black American Film Society will sponsor a free learning lab celebrating black excellence in cinema at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at the New York Film Academy Theater, 3300 Riverside Drive. The inaugural event, featuring two of the most successful creative forces in Hollywood Read More…

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Film festival founders host brunch

LOS ANGELES — Ayuko Babu and Danny Glover, co-founders of the Pan African Film Festival, hosted the 27th annual Filmmaker’s Brunch Feb. 8 at the Director’s Guild of America on Sunset Boulevard, honoring this year’s filmmakers.  The filmmakers filled the sunlit, triangular-shaped room, shaking hands, introducing themselves and sharing stories about how and why they Read More…