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Franklin documentary to headline black film festival

LOS ANGELES – “Amazing Grace,” a 1972 documentary featuring Aretha Franklin and her L.A.-based recording of a gospel album, will be screened Feb. 7 as the kickoff film for the 27th annual Pan African Film & Arts Festival. Franklin, an iconic talent who defined a musical era, inspired a generation of activists and blazed a Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Nichelle Nichols makes final trek to Hollywood Show

Nichelle Nichols, the actress who shot to stardom as Lt. Uhura, the communications officer on the original “Star Trek” series during the 1960s, is making what is being billed as her farewell tour final appearance to greet fans at The Hollywood Show being held Feb. 1–2 at the Westin Los Angeles Airport. Born Grace Dell Read More…

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Third annual Women’s March draws thousands downtown

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of Angelenos gathered in support of women’s rights Jan. 19 during the third annual Women’s March LA.”  The starting location was Pershing Square in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Crowded at the intersection of 5th and Hill streets, a wave of women (with some men) holding picket signs filled the Read More…