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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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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Organization serves residents in the Vernon-Central community

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — The California Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD) was founded in 2005 to specifically service the needs of the Vernon-Central neighborhood of South Los Angeles.  The founders all had roots in this area and wanted to ensure that the residents and small businesses had the resources they needed to thrive. As Read More…

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Black Lives Matter leader may have charges dropped

LOS ANGELES — City prosecutors agreed Feb. 7 to a resolution of criminal charges against a prominent local Black Lives Matter activist, agreeing to drop the case in six months if she adheres to guidelines aimed at preventing her from disrupting Los Angeles Police Commission meetings. The “negotiated disposition” with Melina Abdullah, a Cal State Read More…

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Baseball Hall of Fame trailblazer Frank Robinson dies

LOS ANGELES — Frank Robinson, the Hall of Fame outfielder and two-time World Series champion who became the first African-American manager in Major League Baseball, died Feb. 7 at his Los Angeles home. He was 83. Robinson was suffering from a long-term illness at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife, Read More…