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American Film Institute honors Denzel Washington

HOLLYWOOD — The American Film Institute presented the 47th Life Achievement Award to actor Denzel Washington June 6 at a gala tribute at the Dolby Theatre.  Mahershala Ali, Chadwick Boseman, Jodie Foster, Antoine Fuqua, Jamie Foxx, Morgan Freeman, Michael B. Jordan, Issa Rae, Julia Roberts and Cicely Tyson all paid tribute to Washington’s life and work Read More…

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Appeals court upholds former Compton mayor’s conviction

COMPTON — A state appeals court panel has upheld former Compton Mayor Omar Bradley’s conviction for misappropriating and misusing taxpayer funds. In a ruling released late May 6, the three-justice panel from California’s 2nd District Court of Appeal rejected Bradley’s contention that insufficient evidence and incorrect jury instructions mandated reversal of his July 2017 conviction Read More…