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Filmmaker fears black films will suffer from studio budget cuts

Three months ago, everything was falling into place for director Deon Taylor and his Hidden Empire Film Group. Following the success of his 2019 films, “The Intruder” and “Black and Blue,” Taylor was looking forward to the release of his upcoming psychological thriller, “Fatale.” Then the coronavirus crisis hit. “Coming off of ‘The Intruder,’ coming Read More…

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Stevie Wonder announces he will undergo kidney transplant

LOS ANGELES — Legendary singer Stevie Wonder has announced he will undergo kidney transplant surgery in the comings months, confirming speculation that surfaced about his health recently. Wonder spoke about his health during a concert in England July 6 at the British Summer Time Hyde Park music festival.  Wonder surprised fans with news of the Read More…

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United Way’s HomeWalk raises $1.1 million for homeless

LOS ANGELES — More than 10,000 people participated in the 12th annual HomeWalk in downtown Los Angeles May 18, billed as the nation’s largest public event to end homelessness. More than $1.1 million was raised, with additional funds expected through May 31, Melissa Gersh, the interim director communications and content for United Way of Greater Read More…