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Resource fair marks start of National Black Business Month

LOS ANGELES — To mark August as National Black Business Month, the Black Business Association of Los Angeles held a community resource fair Aug. 3 at the office of Los Angeles school board member George McKenna, 5120 11th Ave., adjacent to Crenshaw High School. McKenna co-hosted the fair which was designed to help people trying to Read More…

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‘Shark Tank’ creator hears entrepreneurs pitch products

LOS ANGELES — A “shark” was spotted near downtown Los Angeles Aug. 10, listening to business owners with dreams of striking it rich. Billionaire investor and FUBU clothing line creator Daymond John heard live pitches from entrepreneurs just like he does on the hit TV show “Shark Tank,” which features John and several other ultra-wealthy Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: ‘Otherworldly’ starlet treks to ‘Island;’ Prince conveniently black?

With so many otherworldly credits such as “True Blood,” “Star Trek Into Darkness” and “Under The Dome” in her canon, Aisha Hinds has not found many roles close to home. That is until the TV One original movie “Runaway Island,” premiering July 25 at 8 p.m., came along. The film, written by Christopher Brandt, the Read More…