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Spence, Porter to fight for two welterweight belts Sept. 28

In a crowded welterweight division, Shawn Porter and Errol Spence Jr. will meet in a title unification fight Sept. 28 at Staples Center. Over the years, there have been some great welterweight unification battles. Think Keith Thurman vs. Danny Garcia, Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao, Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Thomas Hearns, and Felix Read More…

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HEALTH MATTERS: The Falicia Blakely story is about power and control

Making her directorial debut, actress and acting coach Tasha Smith gives audiences a “fly-on-the-wall” perspective into the tragic journey of Falicia Blakely from exotic dancer to mother and finally a convicted murderer. The true story feature film strikes an all-too familiar chord as it graphically illustrates the power and control wheel pattern, intent and impact Read More…