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Painful documentaries are must-see movies

  I usually don’t pay much attention to the Academy Awards unless African-American actors are nominated and win or unless African-American-themed films have an opportunity. This year, I am paying much attention, what with “Fences,” “Hidden Figures” and “Moonlight” among the nominees for best picture, and with Denzel Washington (“Fences”), Ruth Negga (“Loving”), Mahershala Ali…

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‘Blackish’ shines with six Image Awards

PASADENA — The ABC comedy “Blackish” was the big winner Feb. 11 at the 48th NAACP Image Awards, taking home six awards, including outstanding comedy series, in a ceremony at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Three of the show’s stars — Tracee Ellis Ross (outstanding actress in a comedy series), Anthony Anderson (outstanding actor) and Laurence…

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South L.A. activists plan another Oscar protest

LOS ANGELES — A coalition of minority groups and civil rights activists are launching another national boycott and protest of the 2017 Academy Awards. The announcement was made Jan. 24 hours after this year Academy Award nominations were announced and despite the fact that six black actors were nominated for Oscars, an all-time high. “We’re…

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West

16 February, 2018

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Refugee organization evolves …

It began with a civil war. In 1983, thousands of people fled military persecutio…

16 February, 2018

CHEERS!

Dr. Henry DeLu Jr. has been elected to the Alumni Association Board for the USC …

Culver City

15 February, 2018

‘Get Out’ director discusses film’s success at LMU

WESTCHESTER — Actor and director Jordan Peele came to Loyola Marymount Universit…

13 February, 2018

Actors’ Gang brings social studies lessons to life

CULVER CITY — After studying Mesopotamia for six weeks, Natalie Gualtieri’s sixt…

East

16 February, 2018

Colleagues call for councilman-teacher to resign

PICO RIVERA — The City Council here asked for the resignation of Councilman Greg…

16 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Norwalk residents offered help…

The Tzu Chi Foundation is providing free tax preparation services to qualifying …

Herald American

16 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Norwalk residents offered help…

The Tzu Chi Foundation is providing free tax preparation services to qualifying …

16 February, 2018

Assemblywoman takes leave after harassment accusat…

BELL GARDENS — Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, who gained national attention for …

Lynwood

16 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Norwalk residents offered help…

The Tzu Chi Foundation is providing free tax preparation services to qualifying …

01 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Norwalk holds discussion on ci…

A Pasadena firm is coordinating a day-long workshop and discussion on city servi…

Northeast

16 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Norwalk residents offered help…

The Tzu Chi Foundation is providing free tax preparation services to qualifying …

16 February, 2018

Assemblywoman takes leave after harassment accusat…

BELL GARDENS — Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, who gained national attention for …

The Press

16 February, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Norwalk residents offered help…

The Tzu Chi Foundation is providing free tax preparation services to qualifying …

16 February, 2018

Assemblywoman takes leave after harassment accusat…

BELL GARDENS — Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, who gained national attention for …

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