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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Penny Johnson Jerald backs Little Miss African American Pageant

By Bill Vaughan Entertainment Writer Back when performer/choreographer Lisa Ruffin created the Little Miss African American Scholarship Pageant, her fellow celebrity friends like Penny Johnson Jerald were quick to lend their support. “My husband and I wanted our daughter to see what young people were doing,” said the celebrated actress whose credits include “Castle,” “Star Read More…

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Entries span the globe at Pan African Film Festival

By Marie Y. Lemelle Contributing Writer CRENSHAW — For 26 years, the Pan African Film and Arts Festival has consistently brought to the West Coast the best in cinema from around the African Diaspora and the African American community. PAFF is the largest black film festival and the largest Black History Month celebration in the Read More…