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HEALTH MATTERS: Woman receives heart treatment with pacemaker

Louida Miller, a native of Southern California, came from a close-knit family that believed in higher learning. She earned her Ph.D. in business administration in 2017 from Argosy University in Los Angeles. Miller is best known by filmmakers around the globe as “Lou,” the office manager and program assistant for the annual Pan African Film Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: South L.A. woman’s film impresses at festival

I had the chance to attend the Pan African Film Festival last weekend and watch the movie premiere of “Muslimah’s Guide to Marriage.” It’s a romantic comedy about a beautiful, intelligent African-American Muslim woman who, in the throes of an ugly divorce, tries to save her marriage while love is knocking at her door. The Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Marla Gibbs branches out into more serious roles

Marla Gibbs is best known for her iconic sitcom roles of the sassy maid Florence Johnston on the 1970s hit “The Jeffersons” and the neighborhood mainstay Mary Jenkins on “227” a decade later. So it was a quite a surprise when the show business veteran talked about how those roles changed the path of her Read More…