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09 Nov. 2017

RACE: 25 years, still the same


Ridley, stories of race, yesterday and today Oscar winning filmmaker John Ridley (12 Years a Slave, Three Kings, ABC-TV’s American Crime, NBC-TV’s Third Watch) is a virtual towering inferno in Hollywood though his presence is calm and serene. He describes himself as “focused not fiery.” The Los Angeles-based, Milwaukee native visited the Bay Area to […]

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20 Oct. 2017

Uplifting new film, SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME


Compassion, courage and commitment anchor the new movie, SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME, an uplifting faith-centered film, based on the New York Times best-selling true story of international art dealer Ron Hall (Oscar nominated and SAG award winner Greg Kinnear), who befriends—Denver–a homeless man (two-time Oscar nominated Djimon Hounsou) in hopes of saving his […]

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26 Jul. 2017

DETROIT, then and now, new film


What has history taught us? How do we celebrate the progress and successes made in the past decades while the struggle continues for racial equity and harmony? The new film, DETROIT from Annapurna Pictures is helmed by famed Oscar winning director, Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty, The Hurt Locker) and opens in theaters this week. […]

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20 Jul. 2017

Uncommon heroes celebrated in Christopher Nolan’s DUNKIRK


There are angels all around us—some we recognize, some not. In the new film, DUNKIRK, directed by Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Dark Knight, Insomnia), for Warner Bros, is based on the British conflict of World War II and the heroic civilian rescuers who risked their lives to save the imperiled enlisted. Their account of bravery […]

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22 Apr. 2013

MLB brings “42” to kids, nationwide


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AND ALL 30 CLUBS TO HOST SCREENINGS OF “42” FOR THOUSANDS OF TEENS ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND IN CANADA Clubs to Select Local Group of Students in Grades 8-12 for Private Theater Screenings Commissioner Selig to Host the First Screening of The Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures Film in Milwaukee Major League […]

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17 Apr. 2013

Good Health is your right! April 20, 2013 in Oakland, CA


The Martin Luther King JR Freedom Center presents the Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series featuring Dr. Helene Gayle, President and CEO of CARE USA,  an expert on the struggle for fighting poverty with years of direct experience in more than 50 countries working to help communities organize for their basic human right to […]

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25 Mar. 2013

JERSEY BOYS’ Justin Lonesome


“JERSEY BOYS” gives hope to those who love to sing! A lesson in perseverance led to a path of victory for a determined young man It’s just good to bob your head, clap your hands and sing along with the sounds of yesteryear that bring back treasured memories.  This is the experience I recently enjoyed […]

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30 Jan. 2013

Anthony Hamilton Speaks, Sings in Bay Area


Grammy Award -winning singer Anthony Hamilton, who also serves as the national spokesman for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), is the keynote speaker for the 2013 Black History Celebration at University of the Pacific. He will both lecture and then perform a short intimate set of songs at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Bob […]

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