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11 Dec. 2014

SELMA’s drum beat


(L to R) Colman Domingo, David Oyelowo and Andre Holland in scene from SELMA, directed by Ava Duvernay The Christmas Day release of the anticipated Civil Rights Movement film, SELMA, directed by Ava Duvernay and co-produced by Oprah Winfrey is marching vigorously into the coveted awards season racking up Golden Globe nominations in several categories: ·         […]

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29 Nov. 2014

Rock, Thoms, Carteris & Harper: SEND ME


Chris Rock on board as Associate Producer of web series, SEND ME     Tracie Thoms and Gabrielle Carteris headline the cast of “SEND ME,” a provocative new web-series set for production in 2015. The six-episode series is described as a time-travel drama that explores what would happen if people could be sent back in […]

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18 Nov. 2014

11th St. Jude Thanks & Giving Campaign


Jennifer Aniston, Sofia Vergara, Michael Strahan, and Luis Fonsi join St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® National Outreach Director Marlo Thomas in leading a star-studded roster of celebrities lending their time and talents in support of the 11th annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving® campaign. Jon Hamm makes his campaign debut in a 60-second movie trailer, […]

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31 Oct. 2014

Personal Favorite: THE GOOD LIE


Make a point to see a warm and touching new film, THE GOOD LIE, the story of war torn Sudanese refugees and their journey to America; it will reboot your confidence in mankind, usher in the beauty and compassion of this holiday season. The film is based upon the real-life experiences of thousands of children […]

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14 Sep. 2014

Hugh Jackman, Soledad O’Brien, Gayle King and others working to end poverty


The 2014 official host committee of the Global Citizen Festival will be led by Hugh Jackman, and will also include Adrian Grenier, Alek Wek, Allison Williams, Amani Toomer, Bonnie Wright, Bridget Moynahan, Connie Britton, Deborra-lee Furness, Dianna Agron, Erin Heatherton, Erin Richards, Eve Hewson, Gayle King, Jessica Alba, Katie Holmes, Kweku Mandela, Maxwell, Ndaba Mandela, […]

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10 Sep. 2014

37th Mill Valley Film Festival, Wayne Wang


Presented by the California Film Institute, the 37th Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) runs October 2-12, 2014.   With a reputation for launching new films and creating awards season buzz, MVFF has earned a reputation as a “filmmakers’ festival” by celebrating the best in American independent and world cinema, alongside high profile and prestigious award contenders. […]

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24 Aug. 2014

Does Your Business Need a Boost?


Bay Area News Announcement: Local, Small and   Emerging  Bay Area Businesses Get   Inside Perspective on Expanding Contract Opportunities The   anticipated second annual Procurement Matters: Bridges to Contract   Opportunities will take place 10:00am,   Friday, September 19, 2014, at Executive Inn & Suites, 1755   Embarcadero Cove in Oakland. Hosted   by […]

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21 Aug. 2014

Iyanla to FOCUS on Ferguson, MO


News Brief from Los Angeles: Following the shooting death of Michael Brown and subsequent unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, ordainedminister and nationally recognized spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant has traveled to the area to listen to the people who have been adversely affected and to join the community in finding a path from violence into healing. […]

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15 Aug. 2014

McDonald’s Rob Jackson committed to African American community


McDonald’s celebrates the African American community, honors individuals of note Accomplishments within the African American community resound all year long and McDonald’s USA will be the first to affirm such.  McDonald’s 365Black Awards launched in 2003 as an extension of the company’s 365Black platform, which celebrates the pride, heritage and achievements of African-Americans year-round. The […]

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