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07 May. 2015

Hon. Willie L. Brown on state of politics, women


No stranger to the legacy of one of the most powerful political figures in the country, I witnessed his imprint by way of living in the Bay Area. Coupled with a few brief chats in public settings, he loomed large in my view, still does.  For this encounter, I sat across the table from the […]

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16 Apr. 2015

City Year: Help for urban youth through education


A myriad of decisions swirl around and within the minds of young teens, principally, education remains at the forefront for them and their parents.  Choices are complex and solutions are not always within reach when it comes to opportunities for urban youth.   Recently, we became aware of City Year, an education organization fueled by […]

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09 Apr. 2015

Dr. Gardner C. Taylor, THANK YOU


Our Salute to Dr. Gardner C. Taylor June 18, 1918 to April 5, 2015   This content  is a reprint from our 2011 conversation  Dr. Gardner C. Taylor – Known throughout the nation as America’s preeminent preacher of the gospel, at the magnificent age of 93, this significant giant in our world continues to provide insight […]

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04 Mar. 2015

Judith Light, part of esteemed Broadway panel


  The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have announced the panel of esteemed judges for the inaugural “Excellence in Theatre Education Award.” The judges will represent the American Theatre Wing, The Broadway League and Carnegie Mellon University and select the award finalists and winner. The judges are: Peter Cooke, head of Carnegie Mellon’s […]

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06 Feb. 2015

Superbowl 50 is one year away!


The entire San Francisco Bay Area is thrilled to host #SuperBowl 50 on Sunday, February 7, 2016.  Meetings are ongoing, held by every conceivable entity that may play a part–major or minor–in arguably the single largest televised sporting event in the world.  The beauty of the Bay Area is consistent throughout its contiguous communities, unique […]

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04 Feb. 2015

Nyong’o, Blanchett, Leto & McConaughey OSCARS 2015


Cate Blanchett, Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey and Lupita Nyong’o, last year’s Oscar winners in the leading actress, supporting actor and supporting actress categories, will return to present at this year’s Oscars, airing Sunday, February 22, live on ABC. Blanchett has been nominated for six Oscars and has won two.  Last year, Leto won the Oscar […]

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02 Feb. 2015

Winfrey brings best seller to OWN–Duvernay directs


Just announced, Oprah Winfrey and award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay (“Selma”) have joined together to create a new original drama series for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Inspired by the acclaimed novel “Queen Sugar,” DuVernay is set to write, direct and executive produce the project, marking her first television drama series. Winfrey will executive produce and appear […]

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30 Jan. 2015

African American Film Critics Association names SELMA top film of the year


The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) honors the best in film and television content, on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood.     Entertainment Tonight correspondent Nischelle Turner will host the AAFCA Awards, now in its sixth year. The critically acclaimed Academy Award-nominated film Selma has been named Best Picture by […]

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28 Jan. 2015

46th NAACP Image Awards announce presenters


Anthony Anderson will host the live two-hour special, Friday, Feb. 6, on TV One, 9:00 p.m. ET (PT tape-delayed); airs live from the red carpet at 8:00 p.m. ET (PT tape-delayed) Presenters: Common, Angela Bassett, Chadwick Boseman, Laurence Fishburne, Sharon Leal, David Oyelowo, Gina Rodriguez, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Larenz Tate, Kerry Washington and Oprah Winfrey Appearing: Gabrielle Union, Keegan-Michael […]

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