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18 Jul. 2014

Honoring a world leader on his birthday

Honoring the legacy of Nelson Mandela. Rolihlahla Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in the village of Mvezo, Transkei, on 18 July 1918. His mother was Nonqaphi Nosekeni and his father was Nkosi Mphakanyiswa Gadla Mandela, principal counsellor to the Acting King of the Thembu people, Jongintaba Dalindyebo. In 1930, when he was 12 years […]

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22 Jun. 2014

US Mayors: Meeting of the minds

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio make big anouncement, affects AMERICA’S CITIES  Reports and updates from Dallas, TX during the 82nd annual U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) meeting June 20-23, 2014: USCM President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the Cities of Opportunity Task […]

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21 May. 2014

“Batman versus Superman” comes to the big screen

The showdown begins, “BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE” readies for the big screen Filming is underway on Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” the highly anticipated action adventure from director Zack Snyder, starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, and Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman. Cast includes Gal Gadot […]

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28 Apr. 2014

NAACP, Has Money Replaced Racism?

Sunday, April 27, the world had a bird’s-eye view of Oakland, California.  For those of us who call the Bay Area home, we know the beauty of the area–our celebrated cultural and ethnic diversity; our close-to-perfect-year-round weather and; our aesthetic topography.  Rather the attention received lay at the feet and mouth of ugly sentiments spewed […]

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23 Apr. 2014

Congratulations to Tavis Smiley!

Tavis Smiley receives his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Thursday, April 24, 2014, from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Smiley receives the prestigious, once-in-a-lifetime recognition for his seminal contributions of more than 20-plus years as a TV broadcaster. We join in the chorus of friends, supporters and admirers to congratulate Tavis Smiley for his commitment […]

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23 Apr. 2014

“Housewives” doctor keynotes SF breast cancer conference

The Stanford Cancer Institute’s (SCI) Community Partnership Program (CPP), will host its’ annual breast cancer education and advocacy program uniquely designed to address breast cancer disparities in African American populations in the Greater SF Bay Area and surrounding communities. The 3rd Annual Conference: Breast Cancer & African Americans (BCAA) will be held on Saturday, May […]

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22 Apr. 2014

57th SF Intl Film Fest honors Jeremy Irons

Jeremy Irons, one of world cinema’s most compelling and engaging actors, will be the recipient of the Peter J. Owens Award for excellence in acting at the 57th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 24 – May 8).The Film Society and its year-round exhibition, education and filmmaker services programs will be the beneficiary of the star-studded fundraiser honoring […]

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18 Apr. 2014’s Jawn Murray to co-host THE VIEW

Pop Culture Commentator and Editor of, Jawn Murray, will make his co-hosting debut on ABC’s “The View” on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 (live at 11:00 a.m. ET).  Murray will guest co-host alongside “The View” hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters and Jenny McCarthy for a special episode to celebrate the birthday of co-host Sherri Shepherd. “As a […]

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27 Feb. 2014

The hits just keep on coming!

  Producer Will Packer is a force that many are happy to reckon with these days.  Soaring high on a commanding string of profitable movie releases–About Last Night, Think Like A Man and Ride Along–the indeterminable trajectory of Packer’s future bodes exponential. He successfully transitioned into filmmaking albeit somewhat circuitously—Packer holds an Engineering Degree from […]

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25 Feb. 2014


  Berkeley Repertory Theatre proudly announces the extended run of its’ world premiere, The House that will not Stand, a humorous and gripping historical drama commissioned from award-winning poet-playwright and Oakland native Marcus Gardley. Sensuous, witty, heartbreaking, and uplifting – The House that will not Stand unearths a story about free women of color in […]

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