Archive for February 2017

L.A.'s PAN AFRICAN FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL

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Pan African Film Festival.jpegSorry if I'm a little late on reporting this February 9th-20th film and art festival at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, but there is still enough time left for you to enjoy some of the close to 200 films that will continue to have multiple screenings before the festival comes to a close on February 20th. You can go on line to get more information about any of these films and book tickets for any of this rich and diverse variety of films and art exhibits that will thrill you to your core.

CARL PETERSEN FOR LAUSD BOARD DISTRICT 2

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(Mensaje se repite en EspaƱol) It is with a great deal of all too rare enthusiasm that I whole-heartedly endorse the candidacy of Carl Petersen in the race for the Los Angeles Unified School District Board District 2 position...

DOCUMENTARY FILM MAKER AVA DU VERNAY'S OSCAR NOMINATED "13TH" IS A TOUR DE FORCE

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"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" George Santayana The film 13th derives its title from the one exception to the 13th Amendment that abolished slavery in 1865: "except as a punishment for crime." As 13th...

DR. WILLIAM BARBER AT OCCIDENTAL COLLEGE- SOMETHING TO FEEL GOOD ABOUT

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If you have found yourself profoundly depressed since the election and assumption of the presidency by Donald Trump, you should have been at Occidental College on Wednesday night- it would have given you hope. The Reverend Dr. William Barber II not only laid out in painful detail what put Trump in the White House, but also took the time in the clearest of possible terms to lay out what we the people could do about it now by coming together and asserting our majority status in what still remains for the present a putative democracy.