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THE BOOMERANG 25 LOVE JUST KEEPS COMING!

Boomerang at 25 Isn’t Just a ’90s Eddie Murphy Flick; It’s a World We Want to Live In By Tanisha C. Ford It is a Friday night on the set of 1992’s romantic comedy Boomerang. In between shooting takes for the now classic Thanksgiving-dinner scene, Eddie Murphy and cast trade jokes…

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TOO SHORT’S BOOMBOX PODCAST

The weekly podcast features Too $hort and his co-host Bobby Loco, and a wide range of guests including Too Short’s celebrity friends, social media influencers, taste makers, moguls, athletes, and many more. It wouldn’t be a Too $hort show without beautiful women, each episode includes the “BoomBox Girls” Leli Hernandez…

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POP CULTURE AND RACE DISCUSSION AT CEE

Collette Bowers Zinn, an educator and parent at my children’s school, organized a panel discussion about race and the media. She invited parents at the school who work in media to participate. So I was on a panel with Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello, Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier, BET…

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REGGIE IN THE LOS ANGELES TIMES ON BLACK FILM INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION

Disproving the ‘black films don’t travel’ Hollywood myth By Tre’vell Anderson On his way to winning a best picture Oscar for “Moonlight,” a film made for a minuscule $1.5 million, writer-director Barry Jenkins took time between awards-season red carpet appearances for a six-city European promotion tour. It was time well…

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Fox Studios Black History Month Key Note Speaker: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

FoxGives is an organization that offers Fox colleagues in Los Angeles opportunities to engage in purpose-driven programs tied to the content they produce and the communities in which they live and operate. Through philanthropic support of non-profit organizations, hands-on volunteering, screenings and discussions, their goal is to positively impact the world around…

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City National Bank: Put the Right People Around You Roundtable Discussions

I was invited to a roundtable discussion of entrepreneurs to discuss what it takes to run your own business. Here are some clips from the conversations. What Kind of Business Advice Do Entrepreneurs Need Most? How Does Social Culture Impact Business Culture? How Do You Vet People To Be On…

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10 Must-Have Black Movie Soundtracks

by Reginald Hudlin When I first came up with the idea of a tribute to Black Movie Soundtracks at the Hollywood Bowl, I made a list of the songs that absolutely had to be in the show. I stopped writing by the time I got to 120 songs. Hopefully we’ll…

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The Director of ’90s Cult Classic House Party Has a Show at the Hollywood Bowl

MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2016 AT 4:45 A.M. BY JEFF WEISS For a pre-adolescent at the dawn of the ’90s, House Party doubled as a beginner’s guide to hip-hop. Before its release, most cinematic depictions of the genre were cash-ins, eager to capitalize on its swiftly rising stature in urban youth…

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Essential Teen Films: Lena Waithe on HOUSE PARTY

Today, we take it back to 1990: writer/producer/actress Lena Waithe (DEAR WHITE PEOPLE, MASTER OF NONE) writes about Reginald Hudlin’s indie smash, HOUSE PARTY, for #EssentialTeenFilms! When most people talk about teen movies the first films that come to mind often come from the narrow mind of John Hughes. They…

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Van Jones Can Empathize With Trump Voters

Interview by ANA MARIE COX AUG. 24, 2016 Jones is the president of Dream Corps, a nonprofit organization, and is a CNN contributor. Age: 47 Occupation: Social entrepreneur Hometown: Jackson, Tenn. His Top 5 Afrofuturist Works: 1. “Sign o’ the Times,” Prince 2. “Octavia’s Brood,” Adrienne Maree Brown and Walidah…

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