Cheryl Boone Isaacs recieves Horizon Award; Munson Steed honored by Urban League; Jesse Owens medal up for auction
African American news for the week of Dec. 2, 2013.
The African American Film Critics Association on Monday announced the winners of its 2014 Special Achievement Awards. The Weinstein Company’s Bob and Harvey Weinstein are the recipients of the Cinema Vanguard Award, while Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs will receive the Horizon Award. Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay is the winner of the Legacy Award, and Fox Searchlight senior vice president of production Zola Mashariki is the recipient of the Ashley Boone Award. Variety film critic Justin Chang is the winner of the inaugural Roger Ebert Award. The African American Film Critics Association is scheduled to present the awards at a ceremony on Jan. 31 at the Taglyn Complex in Hollywood.
Suzanne Malveaux hosts 'The Root 100', Three Teens arrested for 'knockout' game; Jakie Robinson Foundation welcomes new boardmembers
African American news for the week of Nov. 25, 2013.
As part of its ongoing commitment to cultural diversity and responsible banking, and in celebration of Black History Month, Union Bank has partnered with KCETLink seeking nominations for outstanding African American men and women in Los Angeles and surrounding regions for the Local Heroes Awards.
Leawood couple seeks $7 million after SWAT-raid; Dwayne Bowe faces suspension; Actress charged with stalking Alec Baldwin
National news headlines for the week of November 11, 2013.
Melinda Williams stars in Christmas movie; Colgate Total launches 'Watch Your Mouth' campaign; Starz launches Encore Black
African American news headlines for the week of November 11, 2013.
‘The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross’ becomes base for curriculum
PBS and Thirteen/WNET have launched an ambitious national educational outreach initiative to extend the impact of the six-part series “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.”
Bob Johnson named broadcasting 'Giant'; Hampton hosts Black Storytellers; Arsenio Hall needs interns
African American news headlines for the week of October 21, 2013.
California Union Bank has partnered with KCETLink to honor 12 outstanding individuals, including two members of the African American community, at the 16th annual Local Heroes Awards. The Local Heroes program recognizes and pays tribute to leaders who are making a difference and enriching the lives of others by improving their workplace, community, region and the world.
Numerous Leimert Park businesses face eviction
The World Stage Performance Gallery in Leimert Park—in light of being threatened with eviction—will hold a community rally, at the gallery, 4344 Degnan Blvd., on Saturday at 1 p.m. The rally was postponed after originally being scheduled for Oct. 19.
Community rally planned for Oct. 19
The World Stage Performance Gallery, an iconic cultural institution in Leimert Park, is being threatened with eviction.
Clark Atlanta University gets STEM grant; Yoga nonprofitexpands to FAMU; Mayor Dave Bing supports Jackets for Jobs
African American news headlines for the week of October 14, 2013.
James Holmes trial could take 8 months; Woman kills 6 month old granddaughter; Utah hosts successful Underwear Run
National news headlines for the week of October 7, 2013.