Los Angeles, CA — The African American Cultural Center (Us) will present a community forum “Reporting and Interpreting the News: Keeping it Real and Relevant,” 3 p.m., Sunday, March 22, 2009 at the African American Cultural Center (Us), 3018 W. 48th St., Los Angeles, 90043. The forum will include a discussion of the role and responsibility of the media by experts in the field who work in some of the most important media outlets in the community on a local and national level.

With their focus on serving the community, front line news shapers including radio talk show host Dominique DiPrima, KJLH Radio; Shirley Hawkins, Our Weekly; Charlene Muhammad, The Final Call; and Yussuf Simmons, Los Angeles Sentinel will share their journalistic insights, expansive knowledge, and extensive experience on a panel engaging questions and dialogue with their readers and listeners. For more information, call the African American Cultural Center at (323) 299-6124.