Category Archives: Columns

  • The Pulse of Entertainment: Bounce TV Premiers ‘Family Time’ with Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell

    Oct 24, 14 by Eunice Moseley Leave a comment


    Bounce TV premiers original sitcom ‘Family Time’ with Omar Gooding and Angell Conwell, airs Tuesdays 10/9c *Nt that much, a couple more vacations and more flossing,” laughs Omar Gooding (“Single Ladies”) when asked what he’d do if he won $500,000 million in a lottery, which is the storyline of the Bounce TV original sitcom “Family […]

  • Black & Blue News: A Broken Clock is Right Twice a Day- LAPD’s Disciplinary System

    Oct 23, 14 by Retired LAPD Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey 1 Comment


    *Today, LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck was right. The Chief fired disgraced LAPD Detective Frank Lyga who had been found guilty, at an administrative Board of Rights (BOR), of making racist remarks and disparaging comments.  As a retired LAPD sergeant and often vocal critic of the Los Angeles Police Department, I thought it important to […]

  • Rinkins Report: Don’t Retire in the Poor House

    Oct 23, 14 by RinkinsReport Leave a comment


    *This week marks the  eighth annual National Save for Retirement Week (NS4RW), (October 19th – 25th). The week provides a great opportunity to reflect on your personal retirement goals and determine whether you’re on target to reach them. According to an Ariel Investments retirement study, African-Americans are less likely to take advantage of employment-based retirement […]

  • Oscar Buzzed About ‘Birdman’ Exposes the Pysche

    Oct 23, 14 by Marie Moore Leave a comment


    The New York Film Festival closed with one of its strongest films, “Birdman.” One of last year’s New York Film Festival’s fave, “Twelve Years a Slave,” received the Academy trophy for Best Film. The much Oscar buzzed “Birdman” is gathering steam as the awards frenzy gears up for another year. After the screening of “Birdman” […]

  • Steven Ivory: Old School Trick-or-Treat

    Oct 21, 14 by blueolive Comments Off


    *It was one of two days in my young life that I simply couldn’t wait for nightfall, the other being Christmas eve. Because after sundown and after dinner, my younger brother Tony, my best friend Donnie Minnis and I would take to the streets, knock on doors in our Oklahoma City neighborhood and gleefully declare […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Next Wave of NBA Coaches?

    Oct 20, 14 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment


    *Most of the time sports are just about having fun. On any random Saturday there are a million basketball games, baseball games, soccer matches, races, etc. between friends and acquaintances that contribute absolutely nothing to society. But sometimes sports mean everything. Sometimes sports are an ethnic group being allowed to participate at the professional level […]