*In the 20 years since the Rodney King verdict, Los Angeles has redefined itself and the individuals participating in #IgniteLA: Uprising Remixed have been some of the city’s strongest thought leaders in this two-decade long metamorphosis. This Saturday, the League of Young Voters, Cashmere Agency and SCOPE, will host #IgniteLA: Uprising Remixed, a celebration of [...]
*7-year-old entertainment reporter Harmony Love Bailey asked Rev. Al Sharpton, at LA’s First African Methodist Episcopal Church, why is it important to have a Los Angeles uprising (riots) 20 Year anniversary & about how Rodney King has forgiven the LAPD officers who beat him back in 1992.
*With the approaching twentieth anniversary of the LA Riots – which started April 29, 1992 – the LA Times got together with Rodney King to find out where his head is 20 years later. If you recall, it all started after a jury acquitted four police officers in the vicious beating of King a year [...]
*For two fateful days at the end of April and the first day of May 1992, I ducked around police cordons, and barricades, cringed in fear at the cackle of police gunfire. I choked, and gagged on and was blinded by the thick, acrid smoke that at times blotted out the sun and gave an [...]
*Mike Tyson, Spike Lee and John Ridley are joining forces for an HBO drama project that takes a loose look at Tyson’s early years in the boxing ring. The project, titled “Da Brick,” also has “Entourage” creator Doug Ellin and his producing partner Jim Lefkowitz on board. Lee is set to direct with Ridley set [...]
*Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE Great ideas need landing gear as well as [...]
Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ————– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE Today’s ‘Live Better With Willie Jolley’ Tip: Creating [...]
*The on set camera crew and sound technicians had long since departed from the sound stage at KCBS and the lights had dimmed but we sat there for what seemed like endless hours afterwards engaging in bare knuckles, heated debate. My at one moment fierce opponent and at another moment jovial associate was former [...]