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  • Blacks Gear Up for Battle to Hold onto California Congressional Black Caucus Seat

    Sep 11, 12 by jasmynecannick Leave a comment


    Compton, CA. — Rep. Laura Richardson (D-California) kicked off her campaign for re-election on Saturday, September 8 in Carson, Calif. Currently representing the 37th Congressional District, the Congresswoman is now running in the newly created 44th district.  A district that includes the cities of Carson, Compton, South Gate, Lynwood, and the communities of Watts, Wilmington, San […]

  • Annual Long Beach Festival Funks It Up for Music Lovers

    Aug 22, 12 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    *Funk Meisters and Funkateers came from all over Southern California, Northern California and across the United States for a “Funky Good Time” during the 4th Annual Long Beach Funk Festival. The festival was held on Saturday, August 18th, on Pine Avenue and the Long Beach Promenade. The Sea Funk Brass Band kicked off the festivities […]

  • Snoop Dogg Becomes Rastafarian: New Name is Snoop Lion

    Aug 1, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 3 Comments


    *Snoop Dogg has decided to finally evolve, but into the unexpected type of artist. The Long Beach native is turning in his gun slinging lyrics to embrace the love and harmony of reggae. On Monday at a news conference in New York, he said he was “born again” during a visit to Jamaica earlier this […]

  • Queen Latifah on Gay Fest Rumors: NOT Her Coming out Moment

    Jun 4, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 8 Comments


    *Queen Latifah clarified the rumors about her performance at the Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride event on May 19. She said it was NOT her coming out moment. “That definitely wasn’t the case,” she tells EW. “I’ve never dealt with the question of my personal life in public. It’s just not gonna happen.” She […]

  • Queen Latifah to Perform at Gay Pride Function

    May 1, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *Even if she never plainly comes out about her sexuality, Queen Latifah’s upcoming appearance could make the statement for her. The rapper/actress is the headliner for the Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Festival, coming on May 19, according to event organizers. Maybe it will be at this two-day-event, which draws around 75,000 attendees, she’ll […]

  • 24th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival Set For August 12-14

    Jun 21, 11 by jeveal1 Leave a comment


      *Rainbow Promotions presents the 24th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival, Friday-Sunday August 12-14, 2011, a festive summertime setting at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach. In keeping with this year’s people-pleasing theme, “Jazz—The Way You Like It,” Rainbow Promotions has once again prepared the perfect cross pollination of “fan favorites” from the worlds of […]