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Congresswoman Maxine Waters raises eyebrows with entertainment purchases

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LA Foucs recently published a statement from Congresswoman Maxine Waters regarding $10k in campaign funds that was spent on show tickets to see the musical Hamilton.  Her office attributed the expense to “fundraising”.  The median household income in Mrs. Waters congressional district is $44,230.


OWN’s New Docuseries “Released” Shares Stories of Formerly Incarcerated Men and Women

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OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, in partnership with HelloBeautiful.com, hosted an intimate VIP screening of their new docu-series RELEASED at New York’s Neuehouse. 


FBI arrests NCAA basketball coaches around the nation

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Is it that serious? According to Real Sports on HBO, youth sports generates a remarkable $6 billion dollars a year.   In a time when parents are holding their kids back to be more “competitive” in sports, hoping to earn a coveted scholarship, the FBI has shown that competition is not only fierce, it is sorely tainted.  


Facebooks pours millions into original programming

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Facebook has succesfully tapped into the television market with original programming on their new “Watch” tab.  After the success of “Ball in the Family” which follows the life of Lavar Ball and his sons Lonzo, LaMelo and LiAngelo, Facebook recently announced plans to develop another show around NFL star Marshawn Lynch.  2 Urban Girls reached […]


Documentary: Killing at the Carwash

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Killing at the Carwash explores the shocking levels of gun crime in America by tracking one shooting in forensic detail.  Set against the backdrop of escalating gang violence in LA, first-time director Lindsey Mace investigates the murder of 19-year-old Tavin Price, who was shot four times for wearing the wrong colour shoes.


Pics: “Wild ‘N Out: LIVE from the Barbershop” Atlanta Pop-Up

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(ATLANTA ) –  MTV’s “Wild ‘N Out” hosted a pop-up activation at Furious Styles Midtown – one of Atlanta’s trendiest barbershops.  Hundreds of guests arrived early for their chance to crack jokes and win cash and prizes. “Wild ‘N Out’ veteran Chico Bean and radio/tv personality Yung Joc co-hosted the hilarious event, which included games such as “What You Got,” :Yo Mama Jokes,” […]


South LA residents enjoy Jazz at St. Andrews Park

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St. Andrews Park in Southwest LA was packed with over a thousand jazz lovers on Sunday, July 2 for the free community Jazz Festival organized by the Empowerment Congress Southwest Neighborhood Council, Council Member Marqueece Harris-Dawson and the City.


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