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Perhaps John Singleton’s biggest contribution to popular culture isn’t the gripping, relatable portrait that is his 1991 instant classic Boyz n the Hood. It’s that he introduced so many talented players to the Hollywood cinema landscape — both on camera and behind the scenes…   Source – The Undefeated: John… Read more »

Mapping the Central Avenue Jazz clubs that made Los Angeles swing

From the 1920s to 1950s, the world-famous avenue was the hub of the West Coast jazz scene. Source: Mapping the Central Avenue jazz clubs that made Los Angeles swing

LOS ANGELES, CA, US,  — BCE Media Inc., parent company of online events calendar BlackCulturalEvents.com and led by CEO Pamela Ashe-Thomas, announced the redesign of its online fashion retail website African Fabric Co (http://africanfabricco.com). Featuring on-trend web design, the new website makes it easy for potential customers to browse the… Read more »

Plank L.A. infuses art into hand-made furniture

View Park resident Kevin Washington recently launched his inaugural Plank L.A. collection. When most people start to decorate a room, they envision where the furniture is going to be placed, and then they select the type of artwork that will go on their walls.  For View Park resident Kevin Washington,… Read more »

BCE Media Inc., parent company of online events calendar BlackCulturalEvents.com and led by CEO Pamela Ashe-Thomas, announced that it would be sponsoring the first annual Bertram Leonard Ashe Educational Foundation fall fundraising campaign (https://www.gofundme.com/bertram-ashe-educational-foundation). The fundraising campaign is in celebration of American Education Week November 12-16: http://www.nea.org/grants/19823.htm and will kick… Read more »