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'Foster's Animal World TV' Takes a Bite Out of Cyber Bullying for Animal Rescue

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As an African American dog photographer, director Foster Corder has always had a special affinity and vision for animals. Over the years, his photographic and film contributions have laid the groundwork for some of the most prominent canine experts in the field. With his two hit web series 'Foster's Animal World TV' and 'Conversations with a Pit Bull' he has solidified himself as a preeminent voice for thousands of dogs, particularly those abused and in the shelters.

Comedian SHANG Hosts Big Daddy Kane 'SUPERFLY' Release Party with Author Gloria Goldwater

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Author Gloria Goldwater opens our eyes to the Golden Age of hip-hop music, as it grew from a localized sub-culture to a worldwide lifestyle in 'SuperFly - My Untold Story of Hip-Hop' (ISBN: 978-0991356003). Her writing revisits her wide-eyed enthusiasm as she launched her improbable magazine publishing career, dedicating herself to a genre that was still unfamiliar to mainstream America and a wide array of artists who were just beginning what would become legendary careers.

28th Long Beach Jazz Festival features jazz legends Stanley Clarke, Poncho Sanchez, Keiko Matsui and more

LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- For over 27 years, Rainbow Lagoon Park has been transformed into a musical arena of sounds performed by jazz greats that have traveled all over the world. In addition, the vendor's cuisine and upscale merchandise in the pavilion has always been guests' favorite area to parlay. Produced by Rainbow Promotions, LLC, each year guests are in awe of the level of performances and the Long Beach Jazz Festival 2015 is no exception.

First Comedy CD by Tobe Hixx released by Uproar Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Uproar Entertainment announces a new comedy CD from Tobe Hixx, 'Laugh or Die.' Comedy saved Hixx's life! A skinny kid who was often teased and ridiculed by his peers, Hixx ultimately turned to a life of crime that included gangs and selling crack. After stints in both state and federal prison, Hixx chose to return to his first love, comedy.
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

Senator Isadore Hall Calls upon South Carolina to Follow Calif. Lead: Remove Confederate Flags from Govt. Buildings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) today called upon political leaders in South Carolina and any...

2nd Annual City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience Honors Hip Hop Legend Yolanda 'Yo Yo' Whitaker

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On June 26, 2015, Yolanda 'Yo Yo' Whitaker will be celebrated at the 2nd Annual City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience through awards and a live performance produced by Darryl Pitts (DP Productions) and partners Kevin and Schvone Rouse (Rouse House Entertainment). For over 25 years, Whitaker has influenced the world of hip hop.
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Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III Names Compton Native Kendrick Lamar 'California Senate Generational Icon'

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Monday, Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay) has bestowed fellow Compton, California native and two...
Assemblymember Isadore Hall - Feb 14 2013

Calif. Senator Isadore Hall Statement on Recent Officer Involved Shooting in South Carolina

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Calif. Senator Isadore Hall, III (D – South Bay), Vice Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus today released...

Casting Call: Casting Agent Jacqui Pitman is Looking for Reality TV's New 'It' Couple

BURBANK, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Casting is the backbone of all great reality shows and veteran TV casting agent Jacqui Pitman knows casting. She is a true behind-the-scenes powerhouse when it comes to finding the perfect people for the perfect parts. Her agency, Pitman Casting, is a full service, reality television casting company that has provided talent for some of TV's hottest shows. Now the veteran casting director is on the search for reality TV's next 'It' couple.

More than 600 Northern California Women Will Attend Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Sacramento Founders Day Celebration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 600 members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the largest African-American women's organization in the country, will spend Friday and Saturday Jan. 30 and 31 in Sacramento at the Doubletree Hotel celebrating their Founders Day.
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Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Jan 15 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued a proclamation declaring January 15, 2015, as Dr. Martin Luther King...

Women of Excellence, Lifetime Achievement and Business of the Year Awards 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 500 people are expected to attend the annual award luncheon Saturday, November 22, to recognize winners of the 'Women of Excellence, Lifetime Achievement and Business of the Year Awards' presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW).

SuperFly Magazine Publisher Gloria Goldwater announces New Book on Her Untold Story of Hip-Hop Legacy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- New book, 'SuperFly - My Untold Story of Hip-Hop' (ISBN: 9780991356010), authored by Gloria Goldwater, pulls back the curtain on how the popular hip-hop magazine, SuperFly, that launched in the early 90s, came to be and why it ultimately folded.

The City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience 2014 to be hosted by BET's Wendy Raquel Robinson in L.A.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Event host Kevin Rouse, alongside partners Darryl Pitts, Chuckie Miller, Marva King and Dantae Dupree, are gearing up for a live weekend amid the momentum of the 'BET Experience' happening in Los Angeles. On June 28, 2014, the promotional crew will present the beautiful actress Wendy Raquel Robinson, television's popular Tasha Mack from BET's hit series 'The Game,' as the host of their 'The City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience.'
Isadore Hall III

Legislation to Ban Sale of Confederate Flag on California State Property Introduced – AB 2444

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles) introduced AB 2444, which would prohibit the sale of the...
Isadore Hall III

Calif. Assemblymember Hall Named Chairman of Assembly Select Committee on Human Rights, Diversity and Race Relations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Speaker John A. Pérez (D – Los Angeles) has named Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D – Compton) Chairman of...
Calif. Governor Brown

Calif. Governor Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Calif. Gov. Brown issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 15th as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Text follows:
California Gov. Brown

Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Mervyn M. Dymally Day – State's first African-American Senator

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, Governor Brown issued a Proclamation Declaring October 17, 2012 as Mervyn M. Dymally Day. Text follows:
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa and African American Leaders Celebrate African American Heritage Month

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the City Council, and business and community leaders launched a month of cultural events honoring African-American history and culture at the City's annual African-American Heritage Month celebration. This year the City of Los Angeles honored Sheryl Lee Ralph, Walter Mosley, and Dr. Keith Black.

Calif. Gov. Brown Issues Proclamation Declaring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Governor Edmund G. Brown issued a Proclamation declaring January 15th 2012 as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III Stands with Fellow Legislators in Condemning Racist 'Compton Cookout'

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Assistant Speaker pro Tempore Isadore Hall, III (D-Compton) will stand unified with fellow legislators to publicly condemn a racially...

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Announces Winners Of 2010 African American Heritage Month Poster Competition

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today announced the winners of the 2010 African American Heritage Month Poster Competition and presented...

Gov. Schwarzenegger Appoints Brigadier General Mary J. Kight Adjutant General of the Calif. National Guard

SACRAMENTO /California Newswire/ -- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger yesterday announced the appointment of Brigadier General Mary J. Kight as the first female adjutant general of...

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