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Cheers to Kobe Bryant, spearheading Girl Dad

Today we celebrate Kobe Bryant, nearly seven months after his sudden death. Both Los Angeles and Orange counties have officiated August 24 as Kobe...

Behind the scenes of ‘Love on the Spectrum’

At the end of July, Netflix released its arguably best dating show yet: “Love on the Spectrum.” The show follows a series of young...

Today marks 75 years since the U.S. bombed Hiroshima

Seventy-five years ago today, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, and then Nagasaki just three days later, to end World War...

Strong Black Lead: Classic Black Sitcoms, more come to Netflix

Over the weekend, Netflix kicked off its release of classic Black sitcoms, hailing mostly from the ‘90s and early ‘00s. “Moesha” came to the...

Colorism is a full-circle problem for “Indian Matchmaking”

“Indian Matchmaking” is one of Netflix’s latest dating-centered reality shows. However, with its ties to a historical, cultural tradition, the show is a bit...

We are one week away from The Michelle Obama Podcast!

Michelle Obama knows it’s been a tough year.  Last week, Spotify announced the former First Lady would be making her way to the streaming platform....

TikTok star Julian Bass signs with talent agency

Just earlier this month, on July 2, Julian Bass tweeted, “if y’all can retweet this enough times that Disney calls, that’d be greatly appreciated.”...

6 moments that prove Claudia Kishi’s enduring magnificence

Netflix’s “The Baby-Sitter’s Club” finds balance in its heartwarming, but politically aware nature. The streaming service released the series on July 3, garnering mass-intrigue...

Get to know history-making Oaxacan model Karen Vega and her hometown

With the July cover of Vogue México, model Karen Vega is bringing Oaxacan visibility to newsstands (and of course, online!). The 18-year-old is the...

HBO Max orders animated series from “Hair Love” creator

On July 8, Matthew A. Cherry took to Twitter for an announcement: “#YoungLove coming soon to HBO Max.” https://twitter.com/MatthewACherry/status/1280605730475700224 The streaming service ordered a 12-episode series...

5 heartwarming moments from Simone Biles’ Vogue cover story

Simone Biles was set for another stellar showing at the Olympics this year. So when the Tokyo games got postponed to July 2021, it...

First Black Batwoman set to lead CW superhero series

Actress Javicia Leslie’s newest role is history in the making. Cast as the new lead for The CW’s “Batwoman,” she will be the first...
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Debate Watch 2020: A beginning to the end

Thursday’s debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden signaled the winding down of arguably the most important presidential election of...

LAUSD educators attempt to better special education under COVID-19 circumstances

Once, Caitlin Parry taught a lesson to her preschool student while he climbed up stairs and over furniture. “I was doing a rhyming activity with...

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