*(LOS ANGELES) Top rated performing arts school, White Hall Arts Academy is continuing to break barriers for its performing arts students with the recent announcement of a partnership with leading audio software technology company, Izotope, to build a music production and learning computer lab at its South Los Angeles headquarters.
After receiving a $25,000 grant from The Lewis Prize for Music fund in June, White Hall Arts Academy also committed to paying it forward in a collaboration with local non-profit organization, Friends of the Children – Los Angeles. The program will provide $10,000 worth of instruction in voice, instrumentation and stage performance. WHAA will also be able to make referrals to FriendsLA for enrollment in their long-term mentorship program for systemically disadvantaged youth.
Recognized as a Top Music School by ThreeBestRated.com for three consecutive years, White Hall has become a breeding ground for young stars. Tanisha and her team of instructors teach on average 100 students per week ranging from little kids up the street, to television stars and recording artists such as Sierra Capri, Sanai Victoria, Paloma Ford, Ant Clemons and many more. Her students have appeared on all national talent competitions American Idol, The Voice and America’s Got Talent.
The school has been conducting a robust offering of virtual Music 4LA summer classes, where students were able to enroll in as many classes as desired. Saturday classes are currently running on Zoom from July 11 – August 8, 2020. Instruments were donated to children who can not afford to purchase them. The staff also volunteers time to teach music classes at local Crete Academy, a non-profit charter school aimed at serving students experiencing homelessness.
WHAA periodically offers a Songwriter Series that includes industry mentors such as Ant Clemons, multi-platinum selling and Billboard-chart topping songwriter; Yaasiel “Success” Davis, Vice President of A&R at Atlantic Records; Recording Artist Paloma Ford; and Grammy winning songwriter Carlos “Jackie’s Boy” Battey.
Tanisha Hall’s thriving career in entertainment includes work with Warner Bros. Records and Edmonds Entertainment Group and many more. She previously managed special events for Chaka Khan’s non-profit program, the Chaka Khan Believes, and operations for Harris Productions, the in house production company for Grammy winning musician and record producer Keith Harris (Black Eyed Peas, Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey) before devoting her time to the White Hall Arts Academy in 2011.
About the White Hall Arts Academy:
Located in central Los Angeles, the WHAA was founded in 2011 by music industry veteran and meritorious vocal and piano instructor Tanisha Hall. Accompanying her is a staff of accomplished performers and teachers who have credits throughout the entertainment industry. The WHAA offers a conservatory-level curriculum focusing on the fundamental skills of technique, composition, artistry and performance in music, dance and drama. Learn more at www.whitehallacademy.org.
Video Shows Florida Cop Trying to Handcuff an 8-Year-Old Boy with Special Needs (Watch)
*Body cam video showing the 2018 arrest of an 8-year-old boy with special needs went viral Monday (Aug. 10) after it was shared by attorney Ben Crump.
The high-profile civil rights attorney took to Twitter late Sunday calling attention to the boy’s arrest for felony battery at a school in Key West, Fla. Video of the December 2018 incident shows officers patting the boy down and telling him he’s going to jail. He’s asked to put his hands behind his back and an officer tries to handcuff him. Eventually, another officer mentions how his hands are too small for the cuffs before the boy is led out to a squad car.
Crump said the boy, who has special needs, had an Individualized Education Program in place at the school. NBC News reported that the boy had allegedly punched a lunch supervisor in the chest, prompting a substitute teacher – who Crump said “had no awareness or concern about his needs and who escalated the situation by using her hands to forcibly move him – to call the police.
Crump will hold a press conference Tuesday announcing his intention to file a civil lawsuit against the officers involved in the incident, along with school officials, the city of Key West and the Monroe County School District.
Should Christians be Involved in Politics?: A New Heart!
Should Christians be Involved in Politics? A New Heart!
*2 Corinthians 5:17 (NKJV) New King James Version 17 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.”
Our last issue ended with a question “What would you do for a person who is naked, destitute having nothing to eat?” Remember, James 2:14-16, the scriptural text from last week’s issue. What was your answer?
Christians believe once a person has accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior, they become a new person. They are no longer the old person they use to be. They have been changed with a new heart! The sinfulness and selfishness the old person condoned/committed without a second thought now brings conviction from the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit now dwells inside the new person; He brings conviction regarding sin. Remember last week we discussed Christian Faith which is trust, confidence, assurance, and belief in God. With this belief, the new person with a new heart now feels “utter repulsion” regarding their sin.
Ezekiel was a prophet of God who gave the following message to the Israelites during their captivity in Babylon. Ezekiel 36:26 I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh.
It is the new heart that was given thru Faith in God that brings on the Works. So, what does “Works” look like when Christians are involved in politics? Our next issue will discuss Works!
Please feel free to send me your answer to “What would you do for a person who is naked, destitute having nothing to eat?” perfectplanministry (at) gmail.com.
Here is another website to review with informative information regarding the upcoming national election. Review “astartingpoint.com,” a bipartisan website with two-minute answers to common questions regarding our nation. Hear politicians in their own words regarding their position on a variety of issues facing America today. Also, continue to use ballotpedia.org for information on your local and national elections.
May God’s Blessing Be With you.
Glendora Matthews is the founder of “The Art of Conversation”, a think tank
created and devoted to educating our American citizens regarding the 2020 election
and census. Our top priority is to assist individuals with voter registration, understand
the American political system, and how to stay safe during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ms. Matthews also founded the Perfect Plan Ministry in 2003 whose sole purpose is to
spread God’s plan of salvation for all mankind thru one on one and group study.
Glendora Matthews is a part of WOW…Works Of Wonder…The Single Christians Experience is a 501©3 charitable organization. We exist to glorify God and build His Kingdom. WOW represents single Christians thirty five years of age and older throughout the Dallas Fort Worth Texas Metroplex. WOW fellowships with likeminded-individuals and performs community service. All are welcome.
Ancient History Hunters Straight Out of America Documentary Film Embraced by Indian Country News/’The Landlords’
*Long Island, New York based Indigenous influencer, Chief Netjer, creator and founder of “The Landlords” YouTube Community. It’s a powerful grassroots collective, encompassing many American Indian nations, tribes and affiliates.
Those affiliates including the American Indian Council, and No Grandma Killers Ancestry, have all allied in order to educate on their unique American Indian lineage, heritage, culture and history. Other YouTube American Indian, Cultural, and History influencers are, Kurimeo Ahau, Tasha Xi, and Atsila Yona, among many others.
The Indian Country News ( ICN ) platform was designed to share important cultural, political, economical and historical news, to the communities.
“Our Goal here is to simply help our people connect – and to place History in its truthful place. Diane Blackmon has been fighting for the American Indian for a very long time, her focus and dedication is paramount to none,” says Chief Netjer
“Our elders and ancestors were killed for being indigenous to this land. No matter what happens, we won’t be silent.” – Atsila Yona, Choctaw Cherokee
Ancient History Hunters Straight Out Of America Documentary Film Synopsis:
Indy filmmaker / Producer Diane Blackmon, the Ancient History Hunters research team and a group of Canadian citizen scientists and geneticists, discover erased American Antiquity history.
Identifying a American Indian male indigenous Haplogroup, and historical genetic “Father Gene” bloodline; Belonging to the Americas and her father’s paternal bloodline and lineage.
The groundbreaking Doc Film solves many ancient America mysteries, including Black Wall Street, History of Queen Califia and the California Blacks. Revealing lost civilizations and mega-stone monuments, never before seen.
The Landlord’s Youtube:
No Grandma Killers Tour, Phoenix Moon, Founder:
Shop Origine, Atsila Yona, Entrepreneur:
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