Monday, January 24, 2022

Business

Last B. Smith Restaurant Closes Down, Rent Too D*mn High

*Restaurateur B. Smith, who is battling Alzheimer’s, has abruptly closed her last remaining eatery, reports Page Six. Her husband, Dan Gasby, posted an announcement on...

Wealthiest One Percent About to Richer than Rest of World Combined

*In a story truly based on the phrase the rich get richer, a U.K.-based charity says the wealthiest one percent will own more...

Not Much Has Changed with Hollywood’s Diversity (Watch)

*Same ol' Hollywood with no guts or better yet... heart! Recently, UCLA's Darnell Hunt released a report,  “Hollywood Diversity Report: Making Sense Of The Disconnect” and...

Wish You Hadn’t Sent That Text – Now There’s an App to Get it Back

*Its happened to any one of us, probably more times than we care to remember. You write one of those emotional texts. Telling him to go straight to you-know-where,...

Viola Davis: Shooting ‘Blackhat’ in Asia was Extraordinary (Audio)

*Last week, the cast of the exciting upcoming action-thriller-mystery film "Blackhat" joined press at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles. "Blackhat"  features some pretty big names...

The Pulse of Entertainment: Backstage During Selma’s Filming with Wendell Pierce, Stan Houston and Clay Chappell

Backstage during Selma’s filming with Wendell Pierce, Stan Houston and Clay Chappell *“It’s great to see men and women absolutely changing the makeup of how...

Christopher ‘Play’ Martin is on a Mission with Brand Newz and ‘Go Fund Me Campaign’

*Entertainment pioneer Christopher “Play” Martin is on a mission to bring balance back to the media with innovative news organization and ‘Hip Hop Has...

WSP Economic Summit Day 2 Recap: Rev. Jesse Jackson|RainbowPUSH Release Expertise = Equality Study

*(New York, NY) – Rev. Jesse L. Jackson’s 18thAnnual Wall Street Project Economic Summit, “Where Wall Street, Main Street & Silicon Valley Converge,” continued Wednesday in...

Sister 2 Sister Puts An End to Print Edition For Good

*Sister 2 Sister readers will have to go online to continue enjoying their favorite magazine. Nearly three months after placing the publication’s print edition on...

DeDe McGuire Does Dallas (Radio) Again

*Dallas, Texas --  Service Broadcasting Director of Operations and K104 Brand Manager and Program Director George “Geo” Cook announced today that DeDe McGuire will continue...

Hi Tech Comes to the Hood: ‘Digital and Beyond’ in L.A. at Leimert Park January 14

*Playa Vista, CA –Talk LA will produce "Digital and Beyond," a tech and digital marketing event focused on exposing the next generation of entrepreneurs to...

Microsoft Launches the Nokia 215 Internet-Ready Phone for Only $29

*Microsoft Devices Group on Monday announced the Nokia 215, its most affordable Internet-ready phone. The Nokia 215 is designed to connect and introduce first-time mobile...

Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones Ordered to Pay $12.4 Million Judgment in Strip Club Shooting

*Unfortunately for NFLer Adam "Pacman" Jones, even though he didn't pull the trigger, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that he has to pay more...

Hollywood Agent Charles Creates New Media Company: MACRO

*After years of working with William Morris Endeavor, Charles King is stepping out on his own into multicultural territory with his own media firm,...

December Economic Report: U.S. Adds 252,000; Unemployment Now 5.6%

*(Via LA Times) - Ignoring the economic troubles in the rest of the world, the U.S. added another large batch of new jobs in...
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