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February 16, 2014

Magic Johnson Encourages Black People To Work Hard For Their Dreams

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By David Bloodsaw The Tampa Bay Times reports that Earvin “Magic” Johnson was the keynote speaker at the eighth annual Black, Brown College Bound Summit, recently held in Tampa Bay, Florida. The BBCB is a 4-day conference that addresses the underrepresentation of Blacks and Hispanics in higher education through a series of workshops and panel discussions. In addition, national leaders, experts, and students meet to brainstorm strategies for increasing the…

Actor Lance Gross Speaks Out Against Domestic Violence

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By David Bloodsaw Actor Lance Gross , who played Calvin Payne in Tyler Perry’s House of Pain and starred in his latest movie Temptation: Confession of a Marriage Counselor is now a part of Verizon Wireless’ Hopeline project. According to the Washington Post Hopeline project is an initiative that donates refurbished cell phones to domestic violence agencies. Gross, along with Keke Palmer and Regina Hall will be joining him as…