She’s known for playing the mother of iconic characters including Tina Turner (Angela Bassett) in “What’s Love Got To Do With It”, Whitney Houston’s character in “The Preacher’s Wife”, Tupac Shakur’s character in “Poetic Justice” and in 2014, she was cast as Ruby Johnson, the mom of Anthony Anderson in ABC’s Emmy-nominated hit series, “Blackish”. All of which has come to dub her as “The Mother of Black Hollywood”.
Getting into the holiday spirit generally means greater attention to the needy and others. As the holidays near, many charitable organizations in the community have special fundraising appeals to help them provide funds to fulfill their yearly missions.
On Sunday, December 10, The Sisters in Christ of the Congregational Church of Christian Fellowship (Senior Pastor James McKnight) will present its 5th Annual "Joyful; Joyful Dessert Walk & Old Fashioned Bake Sale".
Leimert Park was ground zero on gentrification this weekend as upwards of 700 community residents, activists and representatives of over 40 tenant rights, civil rights, faith-based and social justice organizations turned out for the first ever Resist Gentrification Action Summit.
November will mark the 20th Anniversary of our Annual First Ladies High Tea, honoring the contributions of female leaders and women of faith to the Los Angeles community. For more information, visit www.firstladieshightea.com
Dubbed the "Bible of the gospel music industry", the gospel roundup is the most comprehensive resource for information on the business of gospel, from exposure and where to find it to gospel’s top 100 artists, producers, radio stations, megachurches and navigating the gospel network. For more information, click here or visit www.gospelroundup.com.