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Group celebrates with an official remix of the classic “September” One of my favorite groups in life is the immortal Earth Wind and Fire. And today, I am so pleased to reflect on this band’s greatness as it is Earth Wind and Fire Day. What’s that? Earth Wind and Fire has a day? Well of […]

Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media   In the Aug. 16 premiere of the HBO show “Lovecraft Country,” created by Misha Green and based on the novel of the same name by Matt Ruff, the main characters drive past a sign that reads “[N-word]s, don’t let the sun set on you here. Understand?” Towns that banned African Americans in the mid-20th century would, either formally or informally, put […]

No Little Richard, No Rock N Roll. Sorry for all of you who may be sleep, no, Elvis nor Jerry Lee Lewis did not birth the worldwide phenomenon that is Rock N Roll. No. They cannot lay claim there. The King, the originator, the never can be duplicated, and the undisputed King is Richard Penniman […]

On Wednesday, April 29 we are so proud to grab coffee with Dr. Daniel E. Walker. He is a scholar, historian, pop culture analyst and theologian. We will discuss music, black history and education in a COVID environment, pop culture and religion. Tune in on facebook live for an exceptionally compelling discussion…. facebook.com/kalimbasongcoffee We had […]

Community Street Journalist Lloyd McCloud was the only video on scene as fire damaged an art deco theater under renovation in the Leimert Park area of Los Angeles before dawn Tuesday, the Fire Department said. The Vision Theatre was reported ablaze at 4:35 a.m. and more than 100 firefighters took 25 minutes to extinguish it, the department […]

Judy Baca‘s 100-foot wide mural, “Hitting the Wall,” has graced an otherwise unremarkable spot on the 110 freeway near the 4th Street exit for the last 35 years. In it, a female runner with her arms outstretched breaks through a finish line and takes down a brick wall with her, revealing the L.A. skyline behind. […]


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