Miyo Strong talks about Self-Defense and Jiu-Jitsu

Team Be Non Human athlete Miyo Strong trains out of Unified Jiu-Jitsu in South Jordan, Utah, USA. She encourages young girls and women to learn basic martial arts skills and self defense techniques while being a competitor, mom, wife and all-around amazing human being in her free time. Miyo was interviewed by Fight Queens.

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The Taste of Soul-Soulful Sounds on “The Shaw”

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By Ricky Richardson | Guest Contributor

Los Angeles, CA. – A crowd estimated at around 300,000 assembled up and down Crenshaw Blvd. (The Shaw), for the 12th Annual Taste of Soul Family Music, Saturday, October 21, 2017. With respect to the Doobie Brothers, “Taking it to the Streets,” Taste of Soul took place on Crenshaw Blvd. Between Stocker Blvd on the South and Rodeo Road to the North, in Los Angeles.

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Voices from Leimert Park Redux

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Los Angeles, CA. – Several hundred people gathering in Leimert Park Village in front of the iconic Vision Theater, Saturday, October 14, 2017. The diverse crowd gathered on this beautiful day in Southern California to celebrate the first book launch from TSEHAI’s imprint, the Harriet Tubman Press: Voices from Leimert Park Redux: a Los Angeles Poetry Anthology.

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Jazz at Drew-A-Family Affair

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By Ricky Richardson | Guest Contributor

Los Angeles, CA. – I had the honor and pleasure of returning to Wonderful Watts, Saturday, October 7, 2017, for the annual Jazz at Drew. I was in the right place, at the right time, given the large turnout of jazz enthusiasts, as well as music aficionados in attendance from all over Southern California and points beyond. Continue reading Jazz at Drew-A-Family Affair

USA Men’s Soccer Team Fails to Qualify for 2018 World Cup

COUVA, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO – OCTOBER 10: Christian Pulisic of the United States mens national team reacts to their loss to Trinidad and Tobago during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between Trinidad and Tobago at the Ato Boldon Stadium on October 10, 2017 in Couva, Trinidad And Tobago. (Photo by Ashley Allen/Getty Images)

By Carlos Hernandez | Sports Writer

Los Angeles, CA. – The US Men’s Soccer Team in their last World Cup Qualifying match, lost to Trinidad and Tobago by a score of two goals to one. The result excludes the US Men’s Soccer Team from participating in their eight consecutive World Cup. Continue reading USA Men’s Soccer Team Fails to Qualify for 2018 World Cup

36th Annual Watts Towers Day of Drum Festival Got Rhythm

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Watts, CA. – Watts-The sun shined brightly on Saturday, September 30th in wonderful Watts for the annual Day of the Drum Festival. This was the first of a two-part festivals presented by City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), and Friends of Watts Towers Arts Center. Continue reading 36th Annual Watts Towers Day of Drum Festival Got Rhythm

Lawndale Blues and Jazz Music Festival

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By Ricky Richardson | Guest Contributor

Lawndale, CA – Angelenos are very familiar with the local news program Good Day L. A. I want to give a shout out to the City of Lawndale with respect to this popular program. I t was a good day in Lawndale, as the city presented its fifth annual Lawndale Blues and Jazz Music Festival, Saturday, September 23, 2017. Continue reading Lawndale Blues and Jazz Music Festival

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