Mandalit del Barco

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The Food Business Incubator That Helps Immigrant Women Pursue The American Dream

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Since 2005, San Francisco's La Cocina has helped low-income entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Some went on to recognition from the prestigious James Beard awards. A new book tells their stories.

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Mexico Calls Out Carolina Herrera For Appropriating Indigenous Groups' Patterns

Friday, June 14, 2019

Mexico's Minister of Culture called out fashion brand Carolina Herrera for appropriating embroidery techniques and patterns specific to Mexican indigenous communities.

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'The Last Black Man In San Francisco' Is About Who Belongs In A Beloved City

Friday, June 07, 2019

A new film is inspired by the real-life story of Jimmie Fails, who hopes to reclaim his family's home in the gentrifying Fillmore District. It's also an ode to the city its creators used to know.

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Sneaker Designer D'Wayne Edwards Gives Others A Foot In The Door

Sunday, May 26, 2019

D'Wayne Edwards is a legend in the world of sneakers. He was one of the first black sneaker designers and he created his own academy to give others a foot into the business.

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After 12 Seasons, 'Big Bang' Writers Bid Farewell To Their 'Surrogate Family'

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

It's a bittersweet ending for the team of writers and creators behind the hit CBS show. Writer Dave Goetsch says he simply cannot bring himself to turn off his daily Google alert for physics news.

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Cuban Diva Omara Portuondo Feels As Strong As Ever On 'Last Kiss' World Tour

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Now 88 years old, Cuba's musical matriarch wants to perform for audiences until she dies. "What I have left to live for is smiles," Portuondo says.

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'Biggest Little Farm': Offers Ways To Improve Man's Relationship With Nature

Thursday, May 09, 2019

A new documentary chronicles the life of a couple who left the city for a farm north of LA. They built a bio-diverse farm that survived the recent wildfires and offers lessons for sustainable living.

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Peter Mayhew, Who Played 'Star Wars' Chewbacca, Dies At 74

Friday, May 03, 2019

Mayhew was more than 7-feet tall, yet he said his furry Wookiee was a comforting "teddy bear" presence. Mayhew died at his home in Texas on Tuesday, according to a family statement released Thursday.

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John Singleton, Pioneering Director Of 'Boyz N The Hood,' Dies At 51

Monday, April 29, 2019

The 1991 film earned him two Oscar nods and a spot in history as the youngest person and first African American ever nominated for best director. Singleton died in Los Angeles after a stroke.

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Thousands Gather In LA For Nipsey Hussle's Memorial Service And Procession

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Nearly 20,000 people gathered at LA's Staples Center to honor deceased rapper Nipsey Hussle in a public memorial service following his shooting death on March 31.

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A World Leader, Hip-Hop Peers Celebrate Nipsey Hussle's Life In Los Angeles

Thursday, April 11, 2019

On Thursday, Los Angeles celebrated the life of the rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was murdered on March 31 there.

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'Native Son' Is Reborn, In 'Still Kind Of The Same America'

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

In his feature film debut, Rashid Johnson directs Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks' adaptation of the classic Richard Wright novel. The movie is set to premiere on HBO this weekend.

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The Forgotten Woman Who Designed The Creature From The Black Lagoon

Thursday, March 28, 2019

A new book by Mallory O'Meara explores the life of artist Milicent Patrick, who worked on Fantasia and costumed a legendary Hollywood monster — and then ran afoul of misogyny in the workplace.

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Wildflowers Return To Malibu's Parklands Months After Wildfire

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Several months ago, the hills in Malibu were covered with wildfires. Now those same hills, which served as locations for M.A.S.H. and Planet of the Apes, are covered with wildflowers.

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Can A Social Media Campaign Save Netflix's 'One Day At A Time' Reboot?

Friday, March 15, 2019

Netflix's cancellation of the One Day at a Time reboot has sparked sadness and outrage from its fans. Could a social media campaign can save the beloved show and its diverse cast?

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Actor Luke Perry, Known For 'Beverly Hills, 90210' Role, Dies At 52

Monday, March 04, 2019

Actor Luke Perry, best known for his role in the TV show Beverly Hills, 90210 died Monday, following a stroke last week. He was 52.

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91st Academy Awards Had No Host But There Were Plenty Of Winners

Monday, February 25, 2019

Green Book and Bohemian Rhapsody were big winners at Sunday night's Academy Awards. Green Book won three including best picture. Bohemian Rhapsody won four including best actor for Rami Malek.

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She Designed Wakanda — And Might Win An Oscar For It

Friday, February 22, 2019

Hannah Beachler is the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award for production design. Her work creating the cinematic world of Black Panther earned her the nod.

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The Documentary Is In — And Enjoying — An 'Undeniable Golden Age'

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

With a proliferation of streaming services to distribute their work, and a boom at the box office, budgets and opportunities are rising for documentary filmmakers.

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Kacey Musgraves And Childish Gambino Win Top Awards At Grammys

Monday, February 11, 2019

Kacey Musgraves won the night's top honor, album of the year, for Golden Hour — which also won country album of the year. Childish Gambino won record and song of the year for "This Is America."

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