Artist Transforms Abandoned Buildings In New Orleans With Powerful Art

Posted by - November 1, 2017

For the past four years, Brandan “BMike” Odums has been transforming blighted spaces in New Orleans’ poor neighborhoods through powerful art. Odums spray-paints larger-than-life murals of African-American icons like Malcolm X, Harriet Tubman and Martin Luther King Jr. at abandoned sites, some of which have been falling apart since Hurricane Katrina. The New Orleans native aims to criticize

Michael Jordan donates $7 million to build medical clinics in Charlotte

Posted by - October 31, 2017

Hornets owner Michael Jordan is donating $7 million to launch medical clinics that he hopes will help at-risk communities in Charlotte. It’s the largest philanthropic donation ever by the former NBA champion. The donation will fund two Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Clinics, which are projected to open in 2020. “It is my hope that these clinics will help

UMC – Urban Movie Channel Announces New Fall Comedy Series MINIMUM WAGE

Posted by - October 30, 2017

Following its new hit comedy summer series, UMC – Urban Movie Channelis excited to announce the premiere of MINIMUM WAGE, an amusing new six-episode workplace comedy that centers around a struggling Koreatown burger joint forced to make radical changes to keep its doors open. Minimum Wage is from the original web series “Foodies,” winner of the “New Normal Writing Contest,”