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Snake Eyes

Snake Eyes is a welcomed opportunity to see a cast of talented Asian actors dazzle. Even in an action franchise film built around a Hasbro toy doll, they excel.

‘Naomi Osaka’ Portrays A Young Athlete Wrestling With The Weight Of Stardom

"Naomi Osaka" tackles a lot more than just tennis, but this Netflix docuseries (really just a 110-minute documentary sliced into three parts) works best as a window into the demands placed on young athletes, and the pressures -- from personal to political to marketing -- that go with it. On that level alone it's a winner, despite a few faults.

‘Monsters At Work’ Scares Up Enough Laughs To Get The Job Done

"Monsters at Work" basically does for "Monsters, Inc." what Marvel's Disney+ series have done for its movies, creating a space to expand on situations and characters outside the confines of a major film.

Summer of Soul (… Or When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

There is something so spiritual, uplifting and motivating about watching 300,000 black folks, over the course of a summer, gathered around a stage to vibe and rejoice.

F9

Twenty years after The Fast and the Furious’ debut in 2001, the crew is still driving fast and acting furious. Back in the day, these streetwise, emotionally connected twentysomethings broke the mold for on-screen multicultural friendships, long before inclusion became a thing. Have they gone off the road? Fans will make that decision.

Hip Hop Icon Dr. Dre Opening The ‘Coolest High School In America’

“I want to reach the inner-city kid, the younger me,” Dre told the Los Angeles Times. “Here’s a place that you can go where there’s something that you can learn that you’re really interested in,” he continued.

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

On a moment’s notice, these three eccentric actors can bring the crazy. Toss in cursing, car chases, gun fights, con games, whining, denying and betrayals and Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek and Samuel L. Jackson are in their glory.

KD Hall Communications To Celebrate Northwest Regional Emmy Awards With Virtual Gala

"I am forever thankful for the Washington State Women's Commission and their decision to commission me to create this film," said KD Hall, Owner and Principal Consultant at KD Hall Communications. "To be able to honor the untold stories of Black women during the women's suffrage movement is an opportunity of a lifetime, and I am truly thankful I was able to produce it with my team.”

High On The Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America

If ever there was a culinary series deserving of an Emmy, this is it. Its indelible images, emotionally peaked encounters and wealth of history and knowledge are extraordinary. Black America’s legacy lives on because people guard the gates of our culture. The makers of this brilliant miniseries and the guides who take us on this journey are those guardians.

Ava Duvernay Speaks To The Arts Influencing Mental Health

The first #WOW event took place in 2018 as an all-day summit—#WOW The Wonder of Women— conceived by women, for women, about women. #WOW2021 welcomed men to the conversation. This year’s theme was “Whole Health includes Mental Health” and the fundraiser supported the UCLA Friends of the Semel Institute Research Scholars and UCLA Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital Board of Advisors.

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Podcast: Unvaccinated Promoter‘s Battle With COVID

Rhythm & News interview with Anthony Tibbs, a local promoter/marketer in Seattle, about his battle with COVID. Tibbs was undecided about getting vaccinated at the time he contracted the deadly virus.

Strickland Secures House Passage Of Over 20 Provisions To Support Military Families & Servicemembers

Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 4350, the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Vaccine Inequality Is A ‘Global Crisis’ Says UN Official

President Joe Biden has pledged to significantly increase the amount of Covid-19 vaccines it will ship to foreign nations beginning in 2022 in an effort to end the pandemic worldwide.

Late-Night Hosts Join Forces To Raise Awareness To Climate Change

Seven late-night hosts focused their shows on climate change during Climate Week NYC, a summit to promote climate solutions.

King County Library System Offers A Multitude Of Student Resources

The King County Library System (KCLS) offers many online programs, services and resources to help students of all ages succeed. King County students who attend schools within the KCLS service area (outside the city of Seattle) automatically receive a KCLS student account.