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Comedian Marc Yaffe is Today’s Honoree

Marc Yaffee was the founder and co-star of the Pow Wow Comedy Jam. It featured performers at the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA), and top tribal casinos across the land. In 2010, Pow Wow Comedy Jam was … Continue reading

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Comedian Renard Hirsch is Today’s Honoree

As a stand up comedian, Renard Hirsch has performed at the World Famous Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store, Zanies, Jazz and Jokes, The Comedy House, Morty’s, The Improv and Ha Ha’s Comedy Cafe. He has appeared on BET’s “A Time … Continue reading

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Comedian Red Green is Today’s Honoree

Comedian Steve Smith, better known as Red Green, from the beloved Gemini Award-winning comedy series The Red Green Show, is set to kick off his ‘This Could Be It!’ tour on March 22, in St. Petersburg, Florida. With 11 shows already SOLD OUT, Smith … Continue reading

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Comedian Lateef Lovejoy is Today’s Honoree

Lateef is an an extremely gifted entertainer, who made his show business debut as a witty 12 year old on ITV’s famous morning gameshow “Mousetrap”. After that experience on the big screen he has never looked back. Not many performers … Continue reading

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Actress Yara Shahidi is Today’s Honoree

Yara was destined to be an actress since she was a baby. Her talent can be seen in her portrayal as Murphy’s daughter, as the full-spirited character ‘Olivia’. Olivia takes her father, who is an overworked businessman, on a journey … Continue reading

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Children’s Rights Supporters Swizz Beatz and Comedian Monroe Martin are Today’s Honoree

May is a month marked by students celebrating academic feats and achievements. However, May is also National Foster Care Awareness Month, and for the more than 670,000 who spend time in U.S. foster care every year, the month of May … Continue reading

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Actor and Writer Sandy Yu is Today’s Honoree

Sandy Yu was born in the Philippines but calls Los Angeles, California her home. After receiving her degree in Mathematics from UCLA, she went against all that is logical and started to pursue a career as an actor and a … Continue reading

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Abstract Painter Eileen Hickey-Hulme is Today’s Honoree

Armed with nail polish, lipstick, eye shadow and various other unconventional material, Eileen Hickey-Hulme creates her pearlescent, abstract images often juxtaposing images of power with those of fragility. Eileen Hickey-Hulme is a native of Buffalo, New York, but fell in … Continue reading

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Actor Melvin Jackson, Jr. is Today’s Honoree

Melvin was born on April 4th, 1981 in Washington D.C., and now resides in Los Angeles. Known as Bernard on the HBO series “The Wire” and as The Bully on TheCW’s “Everybody Hates Chris.” A young, talented actor, Melvin also … Continue reading

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Jamie Masada of The Laugh Factory is Today’s Honoree

Jamie Masada’s passion for comedy is closely matched by his charitable contributions.  For the last 33 years, he has opened his club every Christmas and Thanksgiving, dishing out free dinners to the homeless and struggling artists and offers free services … Continue reading

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