Brooke Thomas is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communications where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism.
She began her broadcasting career as an intern on Access Hollywood in Los Angeles, which helped lead her to her first job as a reporter at WDAZ in Devil’s Lake, North Dakota. From there, she proved to be a stand-out in morning news programming in several markets – including Memphis, Tennessee, Lubbock, and Dallas, Texas – before serving as the co-anchor of CBS 3’s Eyewitness News This Morning and Eyewitness News at Noon in Philadelphia.
She has hosted a number of shows for the award-winning online news platform, The Young Turks. Most recently, she has anchored the daily national news program Fox Soul's Black Report on FOX's new streaming network dedicated to highlighting Black perspectives.
Eso Won Books is an independent, Black-owned bookstore - one of very few in the country. The South LA landmark will be closing its doors by the end of this year.
"Sugar Hill" was once a predominately Black neighborhood in Los Angeles where a number of prominent Black business owners, doctors, lawyers, and actors called home. The community was later upended by the construction of the 10 Freeway.
A business in Riverside is getting some recognition for its love of the Inland Empire. "I wanted to create a brand that represented our community, and had an overall message of spreading peace, love, and unity for all," 1LOVEIE CEO Justin Hudson said.
As a teen doctors told Elijah he would need a surgery to correct his spine. It’s a painful operation that inserts a metal rod into a patient’s back. But Elijah wasn’t ready to accept that fate. He decided to beat the odds and fix his spine without surgery. It had never been done before… but his doctor gave him "A Small If."
Every day at lunch the award-winning “Green Team” can be seen in their green vests diligently manning their stations and making sure their classmates organize trash output correctly.
Enrollment data shows the continuing impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Lauren London returns to acting in the new thriller "Without Remorse," starring alongside award-winning actor Michael B. Jordan.