The Bromont Project Filmmaking Program Helps Former Inmates Pursue Careers in Entertainment

KTLA– As the nation has embraced many conversations about prison reform, Mylrell Miner, a formerly incarcerated individual, is working towards changing the narrative of the systems-impacted community with his Los Angeles-based organization called the Bromont Program.

“Every community is represented through media but not every community has a voice in that representation,” says Miner.

As a young person, Mylrell has cycled in-and-out of juvenile hall since the age of 11, culminating with an eight-year prison sentence served in his 20s. It was during his incarceration that he discovered a passion for writing, realizing just how healing and life-changing it could be. Continue reading →

Hollywood Actor Wesley Snipes Thinks “New Jack City” Should Not Be Remade

Source Magazine– For all the New Jack City fans who were upset at the news of a reboot of the classic tale of Nino Brown and his drug empire, you are not alone. The man who portrayed Brown, Wesley Snipes, spoke on the news and wishes that it would be left alone.

“I’m not associated with it,” Snipes said to Shadow and Act. “I’ve got nothing to do with it at all. I think some things should be left alone.”

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Jamaican ‘Belly’ Actor Louie Rankin Dead

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Jamaican actor and artist Louie Rankin has passed away in a traffic accident.

He is best known as Teddy Bruckshot in the Jamaican crime based film “Shottas

His most memorable role as an actor was Lennox aka “Ox” in the Hype Williams produced crime drama “Belly”

Netflix Crime Drama ‘The Council’ Will Tell the Life Story of Nicky Barnes

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Leroy Nicholas ‘Nicky’ Barnes, aka, ‘Mr. Untouchable’ was arrested in 1977.

He was charged with running a multi-million dollar heroin distribution ring that ran from Harlem, NY and spanned internationally throughout the 1970’s and early 80’s.

“Bad Boys” lead man Will Smith will portray the crime syndicate boss in the upcoming Netflix project.

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