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USC Announces New African American Athletic Director

Lynn Swann

Lynn Swann

LOS ANGELES, CA- Lynn Swann will become USC’s next athletic director, effective July 1, 2016, USC president C. L. Max Nikias recently announced. Swann is a legend in Trojan and NFL football, a highly regarded international media broadcaster, an extraordinarily effective leader, and a deeply committed civic figure.  The Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl X, Swann is already well known to the Trojan Family, as well as to individuals around the world.

Swann will replace Pat Haden, who in February announced he will retire as athletic director on June 30.

“To his new role, Lynn Swann will bring the heart and soul of a Trojan,” said Nikias. “He shares our profound dedication to combining academic excellence with athletic excellence.”

In his letter to the USC community, Nikias said he expects Swann to bring his experience, expertise, and sheer love for intercollegiate athletics to important national conversations and reforms, particularly through the university’s leadership in the Pac-12, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the College Football Playoff (CFP) association, and the Olympic movement.

“I am excited about coming back to USC – its growth and success under President Nikias has been phenomenal and my family and I are looking forward to being a part of that,” said Swann.

“As athletic director, my goals for the student-athletes will be to graduate, to win and to experience.”

Swann earned his bachelor’s degree in public relations from the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.  While pursuing academics at USC, he excelled on the football field, playing on two Rose Bowl teams and a National Championship team in 1972.  He was team captain, most valuable player, and an All-American in 1973.

They Talked Back!

The Chicken Man

SAN BERNARDINO, CA- The “Chicken Man” joined “The Lighthouse For The Blind” in vouching for “Captain Mike’s” Fishing Association. A Congressional candidate explained why and a major Juneteenth event was announced during Sunday’s Empire Talks Back” (ETB) radio show.

ETB guests pictured above are (L to R): “The Chicken Man” Albert Okura, Founder of Juan Pollo Chicken; Emily and her grandmother Sandra Wood, the Executive Director I.E. Lighthouse For The Blind;“Captain Mike” of the California Fishing Association and Trudy Coleman, Chairperson of the Pomona valley Juneteenth Festival. Congressional candidate, Kaisar Ahmed is not in the photo but is on the show.

ETB is broadcast each Sunday morning at 10 a.m. on KCAA 1050-AM Radio. You can hear and see Sunday’s show via the following link www.ustream.tv/search?q=empire+talks+back.

 

What it do with LUE: KCAA Radio

KCAA RadioKCAA RADIO is WHAT IT DO WITH THE LUE THIS WEEK! PSA! ATTENTION ARTIST’S! Rap/Hip-Hop/R&B music Wanted! LUE Productions has its own radio show right here in the IE titled “LISTENING WITH LUE (Launching Unique Entertainment)” a platform for Indie Artist’s and the ART’S. Every Sunday tune in with us from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

LIVE RADIO and INTERNET! LET THE WORLD HEAR YOUR MUSIC! Music must be EDITED to be in rotation. The show is hosted by LUE and Co-Hosted by Comedian Anthony Stone and Deeveatva Foy; and featuring a guest host occasionally. For interview and song rotation opportunities, please email Lue.info@yahoo.com at attention: “Listening with LUE”. You can also call in and chat with us at (909) 888-5222.

Launching Unique Entertainment Talent and Production Co., known as LUE Productions, was established in 2005 with the mission of offering a safe and productive venue for artists of all ages to display their talents. We pride ourselves in bringing forth unique and entertaining shows for all too enjoy. Our events over the years have provided a public forum for families to enjoy special presentations from our communities most talented. As the organization has expanded, we have had successful shows which allowed exposure for artist in the Inland Empire and surrounding cities through special events such as musical concerts, talent shows, open mic nights, and theatrical plays.

LUE Productions is community-oriented and has committed it’s time and resources to giving back to its neighborhoods. Visit us at www.lueproductions.org. LuCretia Dowdy is the Founder and CEO.