The Arthur Lee Duncantell II Foundation

The Duncantell Foundation is in memory of Arthur Lee Duncantell II, a regular citizen, who was caught in the middle of gun fire and passed away too young in 2011.

The Duncantell Foundation will host, "a Change is Gone Come," a stop the violence black tie gala on Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 5pm. For more information see the flyer below:

"The foundations fundraising efforts seeks donors to sponsor a victim of gun or domestic violence, a victim of crime or someone who is less fortunate and unable to attend this spectacular event.All of us know of someone who has been or have been a victim of some type of violence. This event is dealing with gun and domestic violence."

The foundation's goals are: to provide youth and young adults with the tools needed for educational and financial guidance for future endeavors. This  will enable the youth to explore and develop knowledge and scholarly skills essential to continuing education and preparation for professional entry level positions.

All donations will assist The Duncantell Foundation in providing guidance, empowerment, and scholarships to youth and young adults.

Find out more information:

a note for those who maybe interested in purchasing tickets for the black tie event:
you may purchase them at $50 before the end of the month(by Oct.31st). One ticket will admit 2 people. As of November 1st, tickets will be $75, one ticket will still admit 2 people. Food included. You Must RSVP as seating is limited.

My Name is Lamar

My Name is Lamar is a short film based on a true story of Phillip Lamar who dealt with an intolerant situation in his own way. This short film is created with depth and quality by the production team and heartfelt performances by the cast. 

My Name is Lamar stars Dale E. Turner, Julia Parker, Dre Swain and Megan Henry with Wendie Weldon, Aaron Stall, Sophia Thomas, Keasha Bell, Nora Foley, Carlos Padilla Jr. and introducing Griffen Campbell as the Boy.

The film is written by Film, TV and Stage actor Dale E. Turner. And he also produced the  film. This short film that deals skillfully with handling a racial topic is directed and co-produced by award winning Linda Palmer. 

a glimpse:
trailer for My Name is Lamar

Now that the educational and powerfully dramatic short film production is complete, My Name is Lamar team is ready to take it to film festivals and beyond.

You can support My Name is Lamar with their festival campaign by clicking below:

why i walk to help defeat ALS for team Billions for Bob

I only joined the team few days ago and the LA walk is just 2 days away... read at the link why i decided to walk with team Billions for Bob to help defeat ALS

article highlight - diversity pageants 2016

Diversity Pageants will take place Saturday, November 5th, 2016.

Very Excited to take part :

a link to article about me being invited as red carpet host for Diversity Pageants.

Now you can get tickets for diversity pageants 2016 online:

indigenous people of the world

indigenous people around the world are the ones that are kicked around, tossed aside for others to take resources. industrialization isn't always progress. it's time to heal the earth and heal history because we can't change the past but we can mend it for a better future.  #noDAPL

a glimpse: via Fusion

Please write to President Obama to ask to stop the pipeline and to advocate oil seekers to actively look for alternate energy sources

At the IFFLA

At the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles in April 2016

a glimpse:

Taslim and Rizwan Manji

Parvesh Cheena, Sonal Shah, Venk Modur

i ran into a few awesome comedic actors of some whom I may have worked with