PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP ESSENTIAL FOR BLACKS
September 3, 2015
Second of two parts (The following paper was presented in April 2000 at a UC Santa Barbara Conference, California Dreamin’: Social Vision and the Crisis of California’s African American Communities. ... read more »
Remembering the Scope of Katrina
September 3, 2015
There will be many remembrances written in light of the 10th anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina disaster. There are a few points I would like to add as we reflect on the scope and depth of catastrophe. ... read more »
Welterweight Terrel Williams Gives Fans a Thrilling Night at the O.C. Fairgrounds
September 3, 2015
  A thrilling night at the Orange County Fairgrounds saw a sold-out crowd waiting for Los Angeles born undefeated welterweight boxer (13-0 12 KO’s) Terrel “Tyger” Williams to square off against seasoned veteran John Williams (15-3-1 6 KO’s). ... read more »
Delicious Southern Cuisine, Mexican Infusion twist at 10th annual Taste of Soul
September 3, 2015
 Delicious Southern Cuisine spicing up their Taste of Soul booth with some Mexican flavor ... read more »
BMI 2015 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards honored Nile Rodgers, John Legend and DJ Mustard
September 3, 2015
It was a big night for disco funk music legend Nile Rodgers, singer John Legend and producer DJ Mustard on Aug. 28 at the Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) 2015 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Beverly Hills. ... read more »
LA Urban League Hosts 2nd Annual TV & Entertainment Summit
September 3, 2015
The Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals held its 2nd Annual TV & Entertainment Summit this past weekend at the New York Film Academy, Los Angeles and at the Writer’s Guild of America, West. The summit provided aspiring actors, writers, directors, producers, talent agents and more with the tools necessary to skillfully and confidently make their mark in the entertainment industry. ... read more »
President of Trinity College Celebrates 70th Anniversary of Holman United Methodist Church
September 3, 2015
  Dr. Joanne Berger-Sweeney, the 22nd President of Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., returned to the church of her childhood, Holman United Methodist Church to celebrate it’s Unity and Anniversary Sunday on August 30. ... read more »
Herb Wesson Declared August 21 As “KJLH Day”
September 3, 2015
On August 21, L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson declared "KJLH Day" in the City of Los Angeles. August 21 commemorates the 50th anniversary of the radio station providing listeners with great music and broadcasting community events. ... read more »
Horton Receives Quincy Beaver Leadership Award
September 3, 2015
Jerome E. Horton, Chairman of the California Board of Equalization, has received the Quincy Beaver Courageous Leadership Award from the Martin Luther King (MLK) Democratic Club of Carson, California, for his outstanding work on the Board of Equalization and the exemplary service he has provided to his constituents throughout his career. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Holds Roundtable with Small Business Administration and Local Business Owners
September 3, 2015
On Monday, August 24, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Committee on Financial Services, held a roundtable with local small business owners and Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet. ... read more »
Peace in the Streets
September 3, 2015
Various groups gather to talk peace in front of the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper ... read more »
Black Lives Matter leader Shaun King, the next Rachel Dolezal?
September 3, 2015
On the heels of various accusations regarding the misrepresentation of his racial identity, Black Lives Matter leader and community activist Shaun King heads to twitter to defend himself. King is being accused of lying about his racial background, claiming that he was biracial in order to qualify and receive the Oprah Winfrey scholarship to the historically Black college Morehouse by an investigative blogger. ... read more »
USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid
September 3, 2015
The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time host of the global sports competition ... read more »
LAPD Officers Receive Body Cams
September 3, 2015
Patrol officers at the Mission Division in the San Fernando Valley began receiving body cameras this week as part of a roll out of 860 such cameras at three Los Angeles Police Department divisions over the next month. Mission Division police officers were the first to receive the cameras. Officers at the Newton Division will receive them Sept. 15 and the Central traffic and specialized divisions on Sept. 28. ... read more »
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