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Hundreds Conquer The Overlook
August 28, 2015
Aztlan Athletics Foundation kicked off their second annual event at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook. ... read more »
Los Angeles Sparks Set To Break WNBA Record For All Time Attendance
August 27, 2015
The Los Angeles Sparks Women Basketball Team owned by Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Mark R. Walter celebrated their 19th season in the Women’s National Basketball Association this past June. ... read more »
Lyntoya Williamson creates natural skincare brand LinnieDREW
August 27, 2015
Lyntoya Williamson is a local fashion and fragrant designer who has decided to take a leap to pursue her dreams of becoming a household name through her skincare line LinnieDREW. ... read more »
Reflection on the Watts Uprising 50 Years Later
August 20, 2015
During the summer of the Watts uprising in August 1965, I was just a little girl at the tender age of four going on five in another community, ... read more »
“It’s A New Day At MLK”
August 13, 2015
This past week I had the honor of attending the dedication of the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital. The day was filled with plenty of pomp and circumstance, but given the history of this community treasure, I think it was warranted. Dignitaries, politicians, community leaders and everyday folk came from across the county to celebrate this amazing milestone. ... read more »
August 13, 2015
The National Bar Association Board of Governors, Hyundai Motor America, and The Law firm of Ivie, McNeill & Wyatt joined forces to honor legendary civil rights attorney Fred Gray at a special reception on Saturday, July 18, 2015. Held at the law offices of Ivie, McNeil and Wyatt, Hyundai executives, National Bar Association Board members, and high profile elected officials gathered to celebrate Gray, one of the nation’s most prominent civil rights leaders. The famed attorney, a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law is well-respected and seen as an icon in the civil rights movement, having represented Rosa Parks in 1954 after her arrest for refusing to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. ... read more »
USC Announces New Nursing Program
August 13, 2015
USC and the education website 2U Inc. announced plans last week to develop an online Master of Science in Nursing program for aspiring family nurse practitioners. ... read more »
CDU Community Faculty/Researcher Loretta Jones Honored at United Nations
August 12, 2015
Loretta Jones, ThD, MA, founder of the Community Faculty program at CDU, recently received the Honorable Diane E. Watson Community Service Award and spoke at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, on August 7. ... read more »
“Awaken Vs. Awyken”
August 6, 2015
My life as a coach and consultant is about helping people to be their best. The process includes helping them search what is deep inside to find out what is their purpose, what they truly desire and how to bring it to the surface. Within all of us there is a still small voice that guides us as to the gifts God gave us individually and uniquely. These are the things we enjoy, what we do naturally and what others are always complimenting us about. The struggle is when we don’t know how to take those skills and talents and turn them into something that brings us personal joy while ... read more »
Back to School’s “Three R’s”: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
August 5, 2015
As nearly 50 million students head back to elementary and secondary school, and an additional 21 million students go back to college, Waste Management encourages parents, students and educators to think about ways to make this school year a lesson in sustainability. ... read more »
‘Nappywood’ Natural Hair and Lifestyle Expo
August 5, 2015
More and more, African-American women are ditching the hair relaxers and accepting their natural hair state. ... read more »
“Are The Lives Of Our Women Valued?”
July 30, 2015
When I googled black women killed by police or black women who died while in police custody, the number of faces that popped up on the screen made me cry. ... read more »
“It Takes Courage For Healing and Forgiveness To Begin”
July 16, 2015
It’s no secret what we’ve all heard and learned about the actions of William Henry Cosby, Jr. He spent a lifetime building a legacy around being a stand-up comedian, an actor, author and activist. He brought strong and positive images of African American families, colleges and universities into our living rooms weekly and made us hold our heads up high. As he broke barriers, survived the death of his son and helped us to feel proud of who we are and where we’ve come from, for many of us it was a secret the demons of sexual immorality he wrestled with inside. Today his head is bowed. ... read more »
The Name Game: Colleges Rebrand to Get More Students
July 15, 2015
Community colleges, state colleges, and universities across the nation are rebranding themselves to attract more students paying out-of-state tuition rates, which includes foreign students as well, to ease the financial concerns of a growing number of institutions. ... read more »
We Have To Put In Time To Get The Results We Want
July 13, 2015
Who remembers the day they looked in the mirror and the image staring back at them didn’t look like they imagined? A better question might be when did the clock begin to change and we lost time? ... read more »
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