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Multicultural Artist Diana Shannon Young To Be Featured at Leimert Park Village African Art & Music Festival
September 3, 2015
The 7th Annual Leimert Park Village African Art & Music Festival will feature the artistic works of multicultural artist Diana Shannon Young, September 5 through 7. ... 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 »
Julia Pollard Elected National President of the Society Incorporated
June 4, 2015
Black professional women’s organization focuses on youth in the arts Julia Pollard is the newly elected national President of The Society, Incorporated (The Society) a pre-eminent women’s organization focused on developing and advancing talented youth in The Arts. ... read more »
Nolan Rollins sends special Thank You
May 28, 2015
On behalf of the Los Angeles Urban League and its Board of Directors, I would like to personally thank you for supporting the 42nd Annual Whitney M. ... read more »
May 15, 2015
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and five-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield are set to square off at a charity fight night event in Salt Lake City on Friday night. ... read more »
Saying ‘Thank You’ to Honorees who Served Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
April 23, 2015
Honoree Dr. Cornelius L. Hopper, Emeritus Vice President of the University of California Systems, and a member of the CDU Board of Trustees flanked by Dr. ... read more »
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science to Host the 3rd Annual Legacy Leaders Spring Gala
April 9, 2015
Dr. Robert K. Ross Toni Guinyard On Thursday, April 9, 2015, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) Legacy Leaders Spring Gala, Honoring Legends — ... read more »
Sit ‘n Sleep and Tempur-Pedic help Jenesse Families to Rise and Shine with Generous Mattress Donation
April 8, 2015
Jenesse Staff, Board, Donors and Friends Gathered at Shelter Location for  Mattress Installation Ceremony. Jenesse board, staff, supporters and friends recently gathered to celebrate a donation of 75 mattresses to Jenesse Center from Southern California mattress retailer Sit ‘n Sleep, ... read more »
Waters Leads 63 Members of Congress in Seeking a $200 Million Increase in NIH Alzheimer’s Research
April 2, 2015
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, called for increases in funding for Alzheimer’s research and patient support programs in fiscal year 2016.   ... read more »
The History of Labor Unions
February 26, 2015
Recognizing African Americans involvement in labor equality and union diversity  Ophelia McFadden started her labor activism in 1968 when she first joined SEIU Local 434. (File photo) Los Angeles’ African American labor work centers and unions can proudly say that pioneers such as Ophelia McFadden paved the way for many local African American workers. ... read more »
“Honoring Our Past, Celebrates Our Future”
November 13, 2014
Mama Teaching   At Sable Images, Inc. mobile exhibits, there is a hidden treasure trove, which shows a reflection of the past.  Sable Images is described as an organization devoted to discovering and promoting American history, ... read more »
2015 Rose Queen® Madison Elaine Triplett and the Royal Court
October 30, 2014
Tournament of Roses® President Richard L. Chinen crowns 2015 Rose Queen® Madison Elaine Triplett. \   Tournament of Roses® 2015 Rose Queen® Madison Elaine Triplett reacts to being named 97th Rose Queen next to Rose Princess Simona Shao (left) and Rose Princess Bergen Onufer (right).     ... read more »
Black Children Have Highest Abuse Rates
June 11, 2014
NNPA PHOTO WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Black children are twice as likely as Whites to be victims of child abuse,  with 1 in 5 becoming victims of neglect and/or physical, ... read more »
‘Stand your ground’ laws survive debate one year after Trayvon Martin’s death
February 26, 2013
College student Jajuan Kelley covers his mouth with a Skittles wrapper as he rallies against   One year after 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by an armed neighborhood watchman, ... read more »
Delta Sigma Theta Makes History with Tournament of Roses Parade® Float, Kicks-off the Sorority’s Centennial Year with Star-Studded Gala
January 10, 2013
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. – Centennial Kick-Off Committee Photos By Haywood Galbreath and Nyema Vernon   Sheryl Lee Ralph and Thelma Day   Delta Torch Tour and STEM Event – ... read more »
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