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Keeping It Real: Complex Roots
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 15 October 2009
Keeping It Real: Complex RootsThey say you won't get anywhere in life until you know where you've come from. But for the countless number of African Americans in this country, the simple act of knowing ... read more >>
Fox Eleven Good Day L.A Has A Taste Of Soul
Written by Malik Spellman 15 October 2009
Fox Eleven Good Day L.A Has A Taste Of SoulWe embark upon our fourth Taste of Soul event, which is the brain child of our owner and friend of many communities Mr. Danny Bakewell, who thought welcoming ... read more >>
The Death of Derrion Albert
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 15 October 2009
The Death of Derrion Albert: Living and Dying in AmericaThere has been a torrent of expressions of rightful outrage, profound shock and shared grief over the brutal and callous killing of Derrion Albert ... read more >>
The Strangest Dream?
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 15 October 2009
The Strangest Dream?By Darryl JamesSometimes I dream of love.Sometimes I dream of the love I once held.Today, I dreamed of them all.My eyes closed. My mind fell away.I dreamed about all of the women I ... read more >>
Nobel Honors Hope of Things to Come
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 15 October 2009
Nobel Honors Hope of Things to ComeWhy did the Nobel Committee give Barack Obama the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize in his first year in office? Were committee members just expressing their relief at the ... read more >>
South Los Angeles Can Show Leadership in Closing the Digital Divide
Written by Denise G. Fairchild 15 October 2009
South Los Angeles Can Show Leadership in Closing the Digital DivideIn June 2009, the Public Policy Institute of California released its second annual Information Technology survey to document how computers ... read more >>
"Saint" Michael (Jackson)?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 15 October 2009
“Saint” Michael (Jackson)?Contributor extraordinaire           Should Michael Jackson be elevated to sainthood? If he was Catholic, there are a number of Catholics ... read more >>
Surge in Youth Violence is a Wake Up Call, Maybe
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 15 October 2009
Surge in Youth Violence is a Wake Up Call, Maybe  Hopefully, the savage killing of 16-year-old Derrion Albert in Chicago will galvanize sustained protest, not only to his death, but the surge in Black ... read more >>
Remember Jupiter
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 08 October 2009
Remember JupiterAlfonzo TuckerHello world, I trust you all are in good spirits, if not allow me to divert your attention from all negative issues; at least for the few moments we share within the words ... read more >>
Parents Beware: Tootsie Roll Candy Serves Crack Twin in Box
Written by Malik Spellman 08 October 2009
Parents Beware: Tootsie Roll Candy Serves Crack Twin in BoxMalik SpellmanI want all of the parents who are reading this article today to know that Tootsie Roll candy "Dots" serves a crack look-a-like substance ... read more >>
Derrion Tragedy a Sign of Much Bigger Illness
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 08 October 2009
Derrion Tragedy a Sign of Much Bigger IllnessIn the wake of the murder of a Fenger High School student in Chicago, President Obama has dispatched Attorney General Eric Holder and Education Secretary Arne ... read more >>
Keeping it Real: Violence Must End
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 08 October 2009
Keeping it Real: Violence Must EndRev. Al SharptonEvery time a soldier in Iraq or Afghanistan is killed, it makes headlines. Whenever a police officer or firefighter dies, we hear about it. If there's ... read more >>
Essential Teachings of Messenger Muhammad
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 08 October 2009
Essential Teachings of Messenger Muhammad: A Careful Kawaida ReadingDr. Maulana KarengaThis is a careful Kawaida reading of some of the essential teachings of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad in rightful ... read more >>
Love & the Black Professional
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 08 October 2009
Love & the Black Professional Part 2Finding someone with which to establish a meaningful relationship is hard while launching a career, but it can be done. In fact, people are doing it every day. ... read more >>
Exoneration by Autopsy
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 08 October 2009
Strong heart. Good health. Not an addict. As if reaching beyond the grave in a last ditch effort to defend himself against the false charge that he was a drug addict, Michael Jackson can rest easy now ... read more >>
Fixing Sacramento: Don't Hate the Player, Change the Game
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 08 October 2009
Fixing Sacramento: Don't Hate the Player, Change the GameBy Jasmyne A. CannickDisclaimer: This ain't politically correct. This might offend my political connects.State budget problems, high taxes, prison ... read more >>
Accountability is Only a Rhetorical Imperative
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 08 October 2009
Accountability is Only a Rhetorical Imperative  Talk's growing among Blacks about presidential accountability. However, such banter skirts an equally important long-standing issue: Lack of accountability ... read more >>
The Religious Right
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 24 September 2009
When I became of age, one of the first things I did was to reassess all of my previous beliefs and attitudes. Thereafter, I discarded as invalid anything that didn't stand up to logical and objective scrutiny, ... read more >>
Keeping It Real: Obama, Carter and Race
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton (Columnist) 24 September 2009
Obama, Carter and RaceIt's hard to imagine that less than a century ago, police sergeants and sheriffs were overseeing the burning of crosses and ensuring the safety of Ku Klux Klansmen in places like ... read more >>
23 years later!
Written by Malik Spellamn 24 September 2009
23 years later!I was released from slavery twenty-three years ago as of September 4, 2009. Never in my elementary school years did I say to myself that I wanted to go to prison and be a slave. In 1986 ... read more >>
Celebrating Nkrumah's Centenary
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 24 September 2009
Celebrating Nkrumah's Centenary: Reflections on His Unfolding LegacyThere is no end to the lessons we can learn from careful and continuous study of the lives of the great men and women who distinguish ... read more >>
The Lie of a Post Racial America
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 24 September 2009
The Lie of A Post Racial AmericaPresident Barack Obama did not speak it first nor proclaim it to be in place. There has been talk of a "Post-Racial" society, but simply put, it is not yet here.And it can ... read more >>
G-20 Leaders Still Have Work Cut Out
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 24 September 2009
G-20 Leaders Still Have Work Cut OutThis week, the leaders of the G-20, representing about four-fifths of the world's economy, gather in Pittsburgh, for their annual talkfest. As they come together, experts ... read more >>
Michael's Murky Murder Mystery?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 24 September 2009
Michael's Murky Murder Mystery?"They're trying to kill me"Though the media hype has died down around the controversial and mysterious death of Michael Jackson, millions of fans from around the world are ... read more >>
The Disappearance of Mitrice Richardson
Written by Jasmyne A. Cannick (Columnist) 24 September 2009
The Disappearance of Mitrice RichardsonThe story of the disappearance of Mitrice Richardson, after the Agoura Hills Los Angeles County Sheriff's released her into the middle of the night ceased to be breaking ... read more >>

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Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
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Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
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Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
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21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
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L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash