Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Keeping It Real: Pettus Bridge March Anniversary
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton 19 March 2009
On Sunday March 8th, 2009, thousands gathered in Selma, Alabama to commemorate the 44th Anniversary of the March across the Edmund Pettus Bridge that resulted in the beatings of civil rights demonstrators ... read more >>
"Building Righteous Relationships: Ending Unrighteous Dealings"
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 19 March 2009
In this month of March in which so much of our interest and attention is rightfully turned toward the ways, wonder and well-being of women, it is important, even imperative, that a serious conversation ... read more >>
What You Represent
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 19 March 2009
The only people who know what really happened between them are those two people, yet, the entire nation is spinning a multitude of tales and using each of them to represent whatever story they want ... read more >>
A Man with a Vision
Written by Malik Spellman 19 March 2009
Who is this man with a vision and why should he care for us at the bottom of the barrel when it comes to eradicating Gang Violence from the many different Community’s that have suffered from ... read more >>
"Chinafrica": Quietly Conquering a Continent
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 19 March 2009
Critics say China’s staggering financial assistance to African countries is proving to be much more powerful and far-reaching than the Arab sword or the European gun, and by establishing official ... read more >>
Actualizing the Pre-Eminence of Education
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 19 March 2009
President Barack Obama's first major speech on education called for linking teachers' pay to student performance ( merit pay), and expanding charter schools. Teachers and teacher unions are ... read more >>
Sorry Mr. President, but We've Turned too Many Pages Already
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 12 March 2009
President Obama has suggested that we "turn the page" on Republican misdeeds and move the nation forward. The president is a good natured sort, but there is such a thing as being forgiving ... read more >>
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 12 March 2009
Hello world, I have a bold and interesting question to ask. What does it mean to Love? What does it mean to be in Love? What does it mean to give Love? This question stands in relation to ones feelings ... read more >>
Making Black History by Investing In The Future
Written by Esther Sliver-Parker 12 March 2009
Black History Month 2009 is now history itself, but new Black history is made every day by African Americans who are willing to share their time, talent and resources with the larger Black community. ... read more >>
The Ancestors, Tyler Perry, My Sisters, and Me
Written by Mshujaa Komoyo 12 March 2009
Part 1 of 3 We should all be thankful when real progress is made. But progress made without due regard for the wisdom and guidance willingly shared by our leaders, elders, and ancestors may prove ... read more >>
"Carrying the Shield of Oshun
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 12 March 2009
In Kawaida philosophy and practice we take African culture seriously, in the required maximum daily dose like a not-to-be-missed medicine, not only for our psychic health and wholeness, but also for ... read more >>
Top Ten Idiots
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 12 March 2009
One would think that with all of the hype Americans pass around on the status, intelligence and alleged enlightenment of the American people, that there would be fewer blithering idiots running around ... read more >>
Preserving the American Dream
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 12 March 2009
The economic news gets ever more frightening. Manufacturing employment is now less than it has been since 1946. Unemployment is over 8% and rising rapidly. And the downturn has gone global, with much ... read more >>
Written by Malik Spellman 12 March 2009
I promised in my last article that I would share my space in the world famous Los Angeles Sentinel and give the opportunity to give real G's from behind the wall a chance to not be buried away ... read more >>
A Black Union: Moving From Conversation to Unity
Written by Larry Aubry (Columnist) 12 March 2009
The Tavis Smiley Show returned to Los Angeles recently, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the State of the Black Union. Thousands converged on the Convention Center to hear stimulating conversation ... read more >>
"Chinafrica": Slave Masters With Slanted Eyes?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 12 March 2009
Africa, China, & neo-colonialism (Part 1 of 3) “China has re-shackled Africa,” the man’s baritone voice, accented with a native African language, rang from the podium. “The ... read more >>
The Assassination Cartoon
Written by Eric L. Wattree Sr. (Columnist) 05 March 2009
I'm all for freedom of speech, but there are limits. Along with freedom comes responsibility, and the New York Post demonstrated the complete absence of responsibility with the publication of their ... read more >>
Optimism Anyone?
Written by Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist) 05 March 2009
Hello World, this article is for those of us who woke up this morning with the weight of misery upon our backs. Like me, many of you are experiencing the wrath of our economies downfall. I truly wish ... read more >>
Keeping It Real: Need for Civil Rights Activism and Leadership
Written by Rev. Al Sharpton 05 March 2009
The resignation of the Mayor of Los Alamitos, California was appropriate given the country's current climate and abundance of racial hatred that is permeating in the wake of the election of the ... read more >>
Good Hood Cop
Written by Malik Spellman 05 March 2009
Well people we as a community have lost a great man, good brother and a Black urban professional from the hood by the name of Kenneth Garner. For many years I have seen this man in restaurants and ... read more >>
Hearing Thunder with Harriet Tubman
Written by Dr. Maulana Karenga (Columnist) 05 March 2009
To talk of Harriet Tubman is to speak of one of those special persons who serve as sacred sources and cultural anchors of our expansive self-understanding and whose lives are the precious and heavy ... read more >>
The Sacrifice And Chosen Status Of Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright: Part 2
Written by Mshujaa Komoyo 05 March 2009
A New Perspective On His Role In The 2008 Presidential Election  (Part II)  I recently had a chance to hear a sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright at Bethel AME Church in Los Angeles. ... read more >>
The Audacity of Hope
Written by Darryl James (Columnist) 05 March 2009
Right now, some people are feeling that the end is near. The economy is the worst that it has been in decades and many people are losing everything. Some people are losing homes, jobs, cars and at ... read more >>
Expansion or Contraction
Written by Rev. Jesse Jackson (Columnist) 05 March 2009
We are facing the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, and Republicans have chosen political posturing over cooperation. Republicans gave Obama's recovery plan exactly zero votes in ... read more >>
Global Gloom to World Doom?
Written by Dr. Firpo W. Carr (Columnist) 05 March 2009
  This piece could have easily been entitled, "One Pastor's Precise Prediction." Why? Because Pastor Charles Taze Russell, the second president of the Zion's Watch Tower Tract ... read more >>

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Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat May 30 11:30AM -
Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
Sat Jun 6 11:00AM - 5:00PM
21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
Sun Aug 2 12:00PM - 3:00PM
L.A. Parent 35th Birthday Bash