Clarence Avant affectionately known as “The Black Godfather” passed away peacefully in his Los Angeles home on Sunday, August 13, 2023.  Clarence Avant whose leadership and influence has been felt for decades in the music, sports, entertainment and political world along with an unwavering advocacy for African Americans and all those less fortunate was 92 years old. 

Now and Later® and La La Anthony Team Up to Spotlight Self-Care Companies for National Black Business Month

In continued support of go-getters and changemakers in the Black community, the brand is launching ‘Pause Now, Hustle Later’ in partnership with media personality, entrepreneur, and candy lover La La Anthony, to spotlight five emerging black-owned businesses in the self-care space and to encourage fans to take a pause NOW, so that they can reset and reenergize for their daily hustle LATER.

Operation HOPE and Wells Fargo Host New HOPE Inside Location  in L.A.

Operation HOPE and Wells Fargo recently announced the grand welcome of a new ‘HOPE Inside’ location in Los Angeles, California. The award-winning HOPE Inside program, which offers access to free financial coaching services, will be located within Wells Fargo’s Florence & Central Branch, 1144 E. Florence Ave., in Los Angeles, CA.

Local Contractor Helps Build Metro Rail Project, Thanks to CDAB Program

KPA Constructors has played a noteworthy role on the $1.8 billion LA Metro Regional Connector project, which opens on June 16, due in large part to the LA Regional Contractor Development and Bonding Program (CDABP), which assists small and diverse firms in overcoming barriers, building their capacities, and winning government contracts.