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Best Friends and Mothers Partner Up to Create Posh Mommy and Me Clothing Line to Represent Fashionable Black Mother and Daughter Duos All Over
May 23, 2019
Jamea Adams-Ginyard and Pamela Berry-Johnson have turned their friendship into a business, creating Posh Mommy and Me, an online boutique. The fashion-forward company thrives on creating looks for mothers who love to dress their “minis” in matching outfits. Posh Mommy & Me was created to bring mothers and daughters together, making them look and feel beautiful together. ... read more »
Byron Allen Expands Empire with Purchase of Fox Regional Sports Networks
May 23, 2019
As a result of the $10.6 billion acquisition deal, Allen’s company, Entertainment Studios, announced that it will buy four local stations from Bayou City Broadcasting for $165 million, according to Variety. ... read more »
BBA Celebrates Gospel Music 
May 22, 2019
The Black Business Association (BBA) will recognize gospel music legends at its Salute to Black Music Awards Dinner on Tuesday, June 18, at 7 p.m., at the California African American Museum. ... read more »
Everytable Fights Against Food Injustice in Underserved Communities
May 16, 2019
This month, the Sentinel met with Everytable chef, Zach Thomas for an exclusive tour of the kitchen to witness the love and colorful flavors that go into each dish. The Sentinel also spoke with Chef Zach about the company’s inspiration behind the ingredients and spices used in the dishes as well as the human right of affordable healthy food for people of color. ... read more »
T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Will Bring Underserved Californians Into The 5G Future Faster
May 16, 2019
Earlier this year, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) held hearings to evaluate the proposed T-Mobile-Sprint merger, where I was one of dozens of Californians who came out to make our communities' needs known. As someone who works every day to ensure diverse communities have fair and inclusive access to opportunities and services, I feel it's important to underscore the potential benefitsthe merger will bring to these communities. ... read more »
Counseling Center in Watts Provides Accessible, Affordable Therapy for All
May 16, 2019
Marianne Diaz’s 20-year counseling career began after a stint in jail for a gang-related arrest. At the time, she was hard and angry and she says the world made her that way. ... read more »
Avis and Mark Ridley-Thomas Life Learning Center Opens
May 16, 2019
New South L.A. facility will provide clinical support and health services for transition-age youth. South L.A. youth moving into adulthood received a big boost with the opening of the Avis and Mark Ridley-Thomas Life Learning Center. ... read more »
Marisa Johnson Promotes Women in Fitness in Downtown Inglewood
May 16, 2019
As part of her She Is speaker series, Johnson led an event on mental and physical health for women at her creative workspace in Inglewood. ... read more »
Paul R. Williams’ Artwork Resurrected at UCLA
May 16, 2019
In 1894, the infant Paul R. Williams was born into a happy family who traveled to Los Angeles from Memphis, TN, most likely in search of better opportunities. But he was only two years old when tragedy struck. His father died in 1896, his mother followed suit in 1898. ... read more »
Sen. Kamala Harris Gives Props to Black Press at 75th Anniversary of San Francisco Sun-Reporter
May 16, 2019
Amelia Ashley Ward, Publisher of the Sun Reporter stands with Sen. Kamala Harris and San Francisco Mayor London Breed at the 75th Anniversary of the Sun Reporter May 9, ... read more »
Get Fit with Thrive Fitness Lab
May 16, 2019
The new fitness center is ready to help the community achieve their health goals. ... read more »
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton Introduces Bill to Require Federal Agencies to Report on Advertising with Minority and Women-owned Media
May 15, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – During National Small Business Week, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) t introduced a bill that requires federal agencies to include in their annual budget justifications the amount they spent on advertising contracts with small disadvantaged businesses and businesses owned by women and minorities in the previous fiscal year, ... read more »
Black Women’s Health Imperative Announces Strategic Partnership
May 9, 2019
The multi-year partnership was established to raise awareness of health disparities and solutions, and to provide access to vital healthcare and wellness information ... read more »
High End Urban Clothing Store, ‘GetMeFlyLA’ Brings Affordable Designer Brands to Hollywood
May 9, 2019
In 2017, Nigerian born trendsetter and entrepreneur Akin Asalu, opened a luxury men’s clothing store by the name of GetMeFlyLA. The store which was originally founded in Toronto, Canada by fashion designer Kai, sells menswear that is sure to turn heads on the streets and in the club without breaking the bank. Currently the store’s apparel includes jeans, t-shirts, blazers, jackets, loafers, and everything else needed to complete a classic streetwear look. All clothing and accessories range between $100-800. ... read more »
Thousands Join Councilmember Price at Jovial Two-Day Celebration to Mark Reopening of “South Park 2.0!”
May 2, 2019
Thousands of overjoyed children, families and seniors joined Councilman Curren Price, Mayor Eric Garcetti, and the Department of Recreation and Parks and Bureau of Engineering on April 27 to celebrate the renaissance and nearly $8 million makeover of South Park Recreation Center. ... read more »
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