Sunday, September 25, 2022
Afro-Latina Lulu Cordero Creates Bomba Curls, and It Works!
September 22, 2022
Heads up, curly head family, Ms. Lulu Cordero — a proud Afro-Latina - is the creator of Bomba Curls, which is designed to cater to Type 3 and Type 4 curls - the most common curl types throughout the Afro Latino and African American communities and it works! ... read more »
LA Residents ‘Linked Up’ in Leimert Park for Health, Wellness, and Culture Fest
September 22, 2022
On Sunday, September 18, BLKHLTH and TRAP Medicine hosted “The Link Up,” a health, wellness, and culture fest at Regency West in Leimert Park. The event was from 1-6pm and featured vendors, health screenings, free Cottonelle and BLKHLTH GoodDownThere at-home colorectal cancer screening kits, and more. ... read more »
September 22, 2022
From an inspirational keynote by acclaimed television personality and Founder, State of Menopause Stacy London to a “queening ceremony” performed by personal transformational vision coach Barbara Biziou, WisePause Wellness LIVE provided a full day of presentations, panel discussions, therapeutics and most importantly, solutions from top physicians, functional medical practitioners and experts for women on the topics of hormones through menopause.  ... read more »
The Coalition of Black Men Physicians Hosts Inaugural Event at SoFi Stadium  
September 8, 2022
The Coalition of Black Men Physicians will host a fundraiser event to celebrate the inaugural National Black Men Physicians Day on September 12 at Sofi Stadium in Los Angeles. National Black Men Physicians Day will bring awareness to the need for increasing diversity in the healthcare workforce and give exposure to the health inequities that exist in medicine.   ... read more »
Carletta Cole’s Nonprofit Helps Caregivers Receive Care
September 8, 2022
Caregiver Safe Place, Inc. was created to help caregivers get respite care and a little TLC. There is a job that millions of people do every day and it mostly goes unnoticed or acknowledged—caregiving. ... read more »
The Ebell of Los Angeles, historic campus, Hancock Park, 2022 Open House
September 8, 2022
On Sunday, September 18, The Ebell of Los Angeles will once again welcome guests to its historic campus in Hancock Park for a day of discovery in art and history during the 2022 Open House. ... read more »
Mother and Daughters Debut Jolie Noire Athleisure Apparel
September 1, 2022
In 2018, they decided to invest in themselves and start a family business.  Due to their love of fashion, they chose to start Jolie Noire, an elevated women’s athleisure wear brand.  ... read more »
BIPOC — Owned Beauty and Fashion Brands You Should Know
August 25, 2022
: Finding makeup that correctly suits our skin tones is like searching for unicorns. So, what should the BIPOC community do about this? Here are a few BIPOC brands that you may not know that you should know.  ... read more »
BHERC Film Festival Examines Mental Health Issues and Answers
August 25, 2022
The Black Hollywood Education Resource Center (BHERC) presents the screening of a nine films focused on mental health, the filmmakers, and healthcare professionals at the 28th Annual African American Film Marketplace & S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase (AAFM SEMSF). ... read more »
DPSS Campaign Encourages Residents to Apply for Help When They Need It
August 19, 2022
The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) has launched its August “Essential Services Month” campaign to inform all County residents about its benefit programs and encourage anyone in need to apply. ... read more »
Influential Nurse and Community Activist Celebrates 100th Birthday
August 17, 2022
Community Activist Stella Pecot Robinson, RN, PhD celebrates her 100th birthday on August 25th, 2022. Her journey has been marked by numerous academic achievements and personal triumphs. Her work as a nurse has been influential, and she has lived and taught in states throughout the country. ... read more »
Compton Unified School District Applauds Outstanding Black Student Achievement
August 11, 2022
The 2021-2022 school year was an outstanding year for the Department of Black Student Achievement at Compton Unified School District. ... read more »
Monkeypox Health Crisis: How California is Responding
August 11, 2022
As the monkeypox virus outbreak spreads across the globe, Gov. Gavin Newsom says California will need to galvanize “forces” across regions and relax some state regulations and statutes to combat a disease that poses a threat greater than local authorities may be able to respond to effectively. ... read more »
COVID Vaccines Available for Children Under 4 Years Old
August 11, 2022
As parents across California focus on purchasing new clothes, school supplies and technological aids for their children for the coming school year, public health officials and healthcare professionals are asking them to consider the COVID-19 vaccine a back-to-school essential. ... read more »
Linking Food, Nutrition, and Health Education Can Open Career Opportunities for Students
August 11, 2022
Nearly a decade ago, I walked into the kitchen at Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School and saw it for what it was. A promise to my community. ... read more »

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