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The 10th Annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair Draws Thousands
August 24, 2016
More than 150 authors, writers, storytellers, poets, spoken word performers, vendors and exhibitors attended this year's fair ... read more »
Back To School
August 24, 2016
Parents, students, educators weigh in on challenges, educational goals for new school year ... read more »
West Alumni Makes It To Olympics
August 18, 2016
Alex Amankwah represented Ghana in the first round of the 800 meters ... read more »
Taking a Closer Look at Black Mental Health
August 17, 2016
The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that one of every five adults in the U.S. — some 43 million people — will experience mental illness this year ... read more »
Cal State Dominguez Hills, L.A. Harbor College Partner with Port of Los Angeles for Global Logistics Program
August 17, 2016
California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), Los Angeles Harbor College (LAHC), and the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Aug. 10 at the port that provides the framework for creating refined global logistics curricula at both campuses, and lecture and internship opportunities that will help prepare students for new and emerging trends in port logistics. ... read more »
CSUF African American Studies Assistant Professor Wins Poetry Prize
August 17, 2016
Natalie Graham, assistant professor of African American studies at Cal State Fullerton, is the winner of the 2016 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for her manuscript “Begin with a Failed Body.” ... read more »
Research Study Reveals Black Consumer Attitudes on Treatment For Cholesterol
August 17, 2016
Consumer misperceptions reported on the effectiveness of dietary or herbal supplements versus statins ... read more »
Success On The Way: Gumption
August 17, 2016
My mother said, “gumption.” I didn’t know what she meant; but she was distinctive enough to convey the life changing motivation. The tone of her voice and the context spoke volumes. ... read more »
Former NBA star Juaquin Hawkins finds his calling in stroke awareness
August 17, 2016
Former NBA player Juaquin Hawkins has penned his life story in “The Stroke of Grace: Trauma, Triumph and Testimony of Former NBA Player Juaquin Hawkins.” ... read more »
Dainty Delights Provides A Culinary Experience
August 17, 2016
L.A. native Jasmine Smith studied public health during her undergraduate years at UC Berkeley and received her Master’s in Public health at UCLA. Now, she has plans to give up her full-time job to become an entrepreneur. ... read more »
WENDY’S WINDOW: “Choices Made Through Our Brokenness”
August 10, 2016
We have to understand our worth and understand that nothing is beyond repair ... read more »
Community To Celebrate The 50th Annual Watts Summer Festival
Celebrating 50 years of service, resilience and self-determination ... read more / view event »
Kirtman Appointed to Dean of CSUF
August 10, 2016
“There was, and still is, nothing better than being a teacher. It is so rewarding,” said newly appointed dean of California State University of Fullerton Dr. Lisa Kirtman. Kirtman, who will officially take over the position on August 16, began her career in education in South L.A. in the ‘90s. ... read more »
Early Childhood Ed. Programs Out of Reach for Many Homeless Parents
August 10, 2016
The growing awareness around early childhood education has led advocates in L.A. County and across the country to push for more programs that serve families in low-income communities and communities of color. But for families living on the street, accessing these programs remains a challenge. ... read more »
CDU Drug Abuse Research Symposium
August 10, 2016
Marijuana Legislation, E-cigarettes and Prescription Opioid Drug Abuse Hot Topics ... read more »
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