Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Holiday Gift Guide — Show your economic power with your gift choices 2022.
November 24, 2022
Here’s a list of gift items from African-American owned businesses to get you started on the holiday season. ... read more »
A Plate of Hope: The Significance of Soul Food during the Holidays  
November 17, 2022
Thanksgiving, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year's wouldn't be complete without soul food, a dish carrying hope and love for generations. The tradition of soul food begins with enslaved Africans; passing down the spirit of celebration amid their conditions, by creating dishes that brought joy into their household.   ... read more »
Six Popular Black Authors Co-Write Teen Romance ‘Whiteout’
November 17, 2022
Dhonielle Clayton is not just a bestselling author of young adult fiction. She's an organizer, a former teacher and a founder of the grassroots publishing movement We Need Diverse Books. She's also the kind of friend who can convince five of her well-known peers to collaborate on a single novel, and then come back for another. ... read more »
Dorsey High School Pilots AP African American Studies 
September 29, 2022
Dorsey High School is proud to pilot an AP African American Studies course in the 2022-23 school year. Dorsey was chosen to be the only public high school in California to pilot this project.  ... read more »
Scott Creates Infectious 12 New Things Life Journey Campaign
September 29, 2022
World traveler Shonda Scott creates the infectious “12 New Things Journey Challenge” that has resonated with many. ... read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Veola O’Neil Hits Centennial Mark with 100th Birthday
July 21, 2022
Family and friends gathered with Veola L. O’Neil at La Boheme Restaurant in West Hollywood to celebrate her tenth decade of enjoying life. ... read more »

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