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Wendy’s Window : “Sawubona”
May 17, 2018
“Sawubona” is a Zulu greeting that means I see you. I am so glad to be back! Many of us have twists and turns in our lives and I am no different. ... read more »
The Legacy Ladies celebrated their 14th Annual Torch Awards
May 10, 2018
The Legacy Ladies celebrated their 14th Annual Torch Awards, with the objective of meeting the financial needs of students in their leadership program called, “From the Scholl House to The White House Leadership Academy. This year’s theme was “Illuminating the Pathway to Leadership.” Legacy Ladies did not disappoint their audience with yet another heartfelt and memorable event to honor and pay homage to luminaries that have created a blueprint for achievement in their communities. This year’s exemplary honorees included: Keisha Nix, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation, recipient of the 2018 Humanitarian Award; Christine Simmons, President and Chief Operating Officer of the Los Angeles Sparks, recipient of the 2018 Impact Leadership Award; and Phillip Washington, CEO of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro), who was the recipient of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. ... read more »
Facebook Announces New Dating Feature
May 10, 2018
On May 1 at its annual Developer Conference, F8 in San Jose, Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg announced a new feature, 'Dating,' a service which will allow users to create a profile specifically for romantic pursuits. ... read more »
Milan Zoe Reigns as “The Olivia Pope of Entertainment” 
May 10, 2018
Known as the “Olivia Pope of Entertainment” for her keen ability to connect people and brands, Milan Zoe certainly has grounds to boast as the young entrepreneur making money moves in Hollywood. The New York native recently stopped by the Sentinel to share with us her vision as a young entrepreneur, content creator and film producer in the entertainment industry.   ... read more »
Milan Zoe Shares Life as a Producer and #ChangingtheNarrative
May 9, 2018
LA Sentinel's Brittany K. Jackson interviews Milan Zoe who shares her journey as a journalist, publicist and producer to the stars. ... read more / watch video »
California Women: Keep California’s Breast Density Reporting Law in Place
May 8, 2018
According to the survey, findings show that 95% of respondents want the law to remain in place. Furthermore, nearly 75% know that dense breast tissue makes it more difficult to see cancer on a mammogram, and the vast majority of women with dense breast tissue had conversations about it, including the discussion of additional screening with their physicians. ... read more »
Women Building Social and Health Equity
May 3, 2018
I recently joined a gathering of Black women leaders in Sacramento to discuss the well-being of Black women in California. It was a pretty amazing feeling to be in a roomful of women leaders from across the state—elected officials, ... read more »
Forgiving For Living Hosts 11th Annual PLUS Awards
May 3, 2018
Forgiving For Living works with disadvantaged young ladies in at-risk communities and each year, thanks to the generous support of sponsors and friends, several of the young ladies are able to attend the event at no cost. The opportunity to dress up and attend an event at a prestigious hotel in Beverly Hills is one they don’t see every day. ... read more »
Watt Companies and West Angeles CDC host community workshop
May 3, 2018
LA Metro and their partners, Watt Companies and West Angeles Community Development Corporation (CDC) lead a spirited yet tough ‘community workshop’ that turned into a town hall meeting with a group of diverse leaders and residents on Thursday at the West Angeles Church Crystal room. ... read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Angela Rye & Mara Brock Akil at Power of She Event
May 2, 2018
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Angela Rye & Mara Brock Akil gather for an intimate conversation on public policy, entertainment and just how far we've come at the Power of She conference sponsored by Nielsen. ... read more / watch video »
Civil Rights Town Hall Focuses on Financial State of Black Angelenos
April 26, 2018
The town hall provided an opportunity to discuss relevant issues with a variety of experts and leaders. The event featured keynote speaker Valeisha Butterfield Jones of Google, as well as a panel discussion with Lori R. Gay, brand strategist, Sheila Coates, financial psychologist, Anita R. Johnson, AARP California’s associate state director for multicultural outreach, Jennifer L. Hopson and urban planning scholar Andre Comandon. NABJ – LA Vice President Jarrett Hill served as emcee and moderator. ... read more »
NNPA Chairman Celebrates 50 Years as Crusader Publisher
April 19, 2018
Dorothy R. Leavell Celebrates 50 Years as Publisher of the Crusader Newspapers ... read more »
Success On “The Way”… Ask Dr. Jeanette: “Raise The Bar!” “Close The Achievement Gap!” Part 1
April 19, 2018
The California Charter Schools Association is reforming itself, building interest in the lowest performing subgroup, African Americans. ... read more »
The 25th Annual Long Beach Step Show  
April 19, 2018
The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) of California State University hosted the 25th Annual Long Beach Step Show on Saturday April 14th at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, California.   ... read more »
LGBT Activists Plan First-Ever Pride March in Swaziland
April 12, 2018
The activists hope to win over some hearts and minds by holding a Pride march and festival in June. ... read more »
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