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Youth March at USC Calls for Justice
July 2, 2020
Evan, a USC student, when asked about the message behind the ‘Defund The Police’ slogan, said “the idea of the slogan, ‘Defund LAPD’ or ‘Defund the Police’ is stemming from a call to divest and to reinvest into the communities that are suffering from a lack of education programs, housing programs, along with the environmental crisis that has been going on across our nation. ... read more »
Langston Jackson is a Miracle: A drug overdose put him in a coma, but faith woke him up.
July 2, 2020
A drug overdose put him in a coma, but faith woke him up. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade Promotes Energy and Water Conservation Through LADWP Partnership
July 2, 2020
To support the grant, Brotherhood Crusade established Youth and Environmental Ambassadors that will work to inform their peers and residents about public health issues and topics on conservation ... read more »
‘Leimert Park Rising’ brings out thousands in support of Juneteenth and Black Lives
June 25, 2020
The energy surrounded Leimert Park filled the African American community with love and hope for brighter days. For many people in the community, Leimert Park has always been a hub for people to shop and bond with each other. ... read more »
Juneteenth—An American Holiday for Freedom
June 18, 2020
June 19, celebrated as “Juneteenth,” a special moment in American history, our nation’s second Independence Day. A day that established a progressive step for human rights, and commemorates the end of slavery in all 50 states. ... read more »
Community Icon Eso Won Bookstore Recieves Overwhelming Support on BHERC “Operation Love” Day
June 18, 2020
As part of its continuing effort to support the revitalization of the Black community BHERC rallied support for ESO WON Bookstore a business critical to the Los Angeles area that provides access to Black literature of all genres. ... read more »
105-Year-Old Compton Woman Celebrates her Birthday in Style
June 18, 2020
Happy Birthday Matilda Roberts! ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Health Care Workers Kneel in Moment of Solidarity for the Black Community
June 11, 2020
Health care workers across Kaiser Permanente Southern California, including hundreds in the West Los Angeles service area, gathered for a moment of silence to call for an end to racial injustice and discrimination and to express support for the Black communities across the region.   ... read more »
Dale Okorodudu, MD —founder of DiverseMedicine Inc. and the Black Men In White Coats Video Series addresses healthcare disparities in this new pandemic world
June 11, 2020
Dr. Okorodudu has been smashing society’s stereotype of what a doctor looks like ever since he started as an undergrad and continues to move forward with renewed vigor ... read more »
Counties Statewide Can Reopen Places of Worship for Religious Services and Retail Stores
May 25, 2020
The California Department of Public Health today announced the statewide reopening of places of worship for religious services and in-store retail shopping. Modifications are required to keep Californians safe and limit the spread of COVID-19. Subject to approval by county public health departments, all retail stores can reopen for in-store shopping under previously issued guidelines. Under new guidance, places of worship can hold religious services and funerals that limit attendance to 25% of a building’s capacity – or up to 100 attendees, whichever is lower – upon approval by the county department of public health. ... read more »
AS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND APPROACHES, L.A. COUNTY ANNOUNCES NEW OPENINGS OF BEACH BIKE PATHS, INDOOR MALL CURBSIDE SERVICE, AND PERMISSION FOR CAR PARADES
May 22, 2020
Los Angeles County has announced three new openings in advance of the holiday weekend, allowing increased outdoor and retail activities for residents. Beach bike paths are now open, indoor malls can open for curbside service, and car parades will be allowed. ... read more »
Larry Aubry: A Social Justice Warrior Remembered
May 21, 2020
LA Sentinel veteran columnist, Larry Aubry has passed. No one can deny that Larry was an uncompromising, relentless, no-holds-barred warrior for social justice. For decades, he fought to improve conditions for African Americans in Los Angeles, but other minorities - such as Latinos and Koreans – also benefitted from his strident advocacy for equal rights. ... read more »
Emotional Day for BHERC Volunteers Distributing Meals and Essential Hygiene Kits to Homeless Angelenos
May 21, 2020
Volunteers and supporters of BHERC Operation Love continue to provide outreach to homeless on LA streets and encampments amid impact of COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more »
A CELEBRATION: Robin Claire Ross
May 21, 2020
Robin Claire Ross was born to Barbara and Walter “Buddy” Wilkinson in New York City on August 21, 1954. Her spiritual and physical beauty were recognized early in life, and by the first grade she appeared on two, New York-area children’s television shows, “Romper Room”, and “The Jewish Fourth R.” She attended Taft and Columbus High Schools in the Bronx, and went on to Hunter College.  ... read more »
BHERC ‘OPERATION LOVE’ DELIVERS MOTHERS’S DAY JOY AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC TO SENIORS, HOMELESS AND SHELTERED MOMS IN LOS ANGELES AND WASHINTON, D.C.
May 14, 2020
The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) began its “Operation Love” activities in the wee hours of Sunday, May 10.  Their goal for this day, one of the most celebrated days of the calendar year across the globe, was to celebrate Mother’s Day with the personal delivery of 500 baskets of essential personal and gift items with dinner to Mother’s who have been in isolation due to the pandemic.  Mothers who are seniors, living in assisted living facilities and/or living in shelters and some who are homeless.  This national effort took place on both the West and East coast where an additional 500 Washington, D.C. residents received services. ... read more »
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