Thursday, December 8, 2022
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Meet Children’s Author and People Builder Derrick Jakolby Washington
November 24, 2022
Children’s Author Derrick Jakolby Washington, is encouraging young Black boys and Black girls to embrace themselves with his innovative and insightful books. Driven by his extensive work in Human and Social Services, Washington considers himself to be a “people builder,” aiming to empower others with the skills needed to improve their quality of life and be successful. ... 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 »
Hiphopoly is Not Just Fun and Games
November 3, 2022
In 2012, Charles and Monique Carter created Hiphopoly as a customized version of Monopoly to entertain their family and friends.  Then in 2018, the Carters saw the greater potential in sharing their game with the world, and more importantly, the broader African American diaspora. ... read more »
Orlean Cleveland to Mark 101st Birthday
November 3, 2022
Orlean Cleveland begins her 11th decade of living when she celebrates her 101st birthday later this month.  A resident of Los Angeles since 1942, Mrs. Cleveland has positively impacted many people over the years. ... read more »
Award-winning Journalist Roland S. Martin Tackles White Fear in New Book
October 6, 2022
A strong concept is being addressed; it is believed that “white fear” has shaped American democracy and society. Evidence of this philosophy has been outlined in the new book, ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
Everychild Foundation Awards $1.1 Million to Local Children’s Agencies
July 21, 2022
For the third year in a row, Everychild Foundation has pivoted from its innovative grantmaking approach.  The group of approximately 200 Los Angeles-area women is dedicated to easing the suffering of local children, ... read more »
10th District Women’s Steering Committee Plans 44th Scholarship Luncheon
July 14, 2022
Notable professionals and outstanding students will be recognized at the 44th Annual Scholarship Awards and Fundraiser Luncheon sponsored by the 10th Council District Women’s Steering Committee. ... read more »
New Booklet Trains Youth Leaders to Become COVID-19 Activists
July 7, 2022
A new booklet, designed to assist youth when talking to other youth about the COVID-19 vaccine, was recently released at a leadership conference for high school students, held on the campus of UC Santa Cruz. ... read more »
Father Forever Delivers Flowers to Senior Moms on Mother’s Day
May 18, 2022
Senior moms residing at West Angeles Villas in South L.A. received rose bouquets on Mother’s Day, May 8, thanks to the generosity of A Father Forever nonprofit group. ... read more »
Biddy Mason Foundation Hosts Foster Care Town Hall
May 11, 2022
Continuing its focus on supporting foster youth, the Biddy Mason Charitable Foundation will present a town hall featuring U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass as a guest speaker. ... read more »

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