News (Family)

Orlean Cleveland to Mark 101st Birthday

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.

Award-winning Journalist Roland S. Martin Tackles White Fear in New Book

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, “WHITE FEAR: How the Browning of America is Making White Folks Lose Their Minds,” co-written by Roland S. Martin and Leah Lakins. According to Martin, a nationally recognized journalist and digital media mogul, white fear must be neutralized through understanding. He collaborated with BenBella Books to produce a physical torch; to guide the collective community toward a light of clarity, highlighting the presence of white fear within society and democracy. The

Carletta Cole’s Nonprofit Helps Caregivers Receive Care

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. According to, there are an estimated 9.5 million family caregivers in the U.S. as of 2020. Just in case you are asking what’s a caregiver? They are fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, sons, daughters, aunts, uncles, cousins—people, who are taking care of loved ones, who can no longer take care of themselves. Carletta Cole is one of those people who is putting a spotlight on this

Everychild Foundation Awards $1.1 Million to Local Children’s Agencies

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, whether due to disease, disability, abuse, neglect or poverty. Founded in 2000,  the giving circle annually awards a single $1 million grant to one agency in order to fund or expand an innovative, replicable capital project or program filling critical unmet needs.  But for the third year in a row, in order to respond to the ongoing impact of the pandemic, the women have instead shifted gears

Dr. Ena Paschall Marks 100th Birthday 

Family, friends and admirers joined together on March 2, to celebrate a century of living by Dr. Ena Paschall, a South Los Angeles educator who touched countless lives as the owner-operator of United World International Learning Center.