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Pro Football Hall of Famers Host Teen Summit to Inspire Local Youth
November 16, 2017
NFL Hall of Famers Darrell Green, Aeneas Williams and Anthony Muñoz  teamed up with the Centene Corporation, the official youth wellness partner of the Pro Football Hall of Fame to host Strong Youth, Strong Communities (SYSC) youth summits in Sacramento and California. ... read more »
This Week In Black History (November 9 – November 15)
November 16, 2017
Despite battling racism in Hollywood and her own personal bouts, she was a trailblazer, becoming the first African American woman to receive an Academy Award nomination in 1954 for “Carmen Jones.” ... read more / view gallery »
A Tongue Isn’t Necessary to Enjoy a Fine Wine, New Study by Cal State Long Beach Researchers Find
November 16, 2017
They also hope to apply the findings to more common conditions beyond ICA to head and neck injuries, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and autism. ... read more »
Los Angeles Artist Richard Wyatt Jr. Creates an Art Legacy with Everlasting Murals
November 16, 2017
Wyatt brings more life and color to Los Angeles with decades of artwork. ... read more »
Vanguard University Provost Recognized By Los Angeles Women in NAACP 
November 16, 2017
 Vanguard University Provost Dr. Doretha O’Quinn was honored by the Los Angeles Women in NAACP (WIN) for her commitment and leadership displayed throughout her career as she mentors young students to achieve their goals, on October 14 in Los Angeles.  ... read more »
The 2017 Vanguard Awards Celebrates Local Black Achievement  
November 16, 2017
Thursday, November 9, Los Angeles’ most influential African Americans joined together at the California African American Museum (CAAM) for the 2017 Vanguard Awards.   ... read more »
Kim Prince Brings Nashville-Style Hot Chicken to Los Angeles 
November 16, 2017
If you’ve never heard about Nashville-style hot chicken, it’s certainly time to get familiar. Hot chicken not only brings the heat, but also is cooked to perfection with secret spices that are passed down with care from generation-to-generation. ... read more »
Criminal Justice Reform Contributor Californians for Safety and Justice Celebrates 5 Years of Advocacy
November 16, 2017
The organization takes the holistic approach to Criminal Justice reform by dealing with the criminal system, the community, the victims and the incarcerated. ... read more »
Defining Justice Forum Engages Conversation with Hollywood and Politicians
November 16, 2017
Google and the Atlantic publication invited California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Filmmaker Ava DuVernay, and others to discuss criminal justice reform. ... read more »
 Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces Breelyn Pete as Chief of State and Federal Affairs 
November 16, 2017
On Monday, November 13, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the appointment of Breelyn Pete as his administration’s Chief of State and Federal Affairs.   ... read more »
Verizon Bridges the Digital Divide for Students in Compton   
November 16, 2017
Recently, students at Bunche Middle School in Compton received tablet devices through Verizon’s Innovative Learning program as part of their #weneedmore campaign. The school is one of 28 new schools to join the program this year.   ... read more »
 Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death after Senseless Church Shooting in Charleston 
November 16, 2017
In June of 2015, Dylann Roof opened fire during a prayer meeting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in Charleston, South Carolina.   ... read more »
Compton Performing Arts Complex Named After Hip Hop and Business Mogul Andre ‘Dr. Dre’ Young 
November 16, 2017
As a part of the new Compton High School, the center will offer a variety of activities to youth.  ... read more »
Miss Compton 2017 Partners with House of Blues ‘Give Music’ Program  
November 16, 2017
Since 1993, the House of Blues Music Forward Foundation has worked to bridge the success for youth through music by providing workshops and showcases to kick-start the musical careers of tomorrow’s future music industry leaders.  ... read more »
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