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Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette: ‘The Mustard Seed’
October 10, 2019
(Thanks for reading) It’s fascinating to watch the growth of an idea, a seed, a dream. More than 350,000 neighbors attend yearly, Taste of Soul Festival. Many might like to know about its beginnings. “It’s been 14 years, now since beginning Taste of Soul Family Food Festival on Crenshaw Blvd. Bakewell Media boasts multiple thousands yearly visitors; an institution in the Crenshaw community and draws people from L.A. and beyond. ... read more »
Religionizing Racism: The Spectacle And Special Function of Black Forgiveness
October 10, 2019
Clearly, there are important lessons we may sadly learn from the spectacle of Black forgiveness in a recent Dallas court after a White policewoman, Amber Guyger, was convicted of the murder of a Black accountant, Botham Jean, in his home while watching TV and eating ice cream. After Guyger was found guilty and during the period for the victims’ impact statements, Botham’s brother, Brandt, declared his forgiveness, love and desire for leniency for his brother’s murderer. ... read more »
Senate Education Chair blocks bipartisan bill to extend HBCU funding
October 10, 2019
Each year as families beam with pride at seeing a son, daughter or another relative graduate from college, that achievement is nearly always the result of a family’s commitment to higher education.  And when these institutions are among the more than 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), that pride is magnified by the history of how our forefathers overcame what once seemed to be insurmountable challenges. ... read more »
WENDY’S WINDOW: Hope for the Holidays
October 10, 2019
Issues such as homelessness, poverty and lack of resources for low income and less fortunate individuals is increasing daily.  For America to be one of the richest countries on the earth it is a shame the alarming rate that hunger, homelessness and poverty are growing.  Although the Bible tells us the poor will be with us always, there are still ways we can help the situation.  The US Department of Housing and Urban Development reports there are over half a million homeless people in the United States and the official poverty rate is around 12 percent.  An estimated 40 million Americans live in poverty.  They all deserve hope for the coming holidays and every day. ... read more »
It’s Not Patriotism, It’s Nationalism – ‘White Nationalism’
October 4, 2019
Racism and bigotry have existed since the first Africans set foot in English speaking North America 400 years ago. During our long, agonizing trek through the pages of U.S. history, we have suffered enslavement, lynching, Jim Crow laws, red lining, school segregation and employment discrimination, just to name a few of the ways in which our humanity has been violated. ... read more »
Embrace Diversity, Embrace Our World!
October 3, 2019
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Homage to Fannie Lou Hamer: Womanist, Warrior and Way-Opener
October 3, 2019
This is a profoundly respectful re-remembering and raising up, an offering of word and water in tambiko, sacred offering to a most honored ancestor. ... read more »
Stop All the Cuss’n and Fight’n
October 3, 2019
Success On “The Way”... Ask Dr. Jeanette Parker™ ... read more »
HUD Says Deregulation, Not Affordable Housing, Needed to Solve Homelessness
October 3, 2019
For more than a decade, economists, lawmakers, and others have heralded the nation’s economy. Often citing how unemployment has declined as new jobs have been created, or Wall Street trading and major bank profits rising, some might be led to believe that all is well in America.  ... read more »
Words of the Week – When Despair, Pain and Misery Come… Jesus Will Answer! – Part 3
October 2, 2019
“Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy. Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, ... read more »
L.A. Rams Handed First Loss Of The Season By Tampa Bay Buccaneers
October 2, 2019
The Rams entered week 4 welcoming the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Los Angeles for a 71 degrees and sunny kickoff looking to continue their undefeated streak. The visiting Buccaneers led by Head Coach Bruce Arians defeated Sean McVay and the defending NFC Champions 55-40 in a stunning high scoring affair.  ... read more »
Trump’s Changes to Title X Program Would Hurt the Black Community’s Access to Family Planning
September 27, 2019
Recent efforts by the Trump administration to undermine the federal Title X family planning program could significantly impede access to essential preventive health services for low-income patients across the state of California and throughout the country. ... read more »
Debt Collectors Target Consumers of Color, People Making Less Than $50K
September 26, 2019
Conducted by Lake Research Partners and Chesapeake Beach Consulting, the poll was jointly commissioned by the Americans for Financial Reform (AFR) and the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL). The results, released on September 11, found stark opposition by consumers to regulatory reforms announced by the CFPB. Consumers are strongly united in wanting more and better protection in this area of financial regulation. ... read more »
Hispanic Heritage Month
September 26, 2019
Wendy's Window ... read more »
“Legal Drug Dealers’ Stronghold On Opioid Market Effects Young Gifted”
September 26, 2019
Success On “The Way”... Ask Dr. Jeanette Parker ... read more »
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