Friday, February 26, 2021
L.A. Praise TV Network Debuts
February 24, 2021
A new Black-owned gospel station is on the air. Officially called the L.A. Praise Network, the station is broadcasting 24-hours-a-day on television channel 6.2 Gregg Bynum is president of L.A. ... read more »
Florence Davis Celebrates 100th Birthday
February 24, 2021
Mrs. Florence H. Davis marked 10 decades of living when she celebrated her 100th birthday on Feb. 11. A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Mrs. Davis credits the Lord for blessing her throughout her life where she worked as a nurse and seamstress before retiring. ... read more »
Park Hills Church Sponsors Black History Tribute
February 24, 2021
Pastor Lawrence K. Dove and the members of Park Hills Community Church sponsored an installation of 26 angels, above outside the edifice located at 5247 Overdale Drive in Los Angeles. ... read more »
Michigan Chronicle Endorses Bishop J. Drew Sheard for Re-election to COGIC’S General Board
February 19, 2021
For more than three decades, Bishop J. Drew Sheard has served as senior pastor of Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God in Christ (COGIC), located on Detroit’s west side. Bishop Sheard has been lauded for his leadership in facilitating a “ministry of excellence.” The church is now recognized as one of the largest and most progressive COGIC congregations in Michigan. ... read more »
Community Salutes Apostle Frederick Price, Mega-Church Pioneer
February 17, 2021
Reflections, tributes and condolences poured in from around the world to salute the pioneering legacy of Apostle Frederick K.C. Price, founder of the world-renowned Crenshaw Christian Center in Los Angeles. ... read more »
CPR Foundation Presents Surviving Cancer Workshop
February 17, 2021
Fulfilling its mission to promote preventative health initiatives, the Cynthia Perry Ray Foundation will sponsor a Zoom workshop, “Cancer Survivorship and Caregiving,” on Saturday, Feb. 27, ... read more »
Words of the Week: American Tribalism – The Labyrinth
February 17, 2021
When King Minos imprisoned Daedalus and Icarus in the labyrinth, it was impossible to escape by foot, and the sea was guarded. Daedalus was the master craftsman, ... read more »
Apostle Frederick Price, founder of Crenshaw Christian Center, Passes Away
February 12, 2021
Apostle Frederick K.C. Price, founder of the world-renowned Crenshaw Christian Center in Los Angeles, passed away this evening, Feb. 12, according to an announcement by his son, the Rev. Frederick K. Price, Jr., CCC pastor. ... read more »
Some Calif. Black Churches Will Ignore U.S. Supreme Court; Continue to Abide by CDC Advice
February 11, 2021
On Friday, Feb. 5, the United States Supreme Court voted 6-3 in favor of allowing California churches to reopen their doors to worshippers. The ruling, which lifted the state’s ban on indoor, in-person church services, went into effect this weekend. ... read more »
First AME to Host City’s African American Heritage Month Worship Service
February 10, 2021
The city of L.A.’s annual worship service commemorating African American Heritage Month takes place on Sunday, Feb. 14, at 10 a.m., at First AME Church of Los Angeles.  ... read more »
Words of the Week – One Nation Under God
February 10, 2021
Scripture: Deuteronomy 17:14-20 America has a great deal of work to do to bring these words from our Pledge of Allegiance to fruition: “…one Nation under God, ... read more »
Dixon Speaks at Forest Lawn’s Virtual Black History Celebration
February 10, 2021
Forest Lawn will mark Black History Month in a much-anticipated virtual celebration, “Preserving Honor & Excellence.” This performance of inspirational music, dance, and readings will stream live via Facebook Live (  ... ... read more »
More Sure Word College of Theology Holds Graduation
February 3, 2021
Joyous words of accomplishment greeted the graduates of More Sure Word College of Theology and More Sure Word School of Ministry during the 2020 commencement ceremony on Jan. ... read more »
Black History Month: Beaman Delivers Inaugural Benediction
February 3, 2021
The historic 46th inauguration ceremony of President Joe Biden, Jr., above left, and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, above right, the first Black and first South Asian woman, ... read more »
Macedonia CDC Receives Grant to Support Business Accelerator Program
February 3, 2021
Macedonia Community Development Corporation announced a $150,000 grant from the Amgen Foundation on Jan. 26, to support its Watts Entrepreneur Business Accelerator (WEBA) program. The program provides technical assistance and access to capital to entrepreneurs and existing businesses in Watts and surrounding communities as well as businesses that hire Watts residents. ... read more »

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