50th anniversary

California Latino Legislative Caucus Celebrates 50th Anniversary 

The California Latino Legislative Caucus (CLLC) celebrated its 50th anniversary with a black-tie event at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Los Angeles last Friday. The event was a retrospective awards ceremony, honoring the achievements of the caucus over the past five decades.  

New Antioch COGIC Celebrates 50 Years

New Antioch Church of God in Christ will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 3:30 p.m., in the edifice located at 7826 S. Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles. The theme is “Remembering Our Past, Embracing Our Present, Anticipating Our Future” based on I Thessalonians 1:3. Bishop Joe L. Ealy, presiding prelate of the First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, will be the keynote speaker. According to a spokesperson, “New Antioch is a ministry that began humbly and prayerfully under the leadership of the late Bishop James A. Lewis and General Mother, Dr. Barbara McCoo Lewis. “It continues to grow numerically,

Murray Keynotes Bryant Temple’s 50th Anniversary Kickoff

The Rev. Dr. Cecil L. “Chip” Murray is the keynote speaker for the kick-off of Bryant Temple AME Church’s yearlong 50th anniversary celebration on Sunday, Feb. 18, at 3:30 p.m. The service will feature a “Homecoming Tribute” in honor of charter members and members of 45 years or more. Also, Minister of Music Brent Jones will direct the Bryant Temple Mass Choir. “Dr. Murray is universally recognized as the religious leader every spiritually-conscious person would like to follow. In his 27 years as pastor of First AME, the church grew to an unparalleled status with its innovative approach to ministry

KJLH Celebrates 50 Years: A Salute to Independent Black-Owned Radio

One of the single most trusted broadcasting sources for Los Angeles radio listeners, predominately in the African American community, the independently owned and operated KJLH, is celebrating 50 years of success. The radio station has been independently owned and operated since 1965. The initial call letters were KFOX-FM before musical genius and philanthropist Stevie Wonder acquired the 102.3 station from John Lamar Hill in 1979. A proven station dedicated to generational audiences, KJLH prides itself in being actively engaged in community service and standing unapologetically as a vanguard for the people and frontline voice for social change, artistry and soulful

National Conference Celebrating 50th Anniversary of the Nguzo Saba, The African American Cultural Center and the organization Us

A wide range of Black scholars, activists, teachers, students and community members from around the country will gather together in Los Angeles, September 24 – 27, 2015 at the National Nguzo Saba 2015 Conference and Awards Luncheon to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Nguzo Saba (The Seven Principles) the African American Cultural Center, and the Organization Us. This national conference will focus especially on the Nguzo Saba and its use by thousands of organizations and institutions in this country and around the world as a tool for cultural grounding, value orientation and programmatic initiatives. Among the major presenters will

Activists Join A. Phillip Randolph Institute For 50th Anniversary Celebration

Activist, comedian Dick Gregory Courtesy Photo A host of celebrities, elected officials, major civil rights activists and labor union leaders joined hundreds of activists from 39 states as the A. Phillip Randolph Institute (APRI) celebrated its 50th anniversary August 12 through August 16 in Savannah, Georgia at APRI’s 46th Annual National Education Conference. The conference carried the theme “Writing Our Own Narrative” and included workshops, strategic planning meetings and special events as well as a conference for youth entitled “Modern Activism.” A special emphasis was placed on health at the conference. APRI National President Clayola Brown said, “Tragic events in