Taste of Soul Highlights Sadé Miller, Multi-faceted Entrepreneur

For the last 17 years, the Taste of Soul accelerated the reach of Black entrepreneurs, working as a vital resource in the collective community. This year, that energy and support was matched by multifaceted businesswoman, Sadé Miller. Reflecting on her presence at 2023 Taste of Soul, Miller observed the bridge between her businesses and its pipeline in supporting the Black community.

Eriq La Salle Named Leimert Park Book Fair Ambassador 

He was a student at Julliard, and then graduated from New York University with a graduate degree in Theatre. La Salle says that strong foundation in his craft gave him the confidence, to further his career in acting. However, his beginnings in acting did not come without its challenges. 

Goodloe Joins Westmont College Board of Trustees

Marcus “Goodie” Goodloe, whose daughter, Hannah is currently a senior and will graduate in the spring 2024, has joined the Westmont Board of Trustees, which oversees the operation of the college.

Dawn Silva Releases her Autobiography – ‘The Funk Queen’

Are you ready for the funk? According to Dawn Silva a singer and now author of the new book, “The Funk Queen,” Silva states, “Funk is timeless and very much alive.” The book is published by New Rising Publishing. The book is a brilliant autobiography that describes Silva’s musical background, which included her dad who Silva says had a beautiful voice, and her mother who was a dancer and performer. Silva also mentions her great grandfather, who played acoustic guitar. Dawn also spent time performing in talent shows, but she soon outgrew talent shows and she became professional. One night,

The Person Has Been Rated RESILIENT

Resilient Walker is the title of all things – Dr. Shree Walker’s book, the name of her company, as well as the word’s the educator, motivational speaker, and CEO lives by.

Miracles Still Happen on Wall Street

Darin McAllister, a former L.A.P.D. officer, FBI special agent and author, now serves as the senior vice president of Christian Ministries and Community Development at the Los Angeles Mission, located in downtown L.A. where God is still performing miracles in the lives of people on Skid Row.