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‘Skip’ Cooper Launches Phase 2 of Fulfilling His ‘Special Purpose’
September 1, 2022
Hundreds of people gathered at the California Science Center on August 20 to salute Earl “Skip” Cooper II, who retired after serving decades as the president/CEO of the Black Business Association of Los Angeles. ... read more »
BBA Honors Cooper for 50 Years of Service to Business Community
August 25, 2022
Earl “Skip” Cooper II, who stepped down as president/CEO of the Black Business Association (BBA) after more than 46 years, was honored at a “50 Years of Service Celebration Dinner and Roast” on August 20, at the California Science Center.  ... read more »
Black Men’s History Month Salutes –  Moon Meets Today’s Challenges by Building for Tomorrow 
June 2, 2022
Difficult or complicated projects are no match for engineering firm owner Elvin W. Moon because his company’s motto is “meeting today’s challenges by building for tomorrow.” As the owner of E.W. Moon Inc., he leads a team of professionals in designing and constructing a range of multifaceted jobs in both the private and public sectors   ... read more »
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Cooper Retires as BBA President, Yet Remains Committed to Serve Black Business Community
January 13, 2022
The name, Earl “Skip” Cooper, is practically synonymous with Black business and one reason is because he has devoted decades to ensuring that African American companies of all sizes prosper and excel in Greater Los Angeles. ... read more »
BBA Salutes Black Women, Honors Gwen Moore
April 22, 2021
The theme was “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to be Silenced.” Elected officials, business executives and community leaders were among the people joining BBA President Earl “Skip” Cooper II in recognizing Moore and other females who have contributed to securing women’s rights in America. Gwendolyn A. Goodman, public relations director of the Black Women’s Network, was the emcee for the occasion. ... read more »
The Black Business Association Holds Virtual Celebration Highlighting Figures in Black Music
July 2, 2020
The organization presented awards acknowledging Black Music Month and the importance of remembering Black businesses right now. ... read more »
BBA Hosts Annual Black History Awards Dinner
March 5, 2020
The Black Business Association (BBA), the oldest ethnic business organization in the State of California commemorated Black History Month or African American Heritage Month, during its Salute to Black History Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, February 27, at the California African American Museum CAAM. ... read more »
“The Wall is an Antiquated Symbol Of Pure Racism”
January 24, 2019
As the Publisher / Editor of Black Business News Group and the President and CEO of the Black Business Association (BBA), I take the position that “The Wall” the Trump Administration is proposing to build is not the answer to our nation’s immigration problems. Simply put, “THE PROPOSED WALL IS AN ANTIQUATED SYMBOL OF PURE RACISM.” ... read more »
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Black Business Association to host ‘Salute to Black Music Awards Dinner’
June 7, 2018
Ellis Hall will perform at the Salute to Black Music Awards ... read more »
Rev. Cecil L. ‘Chip’ Murray Honored at The Black Business Association’s “Black History Month Awards Dinner”
February 15, 2018
Saturday, February 24, 2018 @ California African American Museum ... read more »
BBA Salutes Entertainment Industry Giants Avant and Bailey
June 29, 2017
In a nod to excellence and endurance, the Black Business Association (BBA) saluted the trailblazing careers of Clarence Avant and Lee Bailey, two major icons in the entertainment industry. ... read more »
Fathers Honored, Fathers Loved
June 22, 2017
On Father’s day, honorees were showered with love from family and friends at the Honor Thy Father Awards Dinner ... read more »
Black Business Assoc. Honors Entertainment Pioneers Clarence Avant and Lee Bailey
May 31, 2017
The Black Business Association honored Clarence Avant and Lee Bailey celebrating Black Music Month ... read more »
Construction Maven to Receive BBA Outstanding Entrepreneurial Award
September 1, 2016
Sharon Coleman is the founder, and CEO of Coleman Construction, Inc., a major contracting firm located in Los Angeles ... read more »
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