Black History Month

CLBC and Black Chamber Join Hands to Honor Businesses Owners

The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) and the California Black Chamber of Commerce (CALBCC)  celebrated Black-owned businesses from across the state at its 2024 Legislative Business Brunch, held at the Citizen Hotel in Sacramento on Feb. 12.   

New Season of ‘GENIUS’ Explores Lives of MLK and Malcolm X

The anticipated new season of the Emmy Award-winning anthology from National Geographic, “GENIUS: MLK/X,” premiered in Los Angeles on  Jan. 29, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The fourth installation of the limited series was televised Feb. 1 and will run two new episodes each week.

February: Getting Back to Black

As we head into Black History Month, as Black people, let’s make February our beginning of the New Year or as a new beginning of thinking for ourselves, understanding ourselves (and America), leaning on and learning from our culture, and throughout the year, not to allow America’s fear (White fear) to be our Black reality.   

The Life & Legacy of Dr. Owen L. Knox

Education is liberation. Dr. Owen Lloyd Knox dedicated his life to advancing the quality of education in the Black community, from students to administrators. Dr. Knox pioneered and founded several associations and programs centered around the Black educational experience, with representation and equality at the forefront.

2023 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Festival in Leimert Park 

The moment you cross Degnan Blvd. in Los Angeles, you are quickly reminded of the rich culture and captivating spirit of Leimert Park. This year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Festival was held on Saturday, February 25, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Regency West in the historical Leimert Park Village. Hosted by the office of L.A. City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson, friends and neighbors gathered to enjoy the community for music, food, art, activism, and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King during the last weekend of Black History Month.