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National Congress of Black Women to Honor Shirley Chisholm at Annual Brunch
September 5, 2019
"Black women are awesome, but unfortunately, our true stories don't always make the news. Mrs. Chisholm was our founder along with many great women like Dr. C. DeLores Tucker, Dr. Lezli Baskerville, Dr. Mary Frances Berry, Dr. Dorothy I. Height, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, and the Honorable Alexis Herman," Williams said.  ... read more »
California Democratic Party Black Caucus Elects All Women to Board 
August 29, 2019
You could feel the high level of energy in the room when the California Democratic Party African American Caucus (CDPAAC) made history this past weekend, electing four Black women to lead the organization. ... read more »
Breast Cancer is the Most Imperative Health Issue Facing African American Women
July 19, 2019
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Black women, and an estimated 33,840 new cases are expected to be diagnosed in 2019. An estimated 6,540 deaths from breast cancer are expected to occur among black women in 2019. ... read more »
South LA Beauty Shops Become a Safe Haven for Reducing Depression for African American Women
June 20, 2019
Depression affects more than 12 million women in the United States annually, according to Mental Health America; and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, African American women are at the highest risk for experiencing major depression. ... read more »
The Fight for Equal Pay, Gender Parity Heats Up
April 11, 2019
Gender activists and other advocates battle to close the gap ... read more »
Oscar winner Spike Lee urges people to mobilize and vote during the 2020 Presidential Election!
February 28, 2019
In Lee’s emotional and often hilarious acceptance speech on the Oscar stage, he encouraged, and correctly, for people to vote and the mobilize for the 2020 presidential election, urging them to “Make the moral choice between love versus hate. Let’s do the right thing!” ... read more »
Katherine Johnson, at age 100, is telling her life story
December 27, 2018
Retired NASA mathematician Katharine Johnson, who turned 100 last summer, has waited long enough to tell her own story. ... read more »
Congratulations to Rep. Karen Bass, Elected to Chair the Largest Congressional Black Caucus in History
December 20, 2018
In January, the most ethnically and culturally diverse Congress in United States history will be seated. Among the historic “firsts,” the Congressional Black Caucus will exceed 50 members for the first time in its 47-year history and Rep. Karen Bass has been elected its chair. ... read more »
Victoria Rowell’s New Film Unveils The Tragedy Behind Opioid Epidemic
December 13, 2018
The opioid epidemic continues the shatter the lives of many families. Millions have been affected by the lack of resources presented to those suffering. The crisis has sparked a national conversation on how the government handles addicts. Actress, director, and producer Victoria Rowell has taken the role to uncover the effects of opioid addiction. ... read more »
Black Women, Men and HIV/AIDS: Shared Responsibility in Love, Life and Struggle
December 6, 2018
This year as we again observe the days set aside to mark and remind us of both the tragic passing and praiseworthy endurance of victims of HIV/AIDS among us, we, of necessity, continue to search for solutions, i.e., how to increase prevention, ensure treatment and care, expand education, reduce and end high risk and reckless behavior, and encourage everyone to engage in practices to save lives, promote health and secure well-being and flourishing for us all. ... read more »
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Hosts “For the Culture” Black Women in Media Panel
September 13, 2018
The panel was hosted to give attendees an opportunity to gain insight and ask questions about breaking into the music, film and television industries. ... read more »
Mahisha Dellinger’s New Show Empowers Black Female Entrepreneurs
August 16, 2018
Mahisha Dellinger, creator of the multi-million-dollar hair company Curls, spoke to the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper about her new show Mind Your Business with Mahisha. The series, which premieres on the OWN Network, centers on Black female entrepreneurship. ... read more »
Pregnancy Myths Busted | Kaiser Permanente Thrive
May 10, 2018
Dr. Veronica Grijalva, an OB/GYN at Kaiser Permanente Thrive in West LA, separates the pregnancy facts from fiction in a myth busting interview with Brooke Thomas. ... read more / watch video »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Angela Rye & Mara Brock Akil at Power of She Event
May 2, 2018
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Angela Rye & Mara Brock Akil gather for an intimate conversation on public policy, entertainment and just how far we've come at the Power of She conference sponsored by Nielsen. ... read more / watch video »
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