Christianity

UrbanPromise is Changing Lives in Canoga Park

UrbanPromise Los Angeles (UPLA) is a nonprofit organization founded by husband-and-wife Dionté and Meg Grey in 2019. UPLA provides free after school and summer camp programs to elementary and middle school students from lower-income households.

COMMENTARY: Black No More 

It is worth noting that recounting the horrors of slavery, remembering heroes of the civil rights movement, along with a few 19th and 20th century inventors, athletes and entertainers, in no way sufficiently pays proper tribute to the totality of our past. Only by passing down our complete stories and sharing the fullness of our heritage do we properly honor our ancestors and history, a history that long predates the 17th century in North, South and Central America and the Caribbean. We were Africans long before becoming New Yorkers, Jamaicans, Brazilians, Haitians, Cubans or Puerto Ricans. 

World Mourns Passing of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Condolences poured in from around the world in respond to the passing of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a renowned theologian and civil rights activist who fought tirelessly to dismantle apartheid in South Africa.