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Sidney Poitier: Pioneer in American Film
January 13, 2022
Sidney Poitier performed wholeheartedly and inspired multiple generations. As an actor, producer, and writer, Poitier encapsulated his energy in every scene and in every verse. ... read more »
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 »
L.A.’s African American Leaders Unanimously Endorse Bass for Mayor
October 21, 2021
Danny J. Bakewell, Sr. and several Black citizens hosted a gathering for L.A. mayoral candidate Karen Bass and 150+ leaders of the city’s African American community. Audience members unanimously vowed to support the Bass campaign. ... read more »
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Taste of Soul to Bring A ‘Day of Service & Soul’ to the Community
October 14, 2021
The drive-thru only event to give away free groceries, PPE supplies, and more ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Earl L. Bakewell
September 23, 2021
Earl L. Bakewell was welcomed to the world and his family July 26, 1930 at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. He passed away of natural causes on Tuesday September 22, 2020. In May of 2020. Earl unfortunately contracted Covid 19 while being a long term resident of an Orange County nursing home, and was never able to fully return to normal health. ... read more »
Los Angeles Sparks named CHARISSE BREMOND WEAVER President and CEO, Brotherhood Crusade 2021 Woman of the Year
August 19, 2021
Natalie White, Interim President & COO, Los Angeles Sparks said, “Charisse is someone who leads by example, a true pioneer for the community of Los Angeles and we are so proud to honor her as our #WeAREWOMEN, 2021 Woman of the Year. She inspires us all to continue to be helpful, be hopeful and to be a servant to all youth and families.” ... read more / view gallery »
First AME Plans Annual Missionary Day
May 26, 2021
The Sarah Allen Women’s Missionary Society of First AME Church-Los Angeles, will hold its Annual Missionary Day on Sunday, May 30, at 12 noon.  According to Pastor J. ... read more »
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Bakewell Brings Foot Locker to Compton
August 27, 2020
Foot Locker and community activist and real estate developer Danny J. Bakewell, Sr have come together to open Footlockers latest store in Compton, but this is no ordinary store. This is designed to be a community driven store, a store reflective of the very community they are in and a store that is committed to making a difference. ... read more »
California Black Newspapers Win Hundreds of Thousands in Facebook Grants
May 14, 2020
Several Black-owned newspapers in California have received grants to help them weather the economic downturn the COVID-19 pandemic has caused. Facebook announced May 7, that it is awarding nearly $10.3 million to 144 local newsrooms through the company’s COVID-19 Local News Relief Fund Grant Program. ... read more »
Mothers In Action Hosted 4th Annual Read Across America Day
March 5, 2020
Authors and community leaders came to support the students by reading their own books and their favorite Dr. Seuss books. ... read more »
Quotes on the Passing of Kobe and Gianna Bryant
January 30, 2020
“God please be with the families involved. Heal every broken heart and be there in their time of need! Still can’t believe this" -Paul George ... read more »
SCAQMD Seeks Community’s Help in Fight for Clean Air
January 30, 2020
More than 50 years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for civil rights for all people.  Today, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) is fighting for air equality.  ... read more / view gallery »
Brotherhood Crusade Sets Goal to Raise $1M
December 6, 2019
Celebrating 51 years of service to the LA community, Brotherhood Crusade has set a goal to raise $1M. The amount is what the organization has determined necessary to sustain and build upon existing programs and services for at-risk youth in South Los Angeles and surrounding communities. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade & MedMen Partner to Educate and Prepare Young Adults for Cannabis Industry
November 14, 2019
The day-long experience was designed to prepare individuals for employment through workforce development and a job fair program. ... read more »
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