Devyn Bakewell

Mothers In Action’s ‘Read Across America’ Delights South L.A. Students

“A resounding success” is how Mothers In Action President Tracy Mitchell described the organization’s annual “Read Across America” event where MIA members and community leaders connect with students at South L.A. schools.  This year, the MIA volunteers read books and interacted with youngsters at Danny J. Bakewell Sr. Primary School and Marcus Garvey School.

GLAAACC Highlights L.A.’s Next Generation of Black Leaders for Black History Month

As part of its celebration of Black History Month, the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) hosted “A Dialogue with the Next Generation of Black Leaders” virtually on Thursday, February 16. Cameron Onumah, Ty Bland, Yasmine-Imani McMorrin, Mae Gates, Triston Ezidore, and Los Angeles Sentinel’s own Devyn Bakewell comprised the panel.

Malik Books Hosts Howard University Alum & Romance Author Devyn Bakewell’s Book Signing

Malik Books, an independent, black-owned bookstore, is set to host Devyn Bakewell, the granddaughter of civil rights activist and entrepreneur Danny Bakewell Sr., book signing inside the Westfield Culver City (6000 Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 2470., Culver City 90230) on Sunday, December 18, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Devyn will be signing copies of her latest novel, “Greater Life.”

Leimert Park Village Book Fair Features Authors, Performances, Giveaways and more

On Saturday, November 5, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., the 15th annual Leimert Park Village Book Fair (LPVBF) took place virtually. Hosted by Jasmine Sanders, co-host of the nationally-syndicated “DL Hughley Radio Show,” the event was free and open for all to enjoy. The family-oriented event is based in the heart of Leimert Park and according to LPVBF, “the mission is to promote, encourage and advocate literacy, education, and the love of reading throughout the Greater Los Angeles area.”

TV Personality and Host Demetria Obilor Discusses ‘Black Girl Stuff’

Demetria Obilor is a television personality and host who is seen often on screen showcasing her award-winning smile and vibrant personality. Known for working on-air the past several years in major markets such as Dallas, Las Vegas, and Kansas City, Obilor is becoming an even bigger success with her own talk show on Revolt TV called “Black Girl Stuff.”

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