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MISSISSIPPI FLOODS AFFECT BLACK FARMERS
April 25, 2019
Since March 2019, farmers in Mississippi have dealt with disastrous floods in farming fields, due to the swelling levels of the Mississippi River and continuous rains throughout the South.  The floods have halted planting efforts for farmers forced to wait until the soil is dry enough to plant seeds. ... read more »
Nipsey Hussle: A Legacy That Transcends Rap 
April 4, 2019
The murder of Nipsey Hussle is personal. It is personal to me. It is personal to a generation in looking at social media and news interviews, there was a clear message that his death was felt deeply and hurt immensely, and particularly for anyone who came into contact with him, no matter how brief the interaction.    ... read more »
Cash for College Wraps up at West LA College 
March 14, 2019
The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) wrapped up its Cash for College program campaign on Saturday, March 2, at West Los Angeles Community College (WLACC).  ... read more »
BBA Hosts Annual Black History Awards Dinner 
March 7, 2019
On Thursday, February 22, at the California African American Museum (CAAM), the Black Business Association (BBA) honored five community champions of human rights, social justice, and economic empowerment. ... read more »
High School Visual Artist Wins Saul Morrison Award
February 23, 2019
Rising visual artist, Chase Metoyer, 17, has dreams of a career in fine arts and plans to inspire and educate future artists. ... read more »
Black Film Vets Mentor to New Creatives at Indie Night
February 11, 2019
Indie Night is an example of what a diverse Hollywood may someday resemble if programs like this, stick. The festival doesn’t boast of being a Black thing but there is a high focus on multi-ethnic stories. ... read more »
WATCH: SCAQMD Hosts 6th Annual Dr. King Jr. ‘Day of Service Forum’
January 24, 2019
   A organization advocating for clean air equality for all people ... read more / watch video »
8th Annual Black College Summit at Holman Church
November 15, 2018
The 8th Annual Black College Summit paired close to 400 eager high school, community college, and four-year college students with school representatives from numerous Historically Black Colleges and Universities ... read more »
MRS. JIMMIE TURNS 101!
September 13, 2018
Mrs. Jimmie Wimberly celebrated her 101st birthday with family and friends ... read more »
LA Dodgers Kemp Homerun win
September 5, 2018
Matt Kemp's homer for a 3-2 victory over the D-backs keeps the Dodgers in the number one spot in the NL West ... read more / watch video »
California Contractors Licensing Board Elects Local Black Businesswoman as Chair
August 16, 2018
According to its press release, the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) unanimously elected businesswoman Marlo N. Richardson to chair its 15-member board.   ... read more »
Dodgers Coaching Staff Mentor Young Black Men at the 42 Fellowship
August 9, 2018
To celebrate the second annual African American Heritage night, the Los Angeles Dodgers allowed young men of color to speak with coaches George Lombard and Travis Smith and general manager Dave Roberts in the 42 Fellowship event. ... read more »
LA City Council Recognizes Taste of Soul Food Festival  & Hyundai  
May 24, 2018
L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson and Councilmembers recognized the Taste of Soul (TOS) family food festival team and Hyundai Motor Company on Monday, May 21, at City Council Chambers.    ... read more »
Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Returns to SoCal 60 Years Later
April 19, 2018
Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT) returns to SoCal, Friday, April 19-22 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts’ Segerstrom Hall. ... read more »
Rhoden And Richardson Pay Homage to Bowie And 24 Years Of Complexions
April 12, 2018
Stardust takes Bowie’s 40-year career catalog and provides a visual that only choreographer and Complexions Artistic Director Dwight Rhoden could create and master. Rhoden isn’t new to the concept of paying tribute to artists, having given tribute to the musical group U2 with “RISE,” set to a score by ’80s rock band, when they performed at the John Anson Ford Theatre back in 2013, along with local Black dance company Lula Washington Dance Theatre. According to his bio, Rhoden has lectured and held positions as "Artist in Residence" at universities around the U.S and has directed and choreographed for film, theater, and live performances including E! Entertainment's Tribute to Style and Cirque Du Soleil and for artists including Prince, Lenny Kravitz, and Kelly Clarkson. Rhoden worked on the film One Last Dance, starring Patrick Swayze. Rhoden is a 1998 New York Foundation for the Arts Award Recipient and the 2001 Rhoden Choo San Goh Award recipient for Choreography. ... read more »
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