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Tree of Life Church Goes Beyond the Walls to Practice Innovative Ministry
July 19, 2019
Ministry takes different shapes at Tree of Life Missionary Baptist Church.  Under the leadership of Pastor Marcus Murchinson, the Watts congregation goes beyond the church walls to provide services to benefit the local community. ... read more »
Community Build Celebrates New President, Sausedo ‘New Beginnings, New Leadership’
June 27, 2019
In a scenic setting of live music, cuisine, and ambiance, Community Build, Inc. in Leimert Park, welcomed public officials, colleagues, family and friends, and a who’s who list of community influencers who convened to celebrate the organization’s new president and CEO, Robert Saucedo, with a reception and ribbon cutting ceremony. ... read more »
Softball Game Celebrates Transformation, Camaraderie, and Opportunity
June 6, 2019
Fagan mentions that for some, just being in the area is a tense feeling due to past gang-affiliations. “There were approximately 100 years of accumulated prison time playing in the softball game, but in contrast, there also was approximately 150 years of combined union workers experience playing as well.” ... read more »
South L.A. Churches Host Day Party for the Homeless
May 30, 2019
The visitors were transported by bus from various shelters and streets in South L.A. and Skid Row. ... read more »
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 »
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