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Hill Appointed Interim Pastor at Holman UMC
July 31, 2019
The Rev. Paul A. Hill is the new interim pastor of Holman United Methodist Church, the largest African American UMC congregation in Southern California.  A retired elder in the UMC denomination, ... read more »
Senator Schumer: Trump and Barr Threaten African American Gains Under Obamacare
April 12, 2019
Schumer noted that African American gains under the health care legislation, commonly known as Obamacare, are threatened by Trump and Attorney General William Barr as the Justice Department has argued in federal court that the law is unconstitutional and should be struck down – “Not just vital insurance reforms like protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions, as they had first argued last year,” Schumer said. ... read more »
Rep. Maxine Waters to Receive NAACP  Chairman’s Award  
February 14, 2019
Leon W. Russell, Chairman of the NAACP National Board of Directors, will present Congresswoman Waters with the award at the 50th NAACP Image Awards on March 30, 2019 live at 9pm/8c on TV One.  ... read more »
Smashed in Memphis, Jimi Hendrix guitar headed for National Museum of African American Music
February 7, 2019
“Jimi Hendrix is one of the most important figures in American pop culture, not just American music,” said Dr. Steven Lewis, curator at NMAAM. “This guitar provides a physical reminder of the power of his music, his personality and his brand of self-expression that was as influential in the 1960s as it is today.” ... read more »
Black Women, Men and HIV/AIDS: Shared Responsibility in Love, Life and Struggle
December 6, 2018
This year as we again observe the days set aside to mark and remind us of both the tragic passing and praiseworthy endurance of victims of HIV/AIDS among us, we, of necessity, continue to search for solutions, i.e., how to increase prevention, ensure treatment and care, expand education, reduce and end high risk and reckless behavior, and encourage everyone to engage in practices to save lives, promote health and secure well-being and flourishing for us all. ... read more »
Improving Black/Latino Relations is Their Job, Not Others’
October 12, 2018
Improving Black/Latino relations was never really a major political priority in Los Angeles but should have been. Why? Sustainable collaboration between the two groups, based on mutual respect and an explicit commitment to honor the terms of any agreement to work together, is really the only way to strengthen their relationship and respective goals. ... read more »
A Glimpse of African American Health Care Needs
June 28, 2018
Some healthcare providers say African Americans have never been healthier, while others claim they have never been more at risk.  Still others marvel over African Americans having been able to survive at all. ... read more »
Pastors’ Wives Join Forces To Tackle Health Disparities
April 5, 2018
Thirty L.A.-area churches will host the 7th Annual Walgreens-sponsored First Ladies Health Day on Sunday, April 8. ... read more »
Celebrating Black Women’s History: Achievements, Strengths and Struggles
March 1, 2018
Celebrating Black Women’s History: Achievements, Strengths and Struggles ... read more »
A Covenant With Ourselves: Choosing Life, Rejecting Death
December 7, 2017
In the historical narrative of his return to Kemet to end isfet, political anarchy and injustice, and to re-establish Maat, a just and rightful order, the Nubian Pharaoh Piankhi speaks of this choice of life or death. ... read more »
Trump Slights Africa in First Policy Speech to Leaders
September 28, 2017
He could also have mentioned major drives across the continent against polio which have cut down new cases to record lows. ... read more »
Heroes in the Struggle: Taraji P. Henson, Gina Brown, Laverne Cox, Alfre Woodard and more Honored in Fight Against HIV/AIDS
September 28, 2017
Gina Brown was pregnant with her daughter when she received the news that she was HIV positive on April Fool’s Day in 1994. ... read more »
Campaign Continues to Recruit Faith Leaders in Battling HIV Epidemic
August 9, 2017
100+ L.A. area churches join effort to position HIV as a social justice issue HIV/AIDS and faith may be an unlikely pairing to some, but the reality is that African American believers and non-believers alike are impacted by the disease. ... read more »
CDU/OASIS Clinic Crush Stigma for National HIV Testing Day
July 6, 2017
HIV testing is a free and important prevention tool in the fight against HIV/AIDS ... read more »
U.S. Ambassador in Zimbabwe Assures No Cut in Funds for HIV
May 17, 2017
U.S. officials said the malaria and HIV/AIDS programs would be resilient even if the United States had to deny funding to existing healthcare providers. ... read more »
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