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“Girlfriends Check In” — a new series on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network — pandemic self-care in a virtual space.
May 28, 2020
Despite these unpredictable times with the COVID-19 pandemic still doing its damage especially to the African-American and Latino population. There is an Ethiopian proverb that says: If you pick up one end of the stick you also pick up the other. Standing on this wisdom it’s vital that Black women take the time to take care of the most important person in the world —us. We Black and Brown women are strong no doubt but we have a history of putting others before ourselves and that lack of self-care has proven deadly for us. Deadly for our families, the community, and the advancement in all areas from the largest to the smallest. ... read more »
Own: Oprah Winfrey Network to Air Primetime Special
June 7, 2019
The theme for the 2019 Gala is A Journey to the Pride Lands, based on the upcoming Walt Disney feature, "THE LION KING." Emmy-winning actress and comedienne Tiffany Haddish will serve as the Gala's master of ceremonies. TV personality and best-selling author Star Jones returns as the Gala's celebrity auctioneer for the third year. Presenters include Academy Award-winning actress Viola Davis and author Shaka Senghor.  ... read more »
11th annual Special Needs Network Pink Pump Gala Tea and Fashion Show
May 23, 2019
On Sunday, May 19 over 450 powerful women and a few good men came together for the 11th annual Special Needs Network Pink Pump Gala tea and fashion show. ... read more »
“For Peete’s Sake” is Back for Season Two on OWN: How Holly Robinson Peete Balances Family, Business and Philanthropy
March 29, 2017
Now in its 2nd season, Robinson Peete says she’s grateful to OWN for a platform that understands her family and what’s important to them ... read more »
15-year-old with Autism from South LA Milek Lewis Found
February 24, 2017
Sherri Shepherd was also on hand as she has a son with Autism. ... read more »
Autism and Law Enforcement: New ‘Spectrum Shield’ Program Addresses Concerns
February 15, 2017
Members of the LAPD and other law enforcement officers joined a group of teens and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) January 27-29 for a weekend of training at “Beyond the Label” ranch. ... read more »
First Ladies Unite to Decrease Preventable Illnesses
November 22, 2016
The First Ladies Health Initiative (FLHI) is proving to be a strong voice for wellness in Southern California. The faith-based outreach program, created by Executive Director Tracey Alston and sponsored by Walgreens, ... read more »
The Black Women’s Agenda, Inc. Highlights Empowerment and Excellence At 38th Annual Symposium
October 3, 2015
The Black Women’s Agenda, Inc. (BWA) presented its 38th Annual Symposium: Workshop & Awards Luncheon in the nation’s capital recently, hosting a blue-ribbon workshop on the financial impact of caregiving and honoring the service and accomplishments of five African-American women. ... read more »
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