Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker

Monumental Effort Underway to Get Out the Vote! 

In preparation for the upcoming election season, over 36 collaborators and partners, including Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker, president of the Ward Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), Dr. Carliss R. McGhee, and Danny Bakewell, Jr. of the LA Sentinel, will be gathering for The Rosa Parks Birthday Outing, and to demonstrate the importance of voting.  

Crenshaw Chamber of Commerce Installs New Officers

The Crenshaw business community is alive and well as evidenced by the excited crowd that gathered for the 90th anniversary installation ceremony of the Crenshaw Chamber of Commerce officers on April 16.

Legends Awards Salute Trailblazing Black Women

The Black Women Legends Awards will be presented to five accomplished African Americans at the “Power, Leadership and Influence of the Black Woman” luncheon on April 15. The achievements of the recipients are equaled by the attainments of the women for whom the Black Women Legends Awards are named – described as trailblazers who broke down barriers. 

Casa De Rosas Opens to Serve Unhoused Veterans

Unhoused and single-parent veterans can enjoy a wide range of amenities at Casa de Rosas, a 36-unit development comprised of 15 studios, 19 one-bedroom and two two-bedroom apartments. 

THE FIGHT OVER REDISTRICTING MOVES TO THE 2ND SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT

Every ten years in the United States, new political lines are drawn to create “more equitable districts” at every level of government.   In 2020 – 2021, for the first time a Citizens Redistricting Commission is drawing lines for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

AMEs to Hold 95th SoCal Annual Conference

Hundreds of AMEs representing 50+ churches in Southern California and Nevada will unite with Bishop Clement W. Fugh, presiding prelate of the 5th Episcopal District of the AME Church, and Episcopal Supervisor Alexia Butler Fugh, for the 95th Session of the Southern California Annual Conference. The event, which includes business sessions, workshops and worship services, opens Wednesday, Oct. 23, and concludes Sunday, Oct. 27, at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel, 5711 W. Century Blvd., in Los Angeles. Pastor J. Edgar and Mrs. Florence Boyd, along with the members of First AME Church of Los Angeles, will host. Women In

AME Church: Has the President Declared War on the Poor and People of Color?

AME Church leaders issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s recent Twitter attacks against four Congresswomen of color, Congressman Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore. The statement was signed by Bishop Harry L. Seawright, president of the Council of Bishops; Bishop Gregory G.M. Ingram, president of the General Board; Bishop Adam J. Richardson, Jr., senior bishop; Bishop Frank Madison Reid III, chair of the Commission on Social Action; and Mrs. Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker, director/consultant of Social Action. “The Bishops, Social Action Commission, members and servant leaders of the African Methodist Episcopal Church are appalled by the continued