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Commercial Pilot Dr. G Equips Others to Reach Their Highest Potential
September 15, 2022
American Airlines Captain, Dr. Gerald A. Higginbotham; affectionately known as “Captain, Dr. G”, is a man on a mission to effectively educate and empower individuals and communities to flourish; by closing the widening income gap between the rich and the poor, and to equip youth and adults to reach their highest potential. ... read more »
HoneyPeach Productions Plans Film on Life of Diane E. Watson
July 14, 2022
HoneyPeach Productions is building the foundation to film “The Golden Heart of California,” a not-to-be-missed docufilm, that will chronicle the accomplishments, triumphs, and personal sacrifices of former congresswoman and living legend, the Honorable Diane E. Watson. ... read more »
The Mills Brothers Celebrate 100 Continuous Years of Musical Excellence
June 9, 2022
For over a century, The Mills Brothers have been one of the world’s preeminent vocal groups of all time. They are significant pioneers of African American music history—spearheading barrier-breaking impacts (racially and musically) on our society and the music industry worldwide ... read more »
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Prostate Cancer Rising in Black America 
April 28, 2022
Whether it is other philanthropists, local or regional health centers, or state and federal officials, there is a desperate need for creative solutions to getting more people screened and saving more lives. Smith’s initiative is an innovative approach, but there are other ways to spread awareness and boost screenings in the Black community.   ... read more »
USC Black Alumni Association Host 46th Annual Scholarship Dinner 
April 21, 2022
Danny J. Bakewell, Jr., Wilma Pinder, Lloyd T. McKinney Jr, Diamonté “Saweetie” Harper and Jaya Hinton were honored at the 46th Annual Scholarship Benefit sponsored by the USC Black Alumni Association (BAA).    ... read more »
Saluting the Many Contributions and Talents of Bette Braxton
April 21, 2022
Bette Braxton, longtime friend of the Brotherhood Crusade and Bakewell Media, recently celebrated her 90th birthday with a surprise party hosted by Danny J. Bakewell, Sr., because, he said, “We all love her!” ... read more »
Lakers Carmelo Anthony Receives Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award
April 14, 2022
Los Angeles Lakers forward Carmelo Anthony received the NBA’s new Kareem Abdul-Jabbar trophy that was awarded to the league’s Social Justice Champion. The presentation was made on April 3, prior to the Lakers vs. Nuggets game. ... read more »
Hundreds Attend Councilmember Price’s Campaign Kickoff Rally
April 6, 2022
More than 400 people, including elected officials, union heads, leaders of several non-profit organizations in District 9, neighbors and other stakeholders, came out to the kickoff of L.A. City Councilmember Curren Price’s re-election campaign on April 2 at The Beehive in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
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Community Mourns the passing of Community, Labor, and Civil Rights Activist Gwen Green at the age of 96
February 4, 2022
We are sad to report the passing of Gwen Green at the age of 96.  Gwen Green had been an active in the civil rights movement with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  ... read more »
In Dr. King’s Honor, California Black Health Leaders Call for Urgent Action During COVID-19 Crisis
January 20, 2022
“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhumane.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. African American health leaders joined Covered California to reflect on the life and legacy of civil rights icon Dr. ... read more »
Tribute – Service to Others Defined Career of Willard Murray
January 6, 2022
Being a public servant is not for everyone, but Willard Murray, Jr. embraced the role.  Throughout his career, he sought opportunities to help others and most importantly, uplift African Americans. ... read more »
Pasadena’s Bryce Young Wins 87th Heisman Trophy Winner
December 16, 2021
First Quarterback in Alabama History to Win Award ... read more »
November 28: Record executive, songwriter, and film producer Berry Gordy Jr. was born in Detroit, MI, 1929
November 28, 2021
November 28: Record executive, songwriter, and film producer Berry Gordy Jr. was born in Detroit, MI, 1929 ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Alvin Atwood Watkins, Jr.,
October 28, 2021
Alvin Atwood Watkins, Jr., a life-long resident of Los Angeles, California, was born March 7, 1939, and closed his eyes to be with the Lord on August 24, 2021, ... read more »
Pastor William H. Turner Opened the Door on an era of leadership at New Revelations
October 20, 2021
In March of 2022, Dr. William Turner Jr. will retire as Senior Pastor of New Revelation Missionary Baptist Church of Pasadena. The Iconic Pastor is saying goodbye to the only church he has ever pastored after better than Fifty-Years Years of leadership in the greater Pasadena Community.  ... read more »
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