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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Inspire With New and Classic Work
April 26, 2018
Revelations  by Alvin Ailey is his classic American story about the Black experience in the South in the 1950’s and 60’s. The sections are historical and take us back to the Black churches of the South, to a people’s faith in God and a willingness to die for their devout beliefs.    ... read more »
CHARGE UP CRENSHAW: LADWP Launches New Rebate Program for Used Electric Vehicles 
April 19, 2018
Unveils 22 New Publicly-Accessible EV Chargers at its Crenshaw Customer Service Center  ... read more »
Mayor Garcetti and FAME Kickoff Black History Month in Los Angeles 
February 15, 2018
Pastor J. Edgar Boyd and First AME Keep The Power of The Black Church at the Forefront of Political Action in Celebration of African American Heritage Month  ... read more »
Pasadena Journal’s Joe and Ruthie Hopkins Recognized as Civil Rights Pioneers by the California State Legislature
February 6, 2018
Joe and Ruthie Hopkins co-own and publish the Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley Journal News, the area’s only African-American owned and oriented newspapers since 1989. ... read more »
This Week In Black History (January 18 – January 24)
January 25, 2018
This Week In Black History (January 18 - January 24) ... read more / view gallery »
SCAQMD Salutes Environmental Justice in honor of MLK
January 25, 2018
The South Coast Air Quality Management District hosted its fourth “Building Upon the Dream: Day of Service Forum” in the Tuskegee Room of The Proud Bird Event Center near Los Angeles International Airport.  Nearly 300 were in attendance. ... read more »
Honoring Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. by ensuring economic equality
January 19, 2018
Just weeks before his death, Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about “the other America.” While “one America is flowing with the milk of prosperity and the honey of equality,” there is another America with “a daily ugliness about it that transforms the buoyancy of hope into the fatigue of despair. ... read more »
Trump’s Mind, Mouth and Fecal Matters: Racism’s Red Meat and Raw Sewage
January 18, 2018
The long history of racism of Donald J. Trump has come home to haunt him and to hold him up to a withering and rightful world-wide moral outrage, criticism and condemnation. And his vulgar and morally reprehensible offense must not be dismissed as normal and diminished as unimportant nor rightful criticism be diverted in other ways. On the contrary, this criticism must become an ongoing ever-present part of the overall resistance to his crude, cruel and destructive regime. Indeed, he has waded in the squalid swamp of racist comments and practice for decades, viciously attacking as citizen, candidate and president the various peoples of color: Africans, Native Americans, Latinos and Asians. ... read more »
On The Legacy Of A True King And His Influence On Ours
January 18, 2018
Rev Dr Martin Luther King is one of the greatest leaders history has ever known and yet I’m afraid that though his name is internationally recognized, we have, as a nation, yet to fully comprehend the man and his ideas. ... read more »
SCAQMD to Host Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Forum
SCAQMD to Host Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Forum ... read more / view event »
NASA Celebrates Legacy of First Black American Astronaut
December 21, 2017
Earlier this year, the Chicago Crusader reported about the lack of visibility of NASA’s first Black American astronaut and helped to raise awareness about Lawrence’s incredible journey. ... read more »
Byron Reed Moves To CIT One West Bank as Sr. VP of Community Development 
November 30, 2017
Byron Reed is now at One West Bank a part of CIT Bank, which offers a wide range of banking products here in Southern California. ... read more »
Birdsong Shares Testimony of Redemption in ‘The Best is Yet to Come’
November 23, 2017
Overcoming a disability takes lots of faith and determination.  Fortunately, James C. Birdsong, Jr. possesses an abundance of both. ... read more »
Civil rights leaders, clergy support federal rules to crackdown on payday lending
October 19, 2017
Advocates must also remain watchful for any congressional actions that may be taken to preempt or undermine consumer protections. ... read more »
William Burke, Ed.D. makes history as SCAQMD Chairman
September 28, 2017
Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon reappoints William A. Burke, Ed.D., to a Historic Eighth Term on the SCAQMD Governing Board ... read more »
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