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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 »
Rep. Al Green Meets with the Black Press on Capitol Hill
September 28, 2017
During an on the record meeting with publishers of Black-owned newspapers on Capitol Hill, Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) discussed a range of issues from symbols of the Confederacy to advertising in the Black Press and the impeachment of President Donald Trump. ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Celebrates 50th Anniversary with ‘The Legacy Continues’ Black Tie Gala 
September 7, 2017
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) celebrated its 50th Anniversary with “The Legacy Continues” Black Tie Gala at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Globe Theatre. ... read more »
The Grove Theatre Presents “Lyman”
Jan. 20 The Grove Theatre is proud to announce the world premiere of “Lyman”, running the weekend of January 20th through the 22nd. Lyman, written by Anne Johnstonbrown, ... read more / view event »
The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 
January 11, 2017
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was more than a dreamer. He was a man who had the will to carry a light in the darkness. ... read more »
Ephesians NT Church and City of Fontana Plan MLK Events
January 4, 2017
Ephesians New Testament Church and the city of Fontana will sponsor two events to observe the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... read more »
Notable Deaths  2016
December 28, 2016
  Billy Paul (file photo) Jazz and soul singer Billy Paul known for his No. 1 hit ballad “Philadelphia Soul” and “Me and Mrs. Jones,” died after battling with cancer. ... read more »
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