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WATCH: Bakewell Building South LA
July 14, 2020
Danny J. Bakewell, Jr. talks to Tanya Mcrae and Spectrum News ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Angela Rye speaks at Wondalunch food giveaway in Watts
July 10, 2020
Wondalunch just held their second event in Watts giving away contact free, prepackaged meals that includes fresh fruit, vegetables, and poultry. There are hungry people all over the country, but particularly in the Los Angeles community. Community leaders have graciously contributed their time to ensure the people have food on the table. ... read more / watch video »
Youth March at USC Calls for Justice
July 2, 2020
Evan, a USC student, when asked about the message behind the ‘Defund The Police’ slogan, said “the idea of the slogan, ‘Defund LAPD’ or ‘Defund the Police’ is stemming from a call to divest and to reinvest into the communities that are suffering from a lack of education programs, housing programs, along with the environmental crisis that has been going on across our nation. ... read more »
MAYOR GARCETTI BEGINS TERM AS CHAIR OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
July 1, 2020
Metro will be faced with unprecedented challenges and opportunities in the coming fiscal year. I have great confidence in Mayor Garcetti to help us steer our way through this unique time in our agency’s history,” said Metro CEO Phillip A. Washington ... read more »
Sneaker Culture is Focus of Outreach to Youth by ArtCenter College of Design
June 18, 2020
ArtCenter College of Design will provide free Sneaker Science workshops to kids ages 11 through 18 to encourage them to pursue higher education and, ultimately careers in the creative economy. Leveraging the tremendous popularity of the sneaker culture, the College hopes to raise awareness among middle and high school students about degree programs and professional opportunities in the footwear field.  ... read more »
As MLK asked in 1967, Where Do We Go from Here: Community or Chaos?
June 18, 2020
The nationwide protests against the heinous killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis policeman, is reminiscent of the 1960s era of turmoil and voices that fervently called for social and economic justice. Today’s turbulent times seem that history is repeating itself.  In addition to George Floyd, recent tragedies took the lives of a Black Louisville EMT in the middle of the night while she was asleep in her own bed. In another fatal incident, a young Black Georgia man jogging in daylight was shot dead. None of these three unarmed people deserved to die violently.  ... read more »
Do You Know Your Assignment?
June 11, 2020
Wendy's Window ... read more »
Free Us From the Chains (Once and for All)
June 4, 2020
We have seen the face of racism, we have had to look deep into its soulless eyes and empty hearts for over 400 years. It rears its ugly head in cycles, recently in the cold-blooded murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. ... read more »
Black Communities Deserve Health Equity During COVID Crisis
April 16, 2020
Data revealed from pockets of the country have made clear that the pandemic is having a disproportionate impact on Black Americans. The Trump administration’s lack of transparency and failure to release racial data on a national level has undermined efforts to develop a targeted response to the crisis. As a result, too many of our communities are left without fair and equitable access to testing, care and treatment.  ... read more »
Black Press of America Celebrates 193 Years of Freedom-Fighting Journalism
March 19, 2020
“As we deal with some of the most challenging times in modern history, it is important that we understand the significance of the Black Press in reporting on and recording our history,” said National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Chair, and publisher of the Houston Forward Times, Karen Carter Richards. The NNPA is the national trade association representing America’s Black Press. ... read more »
Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts announces Protective Measures – Coronavirus (COVID-19)
March 16, 2020
In light of the evolving concerns of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Governor’s direction on mass gatherings, the City of Inglewood is taking the following steps to ensure the health and safety of our community and our employees. ... read more »
Meet the Decision Makers: Leaders on the Move Honors Mayor Butts and LADWP Commissioner McClain-Hill
March 12, 2020
The fifth annual Upgrade LA: Meet the Decision Makers African American History Month Business Breakfast was held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Thursday, February 27, 2020. Meet the Decision Makers celebrated two dynamic, high profile officials – Hon. James T. Butts, Jr., the Mayor of Inglewood and Commissioner Cynthia McClain-Hill, the Vice President of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Commission. ... read more »
Following in the Footsteps of Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 9, 2020
South Los Angeles non-profit gears up for an ambitious first quarter ... read more »
Black News Channel Network Delayed Until February 10
January 2, 2020
The historic launch of the BNC will fulfill the business dream and vision of J.C. Watts, Jr., a nationally known entrepreneur and former U.S. Congressman, representing Oklahoma’s Fourth District. ... read more »
Sunsets of 2019
December 26, 2019
This year, we said goodbye to friends, family and loved ones. The sun has set for them but we will always remember them in love and joy. ... read more »
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