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Karla Gordy Bristol Shares the Secret to Building a Legacy Through Helping Others
September 9, 2021
Newly Approved Commissioner of Arts and Culture for the City of Beverly Hills, Karla Gordy Bristol, provides blueprints to following one's passion by servicing others. ... read more »
Community Still Devastated Over the Murder of Michelle Avan
August 12, 2021
“What I want most is justice for my mother, and to continue her legacy,” stated Trevon Avan, the son of Michelle Avan, the Bank of America executive who was tragically murdered in her home last week.  Her death sent shock waves throughout the community and her family and friends have vowed to continue her legacy of good deeds for the betterment of the community and those less fortunate. ... read more »
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Honoring Our Mothers With Our Lives: Lessons of Love, Life and Struggle
May 14, 2020
This is a special Mother’s Day Message delivered at our Sunday Soul Session and dedicated to all our mothers, but especially to our mother. The mother I share with our brothers and sisters. ... read more »
IN MEMORIAM: Earl Graves Sr., Black Enterprise Founder Dies
April 9, 2020
"At 9:22 p.m. this evening, April 6, my father and hero, Earl Graves, Sr., the founder of Black Enterprise, passed away quietly after a long battle with Alzheimer's," Earl Graves Jr. wrote on Twitter. "I loved and admired this giant of a man and am blessed to be his namesake. Love you, dad." ... read more »
Many Say Education of King’s Life, Legacy Remains Critical for Young People
February 27, 2020
According to the data, 63 percent of U.S. students incorrectly identified Dr. King's accomplishments or were not aware of some of the most important things he did to contribute to America's Civil Rights Movement. ... read more »
Black Press Joins Congressional Black Caucus in Denouncing New Cuba Travel Ban
November 7, 2019
Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), the chair of the CBC, said suspending flights from the United States to all destinations outside of Havana is yet another cruel and counterproductive policy put forth by the Trump administration. ... read more »
Motown Founder Berry Gordy Retires
October 10, 2019
He announced his retirement during the 60th-anniversary celebration of Motown that took place in Detroit last month. ... read more »
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A Letter of Love & Legacy
August 2, 2018
Together we can make a difference and ultimately leave a positive legacy letter to those we love! ... read more »
Hold fast against the assault on Dr. King’s legacy
April 5, 2018
The 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination comes amid a fierce struggle for the soul of America. We will celebrate the progress that has been made since Dr. King was taken from us in 1968, and decry the agenda that is still unfinished.  ... 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 »
Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy
January 17, 2018
As the world community observes and celebrates the 89th birthday of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., it is important for Black America to assess how far we have come 50 years since the tragic brutal assassination of Dr. King in Memphis, Tennessee of April 4, 1968. ... read more »
Scandal star Joe Morton speaks on Dick Gregory’s Legacy
November 16, 2017
It’s all about being of service to another.  You don’t have to do it on the magnitude of Dick Gregory.  ... read more »
Fannie Lou Hamer Walking Off the Plantation: Questioning and Transforming America
October 12, 2017
I’m sick of symbolic things; we’re fighting for our lives”. Thus, for Obama’s election to be more than a useful symbol for a country unable to criticize and seriously change itself, it must be part and parcel of our struggle to save and expand lives ... read more »
Slavery’s History and Legacy Must Be Unchained (Part 2)
May 18, 2017
The movie Django: Unchained caused- and movies on slavery since then continue to generate-mostly negative conversation and commentary, among Blacks. However, it’s mostly talk. No matter how Black people feel about these films, they’re not likely to take Hollywood to task for its distortion of history. ... read more »

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