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June 10: The Right Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey, leader of the largest Black organization in history, passed away, 1940
June 10, 2021
June 10: The Right Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey, leader of the largest Black organization in history, passed away, 1940 ... read more »
LA County Seeks Dismissal of Sheriff’s Bid to Quash OIG Subpoena 
June 4, 2021
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva's legal bid to avoid meeting with Inspector General Max Huntsman to discuss deputy ``secret societies'' that many criminal justice advocates characterize as gangs should be dismissed, a lawyer for Los Angeles County argues in new court papers.  ... read more »
‘SOLOS’ — A LOOK AT MEMORY IN SEVEN CHAPTERS – NOW ON AMAZON 
June 4, 2021
“Solos” — now playing on Amazon Prime (created by Dan Weil) — is an anthology series that dares to push the art of the monologue to its absolute limit, told in 7 self-staged chapters. ... read more »
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One Year After George Floyd: America and the Police
June 3, 2021
It appears that two important things have happened since the death of Geoge Floyd at the hand of the police in Minneapolis, Minnesota: (1) police continue to kill black men and women either by shooting them or physically killing them by hand. ... read more »
JASMINE DAVIS: A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN SHAKING UP ‘THE CHI’ AND REPPING LGBTQIA+AS THE FIRST TRANSGENDER CHARACTER ON THE SHOW
May 20, 2021
Back to Ms. Davis who, by the by, is the show’s first transgender character, a distinction the vivacious actress delights in. Davis came from the streets of Chicago IL where she was raised by her mom who had four other children. Like many young people living in urban environments, Davis’ dad battled with drug addiction which is why he has been in and out of her life. ... read more »
Police Force Cutting into Family Ties: 23-Year-Old Targeted by an Order Given by His Uncle
May 20, 2021
On Tuesday, May 10, Attorney Carl Douglas, and Black Lives Matter Los Angeles Co-founder Melina Abdullah joined 23-year-old filmmaker Jamal Shakir to announce a lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles and LAPD police officer, Eric Anderson. The premise of the case sounded like many others, law enforcement using overly aggressive force to manage a peaceful protest, but for Shakir, the order for his attack came directly from a family member. ... read more »
“How to be Unforgettable”
May 13, 2021
Most of us are familiar with Nat King Cole’s song Unforgettable.  But have we stopped to think about what does it really mean to be unforgettable? Coco Chanel talked a lot about fashion being unforgettable. ... read more »
HEATHER HUTT: THE VOICE AND THE CHOICE WE NEED IN SACRAMENTO 
May 13, 2021
With less than a week until the votes are counted in the 54th Assembly Special Election on this Tuesday, May 18, 2021.  Heather Hutt is taking nothing for granted.  ... read more / view gallery »
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“What Did He Say?”
May 13, 2021
The universe and its contents has been left under our care. The Creator of the world and all that is therein has made all things. What do you think he has done to ensure that His creation of mankind will take care while He has gone and left everything to us.  He has given us His irrevocable word to read and study as we await His return? ... read more »
Todd Spitzer Launches New Hate Crimes Unit in Orange County
May 11, 2021
Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer today announced that his office has created a new unit that will focus on hate crimes. ... read more »
HUD Awards Los Angeles City and County $4 Million to Assist 1,950 Families
May 11, 2021
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) and the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) $4 million to launch a Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Regional Mobility Demonstration Program. ... read more »
Winners Announced for 2021 Virtual Oratorical Contest
April 29, 2021
Three local teens secured the top spots in the 2021 Oratorical Contest sponsored by Our Authors Study Club (OASC) and the Sigma Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. The virtual event was held March 27 and the awards were presented on April 10, with each recipient receiving certificates, gifts and cash prizes. ... read more »
Anthony L. Price Passes Away
March 17, 2021
Celebrating the life and service of Anthony L. Price to Bethel Chapel Community Church. As we attempt to describe his dedication of 30 years to Bethel his beloved Church. ... read more »
Beulah Mae Calvert Passes Away
March 17, 2021
Beulah Mae Calvert (88) of Culver City, CA, passed away January 10, 2021. ... read more »
Emily Fennell Passes Away
March 17, 2021
Mrs. Emily Carole Chretién Fennell, a native Angeleno, died peacefully on March 3, in Orange Park, Florida after a prolonged illness. ... read more »
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