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King’s Lasting Impact on Equity in Education
January 11, 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Champion for Equity in Education ... read more »
HERE COMES TASTE OF SOUL!
October 19, 2017
 From Rodeo Blvd to Stocker Ave., this festival continues to best in L.A.  ... read more »
Drs. Ruth And Ludlow Creary to Receive Special Needs Network’s Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award
October 19, 2017
Doctor Ludlow and Doctor Ruth Creary will be honored with the inaugural Special Needs Network’s Lifetime Achievement award ... read more »
Bill Russell Supports Pro Athlete’s Fight Against Injustice
October 5, 2017
Bill Russell saluted current players for taking the reins in fighting for equality in the United States. ... read more »
The Affordable Care Act and South L.A.
September 21, 2017
It’s looking increasingly likely that Congress will fail in their last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare ... read more »
Beyond the Evil of Trump: Living King’s Legacy of Steadfast Resistance
April 19, 2017
It has been rightfully remembered and necessarily noted that this month marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s classic anti-war speech, April 4, 1967, a year to the day of his assassination and martyrdom. ... read more »
Health Net Partners with Ward AME for Health Fair
August 11, 2016
Health Net teamed up with Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Health Braintrust, and Ward African Methodist Episcopal Church to host a free Church Community Health Fair on July 31. ... read more »
Tinsel Brown? Will The Academy’s Historic Invite of 600 Minority Members Change the Complexion of Hollywood
July 13, 2016
The move follows a pledge it made in January to double the number of women and diverse members on its board by the year 2020. ... read more »
Child Watch: Recognizing All of America’s S/Heroes
April 28, 2016
Every day I wear a pair of medallions around my neck with portraits of two of my role models: Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth. As a child I read books about Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad. She and indomitable and eloquent slave woman Sojourner Truth represent countless thousands of anonymous slave women whose bodies and minds were abused and whose voices were muted by slavery, Jim Crow, segregation and confining gender roles throughout our nation’s history. Although Harriet Tubman could not read books, she could read the stars to find her way north to freedom. And she freed not only herself from slavery, but returned to slave country again and again through forests and streams and across mountains to lead other slaves to freedom at great personal danger. She was tough. She was determined. She was fearless. She was shrewd and she trusted God completely to deliver her, and other fleeing slaves, from pursuing captors who had placed a bounty on her life. ... read more »
Martin Luther King Jr. Found Power and Fun in Sports
January 13, 2016
DID YOU KNOW? Dr. Martin Luther King took interest in playing Billiards during his college years. According to the book ‘The Everything Martin Luther King Jr. ... read more »
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza to Host Day of Service Event in Celebration of King Day
December 29, 2015
Free legal, health, and employment services will be offered to hundreds of South Los Angeles residents at Crenshaw Plaza in honor of King Day. On January 16, ... read more »
SCLC Los Angeles: ‘Bending the Arc and Breaking Barriers’ Essay and Art Contest
November 25, 2015
Winners Will Receive Cash Prizes The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Southern California (SCLC-SC) Emerging Leaders is holding Essay & Oratorical and Art Contests as a part of King Legacy Week 2016. ... read more »
Monument to honor King planned for Georgia’s Stone Mountain
October 15, 2015
Some critics have suggested in recent years that an enormous Confederate carving, larger than a football field with the Southern generals astride their horses in Georgia’s Stone Mountain, ... read more »
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