Lost art of fighting – with hands: Part II 

We recalled “the good ole days” when kids who had a beef with each other fought it out – by hand. They exchanged punches and bruises, exhausted themselves, made up, and shortly were friends again. They lived to fight another day, and as years passed, looked back on the disagreement and laughed about it as a learning experience. 

Stephanie Wiggins Positively Impacts Community as Metro CEO 

    Wiggins will be honored at Bakewell Media’s “Power, Leadership, and Influence of the Black Woman” luncheon on April 15.  Throughout history, women have proven to be influential across many cultures around the world. Fighting for equality and opportunity, they have shaped society in ways that have advanced business, communities, education, and politics. Women deserve to be recognized and celebrated. This year, Stephanie N. Wiggins, chief executive officer of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, will be honored at the “Power, Leadership, and Influence of the Black Woman” luncheon on Saturday, April 15, at 11 a.m., at the

Legends Awards Salute Trailblazing Black Women

The Black Women Legends Awards will be presented to five accomplished African Americans at the “Power, Leadership and Influence of the Black Woman” luncheon on April 15. The achievements of the recipients are equaled by the attainments of the women for whom the Black Women Legends Awards are named – described as trailblazers who broke down barriers. 

Hope and Healing Highlight Debut Album by Jason McGee and The Choir

The debut album by Jason McGee and The Choir features a variety of music styles, but the thread connecting them all is a message of hope, joy and healing.  “Power,” the title of the new project by the popular gospel group, contains nine uplifting tracks ranging from the current hot single “It’s Not Over” to the creative rendition of Andre Crouch’s “Oh the Blood” to the hand-clapping, foot-stomping “Wonderful.” “Our goal and our desire and our prayer was to give every single person in the world something to grab on to in this album,” said McGee, who is one of

Power and Pride to the People!

June has become the traditional month for Pride celebrations in honor of the gay and transgender people, including Black and brown gay liberation and transgender rights activists like Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, who fought back against harassment and abusive policing in June 1969.

50 Cent: ‘Power’ Being Overlooked by Emmys is Racial

50 Cent courtesy photo BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — 50 Cent said he thinks “Power” being overlooked by the Emmys over the years was racial despite the success of popular Starz series that has a prominently black cast. “I like to say it’s racial. That’s the easy way to get out of things,” said the rapper and executive producer of the series during a panel discussion Friday at the Television Critics Association Press Tour. “People who are running and connected to these ceremonies are not necessarily cool people.” After 50 Cent’s comments, “Power” creator Courtney Kemp — who accompanied him