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Berry Gordy Square Unveiled with Motown Family, Friends, and Fans
November 28, 2019
Legendary music executive Berry Gordy was honored with a square on the corner of Sunset and Argyle, directly under the 6255 Sunset building that once housed his famed Motown Records once it moved from Detroit to Los Angeles. ... read more »
Jackson Celebrates 78th Birthday Honoring Service of Others
October 3, 2019
The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. will mark his 78th birthday this week by recognizing the humanitarian and social justice efforts of several individuals ... read more »
L.A. Sentinel Hosts Conversation on Advancing Black America Featuring CBC Chairwoman Karen Bass
April 18, 2019
The topic of discussion for the evening — advancing Black America during a pivotal moment in Congress ... read more »
BBA Hosts Annual Black History Awards Dinner 
March 7, 2019
On Thursday, February 22, at the California African American Museum (CAAM), the Black Business Association (BBA) honored five community champions of human rights, social justice, and economic empowerment. ... read more »
Brotherhood Crusade Celebrates 50 Years of Community Excellence
December 13, 2018
Mellody Hobson receives Bakewell-Bremond Pioneer of African American Achievement Award ... read more »
The Eastside Boys
November 22, 2018
“We got what we wanted, but lost what we had,” (An Eastside boy) Older Blacks often compare conditions under lawful segregation with post-civil rights de-facto segregation that legally afforded them greater opportunities but did not eliminate the barriers that still block such opportunities. ... read more »
Prominent Civil Rights Leader John Mack Remembered
July 12, 2018
A prominent leader wherever he went, Mack was well known for his transformative work with the Los Angeles Urban League, which he revitalized and used to aid 100,000 people annually. He made a tremendous impact on the Los Angeles community and others around the nation. His legacy stretches from Washington, D.C. to Michigan, from Atlanta to North Carolina. Mack’s activism and dedication to improving the livelihood of others was mentioned throughout the service.  ... read more »
UCLA Alumni Celebrate Founding of Kappa Alpha Psi Chapter
May 3, 2018
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity’s National Director of Organizational Effectiveness and Anniversary Chairman Kevin D. Kinsey announced that Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity’s 95th Charter Day Celebraion was well received and participated by members and honored guestsalike.  The theme “Rich Past, Strong Renuion, Bright Future” was fitting to depict the 95th Charter Day Celebrations most auspicious events.  ... read more »
Johnnie L. Cochran, Sr. Passes
May 3, 2018
He is survived by his three daughters Pearl Baker (William), Martha Sherrard (Fredric), daughter-in-law Sylvia Dale Cochran, eight grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, and an extended family of many.  ... read more »
Vicki ‘Shot Caller’ Mack Lataillade Assembles Powerhouse Music Panel to Discuss the Impact and Role of Music in Film & TV
April 26, 2018
 Lataillade will lead the panel to: discuss the pros and cons of a career in music production; breakdown the role of a film/TV music supervisor; delve into the process of placing music in film and TV; and reveal emerging artist stories. They will also share how they got their start in music production and supervision.  Panelists—recruited by Lataillade—include the following professionals: Angela Jollivette, Founder, Moonbaby Media; Joe “Flip” Wilson and Demetrius “Meech” Shipp, Sr. ... read more »
2018 California Democrats State Convention Programming Announcement
February 20, 2018
2018 California Democrats State Convention Programming Announcement ... read more »
Gerald Freeny Makes History As The First African American President Of The Tournament of Roses
January 25, 2018
On January 19, The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Board of Directors confirmed Gerald Freeny as the first African American president of the organization. Freeny will provide leadership for the 130th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and the Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. He has already gotten to work for the 2018-2019 Tournament of Roses year, deeming “The Melody of Life” as the Rose theme. ... read more »
Building Upon the Dream:  A Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Forum   
December 28, 2017
The South Coast Air Quality Management District will host its “Building Upon the Dream: Day of Service Forum” in the Tuskegee Room of The Proud Bird Event Center near Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday, Jan. 13.  ... read more »
Taste Of Soul Nation Helps The Homeless 
October 19, 2017
The city and county of Los Angeles are undertaking a historic effort to address homelessness across the region. ... read more »
Free Legal Help Available to Low-Income African Americans
October 12, 2017
Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law empowers people in need ... read more »
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