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Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette: “Sowing and Reaping the Harvest”
November 15, 2018
Thanksgiving and Daylight Savings Time are time buddies. I sought to know how slavery was progressing in related time frames. The custom of giving thanks for the annual harvest is one of the world's oldest celebrations and can be traced back to the dawn of civilization. We can find some times are determined Biblically by stating events, e.g. “harvest time”… American Thanksgiving tradition dates back to 1621;…not repeated until many years later…1789 George Washington proclaimed Thanksgiving a national holiday on Thursday 26 November that year - setting the precedent making it the last Thursday in November. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules Weekly Previews: That Make Choosing a Film Fun
November 2, 2018
For movies opening November 9, 2018. ... read more »
Is Trump Looking Out for Workers?
August 31, 2018
If you leave aside for a moment the horrendous assaults that Trump and his Republican allies have been conducting against American workers and their unions, it is still difficult to see how Trump’s views on trade are helping American workers. ... read more »
Thanksgiving Giveaways Throughout South Los Angeles
November 30, 2017
Multiple businesses, city officials, local churches and community members gathered to bring holiday love to their surrounding communities. ... read more »
Lakers Kyle Kuzma and Brandon Ingram Celebrate A Season of Giving with Thanksgiving Dinner
November 26, 2017
Los Angeles Lakers kicked off their annual “A Season of Giving” presented by East West Bank with a Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 16, at Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) Lafayette Park recreation center. Nearly 350 children and their family members were served Thanksgiving dinner ... read more / watch video »
Mothers In Action Thanksgiving: The Legacy Continues…
November 23, 2017
Celebrating 22 years of Mothers In Action bringing a holiday feast to seniors in the community and across the Southland ... read more »
Rethinking Thanksgiving: Beyond Big Turkeys and Small Talk
November 23, 2017
The histories and holidays of the oppressed, colonized and enslaved are, of necessity, different from the history and holidays of the oppressor, the colonizer and the enslaver. ... read more »
Socal Families Will Have A Happy Thanksgiving 2016
November 23, 2016
Many hands will serve a turkey dinner to underserved communities across the Southland ... read more »
Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips
November 22, 2016
Tips to keep your food from harming your loved ones this Thanksgiving ... read more »
Harris-Dawson Turns on Holiday Lights & Delivers 1,000 Turkeys to South L.A. Families for Thanksgiving
November 22, 2016
Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson personally delivered over 800 turkeys during the day on November 19 and in the evening, “flipped the switch” on tree lights on a 12-block stretch of South Broadway to launch the holiday season in the 8th Council District. ... read more »
Despite Uncertainties and Disappointments, Faith Leaders Urge Thankfulness
November 22, 2016
2016 has been a tumultuous year, especially for communities of color. The list of challenges ranged from repeated police shootings of unarmed black men to increasing numbers of incarcerated African American and Latino males to countless reports of economic injustices. ... read more »
Love, Peace and Happiness Hosts Thanksgiving Day Service
November 17, 2016
Bishop Leon and Dr. Jacqueline Martin and the Love, Peace and Happiness Church family will hold their Annual Thanksgiving Day Celebration on Thursday, November 24, at 11 a.m. ... read more »
EJ Jackson aka ‘Mr. Turkey’ Passes
November 2, 2016
Jackson was known as the “chauffer to the stars” ... read more »
Is Santa Slaying Thanksgiving?
December 2, 2015
Do you hear what I hear? Yes, that was Christmas music on the radio, and Thanksgiving had scarcely been observed yet! Each year, it seems we take a little more from the Thanksgiving tradition by focusing on commercialism. ... read more »
Thanksgiving—To Be Grateful
November 26, 2015
Despite the commercialism, drama and history of the holiday, people still take time to give thanks ... read more »
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