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SoCal Legends: Baron Davis
July 22, 2021
Known as “The Godfather of Los Angeles Basketball,” Baron Davis went from an elite prep athlete to an NBA All-Star who spent 15 years playing on the pro level. During his NBA career, Davis averaged 16.1 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. He also shot at 40.9 percent from the field and 32.0 percent from the three-point line. ... read more »
Coach John Walton Smith Shares Secrets to Training Olympic Champions
July 22, 2021
Sprint-athlete, Michael Cherry, is following Coach John Smith into battle: after being cleared through the COVID-19 process they will participate in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Smith has been in this position eight other times on a consecutive basis. ... read more »
Company Will Pay You $125 to Participate in Research Project
July 22, 2021
Evitarus, a Black-owned Los Angeles-based public opinion research firm, is surveying African Americans in California to gauge opinions on healthcare and racism. The goal of the project, the company says, is to gather data that can influence healthcare policy.  ... read more »
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View Park Wins Aspen Institute Award
June 17, 2021
View Park high school recently became the National Winner of the Aspen Institute’s Reimagining School Sports in America Initiative, earning a $20,000 grant meant to help them pursue their athletic endeavors. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Noelle Quinn
June 10, 2021
Noelle Quinn went from being a fan of the WNBA to making history in the league. Quinn was recently named the head coach of the Seattle Storm, making her the first African American female coach of the franchise. ... read more »
Ivie Named to State Commission on Judicial Performance
June 10, 2021
Governor Gavin Newsom has appointed prominent Los Angeles attorney, Rickey Ivie to the Commission on Judicial Performance.  Newsom made the announcement on May 27. ... read more »
Kenny Young Teaches Youth How to Tackle Finances
June 10, 2021
Rams linebacker Kenny Young is helping youth understand their personal finances. His foundation, the Tackle Young foundation, has partnered with UNIFY Financial Credit Union (UNIFY) to create a 12-week financial literacy program called “Tackle Finances.” ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Shelbi Schauble
June 3, 2021
Shelbi Schauble recently finished her first season with the UCLA Bruins track and field team. She competed in the triple jump for the Rafer Johnson/ Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational, getting 10.58m (34-8.50). Schauble noted she was feeling “a lot of emotions” during her Bruin debut. ... read more »
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NBA Creates Annual Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award to Honor Player Activism
May 28, 2021
The award is named after six-time NBA champion and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who has dedicated his life to the fight for equality. The recipient will have advanced Abdul-Jabbar’s mission to drive change and inspired others to reflect on injustice and take collective action in their communities over the previous year. ... read more »
We’re Not Waiting for the Next George Floyd Moment
May 27, 2021
George Floyd's horrific murder one year ago has ushered in a new era of accountability where it's not enough to simply say "Black Lives Matter." It's time to show it in our actions and decisions. ... read more »
When we get past the test, we can see the full picture
May 27, 2021
This past year has shown that when those who are ‘sick and tired of being sick and tired’, say no more, change is bound to occur. For countless admissions cycles, the SAT was a rite of passage, something every student, regardless of their background, felt was critical to their future ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Jackie Robinson
April 22, 2021
Jackie Roosevelt Robinson is one of the most iconic figures in sports history. He was born in Cairo, Georgia on January 31, 1919, and his family moved to Pasadena one year later. Seeing his brother Mack Robinson compete in track and field inspired him to pursue sports. ... read more »
Jazz Icon Herbie Hancock Virtually Honored at Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center
April 22, 2021
Barbara Morrison honors Hancock on International Jazz Day and raises funds for scholarship program. ... read more »
Elmer Craft Jr. (Nov. 3, 1932-Feb. 1, 2021)
April 22, 2021
Born to Mary and Elmer Craft in Mariana, Pennsylvania.  His parents sent him to Los Angeles, CA with $25 in his pocket at the age of 17.  While in college, the army drafted him into the Korean War in which he served.  ... read more »
UCLA: Proportion of Black Doctors in U.S. Has Changed Little in 120 Years
April 20, 2021
A UCLA study published today found that the proportion of physicians who are Black in the United States has increased by only four percentage points over the past 120 years, and that the share of doctors who are Black men remains unchanged since 1940. ... read more »
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