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Women’s History Month
Thomas Jefferson High School Gets First Black Female Principal 
April 7, 2022
Thomas Jefferson High School is the fourth oldest high in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).  ... read more »
Young Activist Destiny Helligar Shakes Up School Systems One Curriculum at a Time
March 23, 2022
At sixteen years old, Destiny Helligar is already making history within Los Angeles.  ... read more »
Women’s History Month: California Org Honors Leaders, Discusses Priorities
March 17, 2022
The California Black Women’s Collective (CBWC) honored more than 100 Black women leaders from across the state from different professional backgrounds, including media executives, public health professionals, activists, politicians and more. ... read more »
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In Honor of Women’s History Month: Four African American Women of Beauty  
March 10, 2022
In honor of Women’s History Month, here are a few African American women of beauty who revolutionized the beauty industry and cemented their place in history.   ... read more »
LA City Council Confirms First Female LAFD Chief
March 1, 2022
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously confirmed the appointment today of Deputy Chief Kristin Crowley to be the first woman to lead the Los Angeles Fire Department. The appointment is effective March 26, when Chief Ralph Terrazas is scheduled to retire. ... read more »
Black Women Making Boss Moves
April 15, 2021
Three black-women radio stations across the country, teamed up to form an Independent Black Media Consortium and recognize local black female trailblazers during Women’s History Month with the #LevelUp campaign. ... read more »
Fair Play, Means Fair Pay
March 25, 2021
As we close out Women’s History Month there has been much attention paid to the progress women have made over the years.  The stone-cold reality is, women are still underrepresented at every level in the workplace, and women of color are the most underrepresented group of all, lagging behind white men, men of color and white women. ... read more »
Women Leading California’s COVID-19 Response
March 25, 2021
Surgeon General Nadine Burke Harris, Sec. of Gov. Ops Yolanda Richardson & Senior V.P. of External Affairs, Blue Shield of California Kimberley Goode ... read more »
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Fannie Lou Hamer Walking Off the Plantation: Questioning and Transforming America
March 18, 2021
It is our foremother, Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer, who taught us the morality of remembrance, saying: “There are two things we should all care about. Never to forget where we came from and always praise the bridges that carried us over.” ... read more »
Chiney Ogwumike Strives For Excellence On And Off The Court
March 12, 2021
The multifaceted star Chiney Qgwumike re-signed with the Sparks, and she will continue her stardom in Los Angeles.  The two-time All-Star is wearing many hats, producing ESPN films, broadcasting, and the WNBA Vice-President. ... read more »
NFL Hires First Black Woman Referee
March 10, 2021
Maia Chaka knows well that Women’s History Month is all about commemorating, observing, and celebrating the vital role of the fairer sex in American folklore. ... read more »
Lifting and Holding Up Heaven: Women’s and Men’s Work in the World
March 5, 2020
It is a fundamental tenet of Kawaida philosophy that practice proves and makes possible everything, that is to say, practice brings it into being, makes it real, relevant and worthy of the name and quality it claims, whether it is love or life, parenting or peace, teaching or learning, art or ethics, science, religion or righteous resistance. And so, in this month of March which pays rightful and focused attention and homage to women and calls for recommitment to secure their rights, respect their dignity and address adequately their rightful needs and aspirations, the question is always of how this is translated in practice, how is it brought into being and made real and worthy of its name and claims? ... read more »
International Women’s Day
March 5, 2020
Wendy's Window ... read more »
Women’s History Month: Juanita Jackson Mitchell
March 29, 2019
“It was fitting that she received recognition because [Juanita Jackson Mitchell] was always one of those unsung champions of the cause and one who needs to be celebrated during both Black History and Women’s History month,” said Shane Carter, a self-described “Black history buff.” ... read more »
God’s Faithfulness Strengthens Whitaker in P.R. Profession
March 27, 2019
March is Women’s History Month – Champion of Faith Yumiko Whitaker As Women’s History Month concludes, the L.A. Sentinel Religion section celebrates by highlighting Los Angeles-area “Champions of Faith,” which features ordinary people inspired by their faith to make a difference in the community. ... read more »
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