Women’s History Month

Lifting and Holding Up Heaven: Women’s and Men’s Work in the World

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?

God’s Faithfulness Strengthens Whitaker in P.R. Profession

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. Yumiko Whitaker, founder of Hummingbird PR What is the mission of your profession? I view my work with clients as divine assignments, and am privileged to work with a mix of businesses, non-profits and public entities to shape positive change. I grew up in the Crenshaw District and attended local schools, including a self-financed earned degree

BPRW Women Grow Strong and Black PR Wire to Host a Fashion Webinar with I Am CHIC on March 26th

Do you have a passion for fashion? Women Grow Strong and Black PR Wire encourage you to stay in style during Women’s History Month and all year round!  The organizations are partnering up with Christie Grays, the Commander-In-Chic of I Am Chic, to hold a fashion forward webinar on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 2:00 – 3:30 PM (ET).  The webinar is entitled “Be CHIC on Purpose: Style Tips and Spring Trends” and will be presented by Grays.

As Minister and Educator, Randall Displays Love of God

The L.A. Sentinel Religion section continues to celebrate Women’s History Month by highlighting Los Angeles-area “Champions of Faith,” which features ordinary people inspired by their faith to make a difference in the community.           Rev. Joyce L. Randall, Associate Minister – First AME Church and LAUSD Educator What is your ministry/profession? I have been an itinerant elder in the AME Church since 1995. I am in service at First AME, Los Angeles where the Rev. J. Edgar Boyd is the pastor. I am a career educator by profession and a teacher and program coordinator.   What is the

Beaver Addresses Social and Health Disparities in Unincorporated L.A. County

In the spirit of Women’s History Month, , the L.A. Sentinel Religion section presents L.A.-area “Champions of Faith,” which features ordinary people inspired by their faith to make a difference in the community. Rev. Dawnesha K. Beaver, MPH, MAT, Director of Business Operations and Strategy, New Mount Calvary Baptist Church What is the mission of this ministry?  The mission of New Mount Calvary Baptist Church, under the leadership Pastor Sonja R. Dawson, is to reach persons beyond our walls, nurture them to mature disciples, equip them for witnessing and winning the lost through love that we may all be joined together

Assemblymember Holden Recognizes Tournament of Roses President, Laura Farber as Woman of the Year for 41st Assembly District

Assemblymember Chris Holden and President of the Tournament Laura Farber Sacramento, CA – As part of an annual celebration of Women’s History Month in the State Capitol, Assemblymember Chris Holden recognized Tournament of Roses President and South Pasadena resident Laura Farber as the 41st Assembly District’s Woman of the Year. “I am thrilled to announce Laura Farber as Woman of the Year for the 41st Assembly District,” said Assemblymember Holden. “As the first Latina and third woman to serve as President of the Tournament of Roses, Ms. Farber will offer an important perspective and approach to the historic organization.” Ms. Farber has been a volunteer

Congresswoman Norton Fighting for Black Press in New Congress  

“I’m born and raised in this segregated city without any Home Rule rights and no equal rights when the city was segregated,” Norton said. “I’m a third generation Washingtonian and I’m the great, great granddaughter of a runaway slave, so motivation is built into my DNA.”  

At 88, Toni Morrison Personifies the Strength of Black Womanhood

With each masterful stroke of her pen, typewriter or (later) her computer keyboard, Legendary author, Toni Morrison keeps readers of her works and listeners of her words spellbound. “We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives,” she once said.