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Eagle-Con 2021 to Honor Critically Acclaimed Talents George Takei, Wynn Thomas and Nnedi Okorafor
March 11, 2021
This year’s Eagle-Con theme, “Possibilities Imagined Here,” celebrates diversity and addresses accessibility, underrepresentation and pushing boundaries in science fiction and fantasy genres over a series of three days, March 11-13.   ... read more »
Tuskegee Airmen Charles McGee Turns 101
December 10, 2020
Brigadier General Charles Edward McGee, one of the last living Tuskegee Airmen, turns 101-year-old, where he celebrated in Bethesda Maryland, waving the American flag as well-wishers drove by while some celebrated, cheering from a distance.  The event even had a surprise fly-over of a P-51 aircraft, the same plane he flew in the war.  ... read more »
Success On The Way, Ask Dr. Jeanette: And The Beat Goes On! It’s Your Way, Not the Highway! Unless You Own The Highway!
May 28, 2020
Encourage yourself and one another. NEVER GIVE UP! Things are not as they sometimes appear. Personal experience has taught me. Stay in the game. Obstacles, which appear to be insurmountable with persistence can be overcome. It says, “appear to be insurmountable. The way becomes brighter as you continue to move through the continuum. Concentrate. Focus.  All the time building up your resistance. Establish a mindset of faith..no wavering or doubt. Stay the course. Do not allow yourself to be derailed from your passion nor your dream. Do not devalue your ideas or yourself. You’re worthy. Giving up is wiped from your vocabulary. Giving up is not for you, a conqueror. Conquerors have vision and hope. ... read more »
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WATCH: Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee
March 6, 2020
Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee joins the LA Sentinel ... read more / watch video »
Casa De Rosas Groundbreaking Ceremony
November 28, 2019
At a time when the availability of affordable housing is not keeping pace with the need for this precious resource, Ward Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has partnered with Integral Group to transform the historic Casa de Rosas into a campus for formerly homeless single-parent veterans with a child.  ... read more »
Betty Reid Soskin, the Nation’s Oldest Park Ranger Suffers Stroke
October 24, 2019
Betty Reid Soskin is renowned for numerous reasons, including the insightful dissertations she regularly gives at the Rosie the Riveter Museum in Richmond, Virginia. ... read more »
Former NNPA Chairs Talk Yesterday, Today and the Future: Part One in a series, as the NNPA prepares to Celebrate 80 Years as the Voice of Black America
July 19, 2019
Whether it’s taking a stand for the Double V campaign during World War II; marching with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the Civil Rights Movement; or fighting to have a voice in the White House in more recent times, NNPA’s board chairpersons’ responsibilities have historically gone far beyond any standard business definitions. ... read more »
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Nate Holden Celebrates 90th Birthday-Still Going Strong
June 27, 2019
At 90 years young Nate Holden looks as fit as a fiddle.  On Saturday evening June 15 at the Luxe Hotel - Sunset, family, friends and colleagues all came together to honor one of Los Angeles first and most influential political leaders. ... read more »
African WWII Vets Seek Formal Apology and Compensation from UK
February 22, 2019
More than half a million Black African soldiers who fought in the British army were paid up to three times less than their white counterparts, a newly unearthed document has revealed, prompting calls for an investigation and the government to compensate surviving veterans. ... read more »
Cold War (FILM REVIEW) Star-Crossed Lovers Repeatedly Rendezvous in Polish Postwar Drama
February 22, 2019
Dateline: Poland, 1949. The countryside is still devastated by the blight left behind in the wake of the Second World War. It is amidst these ruins that we find young Zula Lichon (Joanna Kulig) auditioning for a spot in the national entertainment ensemble. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
January 25, 2019
For movies opening January 25, 2019: ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
January 10, 2019
For movies opening January 11, 2019. ... read more »
Tuskegee Airman John Lyle Dead at 98
January 10, 2019
The members of the nation's first black fighter squadron won acclaim for their aerial prowess and bravery, despite a military that imposed segregation on its African-American recruits while respecting the rights of German prisoners. ... read more »
Russia’s Secret Weapon
December 27, 2018
It is clear now that the 45thpresident of the United States is knowingly or unwittingly a tool of the Russian government.  But for many years before the dumpster fire in the White House came into office, the Kremlin has been wielding a secret weapon against the “land of the free.” ... read more »
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