L.A. Sparks Build Roster With Respected, Talented Players

Throughout the free agency process, new Los Angeles Sparks head coach Curt Miller has been searching for quality players both on and off the court. This led him to sign guard Jasmine Thomas and Dearica Hamby along with re-signing guard Lexie Brown.

Who Rules The World?” Part 2 

Old Testament wisdom does not fail to give modern advice for the times of today – New Testament times. When Jehoshaphat, king of Judah, came to the Ahab, king of Israel, he does not appear to be aware that his friend had a proposition for him.  

New Frontier Honors Mayor Bass, Councilwoman Hutt, State Secretary Weber and More

If you are into California Democratic Politics, then Sunday, March 5, at the Proud Bird Restaurant in Los Angeles was the place to be. Hundreds of attendees gathered to view the installation of the new Board of Officers for the New Frontier Democratic Club, California’s oldest and most influential African American Democratic Club.

Who Rules The World? 

Around 822-800 B.C., Syria and Israel had not been at war for about three years. Jehoshaphat (king of Judah) visited Ahab (king of Israel). Ahab was talking to his employees (servants), reminding them about a territory that belonged to them (Ramoth in Gilead and “we have not taken it back).  

The Mind and Heart of Harriet Tubman: A Hearing Heart and An Amazing Mind – Part 1 

 This is in homage to Nana Harriet Tubman: African woman, Black and beautiful woman; fierce and fearless freedom fighter; womanist warrior for all the people, up all night with her weapon on her knee, waiting for the day to dawn; the relentless and transformative fire that finds and makes a way for itself wherever it goes; thunder-while-sitting-and-thinking-freedom; broad-shoulders ancestor, tall and unmovable like a mountain; honored leader, tireless liberator, and inexhaustible light, opening and making clear the way to freedom and an uplifted life for our people and an expanded and inclusive realm of freedom in this country and the world.  

You Can Be a Christian Model, According to Stikks

Christian fashion model Stikks is out to help Christian women have a successful career in modeling. One may not pair the world of modeling with being a Christian, but Angela “Stikks” Adams says different. “Some people think it’s crazy to call yourself a Christian model, some people think it’s an oxymoron,” said Stikks. The middle child in the family, the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native grew up in a Christian household. In the beginning, Stikks’ trajectory looked more like she was destined for the WNBA with her stating, “I’m a baller.” “Grew up, whooping on my brothers in basketball,” said Stikks. “I

Mayor Bass Headlines GLAAACC Economic Awards Dinner

Newly elected Mayor Karen Bass will deliver the keynote address at the 29th Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce Economic Awards Dinner on Thursday, March 30, at the JW Marriott LA Live, 900 West Olympic Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles.


With very few resources, first-time film director,  Eliane Henri, audaciously filmed in the jazz clubs of New York, Los Angeles, Paris and across Mediterranean Europe, chronicling the last year of of her friend and trumpet legend, Roy Hargrove’s life.  HARGROVE, a documentary that Henri screened at the Pan African Festival in Baldwin Hills on February 14, returns to PAFF for a final screening on Sunday, February 19,  dives into multidimensional perspectives on Black music while offering a glimpse into the politics of power and race in the music industry.  A defiant Henri appears in the film as Roy’s biographer and confidante,

Is Success The Big Time? 

Jesus is always on the move. He moves through His divine timeline with the goal of offering Himself up as the final sacrifice by hanging on the cross for the offer of salvation to eternal life to all who will accept His proposal, presentation, and announcement of the “good news.”  

Righteous Reflection On Being African: A Kwanzaa Meditation 

Kwanzaa is a time of celebration, remembrance, reflection and recommitment. It requires these practices throughout the holiday. But the last day of Kwanzaa is dedicated to deep reflection, meditation on the meaning and measure of being African and how this is understood and asserted for good in the world in essential, uplifting and transformative ways.  

Far-Right School Board Candidates: “We’ll Be Back” 

Back in August, I wrote that getting “back-to-school” this year would also mean getting back to fighting far-right attacks on education.  The threats included a rising number of efforts to ban books, and the Right’s efforts to take over local school boards.