Sunday, July 3, 2022
The Brilliance of Neurosurgeon Keith Black – A Profile in Excellence  
June 23, 2022
Dr. Keith Black is one of the world’s leading neurosurgeons. He is the chair of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. His additional titles include professor of Neurosurgery, the Ruth and Lawrence Harvey Chair in Neuroscience, and director of the Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute.   ... read more »
COMMENTARY: Together We Can Make a Difference  
June 16, 2022
At the Dallas Police Department/Korean American Safety Town Hall Meeting on Monday night, you didn’t have to speak the language to know the feelings that were dominating the room. These citizens gathered in the wake of three racially motivated shootings at Korean-owned and operated businesses and they wanted answers.  ... read more »
Ask Dr. Jeanette”™  Success On “The Way”    “Spirit of Adulterous Idolatry” 
June 9, 2022
Just by reading this title, one may readily suspect it is of strong subject matter. You can give it whatever rating you would like, for example “X” or other. In reading our Bible, we can learn that God Almighty shows a relationship between adultery and idolatry. Let’s specifically look at Isaiah 57:3-15.    ... read more »
Formerly Incarcerated Women Can Thrive Through ARC 
May 19, 2022
“I won him!”  Those were words shared with me by a young mother who had been fighting to regain custody of her son for four years.  ... read more »
Op-Ed – Investing in Community Clinics is a Civil Right for Our Generation
May 19, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic is still devastating Black communities because our fight for civil rights isn’t yet done. ... read more »
Atlanta will Bid for 2024 Democratic Nominating Convention
May 19, 2022
Atlanta is submitting a formal bid to host the 2024 Democratic National Convention, Mayor Andre Dickens announced Friday to Democrats holding their annual state party dinner. ... read more »
Ensure Construction Opportunities for Minority Contractors
May 12, 2022
While the severe lack of affordable and accessible housing has hurt Californians across the board, communities of color have been the most impacted. Black and Latino households are rent burdened at ...   ... read more »
Health Professionals Share Expert Advice at ‘Brothers, Can We Talk’  
May 5, 2022
Dedicated professionals of the Los Angeles African American medical community participated in the “Brothers Can We Talk” forum held on April 24, at Spa 313 Salon and Barbershop in Inglewood.  ... read more »
Majority Whip Clyburn Shocked After Congresswoman Bass Takes Him to L.A.’s Skid Row
May 5, 2022
House Majority Whip James Clyburn has concluded a trip to Los Angeles to see in person the condition of Black men and women in a city where they make up less than 9 percent of the population, but nearly 40 percent of the homeless. ... read more »
Righteously Remembering Haji Malcolm: Becoming and Being Ourselves 
April 28, 2022
In this month and historical moment of remembering and raising up Nana Malcolm X as a mirror and model for us and the world, we must make sure it is righteous and rightful remembrance. Indeed, it must be a critical remembering that reaches back in the practice of sankofa, retrieving the best of his moral sensitivities, thought and practice and using them to ground our lives, inform our work and guide our ongoing struggle to be ourselves and free ourselves.   ... read more »
USC Black Alumni Association Host 46th Annual Scholarship Dinner 
April 21, 2022
Danny J. Bakewell, Jr., Wilma Pinder, Lloyd T. McKinney Jr, Diamonté “Saweetie” Harper and Jaya Hinton were honored at the 46th Annual Scholarship Benefit sponsored by the USC Black Alumni Association (BAA).    ... read more »
The Heroes Among Us 
April 21, 2022
There are heroes among us.  Right now, I’m thinking of two people, Julian Harris and Fabian Debora. Both men work with youth at the Arts and Healing Justice Network (aka AHJN or The Network).   ... read more »
COMMENTARY: Black No More 
April 21, 2022
It is worth noting that recounting the horrors of slavery, remembering heroes of the civil rights movement, along with a few 19th and 20th century inventors, athletes and entertainers, in no way sufficiently pays proper tribute to the totality of our past. Only by passing down our complete stories and sharing the fullness of our heritage do we properly honor our ancestors and history, a history that long predates the 17th century in North, South and Central America and the Caribbean. We were Africans long before becoming New Yorkers, Jamaicans, Brazilians, Haitians, Cubans or Puerto Ricans.  ... read more »
SEIU 2015 Rallies in Support of Higher Wages for Home Health Care Workers
April 21, 2022
Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 2015, representing over 400,000 nursing home and home care workers, gathered in front of the Los Angeles County Hall of Administration on April 19,  to advocate for higher pay and better working standards for their members. Hundreds of workers showed up to shout the rallying cry for the day, “It’s time for $20!” ... read more »
Resurrection and Righteous Resistance: Towards A New Society, A New Earth and A New Us 
April 14, 2022
Again, this year as always, the recurrence and celebration of spring and the Christian holiday of Easter, bring with them concepts, expressions and promises of new life, resurrection and righteous renewal and find a welcoming and special space in our hearts, minds and memories.   ... read more »

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