After attending the Kingdom Day Parade, Miss West Coast Black Globe went to Exposition Park to continue the celebration of a wonderful man, Martin Luther King, Jr. Being with the Black Globe Organization has even more meaning for me to attend such events and pay tribute for a man that had suffered for my benefit as well as others.
Although the museum doesn't…Continue
Added by Lisa Tatum on January 30, 2012 at 9:47am — No Comments
Leimert Park and Baldwin Hills seems to be caught in a struggle between the new City Council President Herb and Councilman Bernard Park.
The Redistricting Commission released a draft of the new Los Angeles City Council districts boundaries, moving more of Leimert Park Village from the…Continue
I am appalled by the Redistricting Draft maps released on January 25th as much as the recent goings-on at City Hall. If I could, I would run an Impeach Them All campaign, directed at everyone who chopped up my Council District. They would be ousted with their greedy forks and knives. Transparency? Hah! Bus ride through the Council Districts to fully understand what every resident and "communities of interest" spoke about at 15 Redistricting Hearings? I think the city rented a bus and…Continue
Crenshaw Chamber of Commerce Movie Night at the Rave
Wednesday February 1, at 6:25 p.m. with Special Chamber Pricing Tickets $7.25
To purchase tickets: http://www.chamberorganizer.com/members/evr/reg_event.php?orgcode=CRCC&evid=10033521
Tickets will be sold at the door $13.50 on the day of the event and subject to availability.
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BENEATH THE SPIN • ERIC L. WATTREE
It's really frightening how many Americans are willing to…Continue
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Dr. Haley Helps Medical Students Succeed While Embracing Antiguan Culture
First Place Winner for Original Hat purchased at Sika’s
Yesterday Dr. Haley went swimming with a stingray, but that adventure is merely a foot note to her daily exhilaration in building on the past success of the Educational Enhancement Department (EED) at the American University Antigua (AUA). The stingray provides a useful metaphor for Dr. Haley’s approach to…Continue
Added by Roslyn Trezevant Haley on January 23, 2012 at 6:47am — No Comments
Founded in 1992 by then Los Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Empowerment Congress is a dynamic partnership among neighborhood groups, residents, non-profit organizations, businesses, religious institutions, and community leaders.
The Empowerment Congress is comprised of 2nd District stakeholders organized to engage their peers in efforts to improve their…Continue
This past Thursday I had an opportunity to meet one of Food Network's Cupcake War winner, Annette Starbuck at her bakery Goodie Girls for cupcake samples. Although the cupcakes were super yummy (I only had a tine bite), as luck would have it, Annette Starbuck was there in person. Yyaaayyy!!!! I watched the show and it is so nice to meet one of my favorite Food…Continue
I remember when I lived in a state that did not want to truly recognize King Day. But today, 20 years later, as Al Sharpton would say, most people in Arizona have to take the day off and think about why.
Images from the 27thAnnual Kingdom Day Parade honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Crowds lined the route, a few people deep at…Continue
DR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR
ANNUAL PARADE (KING & CRENSHAW BLVD)
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Miss Tatum's platform "The FIT Platform" combines 4 aspects of life (mind, body, mood and spirit) in order to live a whole-life fitness approach to a healthier lifestyle. This platform is a personal testament to what she was seeing in her personal life as well as her family and friend's lives, causing her to look outward to the African-American community as a…Continue
Added by Lisa Tatum on January 15, 2012 at 8:33pm — No Comments
But the message has a special resonance in 2012. Libya fell. Tunisia fell. Egypt fell. Syria may fall. In places where you have to put your life on the line for freedom,…Continue
BENEATH THE SPIN • ERIC L. WATTREE
Added by Eric L. Wattree on January 14, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
"We do this to celelbrate the life and legacy of MLK."
More than 70,000 are expected to line the route which begins at Normandie, heads down King, left on Crenshaw to Leimert Park Village, said said Adrian Dove, CORE National Chairman, which organizes the parade.
KABC will broadcast live for two hours.
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"When you hunger for peace like there is one last piece of chocolate cake in the office kitchen & you're willing to choke a fool out for it...you will know peace." ~FoSho
Added by Cory Tyler on January 12, 2012 at 12:36pm — No Comments