February 2013 Blog Posts (9)

CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM CELEBRATES WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

The California African American Museum (CAAM) will host Women First: A Tribute To Our Women Trailblazers as a part of its monthly Target Sundays at CAAM program on Sunday, March 3, 2013, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at 600 State Drive in Exposition Park.   

Women First: A Tribute To Our Women Trailblazers celebrates those who pioneered roles traditionally held by men, and paved the way for other women to become successful in those fields. The all-female lineup will pay tribute…

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Added by Terri Dixon on February 26, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

DISCONNECT IN AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN NEIGHBORHOOD

It occured to me the other day, that the "soul food" restuarant in my neighborhood isn't run by African Americans, Africans nor any person with African roots! How can this business be so successful?

I appreciate food businesses that bring their food into my neighborhood for me to enjoy when I'm in the mood for something different. But, I have an issue with an establishment cooking foods that appeal to me but they don't eat it themselves!!! Being from the southeastern part of the…

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Added by Feliz Mc Innis on February 22, 2013 at 7:39pm — No Comments

Rosa Parks Makes History... Again - February 27 2013 On Capital Hill, Washington D.C. *BLACK HISTORY MONTH TRIBUTE*

WASHINGTON -- Rosa Parks made history in 1955 by refusing to move to the back of the bus.  She will make history again next week when her statue is placed in the U.S. Capitol.

It will be the first full-size statue of an African American in the Capitol collection of more than 180 statues, a popular tourist attraction.  There are busts of the Rev.…

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Added by AJea L on February 22, 2013 at 10:39am — No Comments

KPCC asks: How has mental illness affected your life?

Tragedies like the Sandy Hook shooting strike, and the country turns its attention to mental illness. But this is a conversation that needs to go deeper and last longer. KPCC journalists want Southern California community members to lead the conversation.

Tell us: How has mental illness affected your…

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Added by Ashley Alvarado on February 22, 2013 at 9:51am — No Comments

Love Notes - Music, Art & Poetry

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Added by ColoredPeople.net on February 14, 2013 at 1:11pm — No Comments

CONVERSATIONS AT CAAM HOSTS ITS THIRD PANEL DISCUSSION FOCUSING ON THE FUTURE OF BLACK POLITICS – BEYOND 2012: BE THE CHANGE

Following two successful panel discussions focusing on the future of black politics, the California African American Museum’s (CAAM) History Council is proud to host its third installment of Conversations at CAAM’s three-part series entitled Beyond 2012: Be The Change on Saturday, February 16, 2013, from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at 600 State Drive, Exposition…

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Added by Terri Dixon on February 6, 2013 at 11:27am — 4 Comments

Police Copters

What is up with the police helicopters flying over the mall every night between 8 and 9? They fly so low some nights they shake the house. They circle with their bright light and then they fly away.  That does not happen on the westside. Why here?  There can't possibly be that much crime activity the same time every night. Is this something that community leaders asked for? I'm new so enlighten me.

Added by Mark on February 5, 2013 at 9:01pm — No Comments

Sign-Ups are Here @ MAR VISTA PARK

February 17, 2013 * *

Our track season is here. We are bringing something different to LA and hope you will join us & Sign your kid up today!

Fee is $150.00  Includes: Uniform, 6 Meets, Ribbons, T-shirt & Trophy.

Send email (hawkstrackclub@yahoo.com) or call 818.321-7133

DATE: Sunday, February 17, 2013

TIME: 11:00am to 1:00pm

LOCATION: Mar Vista Park

ADDRESS: 11430 Palm Blvd. LA, CA 90066

BRING: Child, Copy of his/her…

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Added by HAWKS TRACK CLUB on February 4, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

ROSA PARKS

HAPPY ROSA PARKS DAY

Added by Cora Atkinson on February 4, 2013 at 7:15am — 2 Comments

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