March 2012 Blog Posts (14)

Spring into Health Festival Saturday at MLK Park



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The 2012 Spring into Health Event promises to be even more fun than last year - with moon bounces, tree giveaways, dental screenings and an egg hunt. C'mon down!.…

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Added by enhager on March 30, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

~Invitation~ All In For The 99%

Saturday - March 31 2012 - 10:30am to 6:00pm

400 S. La Brea, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Sponsors:

Rebuild The Dream, Van Jones

MoveOn.org

Russell Simmons

What: Artists, musicians, writers, and activists unite to create discussion and enthusiasm for the issues that inspired the 99% movement, demanding an end to…

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Added by AJea L on March 30, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments

CAAM PRESENTS ITS 8TH ANNUAL EASTER CELEBRATION ‘HAUTE COUTURE WITH HATITUDE’

The California African American Museum (CAAM) presents its 8th annual spring extravaganza, “Haute Couture With Hatitude”  during Target Sundays at CAAM, April 1, 2012 beginning at 11a.m. - 5 p.m.  Co-hosted by  actress and singer Dawnn Lewis and Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter, the program will showcase fashion styles created by designer Kenneth “K Bobby” Edgar and CAAM’s annual hat competition.

CAAM’s galleries open at 11 a.m. and the Target Sundays program begins at 1 p.m. …

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 28, 2012 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Expo Line to open April 28!

Our friendly neighborhood light rail line is scheduled to open April 28, taking us from downtown Los Angeles to La Cienega, with USC, Foshay Learning Center, Leimert Park and Baldwin Hills in between. Read more at Intersections: The South LA…

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Added by enhager on March 24, 2012 at 10:39am — No Comments

The death of Trayvon Martin is not about Race Wars!

I am hearing a lot of anger from many black people who are uttering reverse racist comments and attitudes towards their fellow white Americans. 

I say No to that and it is counterproductive  towards the real truth and serves to allow those in power the same old games they have run on poor and middle class people for hundreds of years … dating all the way back to the slave days.  

Divide & Conquer !  

Do we have a race problem in America…YES! … one that has been…

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Added by Ernie Mixon on March 24, 2012 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

Is President Obama a Slave to Wall Street?

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

 

Is President Obama a Slave to Wall Street?
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Added by Eric L. Wattree on March 20, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Leimert Park's Jamaal releases 3rd single "Center of Attention"

The Leimert Park emcee recently released his debut free album "The Cool Table" to nice reviews throughout Los Angeles. With "Center of Attention" becoming a fan favorite and garnering the most attention from the project thus far, Jamaal has decided to make it his 3rd single. The track is produced by L.A. upstart "MikeFree." ( @MikeFree_ )
Jamaal…
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Added by Erwin Johnson on March 19, 2012 at 9:13pm — No Comments

Rincon Rumbero @ KAOS Network on May 5, 2012

Mr. Ben Caldwell will be opening his space, the KAOS Network in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, to host the first Rincon Rumbero- an open rumba for drummers, singers, and dancers.

The event takes place from 3 PM to 6 PM, on May 5 and is free to the public - though a monetary donation to help cover costs or a small food item for a community potluck would be appreciated.

All congas, clave, chekeres,…

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Added by Ricardo Tambor on March 15, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Janice B - My Life

Who is Janice B., and what is “eclectic soul”?

“Eclectic soul is what Janice B. embodies in her music,” asserts Mo-Rece, Janice B.’s producer. “There is feeling and depth of emotion at the core of all of her songs. Whether it’s neosoul, R & B, jazz, or blues or country, it is soulful. And she is a tremendous talent lyrically.
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Added by ColoredPeople.net on March 11, 2012 at 12:48pm — No Comments

A Message to the Hood

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

A Message to the Hood
(Knowledge is the Key)
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Added by Eric L. Wattree on March 11, 2012 at 8:38am — No Comments

THE NATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2012 ADVOCACY COMPETITION

Washington, DC, March 5, 2012— The National Bar Association (NBA) is accepting applications for the 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major for Justice Advocacy Competition. More than $25,000 in scholarships will be awarded to high school juniors and seniors who place in the regional and national competitions. All students must submit an essay about the “Occupy Movement” by March 31, 2012 to compete. MetLife is proud to be the Platinum sponsor of the program for the third…

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 9, 2012 at 2:43pm — No Comments

FREE NEIGHBORHOOD CONCERT PERFORMED BY THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC AT THE CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM

The harmonic sounds of philanthropy will echo throughout Exposition Park as the California African American Museum (CAAM) host a FREE neighborhood concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Friday, March 16, 2012, from 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.   LA Philharmonic will perform Tchaikovsky 5th Symphony, a tragic to triumphant sound of four movements, conducted by Courtney Lewis.  Taking place in CAAM’s Sculpture court, seats are expected to fill up quickly, so RSVPs are strongly…

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Added by Terri Dixon on March 9, 2012 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Sound Off on Student Debt - Town Hall & Workshop

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Sound Off on Student Debt Town Hall & Workshop
Friends,
If advancing one’s education is the answer to ensuring success within our country, students should not leave college with the same amount of debt as a mortgage would cost.
This load is too great for our nation’s youth to bear, which is why I invite anyone who is currently or interested in pursuing post-secondary education or training to join me at the Sound…
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Added by AJea L on March 6, 2012 at 3:29pm — No Comments

In Defense of My stance Against Cornel West

Beneath the Spin * Eric L. Wattree

 

In Defense of My Stance Against Cornel West

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In response to my last column, Dr. Boyce Watkins Announces His Withdrawal from Cornel West Controversy , one…

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Added by Eric L. Wattree on March 5, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

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