June 2013 Blog Posts (12)

CELEBRATE JULY 4TH ‘CAAM STYLE’ ON A SPECIAL TARGET SUNDAYS AT CAAM PROGRAM GLEAMING AT TWILIGHT

Vocalist Judith Hill, best known for her performance on this season's "The Voice"

Experience the 4th of July at the California African American Museum (CAAM) with live performances and a unique art workshop, followed by Exposition Park’s annual fireworks display. In celebration of America’s birthday,…

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Added by Terri Dixon on June 27, 2013 at 3:57pm — No Comments

SCOTUS dismisses Prop 8; California can resume same-sex marriages. KPCC asks: How does decision affect you?

The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional and dismissed Prop 8 on standing, meaning same-sex marriages can resume in California.

How do these decisions affect you? Are you planning to get married?

KPCC would like to hear from people whose lives are affected by this.

By sharing your story, you help us to follow this issue in a…

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Added by Ashley Alvarado on June 26, 2013 at 8:47am — No Comments

Yoga Retreat in Cuba...AMAZING!!!

Added by Heather Lee Presha on June 22, 2013 at 7:26am — 1 Comment

*~~The Family Of Trayvon Martin Seeks Fair Justice~~*

My Dearest Neighbors,

The Jury Selection phase of -- "The State of Florida vs George Zimmerman concludes its fifth day. In this clip from day three Atty Benjamin Crump, Esq., in defense and representation of the Martin Family speaks to the Media's unfair characterizations and reprehensible victim blaming rhetoric usually employed to slant "Public…

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Added by AJea L on June 14, 2013 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Leimert Park Group Bike Ride to CicLAvia 6/23

CicLAvia - the event which opens Los Angeles streets to biking, walking, jogging, and dogwalking - returns for the second route of 2013 on Sunday, June 23rd. The route, "Iconic Wilshire Boulevard," will stretch for 6…

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Added by Michael MacDonald on June 12, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

*~Celebrating Summer~*

Added by AJea L on June 12, 2013 at 5:19pm — 1 Comment

*2013 Safe Summer Tip-Off*

Added by AJea L on June 12, 2013 at 5:02pm — No Comments

THE CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION’S BLOOM INITIATIVE TOWN HALL MEETING DESIGNED TO OFFER SOLUTIONS FOR L.A.’S NEARLY 5,000 SYSTEM INVOLVED BLACK MALE YOUTH

The California Community Foundation (CCF) will celebrate the one-year anniversary of its Building a Lifetime of Options and Opportunities for Men (BLOOM) initiative with a town hall meeting at the Los Angeles Trade Technical College on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Actor and BLOOM spokesperson Larenz Tate will tweet live from the event and will take questions via twitter, @LarenzTate.

A blueprint initiative for other cities across the nation, BLOOM is a…

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Added by Terri Dixon on June 12, 2013 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Mommy and Me Soul Sessions-

Greatness is on it's Way- through you Today!
Two Interesting Facts:
Children as young as 42 minutes old ( yes someone fresh out of the womb) has the ability to copy a behavior after seeing in only ONCE! It's called "Deferred Imitation."…
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Added by Moya Ojarigi on June 11, 2013 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Celebration Time-Come On! Juneteenth in Leimert Park this weekend

This Saturday will be the third weekend in the month of June so you know what that means right? Well yes. Sunday is Father's Day. But I'm talking specifically about the state holiday that takes place each year on the third Saturday in June ever since Governor Gray Davis signed into law Assembly Bill 1749 in 2002 and Senate Bill 812 in 2003. What? You need a hint? Okay..."They" say that on this day the appropriate thing to eat is barbeque and red soda water.…

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Added by Pamela Garrett on June 11, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Sustainable Living and Self Sufficiency in an Urban Setting

As I become older the desire for a simpler, cleaner life is becoming more appealing. After watching tons of videos on the "eminence" of economic collapse and total anarchy the idea of being able to feed and sustain myself and my family has become somewhat of a passion.

Now, don't get me wrong, I am not saying these disaster scenarios will happen but they could. In any case, the idea of living clean with fresh foods that have not been genetically modified excites me.…

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Added by L. Marrie on June 9, 2013 at 8:45am — No Comments

POLITICAL ACTIVIST ANGELA DAVIS AND CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL KAMALA HARRIS WILL HONOR THE LEGACY OF ATTORNEY LEO BRANTON, JR. WITH A SPECIAL TRIBUTE AT CAAM

The California African American Museum (CAAM) invites the public to attend a special tribute to the late legendary attorney Leo Branton, Jr., who passed away of natural causes on April 19, 2013, at the age of 91. The tribute will take place on Friday, June 7, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at CAAM, 600 State Drive in Exposition Park.    

 Branton was most famous for his successful defense of the black political activist Angela Davis, who was accused of conspiring against a Marin County…

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Added by Terri Dixon on June 6, 2013 at 12:34pm — No Comments

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