November 2008 Blog Posts (5)

First Lady of LA Dies - Ethel Bradley, wife of Tom

Ethel Bradley, the longest-reigning first lady of Los Angeles as the wife of the city's first black mayor, Tom Bradley, has died. She was 89.



Ethel Bradley died Tuesday at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center, according to the LA Times.



The cause of death was pneumonia, said Bee Canterbury Lavery, who was Tom Bradley's protocol chief.



The Bradleys lived in Leimert… Continue

Added by enhager on November 25, 2008 at 8:27pm — No Comments

Our Life in Pictures

Life Magazine has opened its archives and I found a treasure trove of photos - from the expanse of the Crenshaw Mall to Fats Domino on Central Avenue.





You can see saxophonist Herbert Hardesty playing his instrument on floor as rhythm section of Fats Domino's band accompanies him in "Don't You Know," at 54 Ballroom on Broadway in 1955.…



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Added by enhager on November 24, 2008 at 5:30pm — 11 Comments

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Added by enhager on November 5, 2008 at 10:39am — No Comments

Celebrating a Victory for all

This was not just a landslide victory for Barack Obama. It was a landslide victory for the best in us -- for intelligence, vision, and compassion, for the great spiritual forces that have shaped the great religions and mystical traditions of all time. It was a landslide victory for decency and kindness. It was a landslide victory for self-control, for learning, for pragmatism, for a can-do attitude that is typically American. It was a landslide victory for the best in… Continue

Added by taylor08 on November 5, 2008 at 9:27am — No Comments

Obama's historic victory celebrated in historic Leimert Park

Overheard during an impromptu rally on the corner of Crenshaw Boulevard and Leimert Boulevard:



Free at last.



Yes we DID.



This was a long time coming.



Change we can believe in. Shit.



Hundreds chanted, cheered and high-fived passing motorists just minutes after Obama was declared the next president of the United States. Mainly they were African American who had the look of winning a significant victory after so many losing battles in their… Continue

Added by enhager on November 4, 2008 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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