Saving Grace: Cocoa Brown
Nov08

Saving Grace: Cocoa Brown

Sometimes your destiny finds you.” That, in a nutshell, is how Farah “Cocoa” Brown says she came to be one of TV’s most talented comics. 

It's Enrollment Time at Covered California!
Oct25

It's Enrollment Time at Covered California!

LOS ANGELES - Enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) opens November 1, and Covered California, the state's hub for affordable plans, launched its outreach to Black communities with a "Coffee & Conversation Media Roundtable" at the California Endowment on October 19.

Tavis Smiley To Host Panel On The Future Of Higher Education
Oct25

Tavis Smiley To Host Panel On The Future Of Higher Education

  Despite a societal push for students to get a college education, graduation rates are falling. And, contrary to popular belief, many high school students do not go directly into college, particularly among minorities, and if they do, they start and stop due to the high cost of education. In fact, 40% of college students are over the age of 25, work full-time jobs, and have children.

NAACP Issues Travel Advisory for American Airlines
Oct25

NAACP Issues Travel Advisory for American Airlines

In response to growing concerns over its treatment of blacks, the nation’s largest social justice advocacy organization has issued a travel advisory warning African Americans about their safety and well being when patronizing American Airlines or traveling on American Airlines flights.

Robert Guillaume, Beloved As “Benson”, is Dead At 89
Oct25

Robert Guillaume, Beloved As “Benson”, is Dead At 89

 Emmy-winning actor Robert Guillaume, best loved for his role as the star of the hit ABC series, Benson (1979-1986), passed away in his Los Angeles home on Tuesday due to complications of prostate cancer. He was 89.

CBC Issues Statement In Response to Growing Questions Over Attacks In Niger
Oct25

CBC Issues Statement In Response to Growing Questions Over Attacks In Niger

WASHINGTON – Today, the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), and the Co-Chairs of the CBC Task Force on Foreign Affairs and National Security, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA-37) and Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX-33), issued the following joint statement in response to the recent attacks in Niger.
First Ladies High Tea
November will mark the 20th Anniversary of our Annual First Ladies High Tea, honoring the contributions of female leaders and women of faith to the Los Angeles community. For more information, visit www.firstladieshightea.com
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