Gospel Community Mourns The Passing of Rodena Preston
Sep15

Gospel Community Mourns The Passing of Rodena Preston

Dr. Rodena Preston, sister of the late Billy Preston, renowned gospel musician and famed L.A. choir clinician, has died. The news of her passing was relayed on Facebook and followed by a host of tributes by friends and fans alike.

Bradford Fires Back With Daily Breeze Op-Ed After Bill To Clear Way for Clippers/Olympics Projects Stalls In Senate
Sep15

Bradford Fires Back With Daily Breeze Op-Ed After Bill To Clear Way for Clippers/Olympics Projects Stalls In Senate

State Senator Steven Bradford (Inglewood) fired back against negative ad campaigns launched against him over Senate Bill 789 with an editorial in the Daily Breeze yesterday.

Maxine Waters Reintroduces Legislation to Counter Equifax Data Breach
Sep15

Maxine Waters Reintroduces Legislation to Counter Equifax Data Breach

On the heels of the announcement that 143 million American consumers were impacted by the Equifax security breach, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), has reintroduced the Comprehensive Consumer Credit Reporting Reform Act, which contains landmark reforms to improve the nation’s credit reporting system.

Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas Lauds New Sickle Cell Breakthrough
Sep15

Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas Lauds New Sickle Cell Breakthrough

Acting on a motion by its chairman, Mark Ridley-Thomas, the Board of Supervisors awarded a scroll to pioneering hematologist Dr. Yutaka Niihara, whose research recently led to a breakthrough in the treatment of a painful blood condition that primarily affects African American communities.

Official Date for Bill Cosby Retrial Set In April 2018
Sep15

Official Date for Bill Cosby Retrial Set In April 2018

Originally set to begin in November, a Pennsylvania Court has pushed back the date of  Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial to April 2, 2018 to give his new legal time more time to prepare.

Al Sharpton Threatens Boycott is Jemele Hill is Fired
Sep15

Al Sharpton Threatens Boycott is Jemele Hill is Fired

The firestorm over a tweet posted by ESPN SportsCenter co-host Jemele Hill just keeps getting bigger as the White House doubled down on its view that the 41-year old sports journalist should be fired for tweeting that “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists.”

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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