‘Everytable’ provides tasty, low-cost cuisine at the Baldwin Hills mall

Sam Polk is a problem solver. When he could no longer sit back and watch Black and Latino neighborhoods across Los Angeles go without the benefit of having ready access to healthy food, Polk and his business partner David Foster ...

Kali Sampson Alexander brings ‘Yoga Classes to the Masses’

A beloved Los Angeles based yoga teacher, licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, wellness expert, and mother of three, Kali Sampson Alexander has the unique ability to make yoga practice approachable for all experience levels. Her capacity to apply her knowledge of ancient ...

Women of power and influence

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Black PR Wire and Women Grow Strong have team up to honor and recognize women who have made a profound impact in the lives of hundreds of people on a local,

President Trump signs executive order on HBCUs

President Donald Trump’s efforts to bolster relations with historically Black colleges erupted in controversy Tuesday after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released a statement equating the history of the schools

High-tech surveillance coming to a neighborhood near you

Is “Big Brother” watching us? A few weeks ago, Los Angeles Sheriff Jim McDonnell held a news conference at the Hall of Justice to announce that the use of a drone—specifically an “unmanned aerial vehicle”—for search-and-rescue, bomb detection and certain ...

Blacks well represented in Oscars

The musical romance “La La Land” scored a record-tying 14 nominations this week for the 89th Academy Awards, including nods for best picture, best actor and actress, best director and best original screenplay.

Inauguration address may sometimes land gifted speaker in history books

When Donald Trump gives his inaugural address tomorrow, expect our 45th president to try to soothe some tensions after a particularly contentious campaign and tumultuous transition.

LADWP proposes ‘customer bill of rights’ for residents

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled a proposed Department of Water and Power “customer bill of rights” recently that he says will guarantee improved service for residents, but some critics questioned whether it would actually have any impact. “Today we ...

Notable African American Deaths in 2016

Ralph David Abernathy III. March 17. Son of civil rights activist Dr. Ralph Abernathy. A former Georgia state senator, he died from complications due to colon cancer two days before turning 57. Colonel Abrams. Nov. 25. R & B and ...

Sales tax combatting homelessness will be placed on March ballot

The reconstituted Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a plan to put a quarter-cent sales tax to fund the fight against homelessness before voters in a special countywide election in March.

Trump presidency causing African Americans to look into self protection

In the age of president-elect Donald Trump, it’s not unusual to hear news stories of Black people being targeted by racial attacks. And that’s the reason why some Black Americans are deciding to exercise their Second Amendment rights and carry ...

African American yoga instructors scheduled for Expo on Saturday

The 2016 Yoga Expo is making its Los Angeles debut on saturday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Master teachers from around the globe will join L.A.’s top local teachers and studios to give participants an opportunity to connect, reflect ...

A scholarly chat on our racial heritage

Racism, an intricate component of the American saga since colonial times, is arguably the most contradictory element of the ideals upon which the country was founded, and a provocative rebuttal brought up whenever the United States seeks to point fingers ...

Colleges reach out to president-elect on behalf of undocumented students

The leaders of the California State University, University of California and California Community College systems sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump recently, asking that he maintain a program sparing people who were brought to the country illegally as minors ...

Looking at more Trump cabinet nominees

As he continues to propose nominees to fill his cabinet, President-Elect Donald Trump has reportedly selected a number people that may be of particular interest to African Americans. These include Dr. Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and former presidential candidate ...