Where you live can contribute to your well-being
Grandma lived in Pasadena until she was 102, and you’re hoping that you’ve inherited those good genes. But, according to the California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities, a 10-year, community engagement initiative which celebrated its “halftime” on April 16, when it comes to health, your zip code matters much more than your genetic code.
Exploring the history of Black nuns
During Black History Month, there are a lot of pioneers, heroes, inventors and artists we remember. And every year, we learn more about our history, gaining more pride through that knowledge.
Special performances of “Freeze Frame,” a play about gun violence written by Debbie Allen,
Program targets Black youth
The theme for the 2015 World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, is “The Time to Act is Now,” and on the official U.S. Government website,
According to the L.A. County District Attorney, domestic violence is one of the most destructive crimes facing our society, because child witnesses are likely to repeat such acts when they become adults. Several local organizations are highlighting that fact during October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Encourages small businesses to think on global scale
With 95 percent of the world’s consumers living outside of the United States, many local small businesses are missing out on a huge market.
Cornel West delivers keynote address
Justice is indivisible. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. And wherever I see injustice, I’m going to take a stand against it whether it’s in Mississippi or in Vietnam.” —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Using the patients’ own bone marrow
When you think sickle cell disease, you think of a crippling, painful, life-shortening disease that affects some in the Black community.
The boxer, Sam Cooke, Malcolm X and Jim Brown come together on stage
I must admit, I was not really a big Muhammad Ali fan when I was young. Coming from a Catholic upbringing where quiet humbleness was next to godliness, I guess I thought him too flamboyant, loud and a braggart.
It has taken a beating financially in the African American community, but a strong legacy remains
When it comes to crises, the African American community, like other communities, can usually count on assistance from the Red Cross, local government agencies and the church. But with the Great Recession forcing some churches to shutter their doors, is that lifeline in jeopardy?