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  • What Parents Should Know About Cervical Cancer and the HPV Vaccine

    By the National Cancer Institute Editor's Note: The following article is part of the monthly Lifelines education and awareness print series that the National Cancer Institute provides to African American news and information outlets. Bethesda, MD, Jan. ...
  • Five Steps to Achieving Your Financial Goals

    What do you want to do now, or next year, or five or ten years down the road? This is the time of year when people step back and consider where they stand and how close they are to achieving long-held goals. No matter what your objectives, there's no doub...
  • Over 100,000 African American Parents Now Homeschooling Their Children

    We hear so much about the plight of Black children and their low test scores. We have not heard that African American children who are homeschooled are scoring at the 82 percent in reading and 77 percent in math. This is 30-40 percent above their counterp...
  • Rep. Schiff on NSA Reform

    Rep. Schiff Applauds Decision to End Bulk Collection and Require Prior Court Approval, Ready to Work In Congress on Bipartisan Basis to Implement Reforms and Go Farther Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a senior Member of the Intellige...
  • Sixth Annual Pasadena Festival of Women Authors Coming

    – Four Award-Winning Authors Will Be Featured – The sixth annual Pasadena Festival of Women Authors is scheduled Saturday, March 8, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly Street. Jan Sanders, director of the Pasade...
  • Rep. Schiff Passes Landmark Legislation to Reduce Helicopter Noise in Los Angeles

    Measure Was Included in Year-Long Spending Measure Passed by House Today, Passage in Senate Expected This Weekend Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a year-l...
  • Dr. Bobby Jones Gospel Experience at Caltech

    Dr. Bobby Jones Gospel Experience will be presented on Saturday, February 8, at 8 p.m. in Caltech's Beckman Auditorium. Dr. Jones has revolutionized the gospel music industry. Dr. Jones is credited with taking Gospel music to mainstream airwaves via cabl...
  • Dr. King’s Call for Economic Justice

    "As long as there is extreme poverty in this world, no man can be totally rich even if he has a billion dollars . . . Because we are all tied together in a single garment of destiny." With statements like these, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. artic...
  • Three Signs It's Time to Call 9-1-1

    Software Developer & Paramedic Reviews Biological Warnings Many Sadly Ignore Each year, about 600,000 Americans – one in four deaths -- in the United States are from heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control. "Of the 715,000 Amer...
  • P.R.E.T.T.Y. Pioneer Newsletter - January

    Salutations Readers! I'm Chelsea J, and welcome to the January Issue of the P.R.E.T.T.Y. Pioneer Newsletter! January Topic: 2014:Year of YOU(nique) Happy 2014! Winter break is winding down, holiday shindigs are now frozen memories on your smart phone; ...
  • A New Year, A New You?

    Happy New Year! We hope everyone enjoyed the Holidays. Now that it is a new year and you have, presumably, set your resolution, now what? Resolutions are great for getting back on track after feeling not so motivated to get things done towards the end of...
  • It's Scholarship Season . . .

    With the new year in full swing, it is time, once again, to start applying for scholarships. If you are in high school than you know how costly college can be. For seniors preparing for their first year of college, it can be confusing trying to figure ou...
  • Joy to the Hats

    By Devon S. FordAge 14 - Grade 9Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (sung to the tune: Joy To The World)   Joy to the hats The hats of the world In Morocco they wear a Fez In England they wear Bowler hats In France they wear a French Beret ...
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., The Man Who Had A Dream

    By Nailah ShorterAge 11 - Grade 6 Pasadena, CA • Dr. King was a famous leader of the Civil Rights Movement. He was born in the segregated South. • He completed his education earning a Ph.D. • He married and became father of two boys and twp girl...
  • My Trips to London

    By Leonard E. Burnett, IIIAge 9 - Grade 4 Harlem, New York I have visited London on three trips. My mom was born and raised in London. The flight from New York to London takes about five hours. London is the capitol of England. I find it interesting tha...
  • Hey, Auri!

    The Hey Auri! Column is dedicated to answering your questions and providing helpful advice. Hey Auri! I just graduated from school with an AA degree, but now I want to go into another field, so I am enrolled in a community college right now. I was o...
  • Student Ambassadors Assist BCS Championship Weekend Visitors

    Gamma Zeta Boulé Foundation LAMP Mentor Student Ambassadors with adult mentors. They include (from left) First Row:  Carlo Taglioretti, Emmanuel Akosah, Evan Monroe, and Coleman Bryant. Second Row: Cole Clark, Payton Faulkner, Mich...
  • Sports Watching and Wondering

    THE ROCKY ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL . . . Let's face it, almost everyone is obsessed with the upcoming Super Bowl. There are still four teams trying to win it. Only two can play for it, and only one can win it. So, let's get to work. AFC: New England at De...
  • Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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  • Martin Luther King Celebration in Pasadena

    Dr. Martin Luther King's enduring influence on the continuing struggle to ensure equality and justice for every American will be celebrated at a community service to be held at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 2283 N. Fair Oaks Avenue, Altadena, on Sunday, Ja...

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