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  • Dr. Richard S. Baker Appointed Provost of Charles Drew University

    Newly Created Position Increases Academic Excellence for University In keeping with its goal to be the premier mission-based University in the country, Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) recently appointed Richard S. Baker, M.D. Provo...
  • Statement by the President on the Paycheck Fairness Act

    I am deeply disappointed that a minority of Senators have prevented the Paycheck Fairness Act from finally being brought up for a debate and receiving a vote.This bill passed in the House almost two years ago; today, it had 58 votes to move forward, the s...
  • CBC Chair Applauds Congressman John Lewis

    Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus, released the following statement today on President Barack Obama awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 15 recipients, including Congressman John Lewis: "As Chairwoman...
  • PUSD Students Give Back This Thanksgiving

    Pasadena, CA – Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) students, teachers, and staff are uniting to support families and individuals in need this Thanksgiving by cooking turkeys, collecting canned food, and other service projects. On November 22 and 23...
  • Thanksgiving Proclamation

    By The President of the United States of America A beloved American tradition, Thanksgiving Day offers us the opportunity to focus our thoughts on the grace that has been extended to our people and our country. This spirit brought together the newly arr...
  • Shop Pasadena Loyalty Campaign

    The Chamber's customer loyalty campaign to benefit our members began in mid-November. Chamber businesses taking part offer a special, discount, introductory offer or added product or service to the Shop Pasadena loyalty program member. This can be a disco...
  • Chamber Holiday Party December 16th

    Join fellow Chamber members to celebrate the holidays at the Chamber's Annual Holiday Party on Thursday, December 16th at 5:00 p.m. Enjoy delicious Italian food courtesy of Bella's Gourmet Pizza, drinks, wine and beer, some special holiday treats and much...
  • America's Wire Releases Exclusive Article Citing Impact of Black Prosecutors Across the Country

    -- In Several Communities, Black Prosecutors are Transforming How Crime is Addressed, People are Prosecuted and Punishment is Administered to People of Color -- Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) -- America's Wire today released a story about the significan...
  • Tourism Pioneer Launches the Dr. Martin Luther King Soul Food Cook-Off

    Muskogee, OK (BlackNews.com) -- Celebrated Oklahoma multi-cultural tourism executive, Cassandra Gaines, has launched The Dr. Martin Luther King Soul Food Cook-Off, headquartered in Muskogee Oklahoma, and quickly spreading across the country. The Soul Food...
  • Wells Fargo Sponsors Women’s Business Conference to Help Increase Workplace Diversity

    Company Supports the Advancement of Women as Leaders in Careers and Business [Washington, DC, Nov. 2, 2010] – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) joined Diversity Woman Magazine to uplift and empower women during the Diversity Women's Business Confere...
  • Two Black Educators Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

    Educator-Author Chike Akua Educator-Author L.K. Wilkerson Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- For Chike Akua and L. Kobie Wilkerson, the Black male graduation rate in America is absolutely unacceptable. Several months ago The Schott Founda...
  • Congresswoman Lee Opposes Extension of Counterproductive Afghan War

    Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) issued the following statement in response to reports that the Obama Administration will propose a 2014 timeline for transitioning U.S. and NATO security responsibilities in Afghanistan at the ...
  • Commerce, SBA Launch New Online Tool To Help Small Businesses Begin Exporting

    New Site: Six Steps to Exporting Success WASHINGTON – Small businesses interested in exporting now have a new online tool to help them tap into the global marketplace to grow their business. Developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Sm...
  • (BPRW) Legislators Meet to Shape Future of Georgia and America

    - Media Opportunities for Interviews and B-Roll - (BLACK PR WIRE)--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Black Caucus of State Legislators WHAT: The National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) will hold a Press Conference during the historic 34th Annual ...
  • The Making Of A Black-Owned Media Network - Hosanna Broadcasting Radio To Launch TV Network

    As the owner of Hosanna Broadcasting Network (HBN), Tersit Asrat operates the largest Black-owned Christian satellite radio network in the U.S. HBN's coverage includes Africa and the Middle East with an option to expand to Asia and Europe. HBN broadcast...
  • Pasadena Arts Bus Schedules on Google Transit

    Finding bus routes, stops and departure times just got easier and faster for Pasadena residents and visitors thanks to a partnership between the city of Pasadena and Google Transit. Google's Transit Trip Planner now includes detailed information on the s...
  • Blair School Eligible for California Distinguished School Honors

    The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) announced today that Blair High School has been identified as eligible for the 2011 California Distinguished School Award by the California Department of Education. The award honors schools that have demonstrat...
  • The Wells Fargo Theatrical Diversity Project Opening Night Celebration Honors Lena L. Kennedy

    . . . at Pasadena Playhouse's Production of Leslie Uggams in "Uptown Downtown" on November 19, 2010 PASADENA, CA (November 15, 2010) -- The Fouth Annual Wells Fargo Theatrical Diversity Project will be held on Friday, November 19, 2010 at Pasadena Playh...
  • Spectacular Christmas in Altadena Home Tour

    Jacob Maarse Florists and Saint Mark's School are teaming up to present Christmas in Altadena, a walking tour of five exceptional historic homes, all painstakingly restored to their original condition and specially decorated for the holidays. This two-da...
  • People Are Talking About . . .

    . . . Miramontes - "The Latin King of Pasadena" In a strange twist on the local political scene Ramon Miramontes, a PUSD school board member has taken on the role of a sort of Latin king maker for African American political aspirants. In a role that lo...

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