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  • NAACP Spends Lion’s Share of Image Award Ad Budget with Non-Black Media

    What Could They Be Thinking? The primary and most trustworthy source of news and information to Black Americans has been and continues to rest in the bosom of the Black Press. So why is it that in the year of our Lord 2014—during Black History Month no...
  • Dr. Rosie Milligan and Black Writers On Tour Presents the Renowned Dr. Claud Anderson

    "An Emergency Call To Action" What Black America Must Know & Do to Thrive Versus Merely Survive in America, and Especially During These Economic Challenging Times. What Plans Do Black America Have In Place To Rise Above Their Dismal Economic Plight?...
  • Obamacare is Working

    Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- President Obama and the Department of Health and Human Services have both recently confirmed that more than 4 million people have signed up for ObamaCare via the Healthcare.gov web site and their toll-free numbers. The govern...
  • NAACP Applauds President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative

    The NAACP issued the following statements in response to President Obama's new "My Brother's Keeper" Initiative, a program to build ladders of opportunity for boys and young men of color. From Lorraine C. Miller, NAACP Interim President and CEO: "The po...
  • Junior League of Pasadena to Host Simply Speaking Benefit Luncheon

    Proceeds Will Help Support Junior League's Mission of Community Support and Voluntarism On Saturday, April 12, the Junior League of Pasadena, Inc. (JLP) will host their first annual benefit luncheon, Simply Speaking, at the University Club of Pasadena. T...
  • ArtNight Pasadena Returns March 14

    Come celebrate the best of Pasadena's creative, artistic community as ArtNight Pasadena returns from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday, March 14, 2014 with free admission to 16 exciting, world-class arts and cultural venues. There's something for everyone during ...
  • Church Ain’t What It Used To Be

    I have been going to church for more years than I care to remember. If I tried to remember how many years it is, I might then remember how old I am. Knowing how old I am does not have any appeal to me. I rather like going to church. I do not go to church...
  • High School Seniors Apply by April 18 for New PWP Scholarship

    First Place to Earn $5,000 and Second Place to Earn $1,000.  Pasadena, CA — Announcing an investment in the City's youth, Pasadena's Water and Power Department (PWP), www.PWPWeb.com, is offering two new college scholarships to Pasadena high school...
  • Friendly Reminder: Los Angeles County Commission for Women . . .

    . . . Proudly Announces 29th Annual "Women of the Year" Awards and Scholarship Luncheon The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and Commission for Women would like to invite you to join us at our 29th Annual "Women of the Year" Awards and Scholarship...
  • Pasadena Unified Names Administrator for Child Nutrition

    Increased Enrollment of Students Receiving Free and Reduced Priced School Meals a Priority Pasadena, CA -- Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Jon R. Gundry today welcomed Ralph A. Peschek as PUSD's new administrator for child nutritio...
  • Pasadena Unified Presents Parent Education Seminar on the Transition to Middle School

    Pasadena, CA -- Making the transition from elementary to middle school can be exciting -- and daunting for students and parents. To help ease the transition, Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) counselors and teachers present Middle School Prep for Pa...
  • ADL Condemns Acts of Vandalism Targeting East African Immigrants in Fort Morgan

    Denver, CO, March 3, 2014 -- Responding to reports of vandalism against members of the East African immigrant community living in Fort Morgan, Colorado that have included reports of broken car windows and racial slurs painted on vehicles, Scott L. Levin, ...
  • Marching Bands Selected for 2015 Rose Parade® Comprised of Members with Inspiring Stories

    Pasadena, CA (February 27, 2014) – Pasadena Tournament of Roses® President, Richard L. Chinen, today announced 18 of the 20 marching bands that will participate in the 126th Rose Parade, themed "Inspiring Stories." The bands hail from across the United...
  • “The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom” Exhibition to Open at Library of Congress

    An exhibition at the Library of Congress, opening in June 2014, will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act, the centuries of struggle for racial equality of African Americans and other minorities, the events and people th...
  • Caltech's Dr. Frances Arnold Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

    Today, Dr. Frances Arnold is being inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for her pioneering work in bioengineering and directed evolution. She joins the distinguished ranks of some of the nation's top inventors such as Alexander Graham Bell, E...
  • Sports Watching and Wondering

    THE CLIPPERS - It still comes as a shock to me that the Los Angeles Clippers are the best professional basketball team in the state of California. Is this a signal that the end of the world is near? At this point, the Clippers have won 38 games and the La...
  • Husbands Love Your Wives, and Do Not Be Harsh with Them

    Not too long ago in America, wives were considered the property of her husband. In the unfortunate cases of domestic violence, the first responders (usually the police), the courts, and even the church often took the position that the abused woman brought...
  • Public Invited to Benefit Soccer Tournament

    The public is invited to a community benefit soccer tournament from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Villa-Parke Community Center, 363 E. Villa Street. Some paid registration spots to play in the Victor M. Gordo Cup ar...
  • Tips for Finding the Right School for Your Child

    If you'd like to send your child to a different school next year, now's the time to start the process of researching your options. As California prepares to commemorate National School Choice Week later this month at 440 events across the state, many par...
  • Pasadena Senior Center Introduces New App

    Now even the Pasadena Senior Center can say, "There's an app for that!" A new app for iPhones and iPads makes it easier to navigate activities and services, the daily calendar of events, the latest newsletter and more. For more information and to downlo...

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