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  • Myths Concerning the Revocable Living Trust

    Based on my conversations with various individuals, it appears that there are some common misconceptions about what a revocable living trust can and can not do. I'd like to take a moment to explore three of the most common myths that give rise to these mi...
  • The Gift of a Memory

    To say that the holidays are difficult times for those who have lost a loved one is an understatement. During this season of joy and happiness, the bereaved don't feel so joyful and happy. Adjusting to your beloved not being around takes work to push as...
  • African-Americans Twice as Likely as Whites to Go Hungry

    Twenty-five percent of African-American households suffered from food insecurity in 2009—compared to 11 percent of white households—according to the most recent data on hunger released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Food insecure ...
  • Happy Thanksgiving or Bust!

    Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, because its spiritual essence is so deep and profound. I love the concepts of brotherhood, solidarity and unity that it invokes, not to mention gratitude! All that is most dear to us - family, community, and friendship...
  • Politics and the Economy

    African Americans play major roles in running America's governments. But, many among the nation's Black American population, holding "good government jobs", likely will be negatively impacted by the Republicans coming to Congress. In November American ...
  • Hunger in a Season of Plenty

    "It's dinner time in America. But for 1 in 4 children, you'd never know it." The ad with the simple image of an empty plate is meant to catch your eye — especially if you came across it in the November issue of a favorite magazine, tucked among the tips...
  • 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 ...

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