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  • Jordan Davis’ Killer to be Jailed for Life

    Justice for 17-year-old Jordan Davis, who was murdered by Michael Dunn in Jacksonville, FL on November 23, 2012 in a dispute over loud music has not come without a struggle. A jury in the Duval County Court recently found Michael Dunn guilty of first-degr...
  • The Ebola Case in Dallas

    Amid heightened concern in the U.S. about the ferocious Ebola disease, two prominent Republican officeholders last week seized upon the proper concern over a Liberian national in Dallas testing positive for the virulent disease as a chance to show they th...
  • RR/CC Begin Mailing 1.47 Million 'Vote by Mail' Ballots for November 4, 2014 General Election

    Any Voter Can Request a Vote by Mail Ballot Until October 28 The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan reminds L.A. County voters to request a 'Vote by Mail' ballot by Tuesday, October 28 for the November 4, 2014 Genera...
  • Rev. Al Sharpton Statement on First Degree Murder Conviction of Michael Dunn in Killing of Jordan Davis

    "The conviction of Michael Dunn of first degree murder vindicates the committed work of the parents of Jordan Davis and all of us, who despite setbacks still tried to get the courts to deal with issues like this. Many say we cannot win cases in the courts...
  • NAACP Statement on Michael Dunn Verdict

    From Cornell William Brooks, President and CEO: "Jordan Davis was killed by the doctrine of stand your ground, the hand of stereotype, and the gun of Michael Dunn. The first degree murder conviction of Michael Dunn, even in a second trial, makes clear th...
  • Rep. Chu Continues to Invite Stakeholders to Offer Input on National Monument

    Pasadena, CA – Continuing the outreach and conversations she has held with community officials, advocacy and recreation groups, utilities, and others, Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27) has restated her invitation to hear from all stakeholders about the proposal to ...
  • Pop the Cork at Pasadena Symphony's Opening Night . . .

    . . . With Bernstein, Gershwin, and New Music Director David Lockington~ Opening Season Announcement ~ Pasadena, CA – Get ready to celebrate the most popular and iconic American orchestral music ever created at the Pasadena Symphony's opening night con...
  • Innovate Pasadena's "ENVISION Summit" Headlines Inaugural CONNECT Week

    Conference Will Feature Speakers and Interactive Displays Showcasing the Future of Innovation Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) October 1, 2014 — Innovate Pasadena, an organization committed to advancing greater Pasadena as a center of technology and design innovat...
  • Six Tips Helping Professionals Take Leaps of Faith

    Risky Business T.S. Eliot famously said "Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far it is possible to go." This could not ring more true in business, with risk often propelling professionals and businesses to new heights. But, r...
  • ‘Power Broke’ Black Leaders

    Frederick Douglass said, "Power concedes nothing without a demand, it never did and never will." I often wonder what Black people do not understand about that statement. We love to quote it, but when it comes to putting it into practice, we fall far short...
  • NFL Case Sparks Debate on Spanking

    As the NFL's 2014 season warms up, Minnesota Vikings running back, Adrian Peterson, prepares to face charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child. A week prior, news surfaced that he had spanked his 4-year-old son with a switch, resulting in major b...
  • Decriminalizing School Discipline

    The purpose of public schools is to educate not exclude children, and to help identify and meet children's needs, not make children serve adult convenience, self-interest, and systems. So huge reforms are required in school discipline policies and practic...
  • The Five C’s for Building a Successful Business

    Small businesses have made a huge recovery since the economic crash in 2008 and that's good news for all of us. Since we account for 63 percent of new jobs, our success puts people back to work. That, in turn, helps us even more – people with paychecks ...
  • Eric Holder’s Legacy: No Coward on Race

    After being confirmed as the nation's first African American U.S. attorney general, Eric H. Holder, Jr. wasted little time putting everyone on notice that he would not tip-toe around the volatile subject of race. "Though this nation has proudly thought o...
  • PCC Instructor, Playwright Nominated for NAACP Theatre Award

    Gabrielle Pina, an award-­winning novelist and longtime adjunct instructor of English at Pasadena City College, has been nominated for a 2014 NAACP Theatre Award in the Best Playwright category. Pina received the accolade for Letters From Zora: In Her O...
  • Compton Mayor Aja Brown to Speak at Christ the Shepherd Church, Altadena

    Compton Mayor Aja Brown — the youngest mayor the city has ever elected — will be the guest speaker at Christ the Shepherd Lutheran Church's Women in Ministry Sunday, on Sunday, October 5, 2014, 10:00 a.m. The daughter of a single mother, Brown grew u...
  • Registration Open for Annual “Sister Chat” Event

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Eta Lambda Omega Chapter, Pasadena/Altadena,  is sponsoring its' Fourth Annual Sister Chat 2014 for high school young ladies between the ages of 15 years - 19 years. Our theme this year is, "Teenage Human Trafficking....
  • Senior Pastor William Turner Jr Celebrates 47 Pastoral Years

    The community at large throughout the Los Angeles and surrounding counties are invited to an Appreciation Banquet at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, October 25, 2014 at New Revelation Missionary Baptist Church, 855 N. Orange Grove Boulevard in Pasadena. Our keynote ...
  • Homesteader Harvest and Family Festival

    Saturday, October 4, 2014, From 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Altadena Library District, 600 E. Mariposa Street, Altadena, CA 91001, celebrate the fall season and meet your neighbors! Sponsored, hosted, and coordinated by Library Trustee Meredith McKenzie, the...
  • Wells, Sanchez and Pickens Leadership Week

    Police Chief Phillip Sanchez stands with the young men of MPYD. The focus was leadership as Pasadena Fire Chief Calvin Wells, Pasadena Police Chief Phillip Sanchez and gang intervention expert Ricky Pickens addressed three speci...

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