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  • Helping People Get Healthy

    If everyone were normal weight for their size and age, half of the illnesses doctors treat would be gone. That's according to Dr. Mark Kawachi, from the City of Hope. He joined dieticians, psychologists and other professionals who recently spoke at a Get ...
  • Did the UNCF Make a Deal with the Devil?

    When the Koch Foundation gave the United Negro College Fund $25 million, it set off a maelstrom of comments in cyberspace and real time. How dare the UNCF take money from the Koch brothers, some asked. They ought to send it back, said others. One woman to...
  • Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) Released Statement On Death of Actress and Civil Rights Activist, Ruby Dee

    Ruby Dee was 91 years old. "Today, we mourn the passing of my dear friend of many years, Ruby Dee, whom I truly admired. She was a gifted and talented woman who joined with her late husband, Ossie Davis, to produce and present some of the most enjoyable ...
  • Reparations Yes! No!

    I try not to spend a lot of time on things that I don't believe will happen. I don't write a lot about religion because that is not going to change, much. I have been known to write about the so-called leaders of religious organizations because I believe ...
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  • NAACP Statements on the Passing of Actress and Activist Ruby Dee

    In tribute to an extraordinary, multifaceted career spanning more than seven decades as an actor, author, director, producer and civil rights activist, the NAACP released the following statements in response to the death of Ruby Dee. From Roslyn M. Brock...
  • McDonald’s Men Award Scholarships to Six Muir Graduates

    Student honorees Johnas Pulley, Patrick Holland, Kelvin Turrentine, Richard Johnson, Chris Ballew and Michael Perkins accept congratulations from McDonald's store manager, Jorge Cobos (left), and the McDonald's Men's Group (l to r): Bill...
  • How Men Can Help Guard Against Poverty in Their Golden Years

    Insurance Industry Expert Shares Three Tips During Men's Health Month June is Men's Health Month, a reminder for men to do the things that they generally don't do as well as women: getting screened for conditions that, detected early, are easily treated;...
  • Aspires West Program Honors Role Models & Graduating Seniors

    Pictured from l-r: Role models, Dr. Audra Grubbs, honoree Robert A. Villarreal, Brenda Wright, Charles Winston, honorees Ah'Shirae, Lydia Jimenez and Darron McWhorter, and tole model Lesley Thompson. [Photo credit:  Starr Photoz.] ...
  • Women In Action 42nd Annual Jackie Robinson Merit Awards

    Pictured (l-r): Role models, Dr. Audra Grubbs, honoree Robert A. Villarreal, Brenda Wright, Charles Winston, honorees Ah'Shirae, Lydia Jimenez and Darron McWhorter, and role model Lesley Thompson. [Photo credit:  Starr Photoz.] ...
  • Holden Bill to Recognize President Obama in California Textbooks (AB 1912) Passes Key Senate Committee

    Sacramento, CA – Including President Barack Obama in California textbooks seems like a no-brainer. But, it's not necessarily so. That's why Assemblymember Chris Holden's legislation would include recognizing the historical significance of President Obam...
  • Youth Page Staff and Contributors

    ~ Youth Editor Ifetayo Olaitan Auriana Duffy...
  • Altadena Homesteading 101

    Did you know that Altadena is one of the top places for urban homesteading in Los Angeles County? Have you ever thought about becoming an urban farmer yourself?Want to meet others to swap ideas, produce, and homesteading challenges? Then join us for Alta...
  • Speeders Targeted by Pasadena Police Department

    Pasadena, CA. - On Friday, June 20, 2014, the Pasadena Police Department will conduct a Speed Enforcement Program. This operation will commence at 6:00 AM and will continue throughout the morning hours. Speeding is the third highest cause of traffic deat...
  • Juneteenth Festival and "Parks After Dark" Returns

    Pasadena, CA — Celebrate the summer season with family and friends at Juneteenth events June 19 and June 21, 2014 and at Pasadena's "Parks After Dark" family fun activities July 9 to August 16, 2014. A free screening of "A Time to Be Remembered: A June...
  • Pasadena FY2015 Operating Budget Adopted by City Council

    Pasadena, CA — The Pasadena City Council unanimously approved a balanced Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Budget Monday, June 16, 2014 during its regularly scheduled meeting, capping a series of public meetings and hearings held since mid-May on the City's finan...
  • NAACP to Host 105th National Convention

    Convention to Reflect on 50 Years of Civil Rights History and Highlight the Current Fight for Voting Rights, Criminal Justice Reform, Economic Opportunity, Education Equality and More Las Vegas, NV –The NAACP announced it will host its 105th Annual Con...
  • Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown Issues Statement on Budget Passage

    Sacramento, CA – Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) issued the following statement in response to the budget passage: "This year's budget, crafted through the collaborative efforts of the Assembly, the Senate, and the governor, will prov...
  • Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Collection Event June 21

    Pasadena, CA — Residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste and electronic waste for free from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 21, 2014, in Parking Lot K outside the Rose Bowl Stadium during this annual collection event co-sponsored by Pas...
  • Settlement Agreements Finalized in Kendrec McDade Lawsuits

    Pasadena, CA — Pasadena City Attorney/City Prosecutor Michele Beal Bagneris announced today that attorneys for the City of Pasadena, Ms. Anya Slaughter and Mr. Kenneth McDade have finalized mutual settlements in the lawsuits by Ms. Slaughter and Mr. McD...

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