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  • Edison International Expands Annual Scholars Program to Celebrate Company’s 125th Anniversary

    High School Seniors in 14 States Could Each Receive up to $10,000 in Scholarships In celebration of its 125th anniversary, Edison International is expanding the number of awardees in its signature scholarship program to include students in 14 states whe...
  • Pasadenans Required to Stop Outdoor Watering March 18 to 27

    The Pasadena City Council has declared a Level 4 Water Shortage Emergency during the temporary shutdown of a major regional water pipeline from March 18 through March 27. The city will enforce a total ban on outdoor watering with very few exceptions unti...
  • Toyota Motor Company Disrespects and Devalues the Patronage of their Black Consumer

    I have recently been shocked and appalled by ads that I and other Black publishers saw in several major newspapers (The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, etc.) confirming that Toyota spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to advertise in white mainstream d...
  • PCC Student Artwork on Display at Pasadena Museum of California Art

    Original artwork from current Pasadena City College students will be on display at the Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) from March 11 to 20 and April 3 to 24. Titled "Tomorrow Today," the exhibit will feature everything from conceptual projects to...
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  • Ida B. Wells

    Journalist, civil rights leader and reformer Ida B. Wells was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Her parents and two brothers died of Yellow Fever when she was fourteen leaving five young children to the care of the state. Ida demanded that the family ...
  • Freedom Sisters Exhibit to be Featured at Women of Achievement Breakfast

    A copy of portions of the FREEDOM SISTERS exhibit will be displayed at the Journal's Women of Achievement Breakfast on April 2, 2011 at Brookside Golf Club. The Freedom Sisters exhibit highlights the stories of 20 African American Women who have worked fo...
  • Miss Ruthie Speaks . . . Teamwork!

    Imagine, if you will, if Kobe would practice being more of a team player with the Lakers. They would likely win tournaments more easily and not keep their fans hanging on to the edge of their seats until the last second of the game. If Kobe was not so se...
  • Harambee Ministries Announces Annual Benefit and Dinner

    With Guest Speaker H. Spees Harambee Ministries will be hosting its annual benefit on the grounds of Leah and Kirk Dilbeck's home on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. Please join us for an evening of inspiration. H. Spees will be the evening's gues...
  • Seeds From The Sower

    The Africans tell of a man who rode a tiger to cross the jungle in a hurry. One day, when he was in a greater hurry, he stood astride two tigers. Before he had gone far, one tiger went right and the other left. He fell off, and the tigers enjoyed him for...
  • The Advance Health Care Directive - Part II

    In my last column, I focused on the first purpose of an Advance Health Care Directive, that of appointing an agent to make medical decisions for you when you are unable to make medical decisions for yourself. In this column I will focus on the second purp...
  • Tax Filing Deadline Looms

    Nobody likes being nagged, but I'm going to risk reader displeasure by reminding everyone that there are hefty financial consequences if you owe income taxes and do not file a return on time – or at least request a filing extension. Ordinarily, the fed...
  • Skin Cancer Affects Everyone

    People of color may be less likely than Caucasians to develop melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, but those who develop melanoma are more likely than Caucasians to die from it. Studies have shown that the five-year survival rate for African Ameri...
  • You Get What You Pay For

    State employees in Wisconsin and Ohio have been heroic and inspiring with their courageous mass protests against anti-union state budget bills. But while I back the protests completely, and I think President Obama's anemic support is embarrassing and pol...
  • Seven Principles of Effective Goal Setting

    Many clients come to me saying, "Lee Ann, I want to get in shape and lose some weight!" But is that enough motivation to get you off the couch? According to the National Association for Sports Medicine (NASM), setting your goals effectively spells out t...
  • NAACP Passes Resolution Supporting Union Workers’ Right to Collective Bargaining

    Budgets Should Not Be Balanced on the Backs of America's Working Families On Saturday, February 19, the NAACP National Board of Directors unanimously passed a resolution supporting the right of public sector employment unions to engage in collective bar...
  • White House Releases First Comprehensive Federal Report on the Status of American Women in Almost 50 Years

    Report Released on First Day of Women's History Month The White House released a new report entitled Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being, a statistical portrait showing how women are faring in the United States today and how th...
  • Assemblymember Portantino Honored by Financial Aid Administrators

    The California Community College Student Financial Aid Administrators (CCCSFAA) have named Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) as the recipient of their Leadership Award for his proposed legislation making it easier for students to...
  • Sports Watching & Wondering

    This article is been written by a very confused writer. On last Friday night, I watched in awe as the San Antonio Spurs demolished the Miami Heat. At that time, I felt sorry for the Lakers who were on their way to the Alamo City. If the Spurs could do wha...
  • Why Isn't Black America Taking Part in Today's World Revolution in Africa?

    When I was young someone said, "find a good fight and get in it." Today, there is a good fight going on in Africa. Yes, Tunisia, Algeria, Jordan, Sudan, Palestine, Iraq, Baharain, Iran and Libya are all part of Africa. So where are the African Americans?...

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