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  • Taking Back Our Children’s Health

    (NNPA) - More than 10 million children are sitting on the sidelines of kid-hood. Many have low expectations for everyday life. Their parents and caregivers – especially those in urban areas – watch as their children miss out on playing outside, stru...
  • The Tom Joyner Morning Show on Steroids

    I just returned from the 7-day Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage from Miami to St. Maarten, St. Thomas and Coco Cay, Bahamas. This was my first time on the cruise and if you've never been on one, picture The Tom Joyner Morning Show on steroids. As w...
  • Memo to the Boss

    Subject: The Irony of Mothers, Rappers and Shootings! Aubrey Berry was acquitted of murder last week in a Los Angeles Courtroom. His trial resulted from the fact that he shot 24 year old rapper Roderick Anthony Burton II to death in a parking lot at th...
  • Anti-Apartheid Activist Warned of Rich-Poor Gap

    Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert, a scholar, author and former member of the anti-apartheid opposition, died this week at age 70 during treatment for liver and other problems. Before he died, he signaled the dangers of the growing gap between rich and poor. "I ...
  • U.N. Refuses to Cancel Prize Named for Dictator

    A life sciences award administered by the U.N. agency, UNESCO, and funded by the President of Equatorial Guinea has stirred outrage among the exile community and human rights activists worldwide. In a letter to the Paris-based UNESCO office, Tutu Alicant...
  • Lost Employment and Business Opportunities

    The current business and employment slump provide great opportunities for self employment and business creation. There is a great need for opening more trade schools and private schools for tutoring and skills training. There is a need for Saturday school...
  • Are Latinos Sharing or Taking Over?

    It's been happening quietly for a number of years. It's like the elephant in the room that everybody sees but nobody will say anything about. We see it in our towns, our schools, and in our government and public offices. It's like the Kudzu plant. If y...
  • Marathon Champ Opens Resort in Ethiopia

    After beating some of the fastest runners in the world, Haile Gebreselassie just fulfilled another dream – to open a sports resort in his home country of Ethiopia. Sitting on the shores of Lake Hawassa, the resort is about four hours south of the Ethio...
  • NAACP Outraged on Texas Schools Rewriting History

    NAACP President Benjamin Jealous and former U.S. Education Secretary Rod Paige are outraged. On Friday, the Texas Board of Education will decide whether to rewrite the state's social studies curriculum, which puts a conservative slant on American event...
  • “Ask George”

    Expert Answers to Common DMV Questions SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Do you have questions about general driving related requirements like registration and insurance? Are you unclear about laws and restrictions related to driving? The California Department of ...
  • Always Buckle Up - For You and Your Family

    Seat Belt Ticket Increases to $142 PASADENA, Calif. – If you're planning to hit the road for a late spring or early summer getaway, be sure that everyone in the car wears their seat belt on every trip, day and night. Law enforcement throughout the st...
  • Bacteria are Found on Both Acne and Strawberries

    The bacteria associated with acne are actually present in everyone’s skin. The problem is that some people have more of these bacteria which in turn set off a process that end up with the skin and pores inflamed. The bacteria on the surface of strawberr...
  • Tournament of Roses Foundation Gives $100,000 to Local Non-Profit Organizations

    Grants Benefit 20 San Gabriel Valley Agencies PASADENA, Calif. (May 17, 2010) – Tournament of Roses Foundation President Wellington Chen distributed grant checks totaling more than $100,000 to 20 civic, educational and cultural organizations in the Sa...
  • Six Critical Steps to Protect Minor Children

    As a parent with minor children, the day-to-day responsibilities can be overwhelming. Among many things, you worry about whether your children's meals are nutritionally balanced and if you picked the right schools for them. Ironically, most parents over...
  • NAACP Joins Legal Challenge To Arizona Racial Profiling Law

    Nation's Largest Civil Rights Organization Will Not Host Any Events in the State; Calls for Direct Action Against the Law and Will Urge MLB to Move 2011 All Star Game The NAACP, in coalition with other civil rights groups, filed a class action lawsuit t...
  • Pasadena City Council Action on Arizona Senate Bill 1070

    Tonight the Pasadena City Council approved two motions related to Arizona Senate Bill 1070: The first motion denounced the bill and supported a resolution of Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon urging the U.S. Congress and President Barack Obama to act on comprehe...
  • NBJC Encourages Congress to Pass ENDA Immediately

    The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) released the following statement today following participation in a press conference earlier today demanding immediate action in both the House and Senate on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a feder...
  • World Premiere Production Of “The King of the Desert (El Rey del Desierto)”

    CoActive Content Announces Extension Of The Run of the Critically AcclaimedWorld Premiere Production Of "The King of the Desert (El Rey del Desierto)"A Boy, A Barrio, A Dream... Hollywood, CA – CoActive Content has announced that the production compa...
  • OPM & OMB Announce Unprecedented Hiring Reforms

    Measures Cut Previous Red Tape Clogging the Federal Hiring System; Allow Government to Leverage Technology and Private Sector Best Practices Washington, DC - May 11, 2010 Director John Berry of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and U.S. Chie...
  • JA Finance Park - A “Real World” Experience

    Junior Achievement (JA) of Southern California set up an exciting reality-based learning environment for middle and high school students. The Mike Curb Learning Center, located on the JA of Southern California campus, allows students to see, touch an...

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