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  • Embracing Change in Today’s Economy

    Ever wonder what happened to doing things the traditional way to get ahead? Whether seasoned workers are finding themselves out of a job or entrepreneurs opting to start a business in this tight-fisted economy, it feels like change is everywhere. ...
  • Celebrating Black History Month

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  • “MISS RUTHIE” ... A Love Story!

    The Story of Journal Publisher, Ruthie HopkinsBy her husband, Joe, of 47 years***the perfect Valentine's Day gift*** If you like love stories, buy this book. This book is filled with stories of an exceptional woman who overcame losing a mother at age t...
  • Carter G. Woodson - “The Father of Black History”

    Dr. Woodson and African-Centered Education The African Centered Education Movement has brought a new meaning to the annual African American History Month celebrations that have become so popular. Through the African Centered Education Movement, African A...
  • Avoiding Overdraft and Bounced Check Fees

    Have you ever been hit by a hefty charge for accidentally withdrawing more money than is in your checking account? These fees can be quite high, so the California Society of CPAs (www.calcpa.org) advises that you understand how they work and how to avoid ...
  • Fast Money in Hard Times

    At some point in our lives, most of us will experience times when we urgently need money - to fund a medical emergency or necessary procedure, to stay afloat after the loss of a job, to fly cross-country for that special occasion ... the list goes on and ...
  • Rick Law Vying to be Pasadena’s New Police Chief

    After 35 years working at every level of the Pasadena Police Department, Rick Law has put his name in the hat to become the next Police Chief of Pasadena. Law, who retired from Pasadena in 2008 after reaching the level of Commander, brings a unique backgr...
  • Encouragement Goes A Long Way…

    Who among us has dared to undertake any formidable challenge without being first encouraged to do so? Even if you had to encourage yourself (see Judges 20:22 and 1Samuel 30:6). Interested in knowing how valid Godly encouragement, i.e., giving and rece...
  • Black Christian Entertainment: Observations on a Related Church Experience

    "Suppose the only Negro who survived some centuries hence was the Negro painted by white Americans in the novels and essays they have written? What would people in future years say of Black Americans? Now turn it around. Suppose you were to write a story ...
  • Sports Watching & Wondering

    The Super Bowl is Finally Here When I was young it was an eternity between each Christmas. We eagerly looked forward to the big day, and to opening the gifts that Santa had brought to us. If I was lucky, I would probably get a pair of pants, a necktie, a...
  • An Emergency Call to Action–Time is of the Essence

    A very important issue is pending congressional action. The Cobell plaintiffs and the Department of Justice agreed to an extension date of February 28, 2010 as a deadline for Congress to take action on the $3.4 billion settlement in favor of the so-called...
  • Being True to Black History Makers

    The news media is fascinated with anniversaries, especially those ending in round numbers. Therefore, it came as no surprise that the 50th anniversary of the Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins was celebrated this week. On February 1, 1960, four students fro...
  • Obama Fights Back …Finally!

    After months of having metaphorical sand kicked in his face by conservatives bent on ruining his presidency, Barack Obama has finally put his boxing gloves on. With his state of the union address last Wednesday and his town hall with Republican House mem...
  • SNCC, Fifty Years Later

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday every January becomes an occasion for looking back at the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement. As the celebration of the King Holiday leads into February and Black History Month, ...
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Founders Day Celebration

    The 97th Founders Day of Southern California was held January 22 and 23 at the Pasadena Sheraton Hotel and the Convention Center, and hosted by the Pasadena Alumnae Chapter. The lovely and well-planned event was ...
  • 2010 Trumpet Awards – A Room Full of Giants

    The annual Trumpet Awards were held last week in Atlanta, GA. The event, produced by Dr. King's former assistant and our friend, Xernona Clayton, was inspirational, as always. The eighteen year old event was ...
  • The Pasadena Neighborhood Housing Services presents “A Time of Renewal” (pre) Spring Tea Party & Award Ceremony

    PASADENA, CA (January 19, 2010) -- The Pasadena Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc. (PNHS) will hold "A Time of Renewal" Spring Tea Party on Saturday, February 27, 2010 from Noon to 4pm. ...
  • Dr. Terrence Roberts - Lessons from Little Rock

    In honor of Black History Month, Flintridge Operating Foundation, in collaboration with the La Pintoresca Branch Library, will present Dr. Terrence Roberts, one of nine students known as the "Little Rock Nine," who volunteered to desegregate Arkansas' Lit...
  • Critically Acclaimed Actress Shelli Boone Taking Her One-Woman Show, “Out West: Women of the Plains” on the Road!

    Los Angeles-based actress Shelli Boone (www.shelliboone.com) has been tapped to take her self-written and produced one-woman show "Out West: Women of the Plains" on the road. Boone will perform the critically acclaimed play in three states – California...
  • Portantino and Jeffries Introduce Bill to Provide Tax Exemptions for Individuals and Communities Victimized by the Station Fire

    Assemblymembers Anthony J. Portantino (D- La Cañada Flintridge) and Kevin Jeffries (R-Lake Elsinore) introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 1662 today. The legislation is aimed at providing assistance to the victims of the Station Fire, which charred more than 16...

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